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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 diverse and knowledgeable folks at BPL.

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All Forum Posts by Hoot Filsinger

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Re: FS Bearikade Scout and Katabatic Gear Quilt
Second in line on a rare chance.

In Gear Swap » FS Bearikade Scout and Katabatic Gear Quilt
June 17, 12:02pm

Re: Wind-resistance of ultralight, 2-person shelters?
Hello Daniel and welcome to BPL, Did you see this article?Although it does not offer specifics of the shelters in your thread, It may be of help. Roger's tunnel tent design looks interesting...

In GEAR » Wind-resistance of ultralight, 2-person shelters?
June 08, 12:48pm

Re: For Sale: Transcendent Down Beanie & Aria Down Beanie
PM sent for Transcedent beanie.

In Gear Swap » For Sale: Transcendent Down Beanie & Aria Down Beanie
May 30, 8:28am

Re: **rule** chose bright colored gear
Does this count?

In Philosophy & Technique » **rule** chose bright colored gear
May 29, 7:00pm

Re: Looking for Tyvek Footprint
Hello Charles, I will cut you a 36" X 84" piece of tyvek for $10 shipped. Weight is 4.8 ounce. This is from a tyvek banner roll used by artist to protect expensive artwork when shippin...

In Gear Swap » Looking for Tyvek Footprint
May 28, 9:54pm

Re: MLD Bivy
Is the mountain laurel. Designs lightweight bivy still available ?

In Gear Swap » FS Mountain Laurel Designs light weight bivy
May 23, 5:54pm

Re: Pacific Northwest trip options
Hello Anton, If you are willing to travel farther south the coastal redwood forest should be on everyone's bucket list. If you are interested PM me and I will send an itinerary for hiking in...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Pacific Northwest trip options
May 19, 2:44pm

Re: Best Material for DIY Plastic Tarp?
Coghlan's tube tent made from 2.5 mil polyethylene .Very tough and handles edge stress well. Less static cling of dirt than other plastics.

In Make Your Own Gear » Best Material for DIY Plastic Tarp?
May 16, 5:01pm

Re: Rogue river, hitching or shuttle?
Hello Loki, I assume you are talking about hitching from Fosters Bar to Graves Creek on the Eden Valley Route 3348. This is only 40 miles but will take 2 hours. I have used the shuttle and it is...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rogue river, hitching or shuttle?
May 10, 9:49pm

Re: FS: Three Base Layer Tops, REI and Patagonia, Men's XL
I will take them.

In Gear Swap » FS: Three Base Layer Tops, REI and Patagonia, Men's XL
May 07, 1:59pm

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