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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: Podcast: Roundtable Discussion of the Limits of Ultralight Backpacking
Nice podcast Ken. Who sings the song at the end of the podcast? I would like to buy some of that music.

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Roundtable Discussion of the Limits of Ultralight Backpacking
May 02, 12:55pm

Re: New Oware "bargain bivy"
It's not a bargain in my book. The equinox bivy is nearly the same without the bugnet for nearly half the that's a bargain.

In GEAR » New Oware "bargain bivy"
May 01, 10:52am

Re: hardcore ultralight food
Bill Fornshell has used something, maybe ensure for hikes?

In GEAR » hardcore ultralight food
May 01, 7:22am

Re: sub 15 oz bear deterrent
I forgot to say something positive to Mr. is a great idea and I hope it works out for you! Take my "wanderings" as simply brainstorming issues that will come up sooner or later...

In GEAR » Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
April 30, 8:36pm

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

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