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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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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

FS/FT: Gear Purge Stage 1 - Get your Holiday Shopping Done Early !
I have a number of items for sale. PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING CONUS (no international right now - sorry) Payment is via Paypal Personal (or add 4% for fees). Payment to email address below and emai...

In Gear Swap » FS/FT: Gear Purge Stage 1 - Get your Holiday Shopping Done Early !
November 18, 7:10pm

WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6")
WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6") Looking for a full / hooded bag (not a quilt) and looking for it to be a deal. Marmot / EMS / REI / Montbell / etc. .. not looking for...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Down Winter bag 5* to -5* Long Length (6'6")
November 10, 5:36pm

I'll take the small/med
I'll take the small /med PM sent to you

In Gear Swap » FS: SMD Flight 30 (med/large and a small/medium)
November 07, 8:57pm

Death by Down!
Reasons to purchase: 1) You can go Base Jumping without a parachute - just jump in this bag and throw yourself off of a cliff! 2) Even frozen into the side of an Artic Glacier - you will still ...

In Gear Deals » Ultimate Sleeping Bag
November 06, 7:48pm

No Compass on a PCT thru-hike ?..I Disagree
I would have to disagree with Hikerbox and say that EVERY hiker should carry a compass. I carry a 0.5 oz. Silva Forecaster 610 compass that cost me $9 and has lasted over 5,000 miles and still goin...

In Gear Lists » PCT thru
November 03, 6:32pm

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

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