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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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FS: Essential Gear Stuff
The hat is a size LARGE. Jay

In Gear Swap » FS: Essential Gear Stuff
May 06, 4:31pm

FS: Essential Gear Stuff
All prices include shipping. Oware 1mm Tarp Line 50 ft. $12.00 BPL Firelight Ti Wing $12.00 used but in great shape Swiss Army Victorinox $10.00 used but in great shape Pet...

In Gear Swap » FS: Essential Gear Stuff
May 06, 2:30pm

Joshua Tree Two-day Loop
Nice TR!

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree Two-day Loop
May 05, 9:54pm

Tehipite Valley
Dome Blue Canyon

In Post-Trip Reports » Tehipite Valley
May 05, 4:47pm

What's so great about the JMT?
The entire hike from start to end is simply spectacular! There is not a bad section.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What's so great about the JMT?
May 05, 11:29am

Easton 6" Full Metal Stakes
Nice link Greg. Durable meaning tough and being able to with stand the Sierras and the Granite plus being pounded in by Granite rocks over and over again. I like the simple Ti stakes but just check...

In GEAR » Easton 6" Full Metal Jacket Stakes
May 02, 1:47pm

Easton 6" Full Metal Stakes
Steven, I too use a combo of stakes: 2 MSR groundhogs for ridge-lines and the old school Hi-Vis BPL stakes. I also just got some new Vargo Orange Heads which I like also. I think I would use the Ea...

In GEAR » Easton 6" Full Metal Jacket Stakes
May 01, 7:17pm

Easton 6" Full Metal Jacket Stakes
Any friends have experience with these stakes? A set of (6) ways 1.2oz--They seam a little pricey but I might just pull the trigger to save a OZ. Are the durable?

In GEAR » Easton 6" Full Metal Jacket Stakes
May 01, 5:32pm

Tehipite Valley
No worries maybe next time. Maybe we could get everybody's email addresses together and if any body has a idea of a backpacking trip you could put it out there and then see who might have inter...

In Post-Trip Reports » Tehipite Valley
April 30, 2:55pm

Tehipite Valley
Tehipite Valley is a excellent place to explore and is remote for sure. I have been there a few times over the years and look forward to going back in the future. I would of like to go this weekend...

In Post-Trip Reports » Tehipite Valley
April 30, 1:16pm

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