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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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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: Saving Ryan's Privates: Update
Winter SUL Gear List updated to add VB liner.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
November 01, 7:53am

Re: Re: Shelter
There is still the 4 oz. to add some overfill or a vbl.......or them extra socks.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 25, 11:10pm

Re: locks for ultralight bike camping
Larry, would you mind mentioning what brand of cable lock and personal alarm? I'll guess kryptonite on the cable lock. Thanks for your comments.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ultralight camping on bicycle tours
October 24, 8:26am

Re: ultralight camping on bicycle tours
Any recommendations on methods of locking the bike for security? Specifically what products do you use?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ultralight camping on bicycle tours
October 23, 7:28pm

Saving Ryan's Privates: Update
Winter SUL Gear List updated to add Vapor mitts.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 21, 7:39pm

Update
Winter SUL Gear List updated to change food storage to plastic grocery bag, decrease map weight, and decrease first aid weight. We will keep thinking about what additions we will make including ...

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 20, 11:13pm

Re: Winter Gladiator Kit 3
Ooops that was Michael that mentioned the vbl space bag like this http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/amk_emergency_sleeping_bag.html It is interesting that in Ryan's Wi...

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 20, 3:21pm

Re: JR Winter Gladiator Kit 2
With that last change and removal from the base weight, we have nearly 5 ounces to do something else with. Kevin's space blanket bag might be in order for a cheap, light vbl.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 20, 3:01pm

Update
At Kevin's request, gear list updated to remove goggles and replace with sportsglasses.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 20, 2:36pm

Re: Winter SUL Gladiator Kit ( home assembly required)
Vapor barrier clothing made from cuben fabric would be the ticket. An entire suit or bag may weigh around 3-4 oz. I'm guessing

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
October 20, 11:21am

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