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Jeff Hollis (hyperslug) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Been backpacking for 30+ years and have 20+ years in the outdoor industry.

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All Forum Posts by Jeff Hollis

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TarpTent No Misting
Henry wrote me a nice email after seeing my comment on misting and offered to treat my TarpTent so it wouldn't continue to mist. I asked him if his shelters still misted and he said about 18 mo...

In GEAR » Single person 3-season shelter for rainy environment
January 12, 10:12am

Both my Tarptent and SMD mist. I found it unacceptable trying to sleep with cold mist hitting me in the face, you may enjoy it.

In GEAR » Single person 3-season shelter for rainy environment
January 07, 1:44pm

New Grill Ideal
I found this design to make the most sense of the grills I have seen. http://www.wired.com/design/2014/01/israeli-soldier-develops-grill-for-recon-missions/

In GEAR » New Grill Ideal
January 02, 1:05pm

Not so ......
I received my bitterroot about an hour a go and ditto on being disappointed with the loft and hood. The size large at 14.7 oz. is nothing special either. So does anyone know if there is a better op...

In GEAR » Not os overwhelmed by the Golite Bitterroot
December 20, 5:04pm

Collapsable Growler
There was a thread about a collapsable growler that I just found from May. I have had one for a couple of months now as my local brewery sells them for use on the river. I paid $4 plus the cost of ...

In GEAR » Collapsable Growler
December 15, 2:18pm

Pat's Backcountry Beer
I checked them out over a year ago at OR and have been waiting for them to come out with the beer. I will try it eventually since they can ship the concentrate to my state and at a 1:10 ratio it wi...

In GEAR » Beer while backpacking
December 15, 2:05pm

Nice Find!
Thanks for posting pictures and weight.

In GEAR » Just ordered a couple of these cheap cups for potential use as a pot, anyone else used one?
December 14, 7:46am

Jim H, please lust know the actualy weight when you get yours. I find it hard to believe a 32oz mug made of stainless weighs 3oz. but stuff happens.

In GEAR » Just ordered a couple of these cheap cups for potential use as a pot, anyone else used one?
December 12, 3:46pm

Best choice among the UL down jackets?"
Take a look at the GoLite Bitteroot. It is heavier than the others but also much warmer and a bargain price at $200. I'm hoping for it to go on sale during the holidays but seems doubtful. ...

In GEAR » Best choice among the UL down jackets?
December 12, 7:45am

Mailing - Packing Tape
I've had many years of use on a cup coozy made with the packing tape and lighter than duct tape. If you use the clear type it kind of destroys the red neck looks though.

In Make Your Own Gear » How do I bind closed cell foam?
December 11, 11:39am

All Reader Reviews by Jeff Hollis

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Black Rock Gear Down Hat
I bought this hat a year ago and it goes on every backpacking trip and cold weather dog walks. My large weighs .9 oz. and warmer than anything close to that weight except maybe another down hat. I...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 31, 9:31am

Equinox 8 X 10 silnylon tarp
I have had this for a long time and it has seen at least 30+ nights on the trail. Have used it as sleep shelter and a place to hang out on trail or in camp when it is raining. THE GOOD! Price Wei...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 22, 10:49am

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
I have been using the similar RR Eco-Mesh for 10 years or more. Basically same shirt as the Adventure Shirt. It was suggested to me by the departed John O on his forum and he assured me that it was...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
January 20, 4:48pm

Marmot Essence
I own the original version which I believe came with Precip Plus which I think was supposed to be more breathable than regular Precip. I have owned it for about 4 years. It mostly stays in my pack...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 19, 5:19pm