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John S. (jshann) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Originally from Louisiana, I enjoyed camping in my Boy Scouting days and eventually became an Eagle Scout. Many years later (2002), I discovered backpacking after going on an REI multisport trip to Alaska. My first backpack was to Grand Canyon, and I was hooked!
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: oLo Gear Exchange - Buying and Selling gently used backpacking and camping gear (MSR Whisperlite Stove only $59.95)
You should add that it is your company.

In Gear Deals » oLo Gear Exchange - Buying and Selling gently used backpacking and camping gear (MSR Whisperlite Stove only $59.95)
April 17, 3:32am

Re: Top Ultralight Tent Review
Mountain Hardwear infotisement ; )

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 7:59am

Re: REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
I got a crank bros multitool as recommended by Dave Chenault over on the bikepacking forum.

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 14, 4:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Advice on adding wristbands to rain mitts?
An ultralight solution might be to make those velcro staps out of tyvek.

In Make Your Own Gear » Advice on adding wristbands to rain mitts?
April 14, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Wear a helmet!
A coworker was on a weekly REI organized bike ride, caught a crack in the road and went down breaking her collarbone and helmet. The EMT stated she may not be alive (or be living with traumatic bra...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 14, 4:32pm

Re: Re: Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
The amount used on clothing to go hiking is probably nothing compared to the amount used in agriculture ; ). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permethrin Permethrin is used: as an insecticide ...

In GEAR » Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
April 13, 7:37am

Re: Are rain pants necessary?
2.75 oz significant?..lol. Oh yeah, this is lightweight backpacking. Well, I have gotten cold legs before in Colorado but it was morning temps in the 30's and I was walking through overgrown an...

In GEAR » Are rain pants necessary?
April 12, 7:17pm

Re: Re: glasses cases - my take
My hard side container is from the dollar store and weighs 1.0 oz.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunglasses case
April 10, 9:00am

Re: Packraft Gear
MTI Livery Sport and Aqua Bound Manta Ray (carbon shaft/fiberglass blade) are what I have. I don't mind using my pfd as a pillow.

In Packrafting » Packrafting Question
April 10, 5:57am

Re: SOL escape bivy for Zion in late June.
Bad idea.

In GEAR » SOL escape bivy for Zion in late June.
April 10, 5:49am

All Reader Reviews by John S.

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GoLite Dawn
I have had this pack for several years and have taken it on multiple backpacks ranging from 2 days to 6 days. My pack weights have been over 15 pounds a few times with no problems. The materials and w...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 09, 12:05pm