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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: Hobby Lobby has good selection of 550 cord
I love Hobby Lobby and Walmart.

In Chaff » Hobby Lobby has good selection of 550 cord
May 20, 7:33pm

Re: What's your Summer Sleep System?
I use the same as for 3 season but may go to sleep inside my bivy only with clothes on and bag lying on top of me. As my body temp goes down and I get chilled I slip into my bag.

In GEAR » What's your Summer Sleep System?
May 20, 3:37pm

Re: My Experience with Dri Ducks
The crouch rip is a classic hallmark of driducks..lmao. It happened to me back in 2005-ish with these.

In GEAR » My Experience with Dri Ducks
May 19, 3:49pm

Re: 11.3oz
What are the packed dimensions of this Fastpacker model?

In Gear Deals » Lightweight Affordable Tarps
May 02, 12:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
For a shirt to wick it must be skin tight or body hugging.

In GEAR » Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
May 02, 10:01am

Re: Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
The term wicking is a marketing gimmick to me.

In GEAR » Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
May 02, 3:38am

Re: Ratsack for Grand Canyon use
Be aware that mice can still get to your food through these mesh sacks when only in a ziplock bag. It happened to me at Boucher about two weeks ago. I may look into a liner of tyvek and/or hanging ...

In GEAR » Ratsack for Grand Canyon use
May 01, 8:04am

Re: Esbit fuel
http://www.agsbrands.com/bleuet-large-solid-fuel-cubes-12-ct/

In Gear Deals » Esbit fuel
May 01, 6:07am

Re: evernew bladders
Not a gear deal when no special sale price.

In Gear Deals » evernew bladders
April 29, 3:09am

Re: West Texas
Guadalupe Ridge Trail as described in Backpacker Magazine about ten years ago.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Epic trips in states that don't get the glory
April 28, 3:21am

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