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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: Any other sleeping techniques?
On the NPS site for the Guads, the forecast in the next few days is lows in the 20s. That is around 5,000 ft. You could be camping at a higher elevation with lower temps. A 40 degree bag won't ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Any other sleeping techniques?
December 21, 9:39am

Re: Re: Snow shovels and Northern lites questions
Doug, hi. Have you ever used the snowshoes that were taken on the Wilderness trekking III trip? I believe Atlas race.

In Winter Hiking » Snow shovels and Northern lites questions
December 21, 2:59am

Re: Re: Bear Spray
Alan, what is the make/model and weight of your fav .380?

In Chaff » Does your kit include a gun?
December 19, 8:13am

Re: Bear story National Geo
"Thompson, the river guide who found the Huffmans' campsite, believes that a floorless tent, an electric fence, and a loaded pistol (that doesn't need to be cocked) might help future c...

In Chaff » Does your kit include a gun?
December 19, 7:37am

Re: Re: ROFL -- The Day After
That math looks excellent. You get a gold star.

In Chaff » ROFL -- The Day After
December 18, 1:25pm

Re: ROFL -- The Day After
Are you gonna get dumped from being a peer reviewer if you are not a paying member? If you would like to participate in peer review, you must: 1. Be an active BackpackingLight.com Premium Membe...

In Chaff » ROFL -- The Day After
December 18, 12:04pm

Re: Re: SPOT
Im with Roger. If daily OK transmissions don't get through for whatever reasons, will the cavalry be called out more by loved ones? Time will tell on reliability.

In GEAR » SPOT personal tracker
December 16, 3:57am

Re: No Tooling Required
An extension could be made to an existing tealight holder with 1. HD foil, 2. foil tape or 3. cutting the bottom out of one tealight holder and JB welding it to another.

In GEAR » Multiple Tealights
December 15, 8:07pm

Re: Does your kit include a gun?
The gun posts have a way of starting heated controversy no matter what intention the original poster has ; )

In Chaff » Does your kit include a gun?
December 13, 11:40am

Re: Breeze
Be careful Chad when buying your breeze so that someone doesn't unknowingly sell you a nearly half-sized day pack instead. They look similar, but the day pack is 2000-2500 cubes volume.

In GEAR » Need advice on a Backpack
December 13, 11:38am

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