Dan is an acclaimed left-field composer, teacher and writer who divides his time between the great city of Jakarta, Indonesia and the wilds of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Dan is the lead writer and editor for gunungbagging.com and coordinates content development including the photographic archives. His 2014 expedition project ‘Making Tracks: Researching the Mountains of Malaysia and Indonesia’ was supported by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) with a Neville Shulman Challenge Award. He views Gunung Bagging as an extended art project. He is available for consultancy work via email and is setting up a new initiative at present. Dan is especially keen to hear from hikers in Peninsular Malaysia as he hopes to explore that region in 2019 and 2020.
Andy is a geographical information systems, remote sensing, and knowledge management consultant who has worked and travelled in numerous countries in Asia and Africa. From 2008 to 2011 Andy was Vice President of PT Hatfield Indonesia, an environmental, forestry and geomatics consulting company based in Indonesia. Andy is now a Senior Partner based at Hatfield Consultants’ head office in Vancouver, Canada. Andy completed the Gunung Bagging prominence analysis using software tools and elevation data to systematically identify the Ribus and calculate their elevation and prominence. Andy hopes to continue bagging volcanoes when he visits Indonesia.
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