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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: 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

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

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