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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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2 pairs in the bag
Better deal than when I got Pro Deal pricing for these shoes from Altra !

In Gear Deals » Amazon: Altra Lone Peak 2 - $56.73 shipped
December 19, 9:09pm

Never give in - Never surrender
The trail will be there for years to come - as difficult as it is to realize the immediate death of dream - think of it in the light of opportunity: You get to come back another time and hike what...

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 20
December 15, 6:42pm

Email and PM Sent
Email and PM Sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Womens Lowa--Columbia--Down puffy
December 15, 4:56pm

The Perfect Umbrella
Check out the one that I used: Birdie Pal Swing LiteFlex Silver (A chrome dome without the marketing) http://www.euroschirm.com/schirm/liteflex/info.cgi?session=R2BOM5e7XZcWK&sprache_land...

In Gear Lists » PCT Rough Draft
December 14, 7:28am

RE: Here's How I Did It..YMMV
You can check out how I used / changed gear for my PCT thru last year: http://peaksandvalleys.weebly.com/pacific-crest-trail-2013.html I used a Houdini and umbrella till northern Oregon wh...

In Gear Lists » PCT Rough Draft
December 11, 6:22pm

WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6")
Still looking... anyone got any possible bags they are looking to sell?

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6")
December 10, 5:57pm

FS: Komperdell Peak UL Carbon Compact Trekking Poles (125 cm)
FS: Komperdell Peak UL Carbon Compact Trekking Poles (125 cm) Paypal gift only or add 3%. EMAIL ONLY - NO PM's : sethbrew(AT)gmail(DOT)com 1) Pair of Komperdell Peak UL Carbon Compact ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Komperdell Peak UL Carbon Compact Trekking Poles (125 cm)
December 09, 6:03pm

RE: Pack - I liked my Arc Blast
Having used an Arc Blast on my 2013 PCT thru-hike I can recommend the following: Zpacks HAS updated the stitching supports to help eliminate the issues that many first round users of the Arc Bla...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 03, 8:37pm

ULA Camino 2
Try www.ula-equipment.com and check out the Camino 2 -- seems like a great choice, from a proven manufacturer. (Note: I am not related to ULA in any way - I simply think that they make good pa...

In GEAR » Double Duty Pack Rec (Overnight Backpacking and Carry-On Travel Bag)
November 24, 5:21pm

2nd Err on the side of Caution!
I did my NOBO thru in 2011 and would second the urge for erring on the side of caution. It is much better to be warm and sleep well then to shiver and wear yourself out before the weather changes. ...

In Gear Lists » Clothing Critique: AT Thru - 4/3/15 start
November 23, 4:35pm

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