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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: Cheap Pots!
They also make a 0.9 quart grease dispenser weighing ~3.8 oz with lid and costing 5 bucks. The lid fits the 10 cm cup too.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cheap Pots!
February 09, 7:31pm

Re: FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
You should post this on other sites too. It should easily sell at that price.

In Gear Swap » FS: Mont-bell Alpine Light Down Jacket
February 09, 4:46pm

Re: Time/distance estimates
I think the average walking speed with a full pack is more like 2 mph plus the slowdown for climbs.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking Distance Estimates
February 09, 5:21am

Santa Fe Snowshoeing Recomendations
I am off at the end of this month and want to go to Santa Fe for some snowshoeing/snowcamping for 2-3 nights. Any suggestions?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Santa Fe Snowshoeing Recomendations
February 08, 1:58pm

Re: synthetics losing loft... how quickly? how bad is it?
And there must be some level of compression, beyond which is even worse for the insulation.

In GEAR » synthetics losing loft... how quickly? how bad is it?
February 08, 12:21pm

Re: Re: Heavy Sweaters
"Our sweat has no smell initially. It only smells because of bacterial growth." Not entirely accurate. Apocrine gland secretions (armpit, groin) do have a smell, but it's definitel...

In Philosophy & Technique » Deoderant choice?
February 08, 12:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Body Hair
lol @ Frank's response.

In Philosophy & Technique » Deoderant choice?
February 07, 6:51pm

Re: (2) ID SilPonchos combined - Does this leak?
There's a picture in one of the tarp articles showing that done by Ryan and Alan?

In GEAR » (2) ID SilPonchos combined - Does this leak?
February 07, 6:43pm

Re: 20 degree bag & trekking poles
What did ya not like about the poles? Too short for you?

In Gear Swap » 20 degree bag & trekking poles
February 07, 8:23am

Re: Grip studs for shoes
I'd do the 1/4" hex screws with nut driver...probably lighter.

In GEAR » Grip studs for shoes
February 06, 8:25am

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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