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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: I know
Gear Deals Announcements of online & local sales, coupons, etc. Commercial posts OK, but ONLY if you are announcing a sale or coupon. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackingli...

In Gear Deals » MLD now offers the Komperdell Carbon Vario 4 poles
August 16, 5:20pm

Re: Best Beginner Tarp/Bivy Combo
Duomid plus Borah bivy made to size. It doesn't use tent poles. For an easy up tent pole "tarp", think about the Tarptent Moment DW and leave the inner at home.

In GEAR » Best Beginner Tarp/Bivy Combo
August 15, 7:49pm

Re: sore throat after long backpacking trips?
Post nasal drip + cold, dry air maybe. LOL at Jason G ; ).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » sore throat after long backpacking trips?
August 15, 7:30am

Re: I'm back!
Is there a deal on the stix for Gary to still be posting under the gear deals forum?

In Gear Deals » The Silly Stix are back!
August 14, 5:59am

Re: Re:"Four Pass Loop Bear Protection"
In backpacking the FPL, some do camp in designated dispersed camping sites near Crater Lake and Snowmass Lake. The ranger I spoke with today said you would be ticketed if caught in those type locat...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Four Pass Loop Bear Protection
August 13, 6:08pm

Re: Re: SAR crews warn about online-based groups
Agree with Ken, generalizing is bad. It is up to the organizer of any group trip (BPL, meetup, sierra club) to screen the participants. Any organization can have participants who lie about their ab...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Search and rescue crews warn about online-based groups
August 13, 8:30am

Re: Running Question -- Ankle Lockup
1. Stop running for now. 2. Go see a sports medicine MD.

In Other Activities » Running Question -- Ankle Lockup
August 12, 5:50am

Re: Two new UL synth puffies
Golite Wenatchee, no hood.

In GEAR » Two new UL synth puffies
August 11, 5:49am

Re: Re: Wil Rietveld and the OR Show Report

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wil Rietveld and the OR Show Report
August 10, 9:00pm

Re: no answers?
Alex, you hijacked someone elsess thread ; ). You should start another thread with the same questions.

In Make Your Own Gear » Another Outdoor Products Trekking Poles Thread - Picture heavy
August 09, 10:10pm

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