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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!
CityDallas
StateTexas
CountryU.S.A.
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: It called backpackingLIGHT.com
Andrew, do you wear wet shoes all evening in camp after a day of water crossings? How would you handle that?

In GEAR » Camp shoes?
September 09, 4:39am

$0.2
Seems too easy to set up false bidding for that to be allowed on BPL forum.

In Gear Swap » Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy Long Left zip
September 07, 8:52am

Re: Re: Re: Black Bear outside the tent strategy question
Roger that would be downright abusive to the bear : )

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Black Bear outside the tent strategy question
September 07, 7:04am

Re: Re: Re: Also confused
Richard, anybody that knows me..knows I am full of bull much of the time and joke around alot. Some of my posts are of the brutal honesty type that do not necessarily go over well with others. I...

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 06, 12:36pm

Re: Carrying out your own waste
They should rename it GagBag.

In On the Web » Carrying out your own waste
September 05, 7:34am

Re: Re: Re: Also confused
Touche' mon frere (?sp). Just trying to rile you CLOers up. Don't pay me no attention. I'll be over at the backpacker.com forums if you need me. John

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 04, 11:04am

Re: Also confused
99.9% of hikers don't know the clo values of their gear and don't care. Just bring clothing to stay warm and dry and you should make it through your trip.

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 04, 7:06am

BD HiLight
2 pounds 10 ounces by BD website.

In GEAR » Black Diamond Lighthouse
September 02, 4:52am

Re: Re: creative solutions to debris in shoes?
It seems a waste to permanently attach a gaiter to a sock that may not last. I may try this... 1. take old sock and cut off 5-6" portion that goes over lower leg; or use stretchy fabric. 2...

In GEAR » creative solutions to debris in shoes?
August 30, 2:15pm

Re: Poncho tarps
Dale, your hut 1 weighs 20 oz? Is that with stakes? Mine weighs 17 oz without stakes, bought in 2005.

In GEAR » Poncho Tarps List
August 29, 7:24am

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