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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: I carry...
I think using the regular stuff sack it comes with will fit sideways in the jam2 pack, not sure though. Hanging the bag should be fine. Many seem to think nice down bags should not be compressed fu...

In GEAR » Golite feather
October 27, 9:49pm

Re: Teva X-1 Pro Racer
I don't see a x-1 "pro" racer on their site, just the x-1 racer. http://tinyurl.com/28nf3m From reading reviews of it's predecessor shoe, the soles did wear out fast.

In GEAR » Teva X-1 Pro Racer
October 27, 9:03pm

Re: Any suggestions?
Suggestion on compression? That bag should come with a stuff sack and oversized sack for at home storage. I would not use a compression stuff sack with it, though I also don't know the packed s...

In GEAR » Golite feather
October 27, 8:57pm

Re: Golite feather
doubtful.

In GEAR » Golite feather
October 27, 8:35pm

Re: BPL Bivy?
Why not? It's double the price of what you can sometimes get the Equinox for.

In GEAR » Equinox ultralight mummy bivy
October 27, 7:40am

Re: Equinox ultralight mummy bivy
I use this bivy and like it alot. The only condensation I get is at the footbox maybe because the silnylon comes up a little too far to let that moisture evaporate. I've never had condensation ...

In GEAR » Equinox ultralight mummy bivy
October 27, 6:34am

Re: Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
On one of my early backpacking trips I took a 45 degree WM Linelite into upper 20's weather. I was one cold dude.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
October 25, 7:48am

Re: cuben sold off?
New fabrics will come along that are better.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Corp Acquired by North Sails
October 24, 10:57am

Re: No Updates Today?
updates on what?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » No Updates Today?
October 24, 10:55am

Re: Re: eVent poncho
Actually, it came out during their hike two years ago when their transcriber papa john mentioned it elsewhere. March 18, 2005 http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?autonumber=91492&keyword...

In GEAR » If Only Someone Made A.....
October 22, 3:21pm

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