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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: Re: Rear rack choice
Last Friday I ordered a Axiom Journey Uni-Fit MK 2 to try out. It was mentioned by my bike manufacturer. I may try it out on an upcoming San Juan Hut bike trip. I do like your built in fender.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Rear rack choice
August 18, 7:52pm

Rear rack choice
I am trying to get ready for a bikepacking trip and am looking into rear racks compatible with disc breaks. 1. Which type of attachment is best in your opinion? (quick release skewer versus oth...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Rear rack choice
August 15, 8:14am

Re: Re: Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
Hi Greg. No, I know of no other lawsuits. I was being slightly sarcastic since I knew there was a lawsuit in the past, but honestly didn't remember who it was against. I think the SIBBG disban...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 8:20pm

Re: Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
Looks like a sea to summit knock off.

In Gear Deals » Bear Grylls Ultralight Summit Pack - 4oz Compactible Daypack for $11
August 13, 4:03pm

Re: Re: Bleach clogging filter?
Bleach is recommended be company. Any talk of it clogging the filter is nonsense.

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini
August 13, 3:54pm

Re: Ursack Approved by IGBC
The IGBC was sued into submission?

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 3:52pm

Re: FYI missing hiker in GA
The story is on Dateline Saturday Night Mystery now.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » FYI missing hiker in GA
August 09, 6:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Fast Find Ranger has 6 year battery life? ...according to the website. The original that I have did have 5 year.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 6:17pm

Re: What is the best way to have Map handy
My camera case is worn on my sternum strap. I put a loop of shock cord through the belt loop on the camera case. I then put my map on 8.5 x 11" in a gallon size freezer bag, rolled it up and p...

In GEAR » What is the best way to have Map handy
August 09, 6:14pm

Re: Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
Prob just fine..weighs 5.8 oz.

In GEAR » Any reason not to buy a Fast Find Ranger PLB?
August 09, 8:16am

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