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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: mountaineering tents
I wonder what the air speeds were at Everest Base Camp at the time of the avalanche. It trashed most mountaineering tents in its way. It trashed the Everest ER tent and that had a stout metal frame...

In GEAR » mountaineering tents
June 17, 6:22pm

Re: Columbia OutDry Extreme: The Future of Rain Jacket Performance?

In On the Web » Columbia OutDry Extreme: The Future of Rain Jacket Performance?
June 16, 5:46pm

Re: Re: Re: raftfraudinglite... the (lack of) update
From Kickfrauder page... Creator Backpacking Light on March 13 Hi Daniel et al., we are actively working on the project. We are changing so much of the episode instruction at this point that fi...

In Packrafting » Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
June 16, 12:07pm

Bikepacking shorts with chamois
What specific brand/model bikepacking shorts do you recommend? Thanks.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking shorts with chamois
June 15, 12:16pm

Re: sale - some good products
That BPL exclusive thing is redorkulous.

In Gear Deals » sale - some good products
June 14, 9:54am

Re: sunscreen packets vs. tube
It may depend on how much skin is exposed. I cover up and only use sunblock on my face and maybe fingers (depending on gloves used). So, I repackage into black film canister.

In GEAR » sunscreen packets vs. tube
June 14, 9:53am

Re: Re: Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
Those shield bags are food grade? I sorta doubt they are for food being in touch with the material but maybe you know for sure.

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 11, 11:07am

Re: Rain-wind jacket and pants.
Multiple threads many recent.

In GEAR » Rain-wind jacket and pants.
June 09, 4:46am

Re: Cheap Bluetooth telescopic "selfie stick" 4.7oz w/phone mount
Dear Lord, please make selfies go away. Amen.

In GEAR » Cheap Bluetooth telescopic "selfie stick" 4.7oz w/phone mount
June 08, 5:01pm

Re: PFC's anyone?
Permethrin and DEET are killing bugs!

In GEAR » PFC's anyone?
June 08, 10:43am

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