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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
My PDF Gear List2014 UL Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!
This website is AWESOME!!! Happy New Year to all BPL Staff and its UL members. See Ya in 2009

In GEAR » HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 31, 2:09pm

Point Reyes- January
Sounds like it will be a great outing!!! Let the Lightweight Games begin.

In Post-Trip Reports » Point Reyes January
December 29, 11:58pm

Personality Profile of a Lightweight Backpacker
INTP Ben there done that!!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch)
December 23, 4:20pm

Prayer Request
Walnut Creek is helping the cause!!!!

In Chaff » Prayer request
December 22, 9:00pm

More Multi-Use Items
Victorinox Knife 7 Functions: knife scissors file screwdriver tweezers toothpick keychain This is a great little knife 0.7 oz. I really like it for fishing.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
December 22, 5:02pm

MLD 2009 ARK
I just received my ARK in the mail-Christmas came early at my house!!! It ways a amazing 18oz at 4200ci WOW!! Its too rainy and cold here to hike so testing the ARK is on hold . I did pack it w...

In GEAR » MLD 2009 Prophet
December 22, 9:39am

Alcohol stove for Heineken Can
Alcohol stove with Heineken Can.... -Jay Go up 3 post for picture.

In GEAR » Ion Stove
December 19, 10:11pm

Alcohol stove for Heineken pot
Hey Joe, I have used the BPL Ion Alcohol stove many times with the Heiny can. SUL, very reliable, easy to store because it's small size...... -Jay

In GEAR » What alcohol stove with Heineken Pot
December 19, 9:09am

2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
A Great list of gear!!!My three favorite pieces of gear for the year are as follows: MLD Serenity Shelter (custom) 10.2 oz BPL Ion Stove SUL!!!!!!!!!! Thermarest Trail Pro 72x20x2 32...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 16, 4:52pm

Bear Can Cheating
I use the Bearikade Expedition at 37oz. and 900ci. It was a bit pricey at the time but it has payed for it self over the years instead of renting the heavier and only 600ci capacity that the parks...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear Can Cheating?
December 15, 3:02pm

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