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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: Re: Vest filled with rice
Inside temps of 60 are what I do wearing microfleece top and bottom with insulated jacket.

In Make Your Own Gear » Vest filled with rice
February 07, 6:07am

Re: Flying with a backpack
What I may try this year, with goal being to not have to leave any gear anywhere (all gear goes on backpack). 1. Use backpack as carry-on, only taking gear that is TSA allowed of course and taki...

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 07, 5:34am

Re: DIY Dirtbag Bikepacking Bag Support
Good idea. What I ended up doing for my San Juan Hut to Hut trip last August was to use a dollar store cutting sheet inside my dry bag for some support. For the outside straps I used hollow plastic...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » DIY Dirtbag Bikepacking Bag Support
February 06, 5:47pm

Re: SUV Becomes RV
www.cheaprvliving.com

In Chaff » vehicle to the trailhead
February 06, 5:17pm

Re: PSA for a piece of "gear"
nm

In GEAR » PSA for a piece of "gear"
February 06, 8:15am

Re: 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=65506

In GEAR » 150 D Cuben Hybrid Material vs. Airline Baggage Handlers and Daily Off Trail Travel
February 05, 3:29pm

Re: Lightest winter filtration system?
Lightest is always chlorine dioxide tablets.

In GEAR » Lightest winter filtration system?
February 05, 11:45am

Re: External battery state-of-the-market
It's too bad the review though only covers high capacity batteries. People on here are taking only 3,000 mAh for an entire thru hike. We need a list of batteries like the fluxmob that have t...

In GEAR » Best Portable Charger
February 02, 9:04am

Re: Solar Charger?
Most of the talk is about this these days. http://www.suntactics.com

In GEAR » Solar Charger?
February 01, 9:22pm

Re: Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
New colors for the REI Adventues Pants http://www.rei.com/product/877605/rei-adventures-pants-mens-30-inseam

In GEAR » Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
February 01, 1:59am

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