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Andy Duncan (bluewater) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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Re: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
You guys got some great weather, just enough snow to keep it interesting, and those granite sidewalks look like fun. I was in the Southern Sierra and it was windy (25-35 mph w/ some 45 mph gusts) a...

In Post-Trip Reports » Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness
October 29, 2:40pm

Season Finale- Baxter Pass 10/7-8
Looks like that was a beautiful, and strenuous, way to end the season. I like the mix of fall colors in the trees and the varied rust-ish shades of rock at the top of Baxter Pass.

In Post-Trip Reports » Season Finale- Baxter Pass 10/7-8
October 22, 2:50pm

Re: Five Days in Yosemite in October
Wow! Those fall colors are beautiful and the lighting on the peaks in the first picture makes me wish I was there to explore up that canyon. Thanks for sharing some Northern Sierra awesomeness.

In Post-Trip Reports » Five Days in Yosemite in October
October 22, 2:41pm

Re: Intro / Summer Sierra Photos
Welcome to BPL. You hit some of my favorite places in the Southern Sierra; Pinchot Pass, Upper Basin, Elizabeth Pass, Cloud Canyon, Muir Pass, upper Kern & Forester Pass. With so many trips aro...

In Post-Trip Reports » Intro / Summer Sierra Photos
October 08, 4:08pm

Mt. Brewer
I got to within 200+- feet via the north chute before being turned back by weather. North Ridge route: Close to the top of the chute: Backing away once the storm arrived:

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 07, 9:30pm

Re: Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
Thanks Michael and Jay. I went back the following month to finish the northern section of the GWD via Longley Pass, Brewer Basin, Mt. Brewer, Sphinx Basin, Roads End. I am hoping the weather holds ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 06, 5:10pm

colors
"Some people take snapshots. Real photographers make photographs". Well said Bob, especially considering the current use of cell phone cameras. I appreciate your suggestions.

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 06, 5:06pm

Re: Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
Thanks Andrew. Lots of good stuff to explore on the other end of the Sierra! After seeing the Kaweah Peaks from across the Kern for years it was cool to see them up close. They have a different loo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 06, 4:59pm

color
Thanks for noticing. I carried some orange colored UL rocks on this trip to brighten things up:) Your monitor settings are probably just fine. I shot many of the photos on this trip in "Super ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 06, 4:12pm

Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
Earlier this summer I left from Horseshoe Meadows in the Southern Sierra for ten days of solitude, ten high Sierra passes, challenging cross country climbs and whatever (mis)adventures that might h...

In Post-Trip Reports » Great Western Divide ~ July 2014
October 06, 3:12pm

All Reader Reviews by Andy Duncan

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Titanium Goat AGP AGP
I used these poles on the JMT last summer and had no problems. They are extremely light and the grips and very comfortable. The locking system is smooth and flawless. I have used them in snow and mile...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:20pm

Thermarest Neo-Air
After using the large (19oz) for the extra 5" in width and the regular (14 oz) to save a little weight I finally just settled on the small (9 oz). It's lightweight and perfect as an extended ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 01, 2:24am

zpacks Company
I ordered a Hexamid Tent on Sept. 1st and received it on the extact day Joe said it would mailed out. When I added some accessories to the order at the last minute he sent them without charging for th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 01, 2:01am