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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!
CityDallas
StateTexas
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: carbon fiber lightning
"Individuals should discard metal objects such as ski poles or mountaineering axes to avoid contact burns." "Tent poles conduct ground current and may generate upward leaders."

In GEAR » carbon fiber lightning
September 07, 8:07am

Re: LEAVE NO TRACE
LNT approach seems like a failure to me. Their website and principles are not clear enough for people to understand easily what their conduct should be in the wilderness.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
September 05, 5:21pm

Re: Re: Rear rack choice
Last Friday I ordered a Axiom Journey Uni-Fit MK 2 to try out. It was mentioned by my bike manufacturer. I may try it out on an upcoming San Juan Hut bike trip. I do like your built in fender.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Rear rack choice
August 18, 7:52pm

Rear rack choice
I am trying to get ready for a bikepacking trip and am looking into rear racks compatible with disc breaks. 1. Which type of attachment is best in your opinion? (quick release skewer versus oth...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Rear rack choice
August 15, 8:14am

Re: Re: Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
Hi Greg. No, I know of no other lawsuits. I was being slightly sarcastic since I knew there was a lawsuit in the past, but honestly didn't remember who it was against. I think the SIBBG disban...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 8:20pm

Re: Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
Looks like a sea to summit knock off.

In Gear Deals » Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
August 13, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Bleach clogging filter?
Bleach is recommended be company. Any talk of it clogging the filter is nonsense.

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini
August 13, 3:54pm

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
The IGBC was sued into submission?

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 3:52pm

Re: FYI missing hiker in GA
The story is on Dateline Saturday Night Mystery now.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » FYI missing hiker in GA
August 09, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Fast Find Ranger has 6 year battery life? ...according to the website. The original that I have did have 5 year.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 6:17pm

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