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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: GoLite files for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy
posted days ago.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite files for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy
October 20, 7:55pm

Re: Best way to clean / disinfect your Platypus
10 percent bleach solution.

In GEAR » Best way to clean / disinfect your Platypus
October 19, 1:58pm

Re: Supplex Mountain Shirt
Cool. I will guess around 8 oz.

In Make Your Own Gear » Supplex Mountain Shirt
October 19, 4:11am

Re: carbon fiber paddle
Very nice Ke Wu.

In Make Your Own Gear » My air boat,less than 360g!
October 19, 4:07am

Re: GoLite news
That business model didn't work. Time to go back to what did.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
October 18, 8:43am

Re: Hey, this is about us
If you look around the site, he is a prepper type and some have issues with not carrying mil spec gear ; ).

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 6:19am

Re: Mittens / gloves
Faceplanting due to hands in pockets is a classic fail.

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 12, 11:57am

Re: Limits of mountain bike travel?
It looks fake to me. Don't hate me for saying that ; ). Edit: After reviewing, it of course is not fake. He is so good the bike movement over some of the rock looked too smooth.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Limits of mountain bike travel?
October 09, 4:57am

Re: Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/profile.html?u=danshell

In Gear Swap » Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
October 07, 2:09am

Re: Critters
Nice pic Bob.

In Post-Trip Reports » Critters
October 06, 6:48pm

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