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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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Lower Kinney Lake-PCT HWY 4
We had a great Time! Fishing was so-so. We crossed 23 streams and ate Samore's. Josh and Ocean are awesome SUL backpackers and they both enjoyed large amounts of In & Out hamburgers. Seve...

In Post-Trip Reports » Lower Kinney Lake-PCT HWY 4
June 23, 8:14am

UL Rope
Kelty- Tripeze= strong, lightweight and it reflects at night.

In GEAR » Where can I get those black plastic thingies?
June 19, 8:34am

Bear Vault 500
Yea, My BV is at least 3-4 yrs old. X-mass present.

In Gear Swap » WTB-BearVault BV500
June 18, 11:10pm

BPL Rank
Hey BPL Staff, I just bought MPI fuel tabs x2, a journal, aquamira and Air Core Pro. Is my rank going to go up?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL RANK
June 18, 10:56pm

BearVault 500
Hey Mike, I just weighed it on my digital scale. 2 lbs 5.5 oz. or 37.5 oz. I am not sure of the CI for the BV. I have large Bearakade that is 38 oz. but has a CI of 900. I really like my digit...

In Gear Swap » WTB-BearVault BV500
June 18, 10:50pm

BV 500
Hey Mathew, it is 9 inch. width X 12.5 inch length Sorry for all the post- I should of been better prepared.

In Gear Swap » WTB-BearVault BV500
June 18, 9:43pm

FS Bear Vault 500
Perfect Codition 2 lbs 5.5 oz. or 37.5 oz. REI=List $79.95 ME= $65.00 shipped PM if interested

In Gear Swap » WTB-BearVault BV500
June 18, 9:39pm

BearVault
I have the regular size BV- It weighs 2 lbs 5.5oz or 37.5 oz. It is the every day type sold at REI- not solo. It is in perfect condition. I have since moved on to Wild Ideas Bearacade=lighter a...

In Gear Swap » WTB-BearVault BV500
June 18, 9:27pm

What is your favorite thing to do in camp at end of the day
Have good long stretch and a toke.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What Is Your Favorite Thing To Do In Camp At The End Of The Day
June 18, 6:10pm

MLD Shelters- Serenity/ ground cloth
Hey Ron, Would you reccomend a ground cloth under the Serenity shelter? The reason I ask is because I way 235 lbs and I am doing 10 day trek with it. Is my weight a facter in possible wear and t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where are the MLD shelters???
June 18, 6:04pm

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