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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: Compare and contrast two down pieces
The Montane is baffled so may be warmer. It is pertex quantum so more breathable but not as strong as microlight fabric. My 2 cents.

In GEAR » Compare and contrast two down pieces
November 19, 7:39am

Re: Serious problems with cell phone 911 call locations
Good Morning America talked about this today. They said gps doesn't work good enough for location inside a building or even inside a car.

In GEAR » Serious problems with cell phone 911 call locations
November 18, 1:45pm

Re: Pad on top or bottom?
I like it on the bottom.

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 18, 1:34pm

Re: seattlebackpackersmagazine: Trail Accident
On Oct 17 we were descending from a ridge to a cross country camp in the Rainbow Bridge National Monument area. A 60+ y/o not using poles fell forward and did about two head over heels turns, went ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » seattlebackpackersmagazine: Trail Accident
November 17, 6:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: the bigger picture
BPL = Bi Po Lar

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
November 14, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Cool photos!
Appropriate paranoia is a good thing.

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
November 12, 9:06pm

Re: Re: Re: I can't even describe this
I meant to earlier remove the word "geez" from my post cuz I didn't like how it looked. I was initially frustrated that the child died. In that country, the fetus would have no chance...

In On the Web » I can't even describe this
November 12, 6:04pm

Re: I can't even describe this
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/11/18/131118fa_fact_levy?currentPage=all 1. Leaves the country at nearly 5 months pregnant. 2. Yanks out an umbilical cord without tying off the end.

In On the Web » I can't even describe this
November 12, 11:22am

Re: Re: Also pretty cheap
I think there are threads about the lower quality Coghlans bending easily even though they are Y stakes.

In Make Your Own Gear » Home Made Tent Stakes
November 12, 7:27am

Re: PLUS sterilization
http://sawyer.com/tech-water.html Sawyer makes a 0.02 micron filter that purifies. "If viruses are an issue, we offer the Point ZeroTWO Purifier (0.02 micron absolute pores), the first a...

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter for Cow Water ?
November 11, 7:56pm

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