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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
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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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I have ten toes that need help!
Like Ray Jardine says- [Try running shoes..] I have been useing the Brooks Beast for years. They have motion control if you over-pronate and they are very stable and will dry quickly after stream c...

In GEAR » I have ten toes that need some help
November 06, 9:46pm

Backpacking cook pot
Snowpeak 600 or MSR Kettle-both are Titanium and bulit to last.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpacking cooking pot input needed
November 06, 6:15pm

Newbie Gear List
Is it not better to have a few extra oz. of food lefter over-{Just in case food} I always,mean always bring to much food. Is extra food a preached Essential?

In Gear Lists » Newbie Gear List
November 06, 5:20pm

Going solo? Has maid you an outcast!
ULTALITE SICKNESS 24/7

In Philosophy & Technique » Going solo? How has ultralight made you an outcast?
November 06, 5:12pm

Backpacking stove
Hey Darwin, I am selling a Snowpeak Giga-Power canister stove in gear swap. Check out picture- very good stove! under FS:UL GEAR

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking stove input needed
November 06, 5:08pm

FS: UL GEAR
Snowpeak Giga Power Ti Manual Stove 2.5 oz $40.00 shipped Titanium Evernew Pot 1.3 liters 5.1 oz $20.00 shipped All in CONUS No paypal PM IF INTERESTED

In Gear Swap » FS: UL GEAR
November 06, 1:39pm

Newbie gear list
Hey I counted some 88 items +or- not including clothes. Thats way too many. Refine, reduce, addapt to less is more. Check out my gear list in community gearlist and look at ITEMS carried. It seem...

In Gear Lists » Newbie Gear List
November 04, 11:06pm

Patagonia Traverse Softshell Review
Patagonia is a great company and has great product. Whats not to like. They may not be completly UL but thay make bombproof, weatherproof gear. They recycle and give back to the Earth. The Trav...

In Editor's Roundtable » Patagonia Traverse Softshell Review
November 04, 8:18pm

Golite Pinnacle
Hey Joe, Enjoy your bug shelter- I just pm you.

In Gear Deals » Golite Pinnacle - $84.50
November 04, 3:25pm

$500 at REI
I like REI's food selection: Gu's, energy bars, powdered drinks, dehydrated meals, snacks. They also have a good selection of maps and guide books -they have some good first-aid stuff too...

In GEAR » $500 at REI and nothing to buy....
November 04, 11:44am

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