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Flat in the High Sierra
A few flat(ish) areas that come to mind would be Cottonwood Lakes (probably the easiest access) and Miter Basin with the meadow and nice meandering stream before the incline to Sky Blue Lake. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help me find the "flat" spots in the High Sierra ;-)
January 19, 5:09am

NEW Re: A week on the John Muir Trail
Adam, I read your entire TR when you first posted it. At the time I hadn't renewed my BPL subscription but your report made me want to re-up this year. Thanks for a great read. It was cool reli...

In Post-Trip Reports » A week on the John Muir Trail
January 08, 3:34pm

Re: The Southern Sierra High Route - A Guide (a southern extension of the Sierra High Route to Mt. Whitney and beyond)
Thank you for your route description, maps and beautiful photos. I have enjoyed reading your blog posts (and watching some of your YouTube vids) and I also remember reading the entire report when I...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Southern Sierra High Route - A Guide (a southern extension of the Sierra High Route to Mt. Whitney and beyond)
January 08, 3:27pm

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

"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

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