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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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All Forum Posts by John S.

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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

Re: Ultralight pot holder for small pots
Jason Klass mentioned using a silicon pot holder from Big Lots for this purpose. http://www.freewebs.com/jasonklass/siliconepotgripper.htm

In GEAR » Ultralight pot holder for small pots
December 08, 7:35am

Re: Re: Re: Modifying headlamp strap?
I will perform the dissection this evening. Thanks. In looking at the Princeton Tec website, I have now also learned you can use the strap buckle to unscrew the battery compartment. Whoa.

In Make Your Own Gear » Modifying headlamp strap?
December 06, 12:52pm

Modifying headlamp strap?
Has anybody ever figured out where to cut the strap on say a Princeton Tec Eos so that strap could be made removable and possibly replaced with something lighter? The closing pieces may have to be ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modifying headlamp strap?
December 06, 9:04am

Re: Cheap 600ml Pot
Is the can aluminum? Test with a magnet..if the magnet doesn't stick it's aluminum.

In GEAR » Cheap 600ml Pot
December 04, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Pulk specs
http://www.skipulk.com/images/pulkbook.pdf

In Winter Hiking » Pulk Sled
December 01, 9:07pm

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