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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: 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

Re: Missing hiker wouldn't drink untreated water
She was unprepared to be solo in the outdoors...lucky she lived...sheer ignorance on the water thing.

In GEAR » Missing hiker wouldn't drink untreated water
September 22, 5:23am

Re: Re: Wow
Ben the BPL auctioneer. P.S. there is no such thing as montane aero windpants. Are they montane featherlite windpants?

In Gear Swap » Gear, Gear, Gear!!!
September 21, 6:55pm

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