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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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MLD Serenity Shelter
Anybody use the product? Looks like a good BUG shelter for use with a tarp.

In GEAR » MLD Serenity Shelter
May 10, 6:33pm

High Calorie food
Hey thanks for all of the great info. Olive oil mixed into meals, PB, pine nuts, macadaium nuts, candy bars also sunflower seeds, any jerky. I wonder what the calories of say one trout is? Again...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Calorie dence food?
May 10, 10:46am

Calorie dence food?
What are some of the most calorie dence backpacking foods out there?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Calorie dence food?
May 07, 9:22pm

solo hiking
I would choose people over going solo-but friends are not always into it like me- So I must go no matter what. Hiking solo is a great thing. ME time!! I did the JMT in 2006 solo, but I saw peo...

In Philosophy & Technique » New Solo Hiking Thread
May 03, 2:10pm

Hey Joshua, I will be in Aptos this Saturday. Maybe we can talk. I got the permit for 4 people i have buddy that will go to-hopefully!! we can definetly work on car pooling. Give me a call 925 ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT-110 Mile Section,Tuolumne Meadows to Ebbitts Pass
May 01, 10:54am

PCT-110 Mile Section,Tuolumne Meadows to Ebbitts Pass
I am a avid hiker looking for friends to hike with in July. I got a permit for 4 people, starting July 11 to 20th. I can average 15-18 miles aday. I would also like to fish along the way-when poss...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT-110 Mile Section,Tuolumne Meadows to Ebbitts Pass
April 29, 2:32pm

PCT Section-Tuolumne Meadows to Ebbetts Pass 110 miles
July 11 to July 20th. 12 to 15 mile days plus fishing!! Any body interested? Jay Wilkerson Walnut Creek,CA. 925-330-0849

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PCT Section-Tuolumne Meadows to Ebbetts Pass 110 miles
April 23, 1:37pm

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