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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: Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
Many bikepackers seem to recommend separate tools needed for the specific bike rather than multitools.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike Multi-Tool recommendations?
August 01, 4:10am

Re: Missing Kayaker/Hiker
Roman Dial's son, also named Cody, is missing in Costa Rica. http://www.adn.com/article/20140724/son-alaska-adventurer-roman-dial-missing-costa-rica http://www.ticotimes.net/categories/mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
August 01, 4:07am

Re: SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
Thanks for sharing Michael.

In GEAR » SNEAK PEEK: 2015 Sierra Designs TENSEGRITY ShelterS
July 25, 4:18pm

Re: komperdell carbon ultralight vario 4
nm

In Gear Swap » komperdell carbon ultralight vario 4
July 25, 9:57am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
"News from the trail is that the SPOT is no longer transmitting, but @SheltonJenn & @krissymoehl are still on the move! Go team go! #JMTFKT"

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 24, 8:56pm

Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
https://twitter.com/hashtag/JMTFKT?src=hash

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 24, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Backpackers (tv show) on The CW
lol..yes it is pretty silly. I was surprised any network would go for that name for a show.

In On the Web » Backpackers (tv show) on The CW
July 18, 8:54pm

Backpackers (tv show) on The CW
http://www.cwtv.com/cw-video/backpackers/

In On the Web » Backpackers (tv show) on The CW
July 18, 1:23pm

Re: Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
He is lucky to be alive. Some broken long bones (femur) can definitely be deadly if you go into shock.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Broken leg, 6 days alone and rescued
July 17, 8:18am

Re: "Connected on the trail"
It will only get worse before lots of people have to get treatment for addiction to these devices and more public awareness is put out to curb the behavior. Facebook addiction seems pretty bad, alo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Connected on the trail
July 13, 11:11am

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