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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: 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
The original paper only applies to meniscal damage, not arthritis (osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease). The Mercola article has two statements that are confusing. "The study exclu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'scope your knee? No Thanks...
July 12, 5:48pm

Re: Questions about cold
It could work and is all I use into the upper 20's. What sleeping pad are you using?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Questions about cold
July 02, 4:42pm

Re: Lightweight Paddles: any of yall use custom carbon fiber?
171 cm seems too short.

In Packrafting » Lightweight Paddles: any of yall use custom carbon fiber?
July 02, 5:53am

Re: Alarm Clock
This is an ultralight backpacking website. We do not take alarm clocks in the wilderness. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Alarm Clock
July 01, 4:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Esbit cleanup
And Michael just throws that chemical in the dirt when finished?

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 30, 9:25am

Re: Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
I stopped drinking milk to lessen my methane "footprint" "So, what are you doing to lessen your own carbon/methane footprint."

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question: Your Energy Lifestyle and Backpacking
June 28, 12:11pm

Re: Re: Hiking 5,000 miles to raise money for the trail associations
So trails are more important than curing cancer?

In On the Web » Hiking 5,000 miles to raise money for the trail associations
June 26, 3:15pm

Re: Esbits are safer
Doubtful that solid fuel in general is as ecologically or environmentally sound as either alcohol or butane since some of it is left behind when people want to clean off their pot putting the resud...

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 26, 1:02pm

Re: Re: RE: Sunscreen
It's never very fashionable to cover up in the sun is it? The comments people will make are sorta funny but sorta ignorant.

In GEAR » Sunscreen
June 25, 8:25am

Re: Giving back
Give to the organization and not to a person with a fundraising campaign...like Ken states.

In Philosophy & Technique » Giving back
June 19, 11:00am

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