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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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Re: Golite Reed Pants XL on eBay

In Gear Deals » Golite Reed Pants XL on eBay
January 17, 7:58pm

OR Versaliner Gloves
Nice deal at REI on OR Versaliner Gloves $29.93 regular $45.

In Gear Deals » OR Versaliner Gloves
January 14, 4:58pm

Re: FS Pyramid Tent, Precip, Bivys, Tarp, Driducks, Fabric
PM sent on pyramid tent. Bill

In Gear Swap » FS Pyramid Tent, Precip, Bivys, Tarp, Driducks, Fabric
January 10, 9:38pm

To the BPL Universe, I hereby tribute Douglas Ide (lover of dark chocolate)with the honorary degree of Bhd (Backpackingology)from the University of BPL. Such an honor may only be given by a life...

In Gear Swap » PIB
January 09, 2:37pm

Re: FS cord Nacrabineers
Bowl Bump

In Gear Swap » FS cord Nacrabineers
January 02, 12:46pm

FS cord Nacrabineers
I have made up 50 Kohlhoff style (Nacrabiners) cord carabineers. Made from bright orange 3/32 military tether nylon cord. The cord is a nice diameter and stiffness which makes it easy to open and c...

In Gear Swap » FS cord Nacrabineers
January 01, 3:48pm

Re: FS: NEW Merino LS Shirt XL $25
I will take it. PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Merino LS Shirt XL $25
January 01, 3:39pm

Re: FC BPL TorsoLite Sleep Pad
WELL DONE RON! Thank you for your contributions to BPL and your efforts to provide quality gear to those that seek an outdoor lifestyle. Bill

In Gear Swap » FC BPL TorsoLite Sleep Pad
December 23, 7:36pm

Re: Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
Hey Jeff, It depends where you are fishing in the Sierras. Cottonwoods Lakes and the John Muir Wilderness are catch and release and require barbless hooks. If you want to eat your fish you will ...

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 07, 8:05pm

Re: Camping on Catalina Island
Hey Jon, You may want to consider Santa Cruz Island instead. It is cheaper and a far better wilderness experience.

In GEAR » Camping on Catalina Island
December 07, 7:36pm

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