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Seth Brewer (Whistler) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale www.peaksandvalleys.weebly.com
About Me 2011 Appalachian Trail NOBO Thru-Hiker
2012 New England Trail End-to-End-Hike
2012 Northern Long Trail to Finish 2 Section End-to-End
2013 Pacific Crest Trail NOBO Thru-Hiker
CityWestchester County
StateNew York
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.peaksandvalleys.weebly.com
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2012.pdf

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All Forum Posts by Seth Brewer

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Another Westchester local is Joining the mix!
Hey all - late to this thread but I'm a tentative yes - just say when and where! RUNNERS - holler at me - I'm looking to find out what the best areas around are (I've already begun m...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » winter in NY
October 28, 10:19pm

Yama Mountain Gear - Cirriform Cuben Tent
Yama Mountain Gear - Cirriform Cuben Tent http://peaksandvalleys.weebly.com/ymg-cirriform-sw-cuben-tent.html I am a sponsored gear tester for Yama so throw the needed pinch of salt, but here ...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
October 27, 4:43pm

Depends on your Trail and preference
Depends on your Trail and preference I like to use lightweight running shorts with the liner cut out and using ExOfficio boxer briefs. Worked well for me on the AT, LT , PCT and many other hike...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Pant System
October 20, 6:20pm

Blue Cuben Pack - Job Well Done Sir!
Scott - One day in the future, when I am much better at gear making, I hope to be able to put out a piece of gear as nice as I have just bought from you. With a casual beauty that hides the well th...

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Packs 40-50-65 lt
October 12, 9:03pm

I'll take the blue cuben pack
PM'd you for the blue cuben pack

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Packs 40-50-65 lt
October 07, 6:53pm

Payment sent
Payment Sent

In Gear Swap » F.S. Original Thermorest Neoair Xlite: Size Regular
October 06, 6:51pm

I'll take it
I'll take it - PM incoming

In Gear Swap » F.S. Original Thermorest Neoair Xlite: Size Regular
October 06, 5:47pm

High Arch Salomon - Try Brooks Cascadia
I like the Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra Mesh (longest shoe name ever!) to use 4 pairs on my AT thru-hike -- but upon post-hike reflexion I think I developed more foot pain than needed due to the high ar...

In GEAR » Salomon XA Pro 3D Trail-Running Shoes or The north face 106?
August 17, 7:23am

Peter Vacco's Headnet -- Post more info to get a better reply
Peter Vacco's Headnet -- Post more info to get a better reply. His headnets come in many sizes and custom options - best would be to describe the hat size / head size you want to find. Mine was...

In Gear Swap » WTB - Peter Vacco Headnet - Skeeters begone!
August 16, 6:50pm

Thanks Ryan
Thanks for the opinion - I ended up doing just that, and so far so good. I think it should be just fine using the roller pin method.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Permanent Repair Help Question
July 04, 7:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Seth Brewer

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Gossamer Gear Gorilla
This review will be for a 2012 Gossamer Gear Gorilla in a size Medium with a Medium hipbelt. Having tried a 2011 Mariposa backpack from GG for a 100 mile portion of the New England Trail, I wanted ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 17, 7:16pm

ULA Circuit
Used this pack as my Winter pack for a 3 day snowshoe trip in VT. Full 35lbs of gear (never winter camped at -18 before) and found the pack to be more than sufficient for the task. Excellent load tran...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 11:28am

ULA Circuit
Used this pack as my Winter pack for a 3 day snowshoe trip in VT. Full 35lbs of gear (never winter camped at -18 before) and found the pack to be more than sufficient for the task. Excellent load tran...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 10:59am

Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus
Used a 2011 Exodus in size Large for 600 miles of training hikes and A.T hiking from Springer Mt, GA to Damascus, VA. Excellent capacity for a cold weather / shoulder season kit. Plenty of volume for ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 03, 10:55am

Packafeather XL Stove
Overall weight comparison for this review are between my current stove setups: ALL WEIGHTS ARE IN OUNCES 1) JetBoil Sol Ti Stripped Set-up w/ foil lid = 4. 09 oz. ( Pot = 3.81 + Lid = 0.28), JetBo...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 03, 10:10am

Snow Peak Mini Solo Ti Cookset
I used the Ti Mini Solo POT (left the cup at home along with the lid) for all 5 months of my 2011 A.T thru-hike. It still looks great and works well. I added RC car gas-line tubing pieces onto the ha...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 28, 3:31pm

Sony DSC-TX10
Waterproof, Shockproof, Freezeproof and shoots great 16 MP stills while still getting very decent 1080HD video. Camera with battery and SD card weigh a very acceptable 5.5 oz. on my scale. The iSweep ...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
October 19, 10:25am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
I used a white cuben solomid on my 2011 NOBO A.T. thru-hike and was very pleased with its performance. It was just as good looking the last day of my trip as it was the first. I had it on a mountain t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 18, 11:02am

Western Mountaineering Caribou
Used the long version of this bag on my 2011 NOBO Thru-Hike of the Appalachian Trail. I loved being able to zip it almost fully open like a quilt. This allowed way more temperature control and versati...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
October 18, 10:51am

Mountain Laurel Designs Burn (2010)
Used this bag from Damascus, VA to Katahdin, ME during the warm weather portion of my 2011 thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. I started from Amicalola Falls in GA carrying the MLD Exodus with my cold...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 14, 10:02am