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Christopher Holly (climber72) - BPL Forum Member

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CityPasadena
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://mildbunchjmt.blogspot.com/
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All Forum Posts by Christopher Holly

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MHW Tights
Yes, I had not considered the MHW tights as an alternative. Good stuff! The Sport Kilt looks enticing to say the least. My Stillwater choice was a Thrifty Kilt, based on price more than anything...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many BPL'ers wear KILTS?
May 13, 7:45pm

Toxicity....
"Many questions must be answered before VUAA1 can be considered for commercial applications. Zwiebel’s team is currently working with researchers in Vanderbilt’s Drug Discovery Program to ...

In GEAR » Better than DEET...
May 11, 7:52pm

In The Black
Very astute. Indeed, when a Member Number is asked for, 9 times out of 10 it is to see if you are a "Special Customer" by calling up your purchase history for the last 8 years. Bel...

In GEAR » REI Return Policy: I feel guilty!
May 09, 9:18pm

Ex-REI Employee
Don't feel bad. On numerous occasions I helped members return items that 'did not live up to expectation' - like the pair of Vasque Sundowners with gaping holes worn through the outs...

In GEAR » REI Return Policy: I feel guilty!
May 09, 7:40pm

Side note to above
It may be worth mentioning (or maybe not) that my undergarment of choice for the past few years has been the Under Armour Boxer Brief. I choose these as the waist band is softer than the Ex-Officio...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many BPL'ers wear KILTS?
May 09, 7:21pm

Stillwater Kilts and a replacement for sahalie ultralight tights
So, I pulled the trigger on a Stillwater kilt last week - and just as a previous post hinted at, the shipping time was almost immediate! Great stuff! However, two things compel me to return t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many BPL'ers wear KILTS?
May 09, 6:57pm

Re: Re: SynMat inflation...
Unfortunately, the SynMat I have has the newest valve on it which has no twisty knob sticking out. It's nice because it's a one way affair, but kind of a PITA as the Instaflator will not wo...

In Gear Deals » Instaflators
April 24, 8:36pm

SynMat inflation...
I love the concept of the Istaflator, but is there a hack for filling the Exped SynMat UL? If so, sign me up!

In Gear Deals » Instaflators
April 21, 9:17pm

Thunder
As a former boot fitter, just my 2 cents worth, I have not had first hand experience with either, but based upon what I see online the Thunder is a clear winner in terms of durability. I love La...

In GEAR » Backpacking Boot- Opinions
April 21, 8:58pm

Re: Quest?
Love my Quest so far. The bottom is the same material as the main body of the bag as near as I can tell...

In GEAR » Basic Pack
April 17, 3:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Holly

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Zelph's Stoveworks SS Starlyte Ultralyte Alcohol Stove
edit - double post due to spotty connection. Sorry!

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 01, 9:21pm

Zelph's Stoveworks SS Starlyte Ultralyte Alcohol Stove
So I have not yet used this stove on the trail, but have done a couple 'back stoop' tests with it. Pasadena is about 850 feet above sea level and the boil times I observed are well within the ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
July 01, 8:50pm