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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: WM Summerlite vs Nunatak Specialist
Frank, users of the variable girth nunatak bags can change the internal dimensions so they can wear loftier clothing inside, thereby making that bag more versatile (using the same bag into lower te...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs Summerlite
January 15, 8:16pm

Re: Micropur
Everyones different, you are right. Maybe I just overlook the taste and don't even think about it. If it bothered me, I'd still probably put something in it to mask the taste (country time,...

In GEAR » Katadyn Micropur Users
January 15, 6:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: "I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
Check this out...Thermal Efficiency of a Human Being http://mb-soft.com/public2/humaneff.html

In Philosophy & Technique » "I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
January 15, 3:26pm

Re: Toilet Paper?
A bidet won't fit in my zpack.

In GEAR » Go! Towel
January 15, 12:29pm

Re: Go! Towel
The blue shop towels are cheap enough (~5 cents/towel) to be used as a towel AND toilet paper (Gotta Go! towels?). Let's see you do that with those. ; )

In GEAR » Go! Towel
January 15, 11:40am

Re: Fruit Cake
I've met a few of those in my time ; )

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Who has the fruitcake this year?
January 14, 7:27am

Re: Micropur
The longer you wait after adding micropur, the less likely the chlorine taste. You might taste it at 30 minutes, but probably not at 1 hour and definitely not after that. Make sure you are adding o...

In GEAR » Katadyn Micropur Users
January 14, 7:23am

Re: Oops - Nevermind
The BPL reader reviews area should be different. On the review of this bag, two guys give it a 5 while asking questions in an area meant for an honest review. That sucks.

In GEAR » 2008 Golite Sleeping Bags
January 13, 3:40pm

Re: Re: "I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
At first glance, the below statement sounds WAAAAAAYYY off. Mind sharing the source? Mark wrote, "At 0F, you 1/2 the average persons base metabolism is used warming air."

In Philosophy & Technique » "I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
January 13, 5:46am

Re: 14ers
Jeremy's trip sounds cool, the "Colorado 100".

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Skurka looking for expedition ideas
January 11, 11:00am

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