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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: Water container system breakdown
I usually carry two containers... 1. Aquafina narrow mouth bottle, 1L (1) 2. Platypus hoser, 1L (1) My treatment method is chlorine dioxide tablets. I almost never have to use my snow peak 600...

In GEAR » Water container system breakdown
December 23, 6:01am

Re: Re: PLBs
Forgot to mention awhile back, but ACR sued them, and this PLB was put on hold.

In GEAR » Satro PLB-110
December 22, 7:49pm

Re: Support CleverHiker.com Video Series on Ultralight Backpacking
Why do those sites use deadlines? It comes across bad to me. The last guy that did this has disappointed many who contributed.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Support CleverHiker.com Video Series on Ultralight Backpacking
December 21, 5:07pm

Re: Older Golite Shelters require seam seamling?
I've been using a Hut 1 in same fabric since probably 2007 and no leaks in several storms ; ) (never seam sealed).

In GEAR » Older Golite Shelters require seam seamling?
December 18, 8:20pm

Re: Hikers, others rescued in New Hampshire would pay a fee under legislative proposal
More chaff put in wrong place.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers, others rescued in New Hampshire would pay a fee under legislative proposal
December 18, 8:18pm

Re: Older Golite Shelters require seam seamling?
The older SL2's had the expanding thread, but the newer ones with the lighter fabric are seam taped?

In GEAR » Older Golite Shelters require seam seamling?
December 18, 4:45pm

Re: Guadalupe Christmas
Guadalupe Peak is not protected from wind, in my opine. If staying at either, I'd prepare for a windy time.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Guadalupe Christmas
December 18, 4:28pm

Re: Geargrams.com not working?
I was able to log in.

In Gear Lists » Geargrams.com not working?
December 13, 5:24pm

Re: Prolotherapy
That is what I thought, possible snake oil injections ; ). That paper by the prolotherapy "journal" looks all official (and the content may have some truth) but sorta comes across as a co...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ibuprofen risk
December 13, 9:46am

Re: Ibuprofen risk
Prolotherapy paper about NSAID risk http://www.journalofprolotherapy.com/pdfs/issue_05/issue_05_10_nsaids.pdf American College of Rheumatology guidelines http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/c...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ibuprofen risk
December 13, 4:14am

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