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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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PCT Happy Hiking Schedule for 110 Miles
6:30 wake up, break camp, snack 7:00 start hiking 8:00 stop, 1 hr. break, daily chores 9:00 start 9:50 stop- 10 minute break-snack 10:oo start 10:50 stop- 10 minute break- snack 11:00 start ...

In Philosophy & Technique » PCT Happy Hiking Schedule for 110 Miles
June 17, 8:51am

BPL RANK
Hey Dave, Thanks for the pep talk- I guess I will just keep at it and enjoy all the informative forums.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL RANK
June 16, 5:15pm

BPL Rank
So the ranking system is a big joke!! Then what's the point to have it anyways? I actually thought I was doing some good-giving advice and such. Waste of time-WOT. What abou the community ge...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL RANK
June 16, 3:33pm

PCT Section-110 miles of Freedom
Hey Ken, Got your message- I will call ya soon . We can give you a ride back to Sanora Pass-no problem. One condition- you must bring us a few adult beverages. I am going to have a satelite phone ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT Section-Tuolumne to Ebbits Pass=110 miles
June 14, 10:41pm

WM Badger Bag
Enjoy!!!! Life is short hike accordingly.

In Gear Swap » WM Badger MF 15 degree-6'6 long w/ full collar
June 14, 2:36pm

BPL RANK
This really is not a big deal-BUT I have been a 2.26 rank for 4 days now with a lot of forum activity. In the commuinty Gear Lists I have not moved up or down. Just wondering? Is it just me? The...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL RANK
June 14, 1:09pm

PCT Section-110 miles of Freedom
Hey Casey, I was checking out your website- lots of cool stuff!!! Life is short- hike accordingly.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT Section-Tuolumne to Ebbits Pass=110 miles
June 14, 12:41pm

Pct Section -110 Awesome Miles
Hey Joshua, Next week should be great. For the big trip I am just getting my food together. 10 days at 2 lbs of food a day= 20 pounds. Breakfest, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack. This include...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT Section-Tuolumne to Ebbits Pass=110 miles
June 14, 10:07am

BPA
Yea!!- I am going with the Snow Peak 450- I like handles. Do you think the Hieny Can is ok for just a weekend? One night? I have a 10 day trip coming up in July and was going to use the Hieny can...

In GEAR » Hieneken Can 24oz/ BPA
June 13, 1:45pm

BPA
Hey Dave, thanks for the heads up- I did find it.

In GEAR » Hieneken Can 24oz/ BPA
June 13, 12:28pm

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