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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: An old used film cannister
I use one to hold my sunscreen, the black ones. I use the white ones to hold pills.

In Multiple Use Gear » An old used film cannister
March 30, 1:08pm

Re: WM LineLite-Anyone used one?
I have one and use it as a liner when the temps will be nearing the 20's. The shoulders are not closed to there will be draft if used alone. The dimensions are the same at highlite at the shoul...

In GEAR » WM LineLite-Anyone used one?
March 29, 4:45pm

Re: Re: Dbl Rainbow vs. Lunar Duo
So the Double Rainbow weighs 37 oz. without stakes and the Lunar Duo weighs 41 oz. with stakes? That's a 4 oz. difference! Love the spin. Henry should respond in fairness to another manufa...

In GEAR » Double Rainbow vs. Lunar Duo
March 29, 11:02am

Re: Montbell Sleeping Bags; seizing question?
I'd like to seize a couple of them myself...kidding. I've heard of 5'11" people doing just fine with a regular sized Montbell bag.

In GEAR » Montbell Sleeping Bags; seizing question?
March 29, 10:48am

Re: Cheap aluminum pots
Walmart has a 1 liter mug (12 cm) with a handle and no lid that weighs 3.5 oz and costs less than $3.

In Gear Deals » Cheap aluminum pots
March 29, 4:31am

Re: Cheap First Pack - Which of these

In GEAR » Cheap First Pack - Which of these
March 28, 5:25pm

Re: Do you pack your “survival essentials” on you rather than in your pack?
I try to keep survival items in my worn clothing. Survival for Kids

In GEAR » Do you pack your “survival essentials” on you rather than in your pack?
March 26, 10:40pm

Re: Re: Water purification
Ben, I have two packages of the potable aqua tablets but have not used them yet. The packaging looks the same as the katadyns . I always use my sak scissors to open even the micropur tablets. If th...

In GEAR » Water purification
March 26, 1:29pm

Re: new oware cuben shelter
yipes on the price.

In GEAR » new oware cuben shelter
March 26, 1:16pm

Re: North Rim
The North Rim closes road access to it early. Be sure to find out when.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon Recommendations
March 26, 11:18am

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