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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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good idea bill, a wide mouth plastic container to hold glasses along with anything else you can jam in there like battries or other fragiles.

In GEAR » A lightweight case for my glasses?
September 12, 11:42am

I thought that was a well known thing, the hunted bear regions/more human-fearing bears...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Black Bear outside the tent strategy question
September 12, 11:37am

Bill, saw that article about burning water, but can't remember where it was posted.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 LB / 0 degree quilt
September 12, 11:35am

warmlite vb rhetoric
much of what warmlite says on his site isn't accurate...take it with a grain of salt.

In GEAR » Winter Quilt Layering
September 11, 7:37am

Re: purpose
The synthetic bags should not last as long, pack down as small, or be as warm as an equivalent weight down bag. It'd be interesting to know why all synthetic products and no down products at BP...

In GEAR » Why wouldn't the Cocoon UL 60 use down?
September 10, 4:38pm


In GEAR » How do you get tree sap out of merino wool?
September 10, 7:16am

Re: Re: Sarongs,bandannas and rain chaps
Or thongs (of the underwear kind), huh Ben?

In Multiple Use Gear » Sarongs, Bandannas, and 'Head tubes'
September 10, 7:13am

Re: My gear list
Dude, post your gearlist so others can comment.

In Gear Lists » My gear list
September 09, 6:39pm

Re: It called
Andrew, do you wear wet shoes all evening in camp after a day of water crossings? How would you handle that?

In GEAR » Camp shoes?
September 09, 4:39am

Seems too easy to set up false bidding for that to be allowed on BPL forum.

In Gear Swap » Bozeman Mountain Works Side Zip Vapr Bivy Long Left zip
September 07, 8:52am

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