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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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Black Diamond Ion
After trimming the headband I got the weight down to 0.8 oz. I do not hike at night but do use the late night facilities from timt to time. All being said I am happy with the Black Diamond ION. Bat...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
June 09, 6:36am

KOMPERDELL Carbon Ultra Light C3
At a 6.6oz per pole I am very happy and when the poles are in there locked positions again I am happy. It is the twisting locking device that I have had A lOT of problems with. I have used LEKI'...

In Trekking Poles
June 08, 9:12am

Bozeman Mountain Works Torsolite Pad
I am 6'3 and 230 lbs and let's just say I enjoy my sleep. A restless night of sleep can definetly effect my hikeing the the next morning. I have used the Torsolite several times on weekend h...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
June 08, 8:46am

Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
Straight forward,simple design with a lot of options built in. Far superior material. Gosh- fabrics have advanced alot in the last few years!! A large tarp at a low weight. 9.7oz w/guylines and stuff ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 06, 11:36pm

Mountain Laurel designs Serenity Shelter
I have used a lot of bug sheleters=Golite's large Nest and the Golite Lair 2. I did not like the Nest because creepy crawly ants got in at night, even though I put net under the opening {14.5oz}-...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 04, 11:13pm