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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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SATcase
How it Works: SATcase creator Jim Thomson says the Satcase is very user friendly. Simply insert your smartphone into the case, close the cover and click the latches closed. Install the SATcase app...

In GEAR » SATcase
September 30, 9:11pm

Re: What do you rehydrate in?
Cold beer.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What do you rehydrate in?
September 30, 11:21am

Re: Science Fact: Running Does Not Suck.
I consider marathon running an extreme sport.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
September 30, 11:20am

Re: Yes, running sucks.
If you run for recreation/fitness for any length of time, you will get injuries (minor or more significant), no matter what footwear you use.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
September 30, 9:16am

Re: Best material for UL blanket? Anyone have any?
Instead of worrying about windproofness of a liner when used alone, skip doing that and just lay the 40f bag partly on top of you to adjust for comfort. That is one advantage of using a quilt in th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Best material for UL blanket? Anyone have any?
September 30, 9:13am

Re: Your favorite Warm Hat; Favorite Warm sun hat/system
Warm hat- brimmed hat Cold hat (low altitude, no snow)- brimmed hat plus buff for lower face/neck Cold hat (above treeline, snow)- fleece beanie, buff, visor, windshirt hood combo

In GEAR » Your favorite Warm Hat; Favorite Warm sun hat/system
September 30, 7:46am

Re: Re: Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
Hi Roger. Yes, it does seem absurd. That is the first thing Body Glide changed. The product name was first changed to Skin Glide and then the ingredient change.

In GEAR » Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
September 29, 3:37am

Re: Other products with dimethicone
Ebay and some online stores still have the dimethicone stuff. Be careful when ordering...that they don't sell you the skin glide without dimethicone, if you don't want it. Maybe it is an...

In GEAR » Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
September 28, 3:06pm

Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
I discovered this for myself today, but it has been getting around earlier this year. http://www.portlandhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=15799

In GEAR » Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
September 28, 1:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Chafing Prevention
Their packaging and ingredients have changed about 4 times over the last couple years. The last packaging had that exact ingredient list http://www.swimoutlet.com/photos/41189-4.jpg The lates...

In GEAR » Chafing Prevention
September 28, 12:51pm

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