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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: Stylin' Sun Gloves
Go to home depot and try these on. You may not like them, but they are light. I wore them on a hot hike and didn't mind them. http://gossamergear.com/wp/tips/3505

In GEAR » Sun Gloves?
June 11, 8:39pm

Re: How to eat for a big day
http://thru-hiker.com/articles/pack_light_eat_right.php

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How to eat for a big day
June 11, 8:35pm

Re: Lightest Sunblock container? SEEMS crazy, but it all adds up, right??
I use a black film canister.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lightest Sunblock container? SEEMS crazy, but it all adds up, right??
June 11, 8:33pm

Re: F/S: Stephenson Warmlite 2R
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In Gear Swap » F/S: Stephenson Warmlite 2R
June 11, 9:14am

Re: Temp of 115 kills hiker
Heat Stress in the Elderly Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Elderly people do not adjust as well as ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Temp of 115 kills hiker
June 11, 9:04am

Re: Portable shower, after that UL hike.
http://www.duckworksbbs.com/gear/shower/

In GEAR » Portable shower, after that UL hike.
June 10, 8:09pm

Re: Bepanthen as Hydropel substitute
http://bepanthen.ie/bepanthen-ointment The website says different as far as ingredients. It contains zinc oxide, matricaria, essential oils, dexpanthenol

In GEAR » Bepanthen as Hydropel substitute
June 10, 10:07am

Re: What to do when the mountains are *CLOSED*??
I would be headed to Colorado or Utah. Sorry to hear about the wilderness closures.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What to do when the mountains are *CLOSED*??
June 10, 6:08am

Re: UL PLB - rescueME
Thanks for posting about it.

In GEAR » UL PLB - rescueME
June 09, 8:53pm

Re: Supai Adventure or Flyweight Flytepacker?
You can't buy either boat new right now, only the canyon flatwater 2 in seconds. The flytepacker is being redesigned to have a skin that covers the boat. Also consider the Klymit LiteWater D...

In Packrafting » Supai Adventure or Flyweight Flytepacker?
June 09, 3:20pm

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