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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: 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!!!!!!!!!

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

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

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 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

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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