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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: Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
He is lucky to be alive. Some broken long bones (femur) can definitely be deadly if you go into shock.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 8:18am

Re: "Connected on the trail"
It will only get worse before lots of people have to get treatment for addiction to these devices and more public awareness is put out to curb the behavior. Facebook addiction seems pretty bad, alo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 13, 11:11am

Re: Silk sleeping bag liner?
To keep my bag clean I use windpants and windshirt over trail clothes, just to give another thought on multiuse.

In Multiple Use Gear » Silk sleeping bag liner?
July 13, 11:04am

FDA Orders Dr. Joseph Mercola to Stop Illegal Claims
http://www.quackwatch.org/11Ind/mercola.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
July 12, 8:45pm

Re: 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
The original paper only applies to meniscal damage, not arthritis (osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease). The Mercola article has two statements that are confusing. "The study exclu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
July 12, 5:48pm

Re: Questions about cold
It could work and is all I use into the upper 20's. What sleeping pad are you using?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Questions about cold
July 02, 4:42pm

Re: Lightweight Paddles: any of yall use custom carbon fiber?
171 cm seems too short.

In Packrafting » Lightweight Paddles: any of yall use custom carbon fiber?
July 02, 5:53am

Re: Alarm Clock
This is an ultralight backpacking website. We do not take alarm clocks in the wilderness. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Alarm Clock
July 01, 4:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Esbit cleanup
And Michael just throws that chemical in the dirt when finished?

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 30, 9:25am

Re: Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
I stopped drinking milk to lessen my methane "footprint" "So, what are you doing to lessen your own carbon/methane footprint."

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 28, 12:11pm

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