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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: Ratsack for Grand Canyon use
Be aware that mice can still get to your food through these mesh sacks when only in a ziplock bag. It happened to me at Boucher about two weeks ago. I may look into a liner of tyvek and/or hanging ...

In GEAR » Ratsack for Grand Canyon use
May 01, 8:04am

Re: Esbit fuel
http://www.agsbrands.com/bleuet-large-solid-fuel-cubes-12-ct/

In Gear Deals » Esbit fuel
May 01, 6:07am

Re: evernew bladders
Not a gear deal when no special sale price.

In Gear Deals » evernew bladders
April 29, 3:09am

Re: West Texas
Guadalupe Ridge Trail as described in Backpacker Magazine about ten years ago.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Epic trips in states that don't get the glory
April 28, 3:21am

Re: Reposted with correct model name and information
I have seen it.. ; )

In Gear Swap » FS Brawny Silnylon Ultralight Tarp Tent
April 27, 1:53pm

Re: Follow up...
Thanks for the follow up Kevin. Glad you are better. I'd imagine many cases of suspected giardia are treated with meds and no lab test to confirm.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 27, 1:52pm

Re: Brawny Tarp Tent - floorless
Sounds like it may have been an Ultralight Tacoma Solo Tarp that was customized to 8 ft length with mesh skirt and door added. http://bit.ly/1jWmKb2

In Gear Swap » FS Brawny Silnylon Ultralight Tarp Tent
April 27, 5:53am

Re: FS Brawny Silnylon Ultralight Tarp Tent
Ultralight Brawny Tarptent Specs Length (Regular): 9 ft. (along back wall) Weight (Regular): *About 19 - 20 ozs. Length (Long): 10 ft. (along back wall) Weight (Long): *About 22 - 23 ozs. ...

In Gear Swap » FS Brawny Silnylon Ultralight Tarp Tent
April 26, 3:34pm

Re: Max's Guide to Building Your Touring Bike
that was prob rude of me ; ) Nice write up.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Max's Guide to Building Your Touring Bike
April 25, 5:18pm

Re: I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
No mention of confirmed diagnosis.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 24, 5:15pm

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