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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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All Forum Posts by John S.

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; P SuperUltraGreen Backpacking
Not in this case of a jacket, for me personally. We all should make choices to go "greener", but must we do or buy everything that comes along? No. This one doesn't make my list. D...

In Philosophy & Technique » Green and Light?
August 03, 3:02pm

Re: West Coast Trail - Ultralight Tips?
I would definitely wear trail runners. Boots are forbidden on this website...lol

In Post-Trip Reports » West Coast Trail
August 03, 2:58pm

Re: REI Flash
zpack zilch....manufacturer is thru hiking pct though.

In Gear Swap » WTB: UL day pack
August 02, 10:28pm

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What did she say about the footbox when used as an overbag? Why don't they have packed size listed?

In GEAR » Cocoon UL 60 or Pro 90 Quilt
August 02, 5:41pm

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Thanks..let us know how it works out and what low temp it might work to.

In Multiple Use Gear » Modular Sleep Setup
August 02, 10:57am

Re: Modular Sleep Setup
Whats an arc at? I gather the montbell is a half bag? Are the arm warmers the things bikers use?

In Multiple Use Gear » Modular Sleep Setup
August 02, 4:52am

Re: Re: sticky?
So you wear shorts at night? I wear long pants. There is definitely nothing wrong with a sponge bath. I would have the sticky feeling too if I didn't keep on my long pants. There are dry fac...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone else hate sleeping sticky?
July 31, 2:12pm

spam alert!!!!!!!!!
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In Chaff » Longbow First Aid Products Manufactory
July 31, 4:46am

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To feel sticky and/or clammy while sleeping sounds like you have too much clothing on or your bag is too hot for the temps or you have not allowed your body to cool off before retiring? In temps be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone else hate sleeping sticky?
July 31, 4:28am

Two more sense
Very interesting remarks. If you expend all your energy and are now incapacitated in the cold, your immediate cause of death will be exposure, in my opinion. Sure, an underlying event is exhaus...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Went too light- 5 dead.
July 28, 10:33am

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