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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: How do you handle your $ on a long hike?
I would probably take two credit cards and no debit cards. Debit cards have increased risk IMO.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you handle your $ on a long hike?
November 09, 7:06pm

Re: Free MLD Gear
Gear Deals should not be for this sort of gear givaway for a vote. There is no sale offer.

In Gear Deals » Free MLD Gear
November 06, 5:07pm

Re: "Backpacking With A Thermometer"
The body does measure the temperature of blood in several areas including the brain. The hypothalamus is your thermostat.

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking With A Thermometer
October 30, 2:48pm

Re: Bargain Bivy @ oware $57 shipped
The drawcord looks like it would be under a shoulder and hard to get to, from guessing where it ends up when inside. Where is the drawcord when you are inside? I am guessing the gray is silnylon...

In Gear Deals » Bargain Bivy @ oware $57 shipped
October 30, 1:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Backpacking With A Thermometer
Most of those carrying therms only want to record the overnight lows.

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking With A Thermometer
October 30, 10:41am

Re: Snowshoe length & my "theory of relativiity"
Theory of Floatativity.

In GEAR » Snowshoes for use with light shoes
October 30, 10:30am

Ride with two bear canister

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » NERDS!
October 30, 10:29am

Re: alum/carbo hybrid poles?
Black diamond or Komperdell.

In GEAR » alum/carbo hybrid poles?
October 29, 1:18pm

Re: Golite Breeze
No size given.

In Gear Swap » Golite Breeze
October 29, 5:37am

Re: Death in Big Bend by Laurence Parent

In Other Activities » Death in Big Bend by Laurence Parent
October 28, 4:19pm

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