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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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Combo Trail/Rain Pants
I have thought about this for years as a way of eliminating an extra pair of pants. I doubt I could sew such a thing myself but here are some features I would like it to have. Neutral not too da...

In GEAR » Combo Trail/Rain Pants
November 14, 12:53pm

Yep, adding the grain to the powder will equal the weight of the grain plus the powder. I didn't think it through. I guess it only helps if you prefer to snort you alcohol.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered Alcohol
April 21, 8:10pm

Make you own powdered alcohol.
I would use grain alchohol to make this and I bet it is lighter than any bottled grain alcohol.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Powdered Alcohol
April 21, 7:50pm

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.

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

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