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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: What is the best way to have Map handy
My camera case is worn on my sternum strap. I put a loop of shock cord through the belt loop on the camera case. I then put my map on 8.5 x 11" in a gallon size freezer bag, rolled it up and p...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 09, 6:14pm

Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Prob just fine..weighs 5.8 oz.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 8:16am

Re: Roman Dial Jr. Missing
1. Costa Rican gov't and Red Cross suspend search for US hiker believed missing in Corcovado Nat'l Park 2. Representatives from the U.S. Embassy are now in Puerto Jiménez, near the park...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 09, 5:25am

Re: FS: Integral Designs Silcoat Cape-Poncho type $25.00
The silcoat cape cannot be used like a silponcho flat tarp. Those are two different products?

In Gear Swap » FS: Integral Designs Silcoat Cape-Poncho type $25.00
August 07, 8:12pm

Re: Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
belongs in chaff

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 4:08pm

Re: Bargain found: AirLyte 20L Dry Bag $15 Shipped
Hi Dale. Marc Shea posted it here on 7/21, but thanks for the reminder. I probably need one ; ). http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread...

In Gear Deals » Bargain found: AirLyte 20L Dry Bag $15 Shipped
August 06, 7:37pm

Re: Re: Roman Dial Jr. Missing
nm

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 01, 1:00pm

Re: Roman Dial Jr. Missing
Their FB pages are not open to all. Roman Sr.'s blog last post is before incident. http://packrafting.blogspot.com/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 01, 10:08am

Re: Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
Many bikepackers seem to recommend separate tools needed for the specific bike rather than multitools.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
August 01, 4:10am

Re: Missing Kayaker/Hiker
Roman Dial's son, also named Cody, is ?missing in Costa Rica. http://www.adn.com/article/20140724/son-alaska-adventurer-roman-dial-missing-costa-rica http://www.adn.com/article/20140728/c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 01, 4:07am

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