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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: Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
A few wanderings... 1. Is 1.2 seconds between electric discharges too much? If a hungry, aggressive bear crushes it on first approach, game over. 2. How big is the turn off button? If the bear ...

In GEAR » Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
April 30, 3:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Best pillow?
James, last year Walgreens had some orange water wings that were slightly lighter and hold air well overnight. That one pair will last me years hopefully.

In GEAR » Best pillow?
April 28, 1:25pm

Pertex Quantum top and bottoms

In GEAR » Pertex Quantum top and bottoms
April 27, 7:54pm

Re: how to create pdf gear list
go download

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » how to create pdf gear list
April 26, 1:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Packrafting PFD and Survival Gear Storage
Thanks Richard. Boy was that ad off by saying less than one pound...

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 24, 9:39pm

Re: Sleeping shirt?
Since I wear a loose shirt, it dries and I put on over it my insulation layer and my windshirt for sleeping.

In GEAR » Sleeping shirt?
April 24, 9:04pm

Re: Packrafting PFD and Survival Gear Storage
Richard, were you able to confirm a weight on a Seda adult pfd mentioned over at in response to your question about pfds?,127.htm

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 24, 11:25am

Re: Quilt size bivy?
That is how I use my equinox bivy. I like it alot!

In GEAR » Quilt size bivy?
April 23, 6:37pm

Re: Anyone here sumit Everest?
I'd bet you could search the internet and find all that info. Cost from my reading has been anywhere from 40-60 thousand and weeks to a few months preparation.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Anyone here sumit Everest?
April 23, 9:08am

Re: Re: Re: Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
Ryan mentioned a 14 oz pfd here, but never said what brand it was.

In Photo Gallery » Packrafting - Wind Rivers - 4/15/07
April 17, 9:22pm

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