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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 diverse and knowledgeable folks at BPL.

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All Forum Posts by Hoot Filsinger

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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

Truth be known
We all live in a yellow submarine.

In Chaff » Trolls May Possibly BPL Staff Members
December 18, 12:14pm

Re: I see Fire
Took me back to this.

In Chaff » I see Fire
December 03, 9:57am

Re: Holy crap...
Little respect for gravity and blind trust that a bystander will not step in their path. Amazingly only 18 seconds between 1st place and 21st place.

In Chaff » Holy crap...
October 29, 12:37pm

Re: emergency socks
Advanced fire building skills.

In Make Your Own Gear » emergency socks
October 02, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Tall person's support thread
Jolly Green Giant has a lot of knowledge for tall folks.

In GEAR » Tall person's support thread
August 23, 10:31pm

Re: BPL Pet Of The Month Thread
14 year old Chinook trying out her new log furniture. Neesha is looking on in disgust.

In Chaff » BPL Pet Of The Month Thread
August 11, 10:54am

Re: Life Can Be Pretty Cool With Kids
I have spent over 40 years sharing nature with kids and must say they are starved for science and natural history. Rachel Carson said it well in her book "The Sense of Wonder" “A c...

In Chaff » Life Can Be Pretty Cool With Kids
July 19, 7:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Broccoli

In Chaff » Broccoli
July 19, 7:01pm

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