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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: DriDucks?
There is about two years of talk to review by searching the forum. Some like them, some don't.

In GEAR » DriDucks?
December 13, 8:29am

Re: just one real problem...
All of Reality's links go to amazon making one wonder if someone can get some kickback for amazon linking...

In Chaff » Practical Backpacking: Does anyone use it?
December 13, 8:26am

Re: Garmin H
And at more than double the weight of a foretrex 101 after adding two AA batts. Eric typed. "I must say I’ve never seen the great attraction of that expensive tiny little pixel screen, e...

In Editor's Roundtable » Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS REVIEW
December 13, 8:22am

Re: Re: Multiple Tealights
I'll wager that the priming time (and fuel used) for an aluminum can versus tealight holder of the same volume is insignificant.

In GEAR » Multiple Tealights
December 13, 8:17am

Re: Lightning vs Hubba Hubba vs SL3
whichever one is on sale...I'd probably spring for the hubba hubba

In GEAR » Lightning vs Hubba Hubba vs SL3
December 12, 6:03pm

Re: Shell
Somebody needs to track down a stuff sack that might be good for waterproof mitts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The thermarest silnylon stuff sacks come to mind since they are long and slender.

In GEAR » Does a waterproof mitt shell have to be breathable?
December 11, 9:32am

Re: Re: Re: Why I simply don't buy into it Bisphenol A (BPA) is a key industrial chemical used to make polycarbonate plastic, epoxy resins and other products. Following the four-step proced...

In GEAR » Polycarbonate controversry
December 10, 11:02pm

Re: Friction, fungus, etc
Whoa..that between-the-cheeks friction would take a whole nother approach maybe. Your family physician may have some recommendations. Off the top of my head, if I had that issue, I'd try using ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Overcoming Chafe for LONG hikes????
December 10, 6:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Muscular Thighs
Roger, there are at least three different things being discussed here that affect the groin, anus and/or upper thigh. 1. Irritant contact dermatitis (Diaper rash)- what Roger is talking about. C...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Overcoming Chafe for LONG hikes????
December 10, 3:30pm

Re: Muscular Thighs
If I were having chaffing problems, I would get a lycra short that went down past the chaffing area. If it's due to being overweight, losing weight might help. As for the the groin fungal in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Overcoming Chafe for LONG hikes????
December 10, 1:59pm

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