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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: 1.25 lbs of food per day?
Ask him for his food list for that trip. I imagine calorie dense foods with a few snacks between meals to keep the hunger pangs down.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1.25 lbs of food per day?
January 02, 3:47am

Re: reply
Did you consider pyramid or similar shapes like the golite hex, oware pyramd, MSR twin peaks?

In Winter Hiking » Best lightweight winter tent?
January 01, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Pulk Sled
Alec, did you decide to stay with that size pulk? It does seem like it's small for winter gear. When is your race?

In Winter Hiking » Pulk Sled
January 01, 6:23pm

Re: I was all pumped but...
Yep. stuff went fast. I waited too long to get a few small things. Maybe next time. What sucks too is they won't allow backorders. I was gonna get a firesteel and a Nalgene pen.

In GEAR » I was all pumped but...
December 31, 12:36pm

Re: MontBell U.L.Comfort System Pads?
I own neither but have a thought : ). The torsolite is probably has a higher R rating and is more durable than the Montbell, simply by looking at the weights and dimensions of the two pads. The Mon...

In GEAR » MontBell U.L.Comfort System Pads?
December 31, 12:35pm

Re: Re: Permethrin
I stopped carrying deet early on after I saw I could use clothing better to avoid mosquitos. The only thing exposed on me is my head and I'd rather cover it with a headnet than put that naksty ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Which one first?
December 31, 12:29pm

Re: Re: BPL Credibility
Gossamer Gear is selling the DriDucks, not the Drop Stoppers. They are the same material. The Drop Stoppers is a little darker tan and maybe has a smoother outer suface.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL Credibility
December 31, 12:23pm

Re: Thanks
An alternative to heavier separate rain jackets is to use a dropstoppers jacket under your windshirt. That jacket is cheap and sold on BPL. You can wear it over a windshirt in open territory or und...

In GEAR » Questions regarding all layers of clothing
December 31, 6:19am

Re: Re: Re: Winter tent stakes
Small tough plastic cups with holes in the bottom. Yogurt cups? Let us know your results. I also thought about half inch wood dowel cut to six inch segments and used as deadman anchors, similar ...

In Winter Hiking » Winter tent stakes
December 30, 7:28pm

Re: Winter tent stakes
Why can't aluminum tin slightly bent in the shape of the SMC T-anchors with some holes knocked in be used? I know I know...the metal fatigue or weakness of aluminum. Why would that matter when...

In Winter Hiking » Winter tent stakes
December 30, 1:43pm

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