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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
My PDF Gear List2014 UL Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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40F Bag
Hey Tony, I have WM Linelite and it is rated to 45F= 15.1oz Thermarest 72 x 1.5 = 24oz GG Spinntwinn with MLD Serenity Shelter = 19.9oz Patagonia LJ, Patagonia LS, WM Flight Vest, Nike bean...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Lowest Temperature with a 40F/4C Bag
November 18, 2:35pm

Convincing video to say the least!!

In GEAR » Umbrellas
November 17, 10:57pm

What Knife Do U carry????
This is Backpacking LIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!! 1.1 oz. Knife & Compass

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
November 17, 9:00pm

Newbie Gear list
Mike is dead-on when he talks about the big 3 items. Work on those 3 items and you could save another 2-lbs. But I feel the little things still add up. You have sunscreen at 2oz. There is 1oz...

In Gear Lists » Newbie Gear List
November 16, 9:36pm

I see the feather, mountain and a Wooly Mammoth from a far. I like the image of escaping to the mountains UL. When are the stickers coming out?

In Philosophy & Technique » Feather and Mountain: The Backpacking Light ICON
November 16, 8:18pm

Golite Stake Bag
LOL on the carpet.

In Multiple Use Gear » Golite 4.5x10 stake bag uses:
November 16, 7:55pm

Oil Wells
Watch out Big Brother will stop this thread. I talked about the Bush Adm. and the threads were deleted.

In On the Web » Oil well within sight of Arches N.P.
November 16, 7:53pm

Golite Stake Bag- Pen Fishing Rod Not bad for under $20.00 I have read some bad reviews but my rod has worked great.

In Multiple Use Gear » Golite 4.5x10 stake bag uses:
November 16, 4:07pm

I use a pack liner. It's a trash compacter bag about 2oz.

In GEAR » Umbrellas
November 16, 12:41pm

On the 7 & 7 drops- that's the directions on AQ bottles. Better safe then sorry!! Most experienced hikers now the difference between good and bad water sources. Snow melt VS. Cow pond.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » newbie aquamira question
November 15, 10:51pm

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