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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: Solar cell fabric

In Make Your Own Gear » Solar cell fabric
July 10, 7:58am

Re: Cocoon Pants - To buy or not to buy
I wear long pants hiking so have no need for insulated pants for three season hiking. On my three trips snowshoeing I still have not needed insulated pants. In my five years of backpacking, I...

In GEAR » Cocoon Pants - To buy or not to buy
July 10, 7:55am

Re: bogus tent weights
it's simply a typo.

In Gear Deals » 2.25lb $100 solo tent
July 08, 7:19pm

Re: Large carnivore/omnivore protection
5. Hike in groups (4 or more for bears)

In Philosophy & Technique » Large carnivore/omnivore protection
July 06, 6:11am

Re: WTB : OR Seattle Sombrero

In Gear Swap » WTB : OR Seattle Sombrero
July 06, 6:08am

Re: Hmm
I read the book for the first time this week, finishing it this morning. Wow. What a character. I saw Roman Dial's name mentioned. It seems many Alaskans think his balls/brains ratio was a litt...

In Chaff » Into the Wild (the movie)
June 28, 2:49pm

Re: SUL and UL: Seeking Converts
Get some trail divas to model the gear? If it's good enough for warmlite, it's good enough for ultralite.

In Philosophy & Technique » SUL and UL: Seeking Converts
June 28, 2:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Anyone tried Ryan Jordan's new recipe?
Part of it for me is I'm a procrastinater. Over July 4th, I'll go to the Sangre de Cristo mountains with a local group, leaving tomorrow. I find out last night that the Kellogg's granol...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Anyone tried Ryan Jordan's new recipe?
June 28, 7:31am

Re: Anyone tried Ryan Jordan's new recipe?
I'm with Ryan on that one. I hate shopping for a bunch of small things at multiple stores. If I can't find most everything at one store and fit a whole days worth of food into a quart freez...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Anyone tried Ryan Jordan's new recipe?
June 27, 8:27pm

Re: Coleman Xtreme Stove Review
50 bucks at campmor

In Editor's Roundtable » Coleman Xtreme Stove REVIEW
June 27, 7:07pm

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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