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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: Are rain pants necessary?
2.75 oz significant?..lol. Oh yeah, this is lightweight backpacking. Well, I have gotten cold legs before in Colorado but it was morning temps in the 30's and I was walking through overgrown an...

In GEAR » Are rain pants necessary?
April 12, 7:17pm

Re: Re: glasses cases - my take
My hard side container is from the dollar store and weighs 1.0 oz.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sunglasses case
April 10, 9:00am

Re: Packraft Gear
MTI Livery Sport and Aqua Bound Manta Ray (carbon shaft/fiberglass blade) are what I have. I don't mind using my pfd as a pillow.

In Packrafting » Packrafting Question
April 10, 5:57am

Re: SOL escape bivy for Zion in late June.
Bad idea.

In GEAR » SOL escape bivy for Zion in late June.
April 10, 5:49am

Re: Avalanches in the Olympic National Park (Video by Critter)
What kind of explosives did you use?

In Post-Trip Reports » Avalanches in the Olympic National Park (Video by Critter)
April 09, 12:49pm

Re: Tick bites causing serious meat allergies
In US, it is the Lone Star Tick causing the reaction to beef, pork and lamb. Appears to be first reported out of Australia in 2009. http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/maps/lone_star_tick.html https://w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tick bites causing serious meat allergies
April 05, 2:57pm

Re: Now available!
Are the pads made of Evazote? Do you happen to know the percent EVA?

In Gear Deals » Cosmetic 2nds Convoluted Closed Cell Foam Sleeping Pads Coming Soon!
April 04, 4:48pm

Re: Finding romance on the trail
Just noticed that Chaff posts no longer show up when you click "recent posts". It used to. You should have posted this under "other activities" for more responses : ).

In Chaff » Finding romance on the trail
April 02, 9:32pm

Re: Finding romance on the trail
It would seem rare for that to happen on the trail since you would have to be pretty forward and there is no certainty you will see them again. Much more common would seem to be organized group...

In Chaff » Finding romance on the trail
April 02, 9:25pm

Re: Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
A fatal gun response is never appropriate when the victim only has knife at a distance, imo.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 26, 5:24pm

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