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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: Love to find out more.
Steve said, "They also edit members' posts for content (and not egregious stuff - sometimes just to remove things they don't think are relevant to a thread), or to add links to them.&...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Soulo
December 09, 8:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: No reason to die in a bivy
All or nearly all bivy sack makers will have a warning not to fully enclose yourself in, but leave a gap of about 6 inches to prevent suffocation. You also run the risk of major condensation when b...

In GEAR » How to Sleep in a Bivy w/o Dying?
December 08, 10:45pm

Re: Re: No reason to die in a bivy
You should never fully enclose yourself in ANY bivy. No joke.

In GEAR » How to Sleep in a Bivy w/o Dying?
December 08, 10:16pm

Re: Insulation for tall folks
Aren't parkas usually longer than regular jackets? If so, look at the montbell parka?

In GEAR » Lightweight high insulating layer needed for the tall
December 08, 5:46am

Re: $10 a day/$300 month thru hike

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » $10 a day/$300 month thru hike
December 07, 8:46pm

Re: Re: Re: well
The ID event overbag is event bottom and top, best used on snow.

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a MYO bivy
December 07, 3:53pm

Re: Share some stories and photos...
more shotgunning of every forum on this site with the same post.

In Other Activities » Share some stories and photos...
December 06, 2:31pm

Re: Oware Group Buy
Make sure a group buy is possible. I saw a group buy thing by the alphamid some time back, and when I brought it up here, the group buy thing was gone the next day.

In Gear Deals » Oware Group Buy
December 06, 2:29pm

Re: Practical Backpacking: Does anyone use it?
Do a search for my short rant. Bernie's probably a great guy and perfectionist type, so he likes a tightly run forum. I couldn't hang with it, so just read and don't participate.

In Chaff » Practical Backpacking: Does anyone use it?
December 06, 1:27pm

Re: Random Thoughts
The silk will also increase the drying time.

In Gear Lists » JMT 2008 Gearlist (Aug-Sep)
December 06, 10:26am

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