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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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Why Tent Stakes

In Philosophy & Technique » Why tent stakes?
June 28, 7:55pm

The Right Stuff
Jeff, I kept the original door, 40 inch front width, 28 inch rear width at 9ft total length and 36 inch front HT. I am 6'3 230lbs. I wanted something a bit roomyer for my size. I love UL an...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 28, 8:39am

The Right Stuff
Hey Jeff, We will be at Sanora Pass -morning-? midday-? on July 18th for the final 33 miles to Ebbitts Pass. Make it Happen!!!!

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 28, 8:10am

The Right Stuff
Hey Richard, I hike last weekend with a buddy that used a Gatewood. We were caught in a 2 hr thunderstorm off HWY 4 and the PCT. His Gatewood worked to perfection. We all took naps in the storm...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 27, 11:14pm

101 Hikes
The Lost Coast- just past Garberville. A great dayhike is to the Lighthouse and a awesome drive to the Matollie River Trailhead. goodluck

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Great Dayhikes up Highway 101?
June 27, 11:00pm

The right Stuff
Hey Jeff, Thats a good question. If it is raining HARD and I'm wearing the Poncho Tarp- It depends on the time of day-morning=keep walking, lunch=maybe set up, then I would just use the GG S...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 27, 10:52pm

Solar charger
Hey Greg, I have used the PowerMonkey quite a few times with success. If we are talking about the same product- mine holds one AA. And one AA battery will charge 1/2 of the capicity of a IPOD NAN...

In Gear Deals » Solar charger $29.99 after rebate
June 27, 10:40pm

The right stuff
Hey Jim, If it were raining then I would then tuck or pull the ponchotarp back so it would not collect H2O. If it is not raining then I pull it out as to keep debree out = sticks, pebbels, dirt...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 27, 9:43pm

I have a 3 yr old BearVault=37.7oz- 9 inch x 12.5 inch 600 ci Some Parks take it- and some Parks don't. Go Figger!!! $45.00 shipped I have the Bearikade 900 ci. Longer version-perfect ch...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearikade Weekender
June 27, 9:04pm

The Right Stuff
I purchased the Golite Poncho Tarp sum 2 years ago. I was not happy with the concept of a hole in my sealing and Like most of us on this website-I am on the constant pursuit of lighter gear. Ye...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 27, 8:32pm

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