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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: Backpack Problem
I would call Golite and discuss.

In GEAR » Backpack Problem
July 01, 9:27pm

Re: Struck by lightning
From the story it sounds like it struck near you in front, but not a direct hit.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Struck by lightning
June 30, 9:17am

Re: Titanium Bike Spokes For Tent Stakes
I have only used them in a cook kit. They could only be pushed into the ground maybe.

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Bike Spokes For Tent Stakes
June 29, 9:22am

Re: Another base layer/sleep clothing discussion
My solution is to pull clean windpants over my hiking pants and wear insulation/windshirt over hiking shirt, to keep my bag clean. I have not washed my RAB bag since I got it (~2005) with no loss o...

In GEAR » Another base layer/sleep clothing discussion
June 28, 11:27am

Re: wasatch bivy
I find none either.

In GEAR » wasatch bivy
June 27, 4:49pm

Re: sleeping pad as torso insulation
There is a thread about it, maybe by Daryl Clark.

In Multiple Use Gear » sleeping pad as torso insulation
June 26, 12:35pm

Re: WM Options
Highlite not large enough to be an outer bag. It should e the inner bag with a quilt over it.

In GEAR » Best 2-bag Sleep System for Deep Winter?
June 25, 8:16pm

Re: PCT Bear Bag Hang
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3s87FuTrdwQ&feature=plcp Another way to tie a clove hitch.

In GEAR » PCT Bear Bag Hang
June 24, 4:58pm

Re: Wp cameras
Thanks Greg!

In Photography » Waterproof camera features
June 23, 8:31pm

Re: Re: Non-essential
lol..They used fire to light their way at night more than a hundred years ago. It's not like they stayed home because they didn't have battery operated light.

In GEAR » Missing "essential" items: backup light, whistle, and fire starter
June 22, 5:22pm

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