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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: go light but bring O2; permanent damage from altitude
http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/0002-9343/PIIS0002934305006741.pdf whole article of study they take their data from. Comments: Their data seems odd. In 12 experience...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » go light but bring O2; permanent damage from altitude
September 27, 11:42am

Re: Re: Weight training...
I like weight training, but never did like the "push it to failure" or always adding more weight side of the activity. The average person who isn't in competitive sports only needs go...

In Philosophy & Technique » Weight training...
September 27, 11:23am

Re: Re: Tea Light Stove Upgrade
It is a good idea. One thing I wondered about was adding alcohol since you have to pour down into the candle holder now from a distance above.

In Make Your Own Gear » Tea Light Stove Upgrade
September 27, 11:15am

Re: Demystify Girth Hitch
George, you have it right. The pic posted at the website is a little vague because it shows part of the loop going back through itself.

In GEAR » Demystify Girth Hitch
September 26, 11:24am

Re: Thanks for posting this
It won't be light, but it's event.

In Gear Deals » eVENT jacket 66 degrees north
September 26, 4:49am

Re: Weight training...
I have always like weight training since high school days. Over the years I have had to cut back due to injury, but I still do a dumbell workout about three times a week with low weights. Every...

In Philosophy & Technique » Weight training...
September 25, 7:13am

Re: Back from Zion
Thanks for the feedback...glad you had a great trip!

In GEAR » Best and Essential Gear for Canyoneering Zion?
September 24, 7:53pm

Re: featherlite
Make sure about featherlite sizing. In one post you said 34 waist which is a large. Now size said to be medium. Just pointing that out.

In Gear Swap » Lower prices, need to move
September 23, 9:46pm

Re: I fail to see American's fondness for soap as a problem
greg, if it worked on a negative feedback loop, as do some hormones in the body, then using moisturizing creams may have that affect. But, it doesn't. Using moisturizing creams does not cause o...

In GEAR » Deodorant/Anti-Perspirant... what do you use?
September 23, 5:55am

Re: Arcteryx soft shell and layering systerm: New winter hiker needs advice
arcteryx is sooooooo overpriced. I avoid their website.

In GEAR » Arcteryx soft shell and layering systerm: New winter hiker needs advice
September 23, 5:36am

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