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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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A more flexible shelter needed.
I have a 2004 Hex--- things may have changed in time.{lighter fabric} regaurdless it is stil a great shelter. No worries Benjamin!! You the man,man!!

In GEAR » A more flexible shelter needed
October 28, 4:54pm

A more flexible shelter needed
Golite Hex 28oz. Golite Hex Bug Net 38oz. Bugproof and Bombproof--- Tony!!

In GEAR » A more flexible shelter needed
October 28, 4:05pm

A more flexible shelter needed
Golite mafia here!! Golite makes a Tube that you put between two trekking poles-1.4oz. Works great.. And they have 14 oz. tent pole that is easily folded or compacted down to less then a foot. ...

In GEAR » A more flexible shelter needed
October 28, 3:59pm

Ion Stove-Ultralite Sickness
Hieneken can w/ lid 0.9oz Ti windscreen 0.2oz Ti pot stand 0.2oz Ion stove 0.2oz Fuel flask 0.4oz Plastic 1/2 cup 0.2oz Heat reflecter 0.1oz 0...

In GEAR » Ion Stove
October 28, 1:00pm

FS: UL GEAR
I think it is, I have had alot of people interested in it but no body has committed. Its yours if you want it. PM me if interested.

In Gear Swap » FS: UL GEAR
October 27, 10:37pm

A more flexible shelter needed
Golite Hex or Shangrala-check there website

In GEAR » A more flexible shelter needed
October 27, 10:32pm

What shelter do you use-late in the season?
Golite Hex or Dancing Light Gear "Arapaho" tarp/tent. The Hex is 4 season bombproof!

In GEAR » What shelter do you use?
October 27, 9:35pm

JMT half trip
Hey, great report and pictures. I am sure you are looking forward to getting back on the JMT next season. The JMT is just down-right AWESOME!!! I really want to do it agian-soon.

In Post-Trip Reports » jmt half trip late season
October 27, 9:27pm

BWCAW Fall 2008
Great pictures!!!! Whats up with the mushrooms/ funggus amunggus? Are they edible shrooms? Very interesting stuff.

In Post-Trip Reports » BWCAW Fall 2008
October 26, 9:39pm

FS: UL GEAR
What do you mean by coated? It is a few years old but in great-very workable condition. I have not done anything to it since I purchased it. Evernew Titanium. If it was coated originaly then i...

In Gear Swap » FS: UL GEAR
October 26, 9:19pm

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