BPL Community Profile

John S. (jshann) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale John S. hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
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
My PDF Gear ListSample Gearlist

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by John S.

Showing 3371 - 3380 of 3682 | Page: 1 ...329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 ...369


Forum » Thread

Re: nunatak Arc Ghost vs Rab Quantum Top Bag
I have used a RAB elite top bag for a couple of years down to around 30 F. The temp rating IMO is not accurate. It should be considered a 40 F bag for comfort. I think a better buy is a Western Mou...

In GEAR » nunatak Arc Ghost vs Rab Quantum Top Bag
December 14, 4:07pm

Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments
More than you ever wanted to know... Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Vol 1 http://www.bordeninstitute.army.mil/medaspofharshenvrnmnts/default_index.htm Medical Aspects of Harsh Enviro...

In Gear Lists » Making a sleeping system warmer
December 14, 9:30am

Re: Re: Blue Shop Towels
lol...one shop towel makes nine tp squares for me.

In Multiple Use Gear » Blue Shop Towels
December 13, 12:29pm

Re: Blue Shop Towels
Home Depot has the shop towels in white also.

In Multiple Use Gear » Blue Shop Towels
December 12, 10:20pm

Re: Hex vs.Alphamid
Larry, I'd like to read that review discussing condensation. Have a link?

In GEAR » Hex vs.Alphamid
December 12, 10:30am

Re: Best light vest?
I'd go with the montbell thermawrap vest.

In GEAR » Best light vest?
December 11, 3:24pm

Re: Re: Re: reading and writing on UL trips
After Ryan mentioned taking mechanical pencils in another thread, I found some mini mechanical pencils at a Walmart Neighborhood grocery store. They are in a pack of 5 pencils, just under 4 inches ...

In Philosophy & Technique » reading and writing on UL trips
December 10, 7:29pm

Re: General Map ?'s
I like to make my own maps by downloading the USGS DRG and using only GraphicConverter to draw UTM gridlines, cropping, and assembling several quads if necessary...all on a 12" powerbook. Don&...

In Philosophy & Technique » General Map ?'s
December 10, 7:13pm

Re: Wild Things Website
All links on the site are in macromedia flash. I have player 8 that works for it. Check your flash player also?

In GEAR » Wild Things Website
December 10, 3:40am

Re: Re: Wild Things Website
Works for me using Safari 1.3.2 on G4 Powerbook with OS X 10.3.9

In GEAR » Wild Things Website
December 09, 7:55pm

All Reader Reviews by John S.

Showing 1 - 1 of 1 | Page: 1



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