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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
CityBarcelona
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My Website URLhttp://www.fredfoto.net
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2010

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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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Wanted To Trade
I have a ULA Relay S/M in great shape I bought second hand here on gear swap. I'd like to trade it for a M/L if anyone is interested. I'll throw in a ULA wallet with the pack as I now ha...

In Gear Swap » Wanted To Trade
October 26, 2:21am

What's your favorite backcountry camera?
I've only got one digital camera, and it is the Fuji F30 with the Super CCD. It only cost me €90 so if it dies, I'll miss it, but it won't be the end of the world. The battery last...

In GEAR » What's your favorite backcountry camera?
October 20, 5:44am

ULA Amp- any users?
Hi all, Thanks for the feedback- I really like this pack, and can't wait to get over the shingles and out on the trail with it. One question- does anyone know how to take off the hip belt...

In GEAR » ULA Amp- any users?
October 18, 3:51am

your ideas on cutting a top bag into a quilt??
Hi, I have a Rab Top Bag like yours, and do the same with a Ridge Rest for a pad. I find the pad stablizes the bag, and keeps out draughts well. Instead of cutting the bag, and overfilling, why ...

In GEAR » your ideas on cutting a top bag into a quilt??
October 17, 2:28am

ULA Amp- any users?
Hi all, I've just picked up a ULA Amp on the Gear Swap- does anyone have any long term user experience or tips with this pack to share? I've googled and there's little user reviews o...

In GEAR » ULA Amp- any users?
October 16, 12:34pm

ULA Amp
PM'ed. cheers, fred

In Gear Swap » For Sale: ULA Amp
September 25, 11:57am

HRP
Wow, fantastic tips and report. I hope to do the HRP solo one year coming up, and this is great inspiration. Congratulations on a fantastic hike. cheers, fred

In Post-Trip Reports » Haute Route Pyrenees, Atlantic to Mediterranean, Summer 2010
September 25, 4:55am

Cold weather: Inner tent vs. ROOMY bivy
I use a MLD Superlight bivy in my SoloMid. Roomy and blocks wind. I use a Ridge Rest on a Thinlite pad (Thinlite outside the bivy as a ground protector) and have plenty of wiggle room. Zipped up an...

In GEAR » Cold weather: Inner tent vs. ROOMY bivy?
September 13, 9:55am

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Thanks for the continued replies. Can't wait to get back to the mountains, but work starts tomorrow... we'll see... Tom, thanks fo the interest abnout the pack size: The Relay is a S/M, ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Refuge Lizara- Ibon de Estanes- Mount Bisaurin loop. Spanish Pyrenees.
September 05, 10:29am

Refuge Lizara- Ibon de Estanes- Mount Bisaurin loop. Spanish Pyrenees.
Refuge Lizara- Ibon de Estanes- Mount Bisaurin loop. Spanish Pyrenees. This hike in the Spanish Pyrenees of Aragon was planned to last a few nights, but things didn't work out gear wise and ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Refuge Lizara- Ibon de Estanes- Mount Bisaurin loop. Spanish Pyrenees.
August 27, 8:10am

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am