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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: External battery state-of-the-market
It's too bad the review though only covers high capacity batteries. People on here are taking only 3,000 mAh for an entire thru hike. We need a list of batteries like the fluxmob that have t...

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
February 02, 9:04am

Re: Solar Charger?
Most of the talk is about this these days.

In GEAR » Solar Charger?
February 01, 9:22pm

Re: Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
New colors for the REI Adventues Pants

In GEAR » Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
February 01, 1:59am

Re: Borrowing poncho/rain cape features from cycling rain gear
Yes, the silcoat cape comes to mind. I always wanted to try one but when I would read reviews, there were issues with backpacking in it, probably what is mentioned here.

In GEAR » Borrowing poncho/rain cape features from cycling rain gear
January 31, 4:03pm


In GEAR » BEST Cuben Fiber Toilet paper...????
January 30, 4:36pm

Re: +1 montbell
Kate, which Montbell lumbar pack do you like?

In GEAR » City travel 30L packs?
January 29, 2:12am

Re: Which manufacturers make Rain Chaps?

In GEAR » Which manufacturers make Rain Chaps?
January 28, 4:48pm

Re: wiggys

In Gear Deals » PolyFishnet Backpacker T-Tops $5
January 26, 9:33am

Re: Malaria Pills
Doxycycline has been in recent news for skyrocketing price.

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 26, 2:13am

Re: Malaria Pills
Remember that if you get sick up to 12 months after your visit, to not forget the incubation period even if you took the meds. Let your doctor know. "Incubation Period Following the infect...

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 8:00pm

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