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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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Tiny Knife - Gerber Micro-Lite LST
The Gerber LST knife has been in ditty bag since 2004. Simple and reliable! (0.7oz.) Not a multi-tool like a Victorinox but perfect for weekend backpacking trip.

In Miscellaneous Products
November 16, 10:14am

Walking The West DVD Myles Murphy
A well done DVD that takes you along side with a Kiwi and Irishmen that quit there jobs and walk for 4 1/2 months on the PCT. They show a lot pre-planning things like food, gear and mail drops which ...

In Books and Media
November 15, 11:24am

GoLite Wisp
For a XL size at 3.5oz the Wisp is perfect for 3 season backpacking. I have use the same Wisp w/ hood for the past 3 seasons. Bug proof,water resistant and feels good on the skin. I took the elastic ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 14, 9:29pm

Therm-A-Rest Ridgerest
I use a Ridgecrest with BPL Torsolite and the two make a great combination. I really like the width of the Ridgecrest and I cut the length to my own Ht. The Ridgecrest is very durable and can withstan...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
November 14, 2:48pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
I really like the 2.5 in thickness and the overall weight at 20oz. I am 6"3 and to long for it. I use my backpack to rest my feet on but I was still not happy sleeping. I guess it is the horiz...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 13, 5:52pm

Gossamer Gear
I have ordered a few items from GG and they always show up on time.. The Spinntwinn came in under 5 days and the tarp is PERFECT. Great product with great customer service.. Highly Recommended. Oh ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 11, 4:55pm

Klearwater Klearwater
Simple, effective and no after taste. I repackaged the Klear Water into BPL's mini droppers for a weekend hike. I enjoy Aquamira but Klearwater allows you to poor directly into your platypus wit...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
November 11, 1:42pm

MSR Titan Kettle
The MSR Titan Kettle is a gem for boiling H2O and for using it has a bowl. It's size allows you to store a fuel canister Snow Peak stove and maybe some spices and coffee. I drilled about 8 littl...

In Cookware - Titanium
November 11, 1:20pm

Western Mountaineering Highlite
The Highlite has been my go to bag for some 4 years now. With a 35 degree rateing it is perfect to take to the Sierras in the summer. I have a long bag and it fits my 6'3 frame just right. I to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
November 08, 9:56am

GoLite Cave 2
At 18oz and a 10x12ft. span this tarp is perfect for a two-some. It has 12 guylines not includeing the lifter lines. That being said- it is better for two peolpe to set it up if in stormy conditions....

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
November 05, 4:35pm