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Andy Duncan (bluewater) - BPL Premium Member

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I've been using a Headsweats visor for local hikes this summer. The non-adjustable one does take a while to loosen up, but it's good otherwise. The whicking material is very comfortable and...

In GEAR » Visor?
August 19, 11:07pm

Upper Kern Basin 2015
"We speak of going into the wilderness to get a sense of perspective and renewal; this season I found I truly needed it. . .Perhaps these mountains reflect something inside of us and renewal i...

In Post-Trip Reports » Upper Kern Basin, 2015.
August 07, 11:19pm

Thanks for posting your trip report and photos. I have done most of the same route although never connected them in one trip. You hit some of my favorite spots in the Sierra!

In Post-Trip Reports » Devil's Postpile to Yosemite Valley via SHR July 24-29
August 07, 11:04pm

Re: Storms
University Pass looks like a challenge. A recent BPL TR got me thinking about how to add it to a possible loop. I'm hoping to go from Kearsarge Lakes, up the scree/talus toward University Shoul...

In Post-Trip Reports » Vidette Lakes-Center Basin via Kearsarge Pass 7/21-25
August 04, 10:55pm

Thanks for sharing your experience, photos and backcountry thought process especially regarding the change in route early on. From what I've read doing Deerhorn and Harrison in the same day can...

In Post-Trip Reports » Vidette Lakes-Center Basin via Kearsarge Pass 7/21-25
August 04, 6:24pm

University Pass
Thanks for the detailed photos of University Pass. It looks like a fun climb with some good views from the top. I've got to add this to my list of future east side loops for next season. I ...

In Post-Trip Reports » SEKI: Center Basin
July 14, 8:02am

JMT in Sept.
I did it in mid Sept in 2011 and had a great time. I resupplied at MTR the day before they closed for the season. Very few other people, no bugs and vacant camp sites. The days were noticeably shor...

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Start in Mid September? Lyell Canyon?
May 31, 3:07am

Thanks for your comments Trace. I like your photos, especially the one of the Bison mounted above the fireplace, although I'm not sure where that it is on the island. . .maybe the lodge in Two ...

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
May 17, 9:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Nepal
Just checking out the latest camp shots. Tom those Nepal photos are beautiful, . . and I love to camp in the snow!

In Photo Gallery » Favorite Campsite Photos
April 27, 6:12pm

Re: GGG/SOCAL 2015
Thanks for organizing this years SoCal GGG. I am going to try and make it for at least Saturday/Sunday this year. Looking forward to seeing everybody from our neck of the woods.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG/SOCAL 2015
March 30, 4:46pm

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