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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: Re: PBF
Wonder what's up with the no number fetish...

In Chaff » All Practical Backpacking Members!!!!
March 14, 7:21am

Re: RE: Foam slippers
Very smart Dustin...

In GEAR » Pocket Slipper Camp Shoes
March 12, 8:38pm

Re: Re: Re: MS Vista not showing New Posts
I'd bet it's not any browser issue, but this forum software doing that. The new posts function probably has a time limit on it so if you leave the site open for some period of time and clic...

In Chaff » MS Vista not showing New Posts
March 12, 11:12am

Re: MS Vista not showing New Posts
I've noticed that sometimes just clicking on "new posts since last visit" doesn't give all posts that you have not read (if you see what I mean). If I keep the bpl site open but d...

In Chaff » MS Vista not showing New Posts
March 12, 7:49am

Re: Re: Lightest Vapour Barrier Clothing
Dang, they must have stopped selling it. You could ask them at Another thought for at least a silnylon top is the equinox rain jacket. It's probably too heavy at nearly ...

In GEAR » Lightest Vapour Barrier Clothing
March 11, 2:20pm

Re: Equinox bivy owners: question
My equinox bivy has no netting. It does have a hood of sorts, but I don't use the hood.

In GEAR » Equinox bivy owners: question
March 11, 10:58am

Re: Lightest Vapour Barrier Clothing
If you are not going to make your own from cuben, spinnaker, etc, you could buy the silnylon rain suit from antigravity gear. It may be baggy though.

In GEAR » Lightest Vapour Barrier Clothing
March 11, 9:11am

Re: Into the Wild
Not far from where he was looking to cross, there was a cable used for crossing in high water. Roman Dial has been there. No one knows why he didn't scout it out further, or I don't. The...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Into the Wild
March 10, 6:51pm

Re: fill weight
Fill weight 10 oz in the regular, 9 in short, 11 in long. 60/52/39" at shoulder/hips/footbox Probably more of a 25-30 degree bag.

In GEAR » How warm can you take your 20F quilt?
March 10, 6:01pm

Re: Specs on the Alpinist and Ultra 20
I'd guess/bet the golite ultra fill weight at 10 oz.

In GEAR » How warm can you take your 20F quilt?
March 10, 3:34pm

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