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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!
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/2rr6nx
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Re: Base Designs 500ml pot
Base Designs and Prolite have the same owner (i think) and are located in Bozeman, so could be bpl's source.

In GEAR » Base Designs 500ml pot
June 07, 7:36am

Re: Re: VO24
From the pic it looks like the side pockets will hold the water bottle if the compression strap is used to secure the upper bottle.

In Editor's Roundtable » GoLite VO24 Backpack REVIEW
June 06, 12:29pm

Re: Backpack weight vs. speed and distance

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpack weight vs. speed and distance
June 06, 7:51am

Re: Re: SLOW website
The only slow pages are the ones where people are posting their entire image catalog from their trip..lol.

In GEAR » SLOW website
June 06, 7:34am

Re: SLOW website
This website is as fast as any that I use...can't tell any slowness at all.

In GEAR » SLOW website
June 05, 6:23pm

Eric, I agree!

In GEAR » What is the loudest alarm wrist watch for backpacking?
June 05, 6:22pm

Re: alternative for disposable food bags?
Mylar chips bags can be used (and heat sealed) for this purpose. Is Rosaleen Sullivan on this board?

In GEAR » alternative for disposable food bags?
June 05, 7:15am

Re: CDT SUL Hiker
His website says the base pack weight on the AT was about 7 pounds. For the PCT he says ultralight but gives no gearlist. On the CDT he says less than 10 pounds. SUL this is not ; ).

In Philosophy & Technique » CDT SUL Hiker
June 04, 3:37pm

Re: What is the loudest alarm wrist watch for backpacking?
In the past, some would say the Nike watches had loud alarms. Check campmor descriptions.

In GEAR » What is the loudest alarm wrist watch for backpacking?
June 04, 7:17am

Re: Rethinking ten essentials
An alternative version: http://texas.sierraclub.org/dallas/page.asp?10essentialgroups The top 5 are what many preparedness (aka survival) websites list as most important when the SHTF, in tha...

In GEAR » The Ten Essentials
May 31, 7:34am

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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