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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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Great article
Thanks for posting your article John. I appreciate the details and the spread sheet makes it easy to compare the bottom line on many different shelter options, including the ground sheet, guylines ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL/XUL Enclosed Shelter Comparisons
December 30, 11:28am

M55
I used a myog bivy with a momentum 55 top and 0.51oz/sqyd cuben bottom in the sierras last summer. It worked well in high winds and under a 5.5 x 8.5 ft tarp in all night rain.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Bivy; what top material?
December 26, 12:18pm

Echo Col
Thanks to all for your comments etc about the route, it is really helpful to us newer guys. With about 20 lbs total pack weight after a resupply this should be fine. It sounds like Echo Col may be ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » California -- Kings Canyon -- Echo Col
December 23, 12:05am

Re: California -- Kings Canyon -- Echo Col
I realize this post is from last season, I'm a little late joining the party. Thanks for posting the detailed map and photo. I'm considering using this as a way to access the second ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » California -- Kings Canyon -- Echo Col
December 21, 5:20pm

SoCal
A little late joining this post, but a SoCal get-together would be welcome this spring. I'm in Laguna Beach.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Southern California
December 18, 5:27pm

Re: jmt
Great tr and pxts Andrew, thanx for posting. I miss being on the Jmt! I started a few days after you heading south from mammoth and hit a crazy thunderstorm on Pinchot pass. The SHR awaits!

In Post-Trip Reports » John Muir Trail
December 17, 10:40pm

Sewing
Colin: Working with SevenD is a lot like Momentum 50 or 55, but it has more of a silky feel. It's like the luxury material for UL. It is very slippery so I pinned the edges every 5 or 6 inches ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
December 05, 11:27pm

Re: MYOG Wearable Quilt
Shoe size eleven, 'E' width. 'hope that helps!

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
December 05, 6:17pm

Re: MYOG Wearable Quilt
Thanx again MYOG'ers. I appreciate the comments. I am 6'0", 185 lbs. The 56" width feels like more than enough with plenty of extra material to tuck under my back or side (I&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
December 04, 4:03pm

Re: MYOG Wearable Quilt Pxt
Thanks for the comments MYOG'ers. I decided to make it wearable to save weight by not having to bring a puffy jacket. Fortunately fashion is not a concern in the wilderness, with that in mind t...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Wearable Quilt
December 03, 1:09pm

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