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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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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

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

All Reader Reviews by Jay Wilkerson

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McNett AquaMira Water Treatment
Back in the day I had a 9 oz. water filter, thanks to AquaMira I saved 9 oz. and repackage the stuff in two BPL containers that way 1 oz.- together. The only down side which is miner- is that you hav...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
September 30, 5:21pm

Vargo Decagon
Easy to fill inner cup,minimal spillage. Boils 2 cups of H2O in about 8 mins. Time Depends on y...

In Stoves - Alcohol
September 18, 9:06pm

BPL Blow-Up Pillow
I need a great pillow to sleep and I am very happy with the BPL pillows. Let's just say I have a large if not XL head. I prefer the 2 baffle pillow or 2 rows compared to the single blow-up pillow...

In Miscellaneous Products
September 10, 9:53pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Standard w/ No Piezo
Small, compact, reliable and easy to store in most pots and cups. what more do you want? Top of the line.

In Stoves - Canister
June 12, 4:32pm

Vargo Triad
I have used the Triad many times and have come to the conclusiion it is to hard to fill up w/ fuel. Filling it up becomes messy because the hole is to small to take fuel. It does have nice feature th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 11, 10:15pm

Western Mountaineering Flight Vest
I orderd the XL and it ways in at even 7oz. It more then keeps me warm sitting around camp at night and it is big enough to throw over me when sleeping to add a extra layer. I have used Flight Vest i...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
June 10, 3:02pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
I ordered a custom MLD Serenity Shelter. 7ftx40front widthx25rear width and 35in HT. He told me it would take longer and it showed up sooner. Ron seems like a real committed UL hiker and you can see...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 10, 2:53pm

ULA Equipment P-2
I have used my P-2 in Yellowstone 90 miles and the JMT 221 miles and it works like charm. Plenty of storage room for a bear canister, nice webbed sides and back plus two hip pockets for easy to get t...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
June 09, 11:06am

The Backpacker's Handbook by Chris Townsend
The book has a lot of good information but appears not be to updated on GEAR. There must be limited GEAR shops in Scotland. Chears!!!

In Books and Media
June 09, 6:51am

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
A quick read with lots of "No Brainer" information. I breeze through it a lot. It has maid it to my coffee table. It always keeps me in check, everyday in everyway I get a little lighter.

In Books and Media
June 09, 6:45am