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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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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

Re: PIF - Goody Box
I like this game. A little like a PIF bounce box. Hoot

In Gear Swap » PIF - goody box
December 28, 1:00pm

Re: Case for a Panasonic Lumix GX1?
Hello Rick, You could make your own from reflectix bubble wrap and duct tape. If you are not handy I will make you one for a few bucks. They are very protective for there weight and I add Velcro...

In GEAR » Case for a Panasonic Lumix GX1?
December 27, 5:03pm

Re: New 2.8 liter water bags at Goodwill $1.79
Found on eBay for $3.35 each.

In Gear Deals » New 2.8 liter water bags at Goodwill $1.79
December 27, 2:30pm

Re: Sporks SUCK!!!
Only a spoon can be found in my pack. I do keep spaghetti and steak off my menu list.

In GEAR » Sporks SUCK!!!
December 26, 7:25pm

Re: Montbell VS FirstAscent Jackets?
Greeting Mark, I own both the FA EB and UL Montbell down jackets. The EB is a better fit for me with their tall sizes and although the montbell may have a slightly better weight/warmth advantag...

In GEAR » Montbell VS FirstAscent Jackets?
December 23, 10:28am

Platys work with Sawyer Squeeze
Michael, Platys and many other water bottle threads work fine with the Sawyer Squeeze if you replace the 1/8 washer with a 1/16 neoprene washer which allows the platypus threads to set deeper. C...

In GEAR » Can anyone find the Evernew 2L bottle?
December 22, 11:22pm

Re: Desert Trail: Mexico to Canada, Highlight Video
Buck, Your trip video left a poignant mark on me. Very well edited to tell the story of your trip. Just enough text about your photos and like your photo choices. Especially like the photo of you...

In Post-Trip Reports » Desert Trail: Mexico to Canada, Highlight Video
December 22, 1:01pm

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