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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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Re: Tram Shoeing
Thanks for the reminder Nick. . I've been up via Deer Springs and Marion Mtn but still haven't done the C2T or C2C. Time to step it up this season!

In Winter Hiking » Who in So Cal is going out this COLD weekend?
December 05, 5:57pm

re: Nice looking quilt
Thanks Derek! Nice cuben Duomid in your avatar BTW.

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter Quilt with a Trapezoidal Baffled Footbox
December 05, 5:52pm

re: Bivy Suggestions
Hi James. I've been using a bivy with a cuben bottom, M55 top and 8" bathtub sides. It also has some netting around the head and a 1/2 side zip. I like the 8" bathtub cuben on the sid...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy Suggestions.
December 05, 5:46pm

Tram Shoeing
We're hoping for enough snow from the storm on Saturday to go snowshoeing on San J on Sunday. Wishful thinking, we will probably just use micro's. My wife runs cold but I'm usually good...

In Winter Hiking » Who in So Cal is going out this COLD weekend?
December 05, 9:11am

Winter Quilt with a Trapezoidal Baffled Footbox
Last October after crossing Darwin Col I ran out of light and had to hunker down between boulders below Mt Darwin at about 12,000 feet. There was a storm forecast to arrive the next day so I brough...

In Make Your Own Gear » Winter Quilt with a Trapezoidal Baffled Footbox
December 04, 3:37pm

Sierra Lakes and Tranquility
Tarn on the south side of Gabbot Pass Lake 11,808, Ionian Basin Miles of boulders in Davis Lake Basin Frozen Goethe Lake, Humphries Basin Unnamed lake west of Dragon Pas...

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
November 29, 12:22am

BSL / Big Seki Loop
I haven't seen any mention of the Big Seki Loop. It's a 152 mile loop hike and although it covers a portion of the JMT it mostly follows much less popular ares including much of the Circle ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
November 22, 7:48pm

GLOVES OR MITTS FOR SNOWSHOEING ETC...
Dave, I have been using liner gloves with Zpacks w/b cuben mitts in the snow while snowhoeing during the day and while setting up camp. At night after everything is setup I switch to liner gloves ...

In GEAR » GLOVES OR MITTS FOR SNOWSHOEING ETC...
November 22, 9:56am

Re: The WInd River High Route
Thanks for your detailed trip report, maps and photos. There is some great footage of the route and even the impressive storm-worthiness of your tarp on the video. Your guide to the cross countr...

In Post-Trip Reports » A Complete Guide to the Wind River High Route - mile for mile, the finest non-technical Alpine route in North America
November 22, 9:42am

Re: Heavyweight Ultralight Backpack
Thanks Steve. In the past I've tried using lightweight cord with a taut line hitch for shoulder strap adjustment instead of the nylon straps. Although the cord worked ok with the taut line hitc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heavyweight Ultralight Backpack
November 21, 1:55pm

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