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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: New Sawyer 2014 MINI Filter on Sale
What is the retail price? Looking around the web it appears to be $24.99 retail, with free shipping (weeks) on Ebay.

In Gear Deals » New Sawyer 2014 MINI Filter on Sale
September 19, 8:21am

Re: Re: camp/water shoes
Does Ryan make a pair that can be worn with regular socks on (not toe socks) so I don't have to expose my dirty feets before I wash them in the evening before bed? Or, can those be worn with...

In GEAR » camp/water shoes
September 17, 9:49am

Re: Re: Chafing Prevention
To me, longer boxer briefs would be for thigh-thigh chafing. If the chafing is higher on groin as Daryl describes, it seems a slightly tighter brief should be tried, maybe along with some cream or ...

In GEAR » Chafing Prevention
September 15, 9:05pm

Re: Born to walk
Agree with that.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
September 15, 8:57pm

Re: camp/water shoes
http://www.sprintaquatics.com/prodinfo.asp?number=900

In GEAR » camp/water shoes
September 15, 5:54pm

Re: Chafing Prevention
www.spanx.com

In GEAR » Chafing Prevention
September 15, 1:24pm

Re: Boulder floods
I just got word that my first cousin and her husband from Jamestown are safe and sound. We'd been trying to find them for a couple of days.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BREAKING NEWS: 2 HIKERS STRANDED ON LONGS PEAK
September 15, 10:45am

Re: BREAKING NEWS: 2 HIKERS STRANDED ON LONGS PEAK
Wonder what they were doing up there in this weather.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BREAKING NEWS: 2 HIKERS STRANDED ON LONGS PEAK
September 13, 1:15pm

How Chris McCandless Died
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/09/how-chris-mccandless-died.html Seems like the case is closed on what incapacitated him. The immediate cause of death being starvation probably...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How Chris McCandless Died
September 13, 11:28am

Re: 160 quarantined after boy who ate marmot meat dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
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In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 160 quarantined after boy who ate marmot meat dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
September 11, 5:26pm

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