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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: Re: Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
Hi Greg. No, I know of no other lawsuits. I was being slightly sarcastic since I knew there was a lawsuit in the past, but honestly didn't remember who it was against. I think the SIBBG disban...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 8:20pm

Re: Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
Looks like a sea to summit knock off.

In Gear Deals » Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
August 13, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Bleach clogging filter?
Bleach is recommended be company. Any talk of it clogging the filter is nonsense.

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini
August 13, 3:54pm

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
The IGBC was sued into submission?

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 3:52pm

Re: FYI missing hiker in GA
The story is on Dateline Saturday Night Mystery now.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » FYI missing hiker in GA
August 09, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Fast Find Ranger has 6 year battery life? ...according to the website. The original that I have did have 5 year.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 6:17pm

Re: What is the best way to have Map handy
My camera case is worn on my sternum strap. I put a loop of shock cord through the belt loop on the camera case. I then put my map on 8.5 x 11" in a gallon size freezer bag, rolled it up and p...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 09, 6:14pm

Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Prob just fine..weighs 5.8 oz.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 8:16am

Re: Roman Dial Jr. Missing
1. Costa Rican gov't and Red Cross suspend search for US hiker believed missing in Corcovado Nat'l Park 2. Representatives from the U.S. Embassy are now in Puerto Jiménez, near the park...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 09, 5:25am

Re: FS: Integral Designs Silcoat Cape-Poncho type $25.00
The silcoat cape cannot be used like a silponcho flat tarp. Those are two different products?

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs Silcoat Cape-Poncho type $25.00
August 07, 8:12pm

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