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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!
CityDallas
StateTexas
CountryU.S.A.
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: Pants! Pants! Pants!
Nathan, do more research on the Montbells before you buy. From everything I have read, they are not very breathable as compared to Montane wind pants. Any non-wind hiking pants with mesh are going ...

In GEAR » Lightest, most breathable pants?
November 26, 3:22am

Re: SUL and Enviornment
I don't see SUL as any more environmentally positive than UL backpacking. Maybe I have SUL envy? I'll look into a pill for that. Going light brings simplicity. Simplicity brings awareness. Aware...

In Philosophy & Technique » SUL and Enviornment
November 25, 1:13pm

Re: Re: re:Bias in writing
PJ, Brett is probably using the Injinji Tetrasock. http://injinji.com/tetratsok/outdoor.htm

In GEAR » Bias in writing
November 22, 7:50am

Re: re:Organizing your outdoor gear
Before I started backpacking my living space was neat, but now it's similar to how sarbar describes her bedside...pile of stuff. Bretts pic will hopefully inspire me to get off my rear and get more...

In GEAR » Organizing your outdoor gear
November 22, 7:44am

Re: Re: Re: GG Nightlight / ULA Conduit
Dallas...ah, didn't notice we were neighbors.

In GEAR » GG Nightlight / ULA Conduit
November 22, 7:37am

Re: SUL Gear List
What parts of the pack did you cut off to lose 5 oz from it? I predict you will get cold.

In Gear Lists » SUL Gear List
November 22, 7:31am

Re: Question about caffeine products sold on this site
http://www.cnn.com/2006/HEALTH/10/27/energy.drinks.ap/index.html With the increasing abuse of caffeine, at some point a death may very well be blamed on the drug.

In GEAR » Question about caffeine products sold on this site
November 21, 5:11pm

Re: GG Nightlight / ULA Conduit
Mine goes in a Golite Dawn first against the back. Next goes in a liner next to the pad. Gear goes in liner. Works great!

In GEAR » GG Nightlight / ULA Conduit
November 21, 4:49pm

Re: Question about caffeine products sold on this site
I tried the caffeine pills in school and it upset my stomach every time I took it. So I avoid those thingies.

In GEAR » Question about caffeine products sold on this site
November 20, 11:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Winter Adventure Racing
1. I think you'd get by with a 0 degree F rated bag 2. OR Brooks ranger low overboots are half the weight for slipping in while stopped. 3. What about gortex montrails with gaiter

In Gear Lists » Winter Expedition Race Gear List
November 20, 11:28am

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