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Hoot Filsinger (filsinger) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Started backpacking in 1968 with my first and only Kelty Pack. Have enjoyed many adventures in Los Padres, Sierra Nevada, Cascades, and coastal hiking in the Pacific Northwest.Colin Fletcher was my mentor in my youth and I now enjoy the kind and knowledgeable folks at BPL.
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All Forum Posts by Hoot Filsinger

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Re: is gear considered clutter???
No clutter here.

In Chaff » is gear considered clutter???
June 10, 9:57pm

Re: why do i need to keep buying stuff???
Which one are you?

In Chaff » why do i need to keep buying stuff????
May 25, 8:14pm

Re: Re: C & R

In Fishing » Quick Tenkara Trip
May 12, 10:16am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re: god was made up...
This thread reminds me of a conversation in 2001 Space Odyssey. You can fill in the characters with BPL members of your choice. Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL? HAL: Affirmative...

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
March 28, 7:08pm

Re: Who inspires you? [ Photo + Video ]
David Muench Galen Rowell -August 23, 1940 - August 11, 2002

In Photography » Who inspires you? [ Photo + Video ]
March 25, 11:16pm

Re: Trauma & Pepper finish their winter-thru of the PCT
Amazing grit and fortitude! Here is a pic I took of an elk herd about the time they were crossing through the Sisters Wilderness section.-COLD. I hope they tell their story. .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trauma & Pepper finish their winter-thru of the PCT
March 02, 9:32pm


In Chaff » Gou Miyagi
February 24, 7:39pm

Into the Woods nominated for an Oscar for wardrobe
Is it me or is the Oscars a pile of horse doo doo?

In Chaff » Into the Woods nominated for an Oscar for wardrobe
February 22, 7:04pm

not a lie but deceiving
THE FACTS: Waters is the key word here. Before expanding the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument last year from almost 87,000 square miles to more than 490,000 square miles, Obama had protecte...

In Chaff » Obama's State Of The Union Speech: Did anyone else catch this blatant lie?
January 22, 9:27am

Re: No, not a mastodon
Gary, you better check the logo again as this is what mine displays.

In Chaff » BPL's Logo
December 31, 12:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Hoot Filsinger

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Bearpaw Wilderness Designs company
John at Bearpaw was terrific to work with. He listened to my needs and designed a cuben fiber structure similar to the cub den but with slight mods to fit my big boy size. He backs his warranty, send...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 27, 12:23am

Saywer Squeeze Filtration System
SP131- Sawyer Squeeze Filter – multiple capacity The NEW Sawyer Squeeze Filter is the lightest and most versatile filtration system on the market. With a total field weight of 3 ounces, it is extr...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
June 03, 7:58pm

Tarptent Contrail
I used the Contrail in the Cascades and was impressed with the design and weight. The bug net paid for itself the first two nights. I stayed dry in light rain and moderate wind and had very little con...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 11, 11:48pm