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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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MLD-ARC
I just ordered the ARC 2009 at 4200ci and hope when it arrives it comes in at under 18oz. Any body tried this pack yet? The ARC can't get to my house quick enough!!! X-Mass is coming early!!...

In GEAR » Prophet 2009.
December 08, 5:21pm

Beer cans used as pots
I use the Heineken Can as a cook pot. For a weekend hike I will boil H2O just twice [dinner & Breakfast] and then recycle the can after use. I have often wondered if there is any affects af...

In GEAR » Beer Cans being used as cooking pots.
December 08, 5:05pm

Backpacking Bucket List
Hey Tony nice thread, my list is: Kauai- Along Kauai's Na Pali Coast Colorado Trail CDT Sierra High Route

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpakcing Bucket List
December 06, 12:07pm

Multi-Use Items
Hey Richard, You can't beat a good bandanna- I actually sometimes bring two. Bandanna maps are way cool.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
December 05, 10:02pm

Music and Backpacking
Hey Ken if you get a chance can you PM your Cell# I would like to talk to you just before Pt. Reyes-Thanks!!! What about some Nip Drivers, Marginal Man and the Comp. Not so quite on the Western ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Music and Backpacking
December 05, 9:49pm

Music and Backpacking
These speakers work great, not to loud but perfect background music in camp. The MiMini speakers come in at 1.1oz with one AAA battery. They work great with a Ipod-Nano.

In Philosophy & Technique » Music and Backpacking
December 05, 9:39pm

Multi-Use Items
Micheal, That's a great one-Baking soda. 20 uses-awesome!! Baking soda is easy to pack in too. BPL has a 3-in-1 First Aid Ointment for scrapes, burns and a anti-bacterial topical.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
December 05, 4:43pm

Aqua Mira
What happened to Klear water? Has it gone the way of the dinosaurs?

In GEAR » aquamira
December 05, 3:15pm

Multi-Use Items
How many multiple-use items are out there? I would love to be educated on everybodys multiple use items. I use a Victorinox Knife and sometimes a poncho/tarp. What items are out there? I al...

In Multiple Use Gear » Multi-Use Items
December 05, 2:59pm

Music and Backpacking
I took a Ipod Nano on my JMT hike. I listened to about 15 songs a day in the afternoons. I recharged it just once at VVR over 14 days. Those 15 songs a day really help me through some long and ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Music and Backpacking
December 05, 8:23am

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