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Seth Brewer (Whistler) - BPL Lifetime Member

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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
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All Forum Posts by Seth Brewer

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To each their own
I dislike waterproof shoes (WP) for many reasons, and here are some: - my feet get hot fast and always sweat, thus blister much more in WP shoes - WP shoes, once wet, stay wet for a lot longer...

In GEAR » PCT Footwear? Merrel Ascend Glove
January 13, 7:21am

Footwear is difficult
Footwear is one of my biggest challenges for backpacking. MY personal needs for a hiking shoe is as follows: - Zero drop or minimal drop preferred - Mesh only (no waterproof shoes ever) - L...

In GEAR » PCT Footwear? Merrel Ascend Glove
January 12, 7:35pm

WTB: Montbell Thermawrap Pants 32/32 or Similiar
Still looking !

In Gear Swap » WTB: Montbell Thermawrap UL Pants Men's Large Or Similar Down Pants
January 09, 9:48pm

Wow -really? 4 year old post
I think that may be a record boys and girls :-) It takes serious will-power to bring a 4 year old baby back to life on Gear Swap...seems like nowadays if you're on the 3rd page, nobody looks a...

In Gear Swap » anyone want a Koa 55?
January 07, 9:13pm

WTB: ULA Circuit w/ Med Torso, Sm / Med Hip Belt
Still Looking

In Gear Swap » WTB: ULA Circuit with Med Torso, Small Hip Belt
January 04, 9:49pm

GTX socks and Steripen
I liked the Gtx socks - and used them on the PCT for winter hiking Northern Washington as well as the Southern AT. About 500 miles of using them and though expensive I liked them and will continue ...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
January 04, 9:27pm

PM'd on Men's Medium Golite Jam 2
Pm'd you about a '09 Men's Medium Jam 2 from Golite that may work

In Gear Swap » looking for kids pack
January 04, 6:46pm

PM'd you

January 03, 9:25pm

More Thoughts
Hey Eli - here are some specifics 1. I would like to just use my phone. I am worried about battery life, especially if big snow cover forces me to check the GPS a lot. What do you think? ...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 03, 9:02pm

Gear Comments
After viewing your list I have a few more thoughts: 1) Try using some GPS / Digital Map Apps like GutHook or PCTHYOH and Halfmiles app , since you have a smart phone 2) SERIOUSLY RECONSIDER Y...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 03, 8:55am

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