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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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Brits on the JMT
Hey Ed thanks for the picture of Wales- I lived in Swansea for a few years and did alot of hikes in the country side and by coast in Milford Haven. Brings back good memories.

In Post-Trip Reports » Brits on the JMT 2008
October 15, 2:29pm

Brits on the JMT
Hey Congrats!! Ever hike in Wales? We need more pictures.

In Post-Trip Reports » Brits on the JMT 2008
October 15, 9:17am

Tent Stake Holding Power
Golite carries Y-Stakes 7 inch at 0.4 oz Thanks Will!!

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Stake Holding Power: Comparative Evaluation of Various Designs and Lengths
October 15, 8:43am

Ti Cooking Pot Size
If I do use a cook pot and not a Hieneken Can it would be the Snowpeak 600. Easy to use and very packable with room to stuff small gear in it.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Ti Cooking Pot Size?
October 14, 10:01pm

Golite Jam Owners
Large Jam 2005 Version=24 oz. My most cumfortable pack!

In GEAR » Question for GoLite Jam Owners
October 14, 6:51pm

Tent Stake Holding Power
Bravo- Thanks for taking the time to do that research.Y- Stakes! Interesting! Who woulda thought? Is there pictures of proper techniuqe for the Y-stakes?

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Stake Holding Power: Comparative Evaluation of Various Designs and Lengths
October 14, 6:44pm

Best OZ ever carried
Mi-Mini Speakers for my Nano 1.1 oz In camp tuneage.

In Philosophy & Technique » Best ounce you ever carried?
October 14, 2:07pm

Paracord survival bracelet
Hey Thanks for the info- I do not want to start-stir up anything on this great website- just interested in other peoples points of views. I grew in Newport Beach- So Cal, my dad owns a cabin in Jos...

In Make Your Own Gear » Paracord survival bracelet
October 13, 9:46pm

Pecos Oct. 2008

In Post-Trip Reports » Pecos Wilderness October 2008
October 13, 9:12pm

Paracord survival bracelet
I have nothing againts guns- really!! I am just interested in other peoples views on UL backpacking- the more views the better- more power to ya!! thanks PS What animals do you hunt? Do you ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Paracord survival bracelet
October 13, 9:07pm

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