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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: Re: Outsak: a happy customer.
I had mice get through to my oatmeal in a freezer ziploc. Consider also covering the food with a stronger stuff sac of some sort.

In GEAR » Outsak: a happy customer.
January 20, 6:10pm

Re: Re: yeah know
The lightest is chlorine dioxide tablets or drops. Ben's method is pretty cool. He adds chlorine drops first, waits about 15 mins and then filters with the aquamira frontier pro (larger pore so...

In GEAR » Simple, versatile water filtration?
January 19, 8:36pm

Re: Simple, versatile water filtration?
Define versatile.

In GEAR » Simple, versatile water filtration?
January 19, 4:37pm

Re: Full-Zip Midlayer WITHOUT a collar?
ULTRA LIGHT DOWN COMPACT http://www.uniqlo.com/us/men/outerwear/ultra-light-down.html#compact I guess you were not looking for down. You can also buy a v-neck merino wool sweater from target ...

In GEAR » Full-Zip Midlayer WITHOUT a collar?
January 19, 4:30pm

Re: Breast Milk Bags
Thanks for the reminder. Those are used by the preparedness guys as a replacement for the cond*m water containers..lol. I have had some Gerber brand, but forgot about them.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Breast Milk Bags
January 18, 6:29pm

Re: Re: 4 Mil Polycro Tarp Material in Green; 20'X100'
The GG website puts large size polycryo at 100 gauge thickness (medium is 75 gauge). http://gossamergear.com/polycryo-ground-cloth-large.html That large size may convert to about 1 mil thickness...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 Mil Polycro Tarp Material in Green; 20'X100'
January 18, 9:20am

Re: 4 Mil Polycro Tarp Material in Green; 20'X100'
The usual mil thickness used in polycryo may be even thinner. The stuff people buy at walmart is 0.7 mil thickness. 4 mil could make a fairly strong shelter. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 Mil Polycro Tarp Material in Green; 20'X100'
January 18, 3:30am

Re: good enough gear
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/90852

In GEAR » good enough gear
January 17, 11:41am

Re: DOWN OVERQUILT as an alternative to a winter bag?
My system is WM Linelite inside RAB top bag inside Golite Ultra 20 (overquilt) for winter.

In GEAR » DOWN OVERQUILT as an alternative to a winter bag?
January 16, 4:53pm

Re: Basic food question
Instant rice with a meat packet.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Basic food question
January 16, 4:46pm

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