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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: Why I Won't Buy From Certain Outdoor Cottage Gear Makers
It is not Mountain Laurel Designs, Lightheart Gear, Zpacks, Blackrock, or Suluk. The most likely type of gear that would piss off another when similar are larger items like shelters (main one peopl...

In Chaff » Why I Won't Buy From Certain Outdoor Cottage Gear Makers
June 08, 1:41pm

Re: Gear addict anonymous
or Gear Acquisition Syndrome (G.A.S.). http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/62834

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear addict anonymous
June 07, 4:27am

Re: How does my backpack fit? (Pics inside)
Get some pointers from Ron at SMD before concluding it won't work.

In GEAR » How does my backpack fit? (Pics inside)
June 06, 7:20pm

Re: Re: Pecos wilderness post burn status 2014
I will have to call since Trailriders Wall has an "X" on it. http://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/santafe/recreation

In Post-Trip Reports » Pecos wilderness post burn status 2014
June 05, 5:41pm

Re: Pecos wilderness post burn status 2014
I am thinking about this route. Any feedback? http://caltopo.com/map?id=7M2R

In Post-Trip Reports » Pecos wilderness post burn status 2014
June 05, 5:37pm

Re: Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
Thanks for sharing new products Michael.

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Cogule, Chaps, and Solar Wind Hoodie
June 04, 3:09pm

Re: Is a Garmin Foretrex going to do the job?
Display position- It will display your coordinates and you must transfer them to a map to find out where you are. Do point-to-point navigation- Probably can if you have a route or track preloade...

In GEAR » Is a Garmin Foretrex going to do the job?
May 28, 8:18pm

Re: Re: Re: move
Many people will not realize they are slipping into hypothermia until it is too late and others notice the "umbles", if others are around to save them.

In GEAR » Wind jacket plus fleece with no rain jacket?
May 28, 2:45am

Re: More specs
http://www.equipoutdoors.co.nz/contents/en-us/p2545_Luxe_Ultralight_Tyvek_Mesh_Shelter_210_x_120_cm.html

In Gear Deals » Backpackinglight Member Offer: Ultralight Tyvek Mesh Shelter 210 x 120 cm (FREE shipping)
May 24, 8:56pm

Re: what does this have to do with "Gear"?
eat mor chikin

In Chaff » Hobby Lobby has good selection of 550 cord
May 21, 8:21am

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