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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: New Hazard: turkeys!
In abouts 2006 I was in the Grand Canyon and we heard rumors of a duo of antagonistic turkeys. We ran into them at Bright Angel campground. They were aggressive in seeking food.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Hazard: turkeys!
December 17, 5:15pm

Re: Live dummies at Tarptent
It looks like a good way to evaluate better the amount of space inside a shelter.

In GEAR » Live dummies at Tarptent
December 17, 5:12pm

Re: Bottle container for hot liquid
.5 liter white Nalgene is what I would use probably.

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 15, 5:12pm

Re: How light is (or isn't) your bikepacking kit?
I did a San Juan Hut trip in August and didn't have to carry shelter and food so did the bags on handlebars, gas tank area and seat. If full bikepacking I think I would do the rear rack with la...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » How light is (or isn't) your bikepacking kit?
December 13, 3:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: .
Y'all know I can't spell..I'll fix it.

In GEAR » food grade clear hose?
December 12, 5:41pm

Re: Re: .
There will be waling and gnashing of teeth.

In GEAR » food grade clear hose?
December 12, 5:20pm

2015 Sea to Summit sleeping mats
http://www.seatosummit.com/2015_mats

In GEAR » 2015 Sea to Summit sleeping mats
December 11, 6:44pm

Re: re: Wild
Lori, thanks for your review...lol. I will skip this one and maybe watch it on dvd. I have yet to see The Way and should watch it soon.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 09, 5:27pm

Re: Perhaps just only for the Gear Swap
Only reason to delete a thread in gear swap is if you intend on ripping people off?

In Gear Swap » Deleting our own threads
December 08, 8:36pm

Re: Why am I damp?
Night sweats can occur with some illness.

In GEAR » Why am I damp?
December 07, 9:06am

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