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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: pathogens
HAHA... Tom said, "and c__p your way to the nearest trailhead"

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pathogenic organisms sickness
March 04, 6:04am

Re: Silnylon Water Bag
Philip contact antigravity gear and see if they will make one. They have been/will be bringing back some DLG gear to the market.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Silnylon Water Bag
March 04, 6:03am

Re: Gear ideas needed
When I paddle, it is the same as for UL backpacking (with extra attention paid to waterproofing) plus paddle specific gear. I bring my same bakpack and either cover it with a trash compacter bag or...

In Gear Lists » Gear ideas needed
March 03, 11:13am

Re: Re: Gear List - Summer Sierra night hiking
Brett, I am with you. I don't think I could sleep face down like that guy in the pic ;P

In Gear Lists » Gear List - Summer Sierra night hiking
March 02, 6:53am

Re: Re: Medical Ultralight
Kevin, what are your antibiotics of choice for backpacking?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Medical Ultralight
March 01, 3:50am

Buck minitool
I had one of the buck minitools but returned it. When you clamp down using the pliers, because of the way it closes, the handles can give and slide sideways. You'd have to see how it closes to ...

In GEAR » Ultralight knives and multi tools?
February 28, 7:48am

Re: any experience with the "no sniveller" or "stealth" ?
I was checking out the pic on their website of the stealth. From the pic it appears that quilt does not close up well around the shoulders. If accurate that would allow big time drafts in the shoul...

In GEAR » any experience with the "no sniveller" or "stealth" ?
February 22, 9:09pm

Re: Bitrate
I agree. Slim Whitman

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: Scott Williamson and Yo-Yo-ing the Pacific Crest Trail
February 21, 10:11am

Re: Re: Practice Run
Then of course there is the issue of that snow mound not being built at 10,000 feet. on the side of a mountain wearing snowshoes and trying not to trip over them while building it : ).

In Editor's Roundtable » Igloo Building for Fun and Shelter, Part 2 - Using an Igloo as a Backcountry Shelter
February 20, 7:58am

Re: Re: Nice Pics
I cut the floor (left 8" for snow flaps) and door out of a eureka zeus 1 exo and used it snow camping last weekend at Taos, at 11,000 feet. It probably cannot be called a tent any more huh? Go...

In GEAR » New Mont Bell Single Wall Tents
February 19, 2:12pm

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