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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: Re: Stupid Light
Stupid light is pack system so light you can't afford the gas money to reach the trailhead to use it. Hoot

In GEAR » Examples of "Stupid Light"
February 23, 12:22am

Re: Butt, hamstrings, etc
If anyone needs pics of "a bit of a belly and no butt" let me know and I will PIF.

In GEAR » Boots, shoes, and knee support
February 12, 7:55pm

Pot lifter
This link may help.

In GEAR » Trangia mini pot gripper - where can I get a new one (or make???
February 02, 6:16pm

Re: Shrooms & Placenta Pills
Thank you Eugene, Your photos/trip reports make BPL worth the price of admission . Hoot

In Post-Trip Reports » 'Shrooms and Placenta Pills
January 14, 8:08pm

Re: Anatomy of a 24: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
I like Ike! Especially like the photos of chapel rock and yellow ice. Super lighting, color saturation, and composition. Hoot

In Post-Trip Reports » Anatomy of a 24: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
January 14, 7:46pm

Re: What's Your Favorite Piece of Gear?
Thank you cuben, sil nylons, 800 down, and merino wool but butt paste, leukotape, and a cotton bandana are first on my list. Hoot

In GEAR » What's Your Favorite Piece of Gear?
January 10, 6:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What would you have done?
I believe Nick is right about the ranger. What transpired between the ranger, sheriff and stranger definitely had two sides. I feel if the stranger would have been cordial he could have scored a ri...

In Chaff » What would you have done?
January 06, 2:43pm

What would you have done?
My wife, daughter and myself were having cabin fever and decided to bag a six mile afternoon day hike in one of our favorite pristine spots in a nearby redwood forest. On the way in we noticed a To...

In Chaff » What would you have done?
January 05, 8:43pm

Re: FS: many small gear items
I will take the brand x led light. Bill

In Gear Swap » FS: many small gear items
December 30, 8:54pm

Re: Thanks BPL - the feel good thread
Well done Clayton! From student to BPL Ambassador- knowledge is vitalizing. Hoot

In Philosophy & Technique » Thanks BPL - the feel good thread
December 28, 9:46pm

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