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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: Modding for weight loss??
Modding = Modifying

In GEAR » MELTING SNOW: Fuel Efficiency and Boil Time Comparisons of Four Gas Backpacking Stoves in Winter Conditions
November 29, 6:07pm

Kevin
Sorry to reply late to you. I had not gone back through to figure out what sleeping gear was decided on. It looks like a couple others are carrying onward. Happy Thanksgiving to all!

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
November 23, 11:53am

Re: keeping food/water from freezing on day hike
Everything below is from Ryans thread.... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/32/index.html "I use an MSR Hydromedary when I climb in the winter. Aft...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Keeping water / food from freezing on day hikes -
November 21, 6:07pm

Re: Re: Re: GOO
Where do you get the idea that maltodextrin is unhealthy? I'll wager that most pro athletes use it alot and they don't look unhealthy to me.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Homemade GOO!
November 21, 9:39am

Re: Safety Lanyard - Better Ideas??
Peter Pan, it sounds like you are girth hitching an overall 18 inch cord to a belt loop, with each end having a 2 inch loop. I don't understand exactly how your items are attached. I would simply a...

In Multiple Use Gear » Safety Lanyard - Better Ideas??
November 20, 7:43pm

Re: Esbit cooking
Vick, when you say the tablet should be 1 to 1.25 inches below the pot, where are you measuring? What is the smallest distance, in your opinion, from the bottom of the esbit holder/esbit tablet...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cooking technique question...
November 20, 12:22pm

Re: unanswered questions
Here are your instructions found in one minute using yahoo. http://www.bright.net/~mziegler/HomemadeGear/mPhotonholder.htm

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » unanswered questions
November 19, 8:46pm

Re: unanswered questions
Tim, go to radio shack and ask for mini alligator clips. They come in package of 10 or so. The photon 2 (not photon 3 and I don't know about photon 1), has screws on the back. She unscrewed one in ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » unanswered questions
November 19, 8:43pm

Re: Keeping water / food from freezing on day hikes -
You need to change to foods that will not freeze, IMO.What's the camelbak tube wrapped with? Be sure to blow the water back into the camelbak after drinking. On here somewhere Ryan has instruction ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Keeping water / food from freezing on day hikes -
November 19, 5:47pm

Re: Re: Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
After they bolted from the sub 5 rule, I got all depressed because I racked my brain to go sub 5. Now I am on medication for it ; ). All nonsense aside, I need to upgrade my version I guess. I d...

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
November 19, 5:41pm

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