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

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

Re: Re: Required items for UL backpacking
Food is not in the top five yes. In a short term emergency of a few days, it may add psychological benefit for thinking straight and may save your life in a survival situation that is longer. You m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 05, 5:01pm

Re: Required items for UL backpacking
Cover the Ten Essential Groups for safety. In a life-threatening emergency it is important to have enough gear to remain healthy/stable (Medical), dry (Shelter), warm (Fire) and hydrated (Hydration...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 2:58am

Re: Leaving tarp at home
Always bad idea to not take waterproof shelter.

In GEAR » Leaving tarp at home
December 04, 2:51am

Re: SUL toothbrush
Multiple posts going back to 2009. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/17119/index.html?skip_to_post=164723#164723

In GEAR » SUL toothbrush
December 04, 2:47am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
Thanks Dave, I will delete my uninformed comment.

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
November 30, 2:19pm

Re: Re: Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
deleted

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
November 30, 9:33am

Re: Cabela's Lightweight Windbreak Jacket – Regular
"The Cabela's Lightweight Windbreak Jacket – Regular, item # IK-984725, in a medium weighs approximately 9.6 oz."

In Gear Deals » Cabela's Lightweight Windbreak Jacket – Regular
November 23, 8:11pm

Re: GoLite news
Tried to buy something today. It charged me the full amount and left off a penny. The order was put in but statement said, "** Your order has a balance of $0.01 due. Pay Now" Then i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
November 15, 11:41am

Re: Re: Re: Water Strategy
Prob no such thing as "natural" deficiency of potassium. Maybe more of a chronic deficiency if you look at the causes from the link. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001510/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 15, 11:37am

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