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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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Re: Snake Country tarpin'
Gregory where is this snake country? Usually such reports are over blown and you are lucky to see one.

In Philosophy & Technique » Going tentless
March 23, 4:09pm

If my memory serves me well I think the jacket is the Tempest. If so the hood rolls into the collar. I would have purchased mine about 1993 but the jacket probably would have been around until Mont...

In GEAR » Need advise regarding Mont-Bell warranty policy
March 19, 9:29pm

The Mystery of Misting
I have never had misting in my older Equinox silnylon tarp or my BD Megalite but have had slight misting in my rainbow on its one trip and had severe misting on my Refuge recently. The only true co...

In GEAR » Also the Tarptent Rainbow, is it watertight?
March 17, 10:36am

SA Classic
A Victornox Swiss Army Classic at 1.2oz is all I have carried in a long time except for when I used a white gas stove, then I carried a stove tool. I could get by with just a razor blade. I think m...

In GEAR » Do pliers belong in your kit?
March 15, 6:34pm

Additonal Thoughts
Ben, There is a lot to a clothing system and tons of compromises and variable, a lot depending on weather you will have on a particular trip. I adjust according to the weather. I use mostly us...

In GEAR » Picking clothes...need help
March 15, 11:38am

Check out: Campmor Hot Deals, several tents that meet your needs Sierra Trading Post REI Outlet Backcountry Outlet Campsaver But if you want to go light weight, which it doesn't sou...

In GEAR » tent and pack recomendations.
March 14, 5:30pm

Silicone Egg Ring Makes a good lip
I have this egg ring and If I take off the handle it will work as a lip guard. Any 4" egg ring should work.

In Multiple Use Gear » Cup/Cook Pot Combo
March 14, 3:38pm

One pot to do it all!
"You'll spend more on mods than the pot costs! I would use a bandana and put my coffee in a light insulated cup, leaving the pot to boil more water or prep food." No doubt it migh...

In Multiple Use Gear » Cup/Cook Pot Combo
March 14, 3:14pm

Thanks Kevin for the lid tip! Anyone find a mod to insulate the handle from getting too hot? Any one make an insulation sleeve to keep coffee hot? And last anyone add something to keep fro...

In Multiple Use Gear » Cup/Cook Pot Combo
March 14, 2:49pm

Re: IMUSA mugs
Thanks guys! It just so happened before your post I went out in search of something that would work. I found the IMUSA mug you suggest at Wal-Mart for a $1.97. I don't need not stinken titanium.

In Multiple Use Gear » Cup/Cook Pot Combo
March 14, 12:36pm

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