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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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Re: Moving to Colombia: Gear Considerations
Bullet proof vest.

In GEAR » Moving to Colombia: Gear Considerations
April 21, 6:54pm

Re: Re: Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
If a product sounds too good to be true, it probably is a hoax.

In GEAR » Is a bucket/basin worthwhile for personal hygiene on trips more than a couple of days?
April 20, 5:11pm

Re: Go Lite Hut 1 set up question
I have always used a stick or take my adjustable poles apart and use a part of that to wedge into the foot end. No extra stake needed in my case.

In GEAR » Go Lite Hut 1 set up question
April 17, 6:06pm

Re: Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy. My Trails Company

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 14, 2:36am

Re: TIme and strength
Not delusional, but rangers may add note to permit that they warned against it. That is what they did to us going up Bear Canyon all the way to Marcus, about 14 miles.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Guadalupe Mountains National Park
March 19, 1:39am

Re: Re: So much data
I just wish Montbell would get away from shiny fabric in some of their clothing. I got accused of wearing Michael Jackson clothes on one trip.

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
March 18, 8:29pm

Re: long rain jackets?
Oops didn't finish reading your post before responding.

In GEAR » long rain jackets?
March 17, 7:09pm

Re: Lightest knife to baton small pieces of wood?
This thread might give ideas.

In GEAR » Lightest knife to baton small pieces of wood?
March 16, 6:53pm

Re: Tent
Sean, I am betting no spreader since he is guying the peaks out also.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Silpoly Solo Tent
March 15, 9:26pm

Re: best pack towel?
I thought it was your pee bottle or sumthin

In GEAR » best pack towel?
March 15, 4:10pm

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