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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!
CityDallas
StateTexas
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: Best emergency bivy/shelter for 3-season day use
Large contractor bag or flat tarp to wrap up in.

In GEAR » Best emergency bivy/shelter for 3-season day use
January 05, 10:39pm

Re: alky stove for narrower pot
Tea candle stove is more narrow.

In GEAR » alky stove for narrower pot
January 04, 3:29pm

Re: UL binoculars
http://travelstore.ricksteves.com/catalog/index.cfm?fuseaction=product&theParentId=126&id=367

In GEAR » UL binoculars
January 03, 5:33pm

Re: UL Bike air travel bag options
Soft-side or hard-side? http://www.montaguebikes.com/assets/images/carrying_case.jpg Soft Carrying Case Montague's soft-sided bicycle carrying case, made of 420 Denier nylon, provides grea...

In GEAR » UL Bike air travel bag options
January 03, 5:30pm

Re: 2013 Reader Picks
Backpacking Items: 1. Toaks Outdoor titanium pot 2. Fenix HL21 headlamp 3. Komperdell carbon fiber trekking poles Other Outdoor Activity Item: 1. Mountain bike (possibly adding a new Montagu...

In GEAR » 2013 Reader Picks
December 31, 6:19pm

Re: Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
Jock itch (tinea cruris) is caused by fungus and not by eating certain foods. Risk Factors (see website link): -Are a man -Wear tight underwear -Are overweight -Sweat heavily -Have a weake...

In GEAR » Jock itch and wool boxer briefs..
December 29, 5:12am

Re: Just a curious question...
Most making the gear will be full timers. Some sites that only sell some gear may have another job. My two sense.

In GEAR » Just a curious question...
December 29, 5:10am

Re: Re: Flying With Trekking Poles - TSA Response
Probably some document from a physician or other.

In GEAR » Flying With Trekking Poles - TSA Response
December 23, 8:45am

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

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