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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: No naked hiking
+1 Steven Maybe it means ultralight hikers only.

In Philosophy & Technique » No naked hiking
October 18, 6:03pm

Re: Moto-Backpacking
In fair weather I use my old reliable 1979 Honda 250 XL to reach local trail heads. I am lucky to live close to many FS roads that lead to many fine day hikes. When the weather is cooler I use my p...

In Editor's Roundtable » Moto-Backpacking
October 08, 10:52pm

Re: What if animals were round?

In On the Web » What if animals were round?
October 07, 7:45pm

Re: A Wind River Range Beatdown
It is ironic how the trips that fall apart at the seams turn into the most memorable. Thanks for sharing, Hoot

In Post-Trip Reports » A Wind River Range Beatdown
October 01, 7:53pm

Re: BTW: Thuraya SatSleeve update
Rex, A simple thank you for all the work you have put into SAT Phone posts you have given to BPL. Hoot

In GEAR » SATcase
October 01, 7:34pm

Re: Sources for 35L Dyneema UL pack
I have a Borah Stealth in size small. New condition, only tried on and worn in house. Hoot Filsinger

In GEAR » Sources for 35L Dyneema UL pack
September 21, 6:59pm

Re: Sources for 35L Dyneema UL pack
What size torso and waist belt?

In GEAR » Sources for 35L Dyneema UL pack
September 21, 6:48pm

Re: Borah Gear give-away "NAME THAT TARP"
Tetra Winged Tarp Delta Wing Flat Tarp

In Gear Deals » Borah Gear give-away "NAME THAT TARP"
September 17, 7:46pm

Re: Inventor's hiking stick can fend off bears
Ken, That Texan Toothpick is lightweight but I prefer this:

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Inventor's hiking stick can fend off bears
September 15, 6:02pm

Re: Things we did while mom was gone
Choices as parents are many. Spend a small fortune on theme parks, water parks, sporting events, video games, or take a romp into wild places. Rachel Carson said it best. “A child’s world...

In Post-Trip Reports » Things we did while mom was gone
September 02, 10:03am

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