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Hoot Filsinger (filsinger) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Started backpacking in 1968 with my first and only Kelty Pack. Have enjoyed many adventures in Los Padres, Sierra Nevada, Cascades, and coastal hiking in the Pacific Northwest.Colin Fletcher was my mentor in my youth and I now enjoy the kind and knowledgeable folks at BPL.
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All Forum Posts by Hoot Filsinger

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Re: Why we hike....
1) I am bipedal-walking is efficient and takes me to rarely seen environs. 2) Hiking is adventurous - adventure raises my excitement for life. 3) Hiking/backpacking is arduous - hard work promote...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why we hike....
July 14, 10:12am

Re: hiking partner in las Vegas anyone?
Michael, There are a number of hiking clubs in LV (google hiking clubs in Las Vegas and they list itineraries ). If you enjoy older folks the Around the Bend hiking club is a group my friend enj...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » hiking partner in las Vegas anyone?
July 10, 11:32am

Re: UrSack okayed by Inyo
The most current news on the Ursack website is June 5th.

In GEAR » UrSack okayed by Inyo
July 08, 4:20pm

Re: Pro-tip... heating a mosquito bite prevents it from being itchy
This article is informative and an easy read. http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/08/why-mosquito-bites-itch/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pro-tip... heating a mosquito bite prevents it from being itchy
July 07, 11:39am

Re: WTB an Ultralight Pack...
Hello Kyle, I have two packs that may work for your needs but you really need to do your homework before jumping into a purchase. 1). BPL Absaroka in size large. See stats here: http:/...

In Gear Swap » WTB an Ultralight Pack...
July 07, 10:43am

MSR MicroRocket
Eddie Bauer deal on MicroRocket $34.99. http://www.eddiebauer.com/catalog/product.jsp?ensembleId=43032&&categoryId=22450&categoryName=CLEARANCE&pCategoryId=5&pCategoryName=BA...

In Gear Deals » MSR MicroRocket
July 03, 12:43pm

Re: FS Two packs for the Tall: MLD Exodus & ULA Circuit
PM sent on Circuit.

In Gear Swap » FS Two packs for the Tall: MLD Exodus & ULA Circuit
June 30, 12:21pm

Re: FS Stoic Hadron Hooded Anorak XL
Bump with price reduced.

In Gear Swap » FS Stoic Hadron Hooded Anorak XL
June 25, 10:46am

FS Stoic Hadron Hooded Anorak XL
Stoic Hooded Hadron down Anorak in size XL. This jacket is new with tags and is Graze (green) outside and Excalibur (dark gray) inside. The jacket weighs 8.5 ounces and uses Pertex Quantum.Price re...

In Gear Swap » FS Stoic Hadron Hooded Anorak XL
June 24, 9:04am

Re: FS: Patagonia Field Pants, Men's 38x33, Khaki
I will take them.

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Field Pants, Men's 38x33, Khaki
June 19, 7:33am

All Reader Reviews by Hoot Filsinger

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Bearpaw Wilderness Designs company
John at Bearpaw was terrific to work with. He listened to my needs and designed a cuben fiber structure similar to the cub den but with slight mods to fit my big boy size. He backs his warranty, send...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 27, 12:23am

Saywer Squeeze Filtration System
SP131- Sawyer Squeeze Filter – multiple capacity The NEW Sawyer Squeeze Filter is the lightest and most versatile filtration system on the market. With a total field weight of 3 ounces, it is extr...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
June 03, 7:58pm

Tarptent Contrail
I used the Contrail in the Cascades and was impressed with the design and weight. The bug net paid for itself the first two nights. I stayed dry in light rain and moderate wind and had very little con...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 11, 11:48pm