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Andy Duncan (bluewater) - BPL Guest

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My Website URLhttp://seatosummitultralight.blogspot.com/
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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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MYOG sub 4 oz side zip cuben/momentum 55 bivy.
After reading many of the MYOG posts on BPL I started to get comfortable making most of my gear last summer. This is my humble attempt to give back a little to the online BPL community. My goal...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG sub 4 oz side zip cuben/momentum 55 bivy.
February 27, 5:27pm

Myog quilts for a side sleeper
I used the thru-hiker kit for my first quilt and now just make my own version of a wearable quilt. I am a side sleeper and have found that they work well by using two elastic straps on the bottom. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Quilt... maybe
February 27, 12:35am

JMT exit advice: Kearsarge vs Whitney - Forester Pass
Thanks Sam & Bob. The trail toward the top of Whitney is surreal, the High Sierra awaits. I just use a point and shoot Canon PowerShot Elph300HS. It's small/lightweight (4.8 ozs), 12 meg...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT exit advice: Kearsarge vs Whitney
February 26, 1:09am

JMT exit advice: Kearsarge vs Whitney - Forester Pass Video Link
I'm not sure if I added the embedded link to the Forester Video correctly. If not, here's the url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2-XRNFyXC4&context=C37b953eADOEgsToPDskLuSBsp5ftAA...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT exit advice: Kearsarge vs Whitney
February 25, 3:45pm

Kearsarge vs Whitney
Hi Sam, I did the JMT sobo last summer and wouldn't skip the last part from Kearsarge to Whitney. After about 12 days on the trail it was easy going over the big passes (fully acclimatized ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT exit advice: Kearsarge vs Whitney
February 25, 3:22pm

Re: Anza 2012
I'm interested if there's a spot open on the C2C Memorial Day trip, definitely some great early season elevation training.

In Post-Trip Reports » Anza Borrego 2012
February 25, 1:13am

Mt. Goddard Starr's Route Advice
I am considering climbing Mt. Goddard in late July/early August as part of a loop trip through the Ionian Basin this summer. The Starr's Route from Davis Lake looks like the easiest (class 2) a...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Mt. Goddard Starr's Route Advice
February 25, 1:02am

Re: Re: Re: Zpacks carrying pertex quantum
Thanks for the reminder Connor. I just order 3 yards from Zpacks for my next quilt project. FWIW I've been waiting to check out this new green color, it might make a good windshirt. . .

In Make Your Own Gear » Zpacks carrying pertex quantum
February 23, 5:03pm

"Pictured Rocks in Winter"
Wow, amazing photography and a great report. I especially like the one of Chapel Rock with the pancake ice and crystal clear green water. This was like reading a really good National Geographic art...

In Post-Trip Reports » Pictured Rocks in Winter
February 22, 9:51am

Anza Borrego 2012
Many thanks to Nick for organizing a fun trip through some of his stomping grounds in the Anza Borrego desert. We left our GPS units at home and followed Nick along mostly cross country routes that...

In Post-Trip Reports » Anza Borrego 2012
February 21, 9:23pm

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