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Jay Wilkerson (Creachen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale East Bay
About Me Accept, Adapt then Attack!
CityJust 12 miles to Mt. Diablo
StateNor Cal
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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Above Treeline
PCT & Sonora Pass

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
July 18, 8:04am

Kearsarge Lakes. 7/11-7/13
Awesome area! Did you catch any trout or make SAMORS?

In Post-Trip Reports » Kearsarge Lakes. 7/11 thru 7/13/2013.
July 17, 10:37pm

Circumnavigation of Kaweah Peaks 7/31-8/4-5
PM Sent Glowing Kaweahs

In Pre-Trip Planning » Circumnavigation of Kaweah Peaks 7/31-8/4-5 2013
July 17, 9:25pm

At Sea Level
Barrier Reef

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
July 17, 6:56pm

Above Treeline
Columbine Lake, Mineral King

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
July 17, 6:49pm

Above Treeline
PCT & Sonora Pass and Julie way Above Treeline!

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
July 17, 6:31pm

UL Creatures
Leaf Frog Big Lizard Tarantula in my shelter!

In Photo Gallery » UL Creatures
July 17, 5:47pm

Humphreys Basin - food/ bear strategies
I would not worry so much about bears at that altitude most of HB is above tree line. Just be smart and put the food in the boulders or rocks a safe distance from you. Puppet Pass and Puppet ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Humphreys Basin - food/bear strategies
July 16, 8:43am

Emigrant Wilderness SUL Trip- July 13-14

In Post-Trip Reports » Emigrant Wilderness With Light Packs - Group BPL Trip
July 15, 1:23pm

Emigrant Wilderness SUL Trip- July 13-14
Thanks Andrew for setting everything up! It was a great SUL trip and I learned a lot about my gear. I am sorry if I was a bit groggy on Sunday on the way out. I picked up a virus or bug on my famil...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Emigrant Wilderness SUL Trip - July 13-14
July 14, 8:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Jay Wilkerson

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
I have been a member of REI for over 15 years...I purchased a REI Bivy sack over year and half ago -I never used it--just in the backyard to test it out..Anyways I returned yesterday-- the customer se...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 02, 9:27pm

Nunatak Alpinist Mummy 20 degree
I have used the Nunatak Alpinist mummy bag 16 nights so far in 2009 and I have never been so comfortable sleeping. I ordered a large with a 64 inch shoulder and 40 inch foot box at 6'6 length..I ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
August 13, 1:30pm

Thermarest Neo-Air
There has been a lot of hype generated around this sleeping pad and I have to say it is very warm and comfortable to sleep on. I used last week in Emigrant Wilderness and the temps got below freezing...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 23, 12:37pm

Equinox 6x8 Globe Skimmer Tarp
I am very happy with this simple tarp. It has a smaller footprint then other tarps thus is perfect for a solo hiker. The 6x8 tarp has 12 gromets to guy out with which adds a lot of versatility for p...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 18, 4:14pm

Trail Life- Ray Jardine's Lightweight Backpacking
I bought the original version in 1998 and that book forever changed my life for the better. Trail life is pretty much the same book except with more pictures and few new paragraphs of information. T...

In Books and Media
April 22, 9:31am

Nunatak Alpinist
I ordered a (Custom) Alpinist Mummy bag in January. I wanted a lighter bag then my WM Superlite- that's why I went with a CUSTOM bag!! Tom told me it would come in at 27 to 28oz-I thought great.. ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 10, 4:11pm

Wet Fire Fire Starting Tinder
The Wet Fire is Quick and easy to use!! What more can I say-I call them the (Magic Marsh Mellows). I used them at the Lost Coast in some very blistry conditions and they started a fire in no time at a...

In Miscellaneous Products
April 06, 4:16pm

Outdoor Research Outer Shell Mitts
The combined weight of the OR shell mitts is 1.5oz- I use them in conjunction with the Patagonia liner gloves. The mitts are great because they give a lot more options on the trail. Use them with the ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 19, 9:26am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I used them last week in the Sierras for a day hike in the snow. They were very warm but they got a hole (Left hand) about two hours into the hike. I was using trekking poles and a hole started (worn...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 16, 3:01pm

MSR Mug Mate Coffee Filter MSR coffee filter
It does not get any simpler then MugMate for cowboy coffee. Just add coffee grounds to the MugMate and put it in your cup/pot- let it seep for a few minutes and then perfection!! If you want more fla...

In Cookware - Other
March 10, 10:58am