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CityLaguna Beach
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://seatosummitultralight.blogspot.com/
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All Forum Posts by Andy Duncan

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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

TCT
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

Re: Re: Four days in the Minarets in winter
Thanks Alex. The coldest night it was 25 F, but it warmed up fast once the sun hit camp. Really mild temps overall. I think Adan had a 30 degree bag and was ok. I usually check the latest video...

In Post-Trip Reports » Four days in the Minarets in winter
March 29, 9:01pm

Some Pano's
A few panoramas from the trip: Agnew Pass view: Garnet Lake: Shadow Lake:

In Post-Trip Reports » Four days in the Minarets in winter
March 24, 3:17pm

Four days in the Minarets in winter
Many thanks to Andrew, Chris and Adan for making it a fun trip. It was good to catch up with Andrew and Chris and Adan was a great addition to the group this year. Some highlights were Andrew's...

In Post-Trip Reports » Four days in the Minarets in winter
March 24, 3:01pm

Winter pack
Thanks Mike! I'm not sure about other pack options aside from the usual ULA, HMG and Zpacks type stuff. The new collaborative SMD designs look promising. I saw something on their FB page about ...

In Winter Hiking » what would a 10 # base weight look for a winter trip?
March 13, 7:50pm

10#
Thanks Mike. I agree that when using a snow trench a bivy would provide some much needed protection, especially with these down quilts. I used the older version of the Zpacks Pertex (1.1 oz/sqy...

In Winter Hiking » what would a 10 # base weight look for a winter trip?
March 12, 4:45pm

10 lb winter gear setup
Hi Mike, I've had good experiences on multi-day winter snowshoe trips in the high Sierra with a 10 lb setup. In my opinion the biggest weight saving technique is 'spending' weig...

In Winter Hiking » what would a 10 # base weight look for a winter trip?
March 11, 11:33pm

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