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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: Having food stolen
Have never lost food to bears but have had occasional rodent, squirrel , and crow issues. In the 60's and 70's I was careless with my food storage and would carry salami, cheese, and cornut...

In Philosophy & Technique » Having food stolen
December 22, 11:45am

Re: Backpacking the CT - In December
Randy, Thank you for your trip report. Scenery, solitude, great grub, and a shagrai-la 3 with built in doggy heaters. This is the recipe for joy to the world and peace and inner happiness. You rem...

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking the CT - In December
December 19, 8:00pm

Re: Houdini's $37.83 on sale at REI-Outlet
Thanks Tad! $37.83 plus free 2 day shipping. Mens sizes in L, XL, XXL only in red womens in M, L, XL in Hydrangea and redish pink http://www.rei.com/outlet/search?query=houdini

In Gear Deals » Houdini's 37.83on sale at REI-Outlet
December 17, 8:45pm

Re: Re: 1%ers
Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis)

In Chaff » 1%ers
December 01, 1:15am

Re: FS: Icebreaker Pocket 200 Hat (Beanie)
Pm sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Icebreaker Pocket 200 Hat (Beanie)
November 25, 7:58pm

Re: Necessity is a mother....
Doug, I am a little disappointment you did not utilize multiple use tactics by using dental floss. Dental floss would not only hold in your dressing but would add a nice minty flavor to your ga...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Necessity is a mother....
November 22, 5:49pm

Hiking buddy
10 year old Queensland Heeler mutt mix Her backpacking days are over but we take a short trail hikes nearly every day.

In Photo Gallery » Capturing Our Four Legged Friends
November 19, 10:39pm

Re: Ultralight loppers?
Justin, It really depends on the amount of trail you need to clear. I have cleared a lot of chapparal and you must have high quality pruners. Once you have it cleared it is easy to maintain with...

In GEAR » Ultralight loppers?
November 04, 5:52pm

Re: PIF Tifosi sunglasses
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In Gear Swap » PIF Tifosi sunglasses
November 03, 6:24pm

Re: FS: Patagonia Stretch Velocity Shell Windshirt, Men's Large, Blue, 6.8oz
For any new members to BPL, Dale is a model seller. His descriptions, photos, and prices are spot on. Thank you Dale for all the gear and info you bring to BPL. Hoot

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Stretch Velocity Shell Windshirt, Men's Large, Blue, 6.8oz
October 26, 5:56pm

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