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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: Storage Options for a PCT start from Sea-Tac ?
Greg must be using some sort of paid ride from the airport?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Storage Options for a PCT start from Sea-Tac ?
June 07, 5:07pm

Re: New PCT Documentary ... Do More With Less
Thanks for sharing that Art. I thought it was great.

In Philosophy & Technique » New PCT Documentary ... Do More With Less
June 03, 10:34am

Re: Re: skipping breakfast to burn fat...
"So many of the low carb benefits (better blood lipid indicators, lower hunger, reduction in headaches, etc.) are associated with having steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. I'm d...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 02, 1:16pm

Re: Sticker Shock, need a new plan
My current trail diet Breakfast- oatmeal, snickers Morning snackie- trail mix Lunch- three bars ; ) Afternoon snackie- trail mix Dinner- oatmeal, instant rice/instant potatoes, meat ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sticker Shock, need a new plan
June 02, 1:11pm

Re: morning excercise
Overnight your muscle glycogen stores would be replenished to their maximal levels if you are eating properly. The reason you may want to do cardio in the morning before eating (postabsorptive stat...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » caffeine pills instead of coffee?
June 01, 9:09pm

Re: silnylon rain gear question
I've used a pair of Brawny sil raingear on some trips and it always did good enough. Sweating under it depends on several factors including you, how you wear the suit (how tightly cut), outside...

In GEAR » silnylon rain gear question
June 01, 2:43pm

Re: Ohh my. I think I struck gold.
Prob a typo on Amazons part. Price now 80.

In GEAR » Ohh my. I think I struck gold.
June 01, 4:40am

Re: Maltodextrin
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/72290

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Maltodextrin
May 31, 7:17pm

Re: Re: Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?
deleted my dumb remarks..lol

In GEAR » Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?
May 29, 12:06pm

Re: Re: $60 new
Yes, $60 new. Poncho Tarp $59.99 Compare At:$120.00 Save:50% The ultimate in lightweight versatility. A shelter, waterproof-breathable rain top & bottom, and pack cover combined. 7 oz....

In Gear Swap » GoLite Poncho Tarp $115 Shipped
May 28, 5:09pm

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