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Heavyweight Ultralight Backpack
Over the last few years I've been experimenting with all kinds of pack designs. I usually go for the lightest possible options, but this time I went with the most burly ultralight materials I c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heavyweight Ultralight Backpack
November 06, 5:22pm

Re: Shoulder Season in Yosemite
Thanks for your TR and photos, man this makes me want to get back out there this weekend! (I missed this when you originally posted, I was on a shoulder season trip). "Three more trips (Nov, D...

In Post-Trip Reports » Shoulder Season in Yosemite
November 06, 5:04pm

Haekel Col-Ampitheater Lake-Sawmill Pass 9/16-24
Thanks for your trip report and beautiful photos Tom! I enjoyed reading through the whole thing, especially the Amphitheater Lake to Lake Basin section. I have been wanting to get into that area fo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Haekel Col-Ampitheater Lake-Sawmill Pass 9/16-24
November 06, 4:58pm

Mirage Arrived
I received the brand new Mirage with the manufacturers tags and inside what looks like the sealed plastic bag from Montbell. Bobby emailed the tracking info 30 minutes after I sent the $ via PayPal...

In Gear Swap » FS: NWT 900fp MONTBELL MIRAGE $225 shipped CONUS
November 04, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
Thanks Ian! Picasa is an online photo storage and sharing site similar to Flickr. After I downloaded all of the photos from the trip (1,000+) it automatically stitched some of them together. It als...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
September 21, 10:17am

Re: Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
Thanks for your comments everyone! Plan D is this weekend. Casey I appreciate your trip report from last year, I wish I had been able to make it. You guys covered a lot of ground, and a few pea...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
September 20, 9:09pm

Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
"Two guys said they could see the fire from New Army Pass today". . . I had no idea that the Fish Fire had started the day before I left for this trip. I could smell smoke at the ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sierra Wandering ~ 08/24 - 08/30/2013
September 19, 10:22pm

Milestone from Midway
Thanks for posting your trip report. The pxt of Milestone from Midway is impressive! Glacially polished granite canyons and cirques are among my favorite Sierra environments. Looking forward to see...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Midway Traverse: a Walk in the SEKI
September 05, 11:39pm

JMT in a week
Thank you for posting the pictures and details from your week on the JMT. I did Glen and Forester in the same day while thru-hiking the JMT, but at my pace there was no time for fishing or a long l...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT in a Week
August 31, 9:01pm

Pink 7D
+1 regarding the source for pink 7D! My wife would love that.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pink 7d women's quilt
July 28, 9:20pm

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