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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: Re: The Annual Should I Re-up My Membership Thread
Brian, name one subscription magazine doing what you way? None. A magazine isn't the same as a newspaper.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 07, 11:07am

Re: Removal of Komperdell C3 pole baskets
Email Komperdell and see what they say. In taking my BD baskets off, I put a forefoot on either side of the basket and force downward. Baskets should come off relatively easily.

In GEAR » Removal of Komperdell C3 pole baskets
January 07, 9:00am

Re: New "BPL" video camera
Any pics or a link? I gather the zoom is internal and 10x optical?

In Photography » New "BPL" video camera
January 07, 8:53am

Don't Tas' them bro!
I don't think you will ever see tasers used on large animals, and I don't think they should be used in many situations on humans. Law enforcement is abusing the Taser and killing people in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » a Tasar Gun for Black Bear Protection?
January 06, 3:22pm

Re: Re: Missing Hiker in GA

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » FYI missing hiker in GA
January 05, 7:30pm

Re: wb?

In Chaff » Practical Backpacking: Does anyone use it?
January 05, 8:39am

Re: Call me crazy
Not really. I was a 3.51 or so until I didn't renew my subscription. That whole first number is nothing more than how many years you have paid them money...a silly way to "rank" anyon...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 04, 6:31pm

Re: To each his own?
I often wonder how many posting those low weight gear lists have ever used them. Or are they really even telling the truth? Do you think people fib when it comes to gear lists? I think some do fib.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Continue with BPL Membership?
January 04, 3:11pm

Re: Yet Another Bad Situation
If that guy harmed the female hiker, I hope they string him up by his you-know-what >:(

In Chaff » Does your kit include a gun?
January 03, 3:07pm

Re: Member Search
1. Go to 2. Type in "member name" ex: steven evans leave off quotes and it will give many/most of their posts.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Member Search
January 02, 3:18pm

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