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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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HooAH! Bars Arrive in Military, Commercial Markets
http://www.defenselink.mil/transformation/articles/2005-04/ta042905a.html I just read about these on another forum. Sounds interesting. "A portion of the proceeds from every bar sold commerc...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » HooAH! Bars Arrive in Military, Commercial Markets
June 24, 10:35pm

Re: Re: Stephenson Warmlite 2RS
In a snow storm, how do you cook inside a warmlite that has no unfloored area? How would you vent the cooking area when the ends slope downward?

In GEAR » which tent to get
June 24, 6:37pm

Re: Not uncommon
Is the phrase "not uncommon" a double negative? My college professor used to say that, the first place I heard it. Merriam Webster

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » LIGHTERweight Food/Nutrition?
June 21, 10:47pm

Re: Re: BP lower on side
I am pretty sure it is for airway reasons. The lowered blood pressure on the stomach is interesting. But, they would have to show the BP going back up when changing to the supine position for i...

In GEAR » Torso length pads
June 20, 1:39pm

Re: Re: Torso Pad
David's info relates to this. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=39752

In GEAR » Torso length pads
June 18, 8:50pm

Echinococcus infestation
Here are a couple of references: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic1046.htm http://www.emedicine.com/MED/topic629.htm

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hydatid Tapes
June 14, 1:08pm

We need a threaded option on here so we can tell who is responding to who's sarcasmic outbursts ; )

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking without kitchen
May 24, 7:54am

Aflatoxin madness
I think the likelihood of physical harm from commercially produced peanuts or peanut butter here in the USA is on orders of magnitude less than your chances of tripping over a dung beetle and crack...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking without kitchen
May 23, 7:19pm

I wouldn't treat any article of clothing
that I was depending on being water repellant/water proof.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pertex and Permethrin
February 20, 12:19pm

Cooking in tent
The ID tents are known to be best in four season conditions, exactly the conditions where many definitely are going to be cooking and using candle lanterns inside the tent. Of course that's just my...

In GEAR » ID eVent tents pulled from the market!?
February 17, 6:59pm

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