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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: Re: Re: BMW Cocoon vs ID PLQ Pants
I've never heard microlight being more breathable than quantum.

In GEAR » BMW Cocoon vs ID PLQ Pants
November 06, 8:01am

Re: Re: Re: Forum Profile
pj, your beard is getting a little out of control dontcha think?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
October 30, 11:28am

Re: Cold Weather Active Wear Headwear
Hood of your hooded windshirt.

In GEAR » Cold Weather Active Wear Headwear
October 28, 7:10pm

Re: Re: BPL Rank
A measure of one's worthlessness? : P

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
October 27, 9:56pm

Re: Please Advise Me
11,000 ft in any mountains in October ..and you could see snow easily. IMO, you'd be putting yourself at risk not preparing for snow and temps well below freezing.

In GEAR » Please Advise Me
October 20, 5:03am

Re: Re: Converting Wind Jacket to Raingear?
OR 1. cut down (or not) a driducks/drop stoppers jacket in waist or arm length 2. wear it UNDER montane featherlite for an ultralight "inner" rain jacket. Cut down it should weigh maybe 4 oz...

In Make Your Own Gear » Converting Wind Jacket to Raingear?
October 16, 11:56am

Re: Re: Torso Blanket
A theoretical of -12F in this case of only added torso insulation probably isn't accurate. His toes will be icicles.

In GEAR » Torso Blanket
October 15, 7:54pm

Re: oddity
Fill with alcohol for a flame thrower?

In Gear Lists » Packing List Oddities
October 15, 7:46pm

Re: GoLite Reed rainpants?
Ben, In a later post, Ryan said they all used Montane Featherlite pants (pertex microlite) and not the Montbells....on second look I might have that backwards. http://www.ryanjordan.com/2006_...

In GEAR » WP/B pant recommendations
October 09, 8:10am

Re: Re: GoLite Reed rainpants?
What is also interesting is the arctic 1000 guys didn't want alchemy 2 for pants but did want it for their rain jacket, or at least Ryan did.

In GEAR » WP/B pant recommendations
October 08, 4:33pm

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