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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: 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

Re: Re: Re: kayaker rescues owl
http://www.hs.fi/kaupunki/Syliin+pyrkinyt+uimaripöllö+herkisti+kokeneen+melojan/a1383706551555?ref=hs-art-new-2

In On the Web » kayaker rescues owl
December 04, 2:00pm

Re: Fascinating, but
Australia may have less natural triggering events such as natural seismic activity, earthquakes, blizzards.

In Editor's Roundtable » Avalanche Safety for Backcountry Travelers
December 04, 7:37am

Re: The Other Fly --The Ridiculous One in your Baselayer
Those fly openings are not large enough for my multitool.

In GEAR » The Other Fly --The Ridiculous One in your Baselayer
December 04, 7:15am

Re: LOOKING TO FORM A NETWORK OF WEST MICHIGAN HIKERS
Also check meetup groups and http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/greatlakeshikes/info

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » LOOKING TO FORM A NETWORK OF WEST MICHIGAN HIKERS
December 03, 5:01pm

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