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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: steripen and helminthes
I hear ya Gene. Most liver cysts are not parasitic and are incidental (and benign) findings while investigating other patient complaints. More on liver cysts...offtopic I realize. http://www....

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN Adventurer Water Purifier REVIEW
March 06, 7:42am

Re: steripen and helminthes
Frank said, "I'm not sure if doctors elsewhere are so informed." Oh ye of little faith. I think most docs in the USA will diagnose it in short time by serology or ultrasound and bi...

In Editor's Roundtable » SteriPEN Adventurer Water Purifier REVIEW
March 05, 9:05am

Re: Clothing suggestions
That should be good. I use the same except sometimes opt to take my Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket for a little more warmth if temps will be around freezing.

In GEAR » Clothing suggestions
March 05, 7:21am

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

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