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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
My PDF Gear List2014 UL Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Jay Wilkerson

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Sierra Hikes
Hey Ken, I too am nurseing a injury[hernya]. I too have cabin fever. I will ba avaible late June & July. I will PM you when ever something comes up-Check out Tehipite Valley.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Sierra Summer Hikes
May 30, 2:14pm

Best fishing /hiking shirt
I really like the Rail Rider Adventure long sleave. comfortable, breathable and looks good a the same time. The eco-challenge teams use them- also very long lasting.

In Fishing » Best Fishing/Hiking Shirt
May 30, 9:44am

Fly rod tube
Thats a great idea- I am going try that one for sure. No Brainer!!

In Fishing » Durable but light fly rod tube for backpacking
May 30, 9:37am

Skyline 2 Sea Trail
Nice report, Nice pictures - April seems like the perfect time to do that trail. More poison oak later in the season and less people in April-definelty on my to do list next year.

In Post-Trip Reports » Skyline to the Sea Trail, Santa Cruz Mountains
May 30, 7:34am

Banner Peak Bear
Lets stay intouch. I am going to Toullemne Meadows to Ebbits Pass 110 miles PCT -July11th to July20th. Sept. Tehipite Valley=remote, remote and awesome= waterfalls and rattlesnakes.also possilby ...

In Photo Gallery » Banner Peak Bear
May 30, 12:10am

Trinity Alps
Nice report and pictures-I am going to Emrald/Sapphire Lake in late August. Sounds like you had a great adventure. Jealousy!!

In Post-Trip Reports » trinity alps
May 29, 6:05pm

Sub 1 lb. Intelectual Exercise
You guys are really pushing SUL envelope- too SPARTAN!! What about just being comfortable and happy when your hiking?

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 29, 12:51pm

Sierra Designs Ultra Light Year CD
Perfect for UL newbie. Great condition, includes stakes, stuff sack, SD directions, 2 poles, no footprint. Campmor=$129.97, my price=includes shipping $70.00

In Gear Swap » Sierra Designs Ultra Light Year CD
May 29, 12:13pm

SD Light Year-
Hey thanks for the heads up- I will

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Ultra Light Year CD
May 29, 12:06pm

Backpacks for Large Men
Hey Micheal, I'm also a large guy-6'3 235lbs. Give [ULA] a look. Ultra Light Adventure. Check out there website. They will make a custom pack according to you size=torso, sholders and hi...

In GEAR » Backpacks for Large Men
May 29, 9:41am

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