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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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How do you tarp?
Patrol Shelter with YMG (1.25) Bug Shelter A very good combo!

In GEAR » How do you tarp?
September 05, 11:35am

How do you tarp?
A good bug shelter is important and nice tight pitch!

In GEAR » How do you tarp?
September 03, 1:19pm

JMT 2014 8/12-8/25
Hey Tom, A 4.7oz Canon PowerShot Elph 130IS. It really works great and holds a charge for over 7 days. Thanks Todd!

In Photo Gallery » JMT 2014 8/12-8/25
August 30, 6:42pm

JMT 2014 8/12-8/25

In Photo Gallery » JMT 2014 8/12-8/25
August 30, 12:15pm

JMT/ Evolution Valley
Trip report: Perfect weather, Resupplied at VVR, Did it in 14 Days with 1 Zero day at VVR, Lost 12 LBS, Did 14 to 21 miles a day, On last day starting from Guitar Lake left camp at 4:30...

In Photo Gallery » JMT/ Evolution Valley
August 29, 10:32am

JMT/ Evolution Valley
Tom, I finished this Monday. 14 days and I am hungry, tired and lost 12 LBS. Thanks for the Mono Meadows TH tip. I will post some pics tomorrow.

In Photo Gallery » JMT/ Evolution Valley
August 28, 10:59pm

JMT/ Evolution Valley
Evolution Valley

In Photo Gallery » JMT/ Evolution Valley
August 28, 5:16pm

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

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