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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: Pneumonia?
http://www.everydayhealth.com/cold-and-flu/colds-and-the-weather.aspx At least it is reviewed by an M.D., supposedly.

In GEAR » Cold weather/winter survival shelter
December 21, 10:49am

Re: Re: Re: Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs.
Good one Dale.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Infographic / flier to hand out to newbies to help lighten their packs.
December 14, 7:38am

Re: FlyWeight Designs and Advanced Elements
Thanks for the update Marc.

In Packrafting » Supai Adventure or Flyweight Flytepacker?
December 11, 5:35pm

Re: Re: The Backpacking Light 2013 Photo Contest
Maybe RJ got caught up watching the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show or something.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » The Backpacking Light 2013 Photo Contest
December 10, 9:16pm

Re: Final questions for a PLB purchase
The PLB only transmits (unless extra gadget bought like Delorme stuff). The GPS only receives. Any PLB transmitting at 5 watts will probably get a signal out in some degree of canopy. Most PLB'...

In GEAR » Final questions for a PLB purchase
December 08, 7:44pm

Re: Golite
The bitterroot sale was in November 2012. The final day was an insulated vest.

In Gear Deals » GoLite's 12 days of savings
December 06, 9:19am

Re: Refilling hydration bladder from spigot
For use at the trailhead, you could buy one of those hoses that fit to a home faucet and it has a shower head on other end. Cut it to what length you want and keep that in your car. http://bit.l...

In GEAR » Refilling hydration bladder from spigot
December 05, 6:15pm

Re: Avy Classes
Sounds like a great course Casey.

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 05, 5:45pm

Re: Another Public Transit Backpacking Trip in the San Francisco Bay Area
Very nice Amy.

In Post-Trip Reports » Another Public Transit Backpacking Trip in the San Francisco Bay Area
December 04, 5:01pm

Re: THANKS!
Does one typically learn how to really use a snow study kit in an avalanche one course?

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 04, 2:13pm

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