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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
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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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Price Lowered-SUPER DEAL!!!!
$50.00 shipped for both items and FREE Ti Spork & Stuff Sack Somebody please take these UL items off my hands . PM if interested. Check or money order only

In Gear Swap » FS: Snowpeak Stove & Pot
October 08, 7:02pm

MLD Bug Bivy
Hey Tony, I have been to Emigrant Lake also (last summer). I really enjoy all the hiking out of Kennedy Meadows- lots of good stuff in the Emigrant Wilderness and fishing. Any ways I live in Waln...

In Photo Gallery » Yosemite: Lake Vernon & Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
October 08, 4:28pm

MLD Bug Bivy
Hey Tony, That's a funny story about the bivy at Lake Tahoe.(Always testing gear) I have a bivy and just find it to un-comfortable for me. To each is there own comfort level!! If your interes...

In Photo Gallery » Yosemite: Lake Vernon & Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
October 08, 3:17pm

Lake Vernon & Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Again!!!! Great report and pictures Tony. But really- how cumfortable are you in the MLD bivy? Do you feel like your in a coffin?

In Photo Gallery » Yosemite: Lake Vernon & Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
October 08, 9:28am

I like straps for two reasons: Steep trails on the edge of a canyon or ravine and a fast moving stream crossing. I think it is better to have them-then not. My 3 cents

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Lightrek 3 Trekking Pole Review
October 07, 9:55pm

What knife do you carry?
Gerber LST 0.5 oz.

In GEAR » What knife do you carry backpacking?
October 07, 8:47pm

GG Lightrek 3 Trekking Pole Review
I can't wait to buy a pair- 2.8 oz at 125cm that's SUL!!!

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Lightrek 3 Trekking Pole Review
October 07, 6:32pm

Backpack odor removal
Go backpacking and sweat on it!!!!! Chemical free

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » backpack (dyneema spectra) odor removal?
October 07, 5:44pm

Tarp use in High Winds
I highly recommend: The Ray-Way Tarp Book. He covers over 25 topics on wind, rain,snow, insects, methods of pitching and site selection. My 3 cents!

In GEAR » tarp use in high winds
October 07, 3:08pm

9 day hike menue
I would like to see it- Try to get the list bigger- you can DO IT!!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 9 day hike menue - group of five
October 07, 11:16am

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