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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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BPLers GGG-Pt. Reyes
Thanks Tony for all the great pictures and also thanks to Ken Helwig for getting the hole thing organized. "High Five" Nice people-- great hike!!!!! -Jay

In Photo Gallery » BPLers GGG: Point Reyes, CA
January 28, 9:55pm

UL 3 day-2 night gear list
Shelter????

In Gear Lists » UL 3 day, 2 night Gear List
January 27, 10:29pm

Pt. Reyes
Thanks for all your help Dennis!!! -Jay

In Post-Trip Reports » Point Reyes, January 24th and 25th
January 26, 7:47pm

Pt. Reyes
What a fun group of UL backpackers. I have never had so much fun just talking about GEAR.. It was great to see everyone come out of there INTERVERTED shells. Can't wait for the next hike. &...

In Post-Trip Reports » Point Reyes, January 24th and 25th
January 26, 9:49am

Pt. Reyes-1/24 RAIN!!!! Tent/Tarp Options:
Tent/Tarp Options

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Point Reyes Trip January 24th-Please Read
January 21, 10:20pm

Pt. Reyes 1/24
I have trekking pole connector and a folding tent pole(Golite Hex pole). I am also bringing a tripod camp chair to enjoy under a tarp...such a short hike why not be comfortable and BEER!!!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Point Reyes Trip January 24th-Please Read
January 21, 8:27pm

Tony & Life
Nutrition is really important when dealing with spouse and family issues. Hub-Caps doubles as group therapy.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ron Help me with my Backpacking & Marital Life!
January 20, 7:05pm

Pt. Reyes-1/24
Good idea on the tarp Ken, we should bring several tarps to be safe and covered. I will bring a tarp. Social D is playing in Oakland-Feb. 6th What do ya think???

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Point Reyes Trip January 24th-Please Read
January 20, 10:15am

Waipio Valley
That was a day hike. We liked it so much we came back the next day to explore even more. It is amazing how lush this side of the island is then you drive the other side and the island ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Info needed- backpacking on the Big Island-Volcano NP
January 19, 4:29pm

Backpacking Big Island
I went to Waipio Valley in August. Off Hwy 240- Kukuihaele. Awesome!! There is a 20 mile loop. Cliff and beach walking.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Info needed- backpacking on the Big Island-Volcano NP
January 19, 2:13pm

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