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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: DIY results
What year did you purchase your zeus? I was checking out your back vent to see if it had the improved one.

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
July 22, 5:20pm

Re: John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
I hear Brian Robinson will be going for a JMT record in August. From the gear list it appears supported. His gear list http://www.golite.com/PDF/athletes/gearlists/brian_jmtspeedrecord.pdf

In GEAR » John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
July 22, 10:45am

Re: Bivy sack insect protection
Peter, I like using it too.

In GEAR » Bivy sack insect protection
July 21, 3:36pm

Re: gearlist
I'm beginning to think you won't see a gearlist. Why use the 5 letters ULTRA (as in ultralight) anywhere in a report mentioning a Denali summit when we all know that nobody can do that with...

In Editor's Roundtable » Doing Denali Light
July 21, 6:11am

Re: Volunteer needed / You're little more than a complex impedance...
Sign me up!! Ben Franklin "Next class, we'll be modeling lightning strikes to tents as fast transients using the SEPTRE analysis program. We'll need a volunteer to fly a balloon ...

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
July 20, 11:14am

Re: Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/outdoors.htm http://www.nols.edu/resources/research/pdfs/lightningsafetyguideline.pdf

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
July 20, 8:11am

Re: One Shot
It amazes me that regular length sleeping bags are usually fitted for a 6 footer, yet most shelters do not take into account the needed extra room for a pillow and sleeping bag insulation so you ar...

In GEAR » BD One Shot
July 20, 8:00am

thegearlessmachine.com
Check out thegearlessmachine.com for frogg toggs (rainsuits, hats, umbrella, poncho, stuff sacks made from same material as rainsuit), dri ducks, drop stoppers...pretty cool. A poncho shelter made ...

In GEAR » thegearlessmachine.com
July 19, 6:20pm

Re: PCT Food Hanging Method & Spectra 725
I hated the pct method too due to difficulty with the clove hitch...went back to old method of tieing cord off to nearby tree knob.

In Philosophy & Technique » PCT Food Hanging Method & Spectra 725
July 19, 7:12am

Re: Can't you remove these adds?
kinda bizarre how those remain there for days if not weeks

In GEAR » DriDucks Weight and Fit
July 18, 8:49pm

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