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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: Bikepacking shorts with chamois
Thanks for the comments. I did the Katy Trail Ride last week with mileages from 37 to 69+ over 5 days. I ended up going with tri shorts (worn under baggy short) from STP, Canary brand that did good...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking shorts with chamois
June 29, 3:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Difficulty swallowing
It could be psychogenic, one of the causes. But that is a diagnosis made after a minimum workup to exclude structural causes. Some persons may have psychogenic issues on top of structural causes if...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
June 29, 9:59am

Re: Difficulty swallowing
Your friend needs to see a gastroenterologist. Don't stop trying until you get in to see that specialist. Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) is common and GI docs are the best choice to try to f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
June 29, 4:54am

Re: Can I bring Anker Astro Mini on airplane?
It should be fine. Their battery stuff is not clear but does not apply to small electronics.

In GEAR » Can I bring Anker Astro Mini on airplane?
June 28, 8:10pm

Re: BG and the Demise of BPL
Reminds me of the time I was kicked out of the BPL yahoo group back in 2004 ; ).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 17, 6:24pm

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?
http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/rain-jackets-explained-1711511848

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

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

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