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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: Cool photos!
Appropriate paranoia is a good thing.

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
November 12, 9:06pm

Re: Re: Re: I can't even describe this
I meant to earlier remove the word "geez" from my post cuz I didn't like how it looked. I was initially frustrated that the child died. In that country, the fetus would have no chance...

In On the Web » I can't even describe this
November 12, 6:04pm

Re: I can't even describe this
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/11/18/131118fa_fact_levy?currentPage=all 1. Leaves the country at nearly 5 months pregnant. 2. Yanks out an umbilical cord without tying off the end.

In On the Web » I can't even describe this
November 12, 11:22am

Re: Re: Also pretty cheap
I think there are threads about the lower quality Coghlans bending easily even though they are Y stakes.

In Make Your Own Gear » Home Made Tent Stakes
November 12, 7:27am

Re: PLUS sterilization
http://sawyer.com/tech-water.html Sawyer makes a 0.02 micron filter that purifies. "If viruses are an issue, we offer the Point ZeroTWO Purifier (0.02 micron absolute pores), the first a...

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter for Cow Water ?
November 11, 7:56pm

Re: storing bear hang string
Wrap it around an old credit card.

In Philosophy & Technique » storing bear hang string
November 11, 7:21pm

Re: Home Made Tent Stakes
Knitting needles.

In Make Your Own Gear » Home Made Tent Stakes
November 11, 4:52pm

Re: RE: Search Forums
This is what I see. It must be something on my end. I'm on a mac using safari.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Search Forums
November 10, 4:28pm

Search Forums
It seems the search function for the forums forces use of the top search box like on the homepage. Even searching the term "evac" would not find some threads. Had to use a web search engi...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Search Forums
November 10, 2:05pm

Re: How do you handle your $ on a long hike?
http://www.depositaccounts.com/blog/tips-to-keep-your-credit-and-debit-cards-safe.html

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you handle your $ on a long hike?
November 10, 8:49am

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