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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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Re: repeat after me: yo' mantra?
My mommy taught me this one. (ages 4-8)

In Chaff » repeat after me: yo' mantra?
February 23, 2:51pm

Re: FS: Bearpaw Cub Den 1.5 Cuben Shelter
Another bump for Steven and plug for Cub Den 1.5.

In Gear Swap » FS: Bearpaw Cub Den 1.5 Cuben Shelter
February 13, 10:22pm

FS Tenkara USA Iwana 6:4 11' NEW
{SOLD to Jon}Brand new Tenkara USA Iwana 11 ft 6:4 rod. Comes with hardcase and softcase. Rod weighs 2.45 oz. 2.8 oz. with softcase. and 8.55 oz with hardcase.$110 shipped using USPS Priority Mail ...

In Gear Swap » FS Tenkara USA Iwana 6:4 11' NEW
February 12, 1:37pm

Re: BB 101 and PB
I think we should start a BPL betting pool on how many days Joseph would last with his peanut butter only trail quest. I bet 3 days maximum and there would be the happiest marmots and pikas in all ...

In Gear Lists » Everyone needs their own JMT 2012 gear list
February 02, 7:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Music is your only friend
Nice list! I have a few of those on LPs. Love the album cover art. Thanks for waking up some old gray matter.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Music is your only friend
January 31, 12:36am

Re: Re: Music is your only friend
OK, I will play. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band also sang and acted in this movie. What song did they sing? What two outdoor areas was the musical filmed? I will add the Weavers, Peter, Paul and Mary,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Music is your only friend
January 30, 11:47pm

Re: Punk Rock Lovin' Ultralighters
Early Bob Dylan-Punk origin, Read this short blog especially last paragraph. Early Dylan was pure punk art.

In Chaff » Punk Rock Lovin' Ultralighters
January 27, 8:33pm

Re: FS: John's UL bivy - $75 shipped
I am very pleased with the quality of the Bivy John made for me. Bill

In Gear Swap » FS: John's UL bivy - $75 shipped
January 22, 12:17pm

Re: PIF – A few smaller items
I will take the Rab Balaclava. Bill

In Gear Swap » PIF – A few smaller items
January 21, 4:31pm

Re: the good old days with photo
I paid about $68 for my Kelty A4 with a mountaineering frame at the Chatsworth,CA store. I remember seeing Eric Ryback's pack with broken frame he used on the PCT displayed at this store. I wa...

In GEAR » 1960's Kelty Price List
January 20, 8:53pm

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