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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: Bivvy bags - synthetic vs. down sleeping bags

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bivvy bags - synthetic vs. down sleeping bags
February 27, 7:16am

Re: remove compresson sack- and gain space!
A good idea for synthetic bags. It's interesting that Gossamer Gear recommends that also for their down bag.

In Philosophy & Technique » remove stuff sack- and gain space!
February 26, 2:05pm

Re: Quilts
Francis Tapon's site says he was sub 6, not sub 5. Like it makes any difference, but let's be accurate.

In GEAR » Quilt Question
February 26, 7:20am

Re: Re: Great Products & Service
The nunatak insulation wraps around more, but I've used the RAB quantum top bag down to freezing just fine (wearing clothing and inside bivy). It's a 15 oz. piece of ultralight history....

In GEAR » New Nunatak stuff
February 25, 11:51am

Re: jacket project
I would buy the thru hiker kit.

In Make Your Own Gear » jacket project
February 24, 6:06am

Re: New Nunatak stuff
Similar to RAB quantum top bag which costs $200.

In GEAR » New Nunatak stuff
February 22, 5:07am

Re: Utopia 1
No, I should have when campsaver had them for about $150 those few days before the shelter was sold many places.

In GEAR » Golite Utopia
February 20, 9:02pm

Re: Joshua Tree trip report
You are Sawchuck are nuts!! Get well soon.

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree, Ca. 40 miles, 2/16-2/17/08
February 20, 9:01pm

Re: Utopia
Another thing I wonder is how the silnylon dome will do when the fabric stretches after rainfall. How loose will the fabric get and how possibly flappy in wind...

In GEAR » Golite Utopia
February 20, 4:10pm

Re: Six Moon Designs Serenity Shelter Is In!
No such thing as a SMD Serenity Shelter? It's a net tent on their website..correct me if wrong.

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs Serenity Shelter Is In!
February 20, 1:19pm

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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