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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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FS: Cocoon SILK Mummy Liner/SOLD
sold-thanks

In Gear Swap » FS: Cocoon SILK Mummy Liner
April 23, 4:51pm

FS: Cocoon SILK Mummy Liner/SOLD
Monday BUMP! Thanks

In Gear Swap » FS: Cocoon SILK Mummy Liner
April 22, 9:37pm

UL Creatures
Ugly dinosaur looking turkeys! Alligator Lizard, Castle Rock

In Photo Gallery » UL Creatures
April 21, 5:19pm

FS: Golite Wisp HP XL/SOLD
Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Wisp HP XL
April 21, 4:21pm

FS: Golite Wisp HP/ XL/SOLD
Sunday Bump--$25.00

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Wisp HP XL
April 21, 12:29pm

FS: Golite Wisp HP XL/SOLD
Blue at 3.4oz and hardly ever used except there is a very small hole on the back side which I covered on both sides with Cuban fiber tape. Snagged on a branch. This is a breathable pullover-style w...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Wisp HP XL
April 20, 4:43pm

Curing High-T paint on your pot
I have tried that on a few pots (Underneath) and it never worked out or it showed no difference in cook time! Then somebody on BPL told me that tactic is a myth and it is true! Waste of time.

In GEAR » Curing High-T paint on Your Pot
April 19, 11:18pm

Taut Ridge-line?
Line Locks really help in a taut ridge-line. After you first set it up it will sag after while. Come back later on a use the line locks for re-doing the guy-lines.

In GEAR » Can't get a taut ridgeline?
April 19, 8:22pm

WTB: 20 degree bag under 2.5 lbs
Zpacks has 20 degree bag. My bag is a Wide at 6'6 and ways 22oz with out a zipper. I also have Nunatak Bag for sale 20 degrees/32oz-PM Me if you have a chance.

In Gear Swap » WTB: 20 Degree Bag Under 2.5 lbs
April 19, 5:31pm

Does anyone still use tyvek as ground cloth?
Tyvek- I no longer use Tyvek-I did in the past. I have been using the MLD Clear Mylar since 2011. Significant wait savings and the material is just tough enough. I really like the see through aspe...

In GEAR » Does anone still use tyvek as a ground cloth?
April 19, 4:48pm

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