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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: What's on your (UL) wish list?
My birthday is 7/27, so email me for my address to ship that western mountaineering highlite you buy me... kidding

In GEAR » What's on your (UL) wish list?
July 18, 3:54pm

Re: Dealing with rapid altitude change?
Any other tips...hmmm...you could try this before and on day 1, John's Ten Essentials to acute mountain sickness prevention: 1. several days before trip: stop drinking caffeine and alcoho...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dealing with rapid altitude change?
July 18, 3:34pm

Re: John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
Good luck Aaron. Have you been doing sleep deprivation training?

In GEAR » John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
July 18, 7:42am

Re: Re: New OD Box/ MontBell Tent
The uno has less ventilation than a Eureka Zeus Exo...whoa!

In GEAR » New OD Box/ MontBell Tent
July 16, 2:32pm

Re: UL Backpack for use with inflatable ground pad?
delete

In GEAR » UL Backpack for use with inflatable ground pad?
July 15, 7:23pm

Re: Rab Summit height
The 28" height is still in the first paragraph. Prolite Gear says the fabric is exchange lite event, while other sites say the fabric is exchange lite gore tex..confusing.

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Rab Summit Extreme Tent REVIEW
July 15, 7:56am

UL pads
Inflatables BMW torsolite (10-11 oz; 32x17x1; 4x8 packed) POE uberlite (9.0 oz; 37x17x1; 4x8 packed) Montbell Pad 90 (10.2 oz; 35x20x1; 3.5x10 packed) Closed Cell Foam (you can easily c...

In GEAR » Compact sleeping pad
July 14, 8:16am

Re: the tarp,my twin tower
Hi. What is the weight of your shelter? Nice work.

In Make Your Own Gear » the tarp,my twin tower
July 14, 7:46am

Re: Screen lock, weight
We need a thread on the smallest and lightest cell phones...

In Multiple Use Gear » iPhone for Backpacking-Ready or Not?
July 14, 7:45am

Re: iPhone for Backpacking-Ready or Not?
6 to 8 hour battery life isn't worth it.

In Multiple Use Gear » iPhone for Backpacking-Ready or Not?
July 13, 10:35pm

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