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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 Balaclava
A Balaclava for the mimilist or runner. I like the feel and material on the face, nothing fancy here just a very simple balaclava at 1.5oz. [One size fits all] I have used it several times above tree...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 10, 8:30pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These pants are awesome!! The scale came in at 4.4oz for a XL size. I took them on a 8 mile loop yesterday and the material fills great on the skin and is very breathable. The pants have two hand poc...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 04, 11:39am

Golite Synergy Pant
I purchased my Golite Synergy pants in 2006 and have used them on every backpacking trip since then. I completed the JMT with pants with no problems at all. The material is very breathable and fills...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 03, 2:36pm

Snow Peak 600
At 2.8 oz with handles the Titanium Snow Peak 600 is a great pot/cup. For just boiling H2O you can't ask for more. I used the SP 600 on my JMT hike in conjunction with Esbit tabs and I had no pr...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 02, 2:09pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
Ray Jardine's book was my gateway to UL hiking and Golite has been [for me] a great company with service and GREAT products. I have purchased 3 packs, 2 tarps , a poncho tarp, Hex Tent, jackets, p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 28, 10:56pm

Olympus D-435
At 5.2 oz. with batteries this camera is trail tough. I have taken the Olympus on the entire JMT, Thorofare Region 80 miles and all over the Sierras for the past three seasons of hiking. This is not ...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
November 28, 10:10pm

BPL- Firelite SUL Folding Ti Spoon
A great piece of gear that fits in a Snow Peak 450 or 600 cup/pot. I put my spoon in a cut down Heineken can that ways 0.8oz. The folding spoons mechanism that folds the spoon is simple and built to...

In Cookware - Other
November 27, 12:19am

The Walkumentary DVD Lawton "Disco" Grinter
A well put together DVD with a lot of hikers interacting with each other. I enjoyed the humorous side and the Photography. It appears the group had a lot of fun the entire trip but the reality is th...

In Books and Media
November 19, 2:59pm

Thermarest Trail Pro Regular
The Trail Pro [32oz] is the next step up from the Prolite 4[24oz]. It has a 2in. thickness but has same length and width as the Prolite 4. The older I get the more I need a good nights rest and the ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 18, 2:53pm

Victorinox Multi-Tool REI
At 0.7oz. the Victorinox is small perfect multi-tool. Simple,lightweight and reliable. Knife Blade Scissors Tweezers Toothpick Emery Blade Flathead screwdriver I really find this knife handy wh...

In Miscellaneous Products
November 16, 10:20am