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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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Let the games begin! JMT
One more day then I drive to Yosemite. Adventure Time!! I am looking at 14 days and a 36 LBS pack and resupply at VVR. Life is good!!

In Pre-Trip Planning » Let the games begin! JMT
August 09, 9:17pm

JMT 7/11-7/24
Excellent stuff!!! I start on 8/12 and what is in store me?????

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail 7/11-7/24
August 03, 10:25am

1ST week of food for JMT
I will not be dieting on the trip! More food the better!! Food Weight: 15.45 LBS for 7 days Calories: 3,100 a day Pack weight: 13.20 LBS (Gear only) I will enjoy some ICE COLD BEERS a...

In Photo Gallery » 1ST week of food for JMT
July 31, 8:16am

1ST week of food for JMT
Sent resupply box to VVR this morning.

In Photo Gallery » 1ST week of food for JMT
July 30, 4:21pm

JMT
8/12! QOTSA

In Photo Gallery » JMT-
July 25, 10:01pm

TOOL!
Excellent Backpacking Music.

In Chaff » TOOL!
July 09, 8:42pm

What gear makes you happy?
A IPOD and mini speakers make me very happy in camp. Jazz, Blues, Electronica and Rock & Roll JMT 8/12!!!!

In GEAR » What gear makes you happy?
July 08, 12:34pm

JMT start date: 8/12 out of Mono Meadows
JMT!!!

In Photo Gallery » JMT-
July 06, 5:52pm

JMT
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In Photo Gallery » JMT-
June 30, 10:47am

JMT!
8/12!!!! 8/12!!!

In Photo Gallery » JMT-
June 27, 5:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Jay Wilkerson

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Golite Ion
I had a Golite Dawn for about 4+ years and it finally fell apart on me-so I ordered the new ION pack. I like the price at $50.00 and it seems very durable. The shape is very streamline and I can use...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 29, 10:12am

Hefty Trash Compactor Bag as LINER BAG
I used the Hefty Trash Compactor Bag with a MLD Ark backpack the past weekend and I was very happy with it. It allowed me to leave behind the sleeping bag stuff sack and the clothes bag which saved m...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 27, 11:04am

Golite Umbrella
I really like Silver Dome umbrella, when its hot it will keep the sun off my head and upper back and when it rains it shield me too. When you use a umbrella you can dress for the temperature. I broug...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 16, 8:17am

Ipod Nano
At 1.3oz and 16GB the Nano is perfect companion for a long distance hiker. My Nano has over 1500 songs in it and when you adjust the settings you can save a lot of battery power. I really enjoy listen...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 13, 9:31pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
What more do you need in a hat. The Sunny Days hat is complete. Wide rim, easily covers neck, ears and face. Mesh lining keeps you cool. Long back section keeps sun off neck and is also great at k...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
January 12, 10:08pm

Patagonia
I have always been a fan of Patagonia even before I started backpacking. Not all there products are light weight but some are like there Capilene tops and bottoms, R1 and rain pants which I think ar...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 4:28pm

Backpacking Light STIX (2008)
I am very impressed with the STIX. I ordered the 130cm length and did a 8 mile loop with them with no problems. I really like the 130cm length which goes great with my GG Spinntwinn Tarp. The 130cm S...

In Trekking Poles
January 04, 6:33pm

Gatorade Bottle
I have brought a Gatorade bottle on every hike that I have done. How more simple can it be. Great price!! Very tough and durable. Great for filling up your 2L Platypus at stream or lake. I ...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
December 21, 12:25am

Bearikade Expedition
At 37.7 oz and a 900ci capacity the Bearikade Expedition bear canister is a excellent product. A little pricey but the Bearikade will pay for itself in time beating the weight and inner capacity of ...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 15, 10:07pm

Golite Hex 3
I bought my Golite Hex back in 2004 it is now called the Shangri-La 3. What ever they call it-it still works great in just about any stormy condition. My wife, son and me have been caught in 2 storm...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
December 11, 2:21pm