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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.
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/oh9pwel
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Re: Call me crazy
Not really. I was a 3.51 or so until I didn't renew my subscription. That whole first number is nothing more than how many years you have paid them money...a silly way to "rank" anyon...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 04, 6:31pm

Re: To each his own?
I often wonder how many posting those low weight gear lists have ever used them. Or are they really even telling the truth? Do you think people fib when it comes to gear lists? I think some do fib.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 04, 3:11pm

Re: Yet Another Bad Situation
If that guy harmed the female hiker, I hope they string him up by his you-know-what >:(

In Chaff » Does your kit include a gun?
January 03, 3:07pm

Re: Member Search
1. Go to www.google.com 2. Type in "member name site:backpackinglight.com" ex: steven evans site:backpackinglight.com leave off quotes and it will give many/most of their posts.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Member Search
January 02, 3:18pm

Re: Purogene: Possible Aqua Mira Replacement?
Don't forget that Potable Aqua now makes chlorine dioxide in tablet form, probably a little cheaper than Katadyn Micropur.

In GEAR » Purogene: Possible Aqua Mira Replacement?
January 01, 6:29am

Re: Personality profile of a light weight backpacker?
Gender: Male Age: Early 40's Personal Status: Single Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian, irish/cajun hybrid Occupation: Physician Location: North Texas, originally from Louisiana Pre-O...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What is the personality profile of a light weight backpacker?
December 31, 10:22am

Re: Re: Re: Golite Venture 20 Bag
Not exactly light though at 34 ounces for a 20 degree bag.

In Gear Deals » Golite Venture 20 Bag
December 27, 8:02am

Re: Re: Re: Weight
Apparently I tore up stuff when I was young. My older brother would tell me I had the capacity to tear up an anvil ; P

In GEAR » A warning on REI Carbon Poles
December 24, 7:14am

Re: Bivy Bug Protection
I use a bivy (Equinox) in hoodless mode with an OR spring ring headnet. The noseeum is sorta stiff so it will stay away from my face okay when I pull the fabric upwards. I sleep on my back and side...

In GEAR » Bivy Bug Protection
December 23, 4:21am

Re: Golite ultra 20
Wonder if the ultra was orginally named the Venture, since Skurkas website mentions a venture quilt at the same weight.

In GEAR » 2008 Golite Sleeping Bags
December 22, 1:47pm

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