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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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Re: help! can't fix my pucker
Your gonna need a urologist.

In Make Your Own Gear » help! can't fix my pucker
March 23, 7:03pm

Re: Advanced Elements PackLite Kayak

In Gear Deals » Advanced Elements PackLite Kayak
March 18, 3:54pm

Re: Cabela's Guidwear Flats Cap

In GEAR » Cabela's Guidwear Flats Cap
March 16, 6:34am

Re: ultralight waders
One hiker that goes with us uses a modified contracter bag and duct tape for stocking footed waders up to the hip.

In Fishing » ultralight waders
March 16, 6:29am

Re: Screw top gallon jugs
Thanks. I ended up using a different shaped Ozarka one gallon container for a canoe trip. While at Walmart I saw some sugar drinks and tea that use the old gallon shaped container with a screw top.

In GEAR » Screw top gallon jugs
March 16, 6:12am

Screw top gallon jugs
Anybody know where I can find screw top plastic gallon jugs like the old kind? I know they exist but now sure where. Maybe Safeway. Walmart has them in the blue jugs too.

In GEAR » Screw top gallon jugs
March 12, 9:23am

Re: Anybody familiar with the OHT?
The water quality is very good. There are frequently campsites at significant water crossings, so probably more than listed.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ozark Highlands Trail questions
March 10, 3:45am

Re: Shouldn't a rain jacket ALWAYS be high visibility?
Shouldn't a hat always be bright orange so you won't get shot?

In GEAR » Shouldn't a rain jacket ALWAYS be high visibility?
March 02, 10:38am

Re: What is your two item first aid kit?
A podcast from a few years ago listed the top 5 choices. A NOLS instructor listed these. 1. gloves 2. tape 3. pain reliever 4. irrigation syringe (10 cc needle nose) 5. wound cover to keep w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is your two item first aid kit?
March 02, 8:37am

Re: Camera Case with Plastic Sandwich
Two pieces of plastic (one over front, one over back) held by shock cord and throw in any stuff sack. I'm from Louisiana. Kidding. Sam Haraldson wrote an article on a diy camera case I think.

In Make Your Own Gear » Camera Case with Plastic Sandwich
March 02, 8:28am

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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