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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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Re: Thru-hike of Roper's Sierra High Route without resupply
Congrats Adrian. Don't tell me you did it with the zilch pack : ). Which pack did ya carry?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hike of Roper's Sierra High Route without resupply
July 26, 2:44pm

Re: Big Arm Controversy
I vote Teutel. I love it when he breaks stuff.

In Chaff » Big Arm Controversy
July 26, 2:42pm

Re: Reassure me about my poncho
On this trip take your event jacket for insurance in addition to your poncho/spinchaps. This will ease your "anxieties". Think of it as gear testing with backup in case of a problem. W...

In GEAR » Reassure me about my poncho
July 26, 7:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Satellite Phone recs
www.andrewskurka.com is using the mcmurdo fastfind.

In GEAR » Satellite Phone recs
July 24, 10:02pm

Re: Survivor Stud
Awesome..better than watching Bear Grylls!!!!

In Chaff » Survivor Stud
July 24, 8:21pm

Re: Lightest WP/B rain pants?
The new Golite Reed pants do have watertight ankle zips.

In GEAR » Lightest WP/B rain pants?
July 24, 7:39am

Re: "Rain Fly" for Hex3
I've always wondered what is the minimum angle needed on a four season shelter to prevent snow load from pulling the tent down. It would be especially important in a pyramid tent being held up ...

In Make Your Own Gear » "Rain Fly" for Hex3 & other pryramids
July 23, 11:31am

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

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