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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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Re: An excellent adventure
Thanks Paul for the info about the use trail vs the Grass Lake drainage. I can see how bush whacking down that drainage with no snow could become a suffer fest. I misread your original post Tom,...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 03, 10:50pm

niiiice
Thanks for your info about the drainage down to Grass Lake Paul! It would have saved hours of frustration at the end of a long day. Does that way also work in the summer? Ryan Huetter of "L...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 9:34pm

An excellent adventure
Thanks for your comments Tom! Although it was a challenge getting down the boulders at the top the glissade down from there was fun. Here are a few pxts of the slide down the east side of Lamar...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 9:22pm

"Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col"
The xTherm is amazing, I can feel the heat being reflected back towards me. I got the size large to fit my shoulders and elbows and it's the only luxury item I carry. My only complaint is that ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 8:57pm

Re: Glacier Divide Loop
Thanks for your comments everybody, I really appreciate it. @Malto, I will probably take the LT4's on the next winter trip. I think it broke due to some unusual use that I hope not to repea...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 1:56pm

Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
After taking a few overnighters in the local San Jacinto mountains this winter I was excited to take a real winter trip in the high Sierra. For my first real winter experience in the Sierras I deci...

In Post-Trip Reports » Glacier Divide Loop ~ Piute Pass, Alpine Col, Lamarck Col
April 02, 3:01am

Pattern
Jack, I tried to send a message re the pattern, but your pm isn't setup. If u would like I can send it as a PDF: bluewater9 at cox dot net.

In Post-Trip Reports » Mount San Antonio on a good day
March 21, 12:08pm

Re: Mount San Antonio on a good day
Thanks for the pxts and info on your trip. Looks like it was beautiful! I've been up to San J after the last few storms but missed this one. If you're interested I have a pattern for myog b...

In Post-Trip Reports » Mount San Antonio on a good day
March 15, 5:18pm

Re: Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
Darwin Canyon. Palisades. Glacier Lake.

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
February 15, 11:59am

Re: Southern CA "Winter" Snow camping on San Jacinto
Roger, From the tram microspikes were fine on the trail up to Round Valley. From 9,100 feet+ the snow was knee high and snow shoes were best. After the most recent storm the cross country route...

In Other Activities » Southern California "Winter"
February 14, 2:59pm

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