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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: New Scout Plus UL2 looks Pretty Sweet.
And only 12 stakes to put it up! Awesome...lol. I would opt to only use 6 stakes and see if that would work.

In GEAR » Big Agnes Scout UL2
December 03, 4:54pm

Re: Re: Re: re: MLD Speedmid Problems
In the past the solomid page had some sentences about the duomid.

In GEAR » MLD Speedmid Problems
December 03, 10:05am

Re: Re: DAN
The DAN insurance isn't what it may sound like, to me. They must be called for their evacuations and it can only be from a geographic location where emergency vehicles can drive to, not miles i...

In Other Activities » Emergency Flight Insurance?
December 02, 9:22pm

Re: The worst cyber Monday deal....
Are you sure Golite's Black Friday/Cyber Monday deal isn't worse?

In On the Web » The worst cyber Monday deal....
December 02, 9:05pm

Re: Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
Thanks for sharing Seth. Which umbrella did you use?

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 02, 5:23pm

Re: Short Report: Fly Creek UL1 Platinum
From the Big Agnes website there is a Fly Creek 1 Platinum and a Fly Creek UL1, but no Fly Creek UL1 Platinum. Which tent do you have?

In GEAR » Short Report: Fly Creek UL1 Platinum
December 02, 1:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Pearls for backpacking in the rain
Justin, what cape dimensions would you go with? I guess the old ID Silcoat cape probably was not made flat to have use as a mini tarp.

In Philosophy & Technique » Pearls for backpacking in the rain
December 02, 10:38am

Re: gopro
Do the gopro's still have no screen to view the image? In the recent past you had to buy a separate piece to see what you are taking a picture of.

In GEAR » Go Pro
December 02, 10:01am

Re: Re: The whole world is my living room
You have a point about safety as it relates to building code. I won't be surprised when communities begin to get more restrictive in attempts to curb the tiny house movement. They could easily ...

In On the Web » The whole world is my living room
December 02, 9:57am

Re: Re: The whole world is my living room
You can buy composting toilets for the home.

In On the Web » The whole world is my living room
December 02, 9:04am

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