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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: 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

Re: Re: Disasters - backpackers vs. hikers vs. climbers
Stuart, where I can get one of the new cuben fiber handkerchiefs?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man ties legs together, crawls for help
December 02, 7:21am

Re: Pearls for backpacking in the rain
Others have good thoughts. It is typically said that if the rain is prolonged, you will get wet either from sweat or rain. It is best to be warm if wet. While hiking, you: 1. Minimize number...

In Philosophy & Technique » Pearls for backpacking in the rain
December 01, 4:38pm

Re: Go Pro
Some trip reports using video have been great. Didn't Eugenius do some video trip reports?

In GEAR » Go Pro
December 01, 4:23pm

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