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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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PM'd about Tarp and Newt
PM'd about tarp and Newt

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Newt, 8 x 10 tarp, Solo and 1.25 Net Tents, etc.
December 08, 6:41pm

My thoughts
Hey Matthew - looks like you've got about a 12 lb. base weight for the AT - and based on that base weight, and the trail you're hiking, I'd suggest a ULA or the HMG pack based on DURABI...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014 Fine tuning needed!
December 08, 12:26pm

May or May not work
Only one person used a MLD Burn this year that successfully thru-hiked the PCT. That was Lint. Who was on his 13th thru-hike if I remember right. He started May 19th, same day I did, and was doing ...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014 Fine tuning needed!
December 08, 9:23am

Yes and No
1) *Stoveless from Mexico to Kennedy Meadows. Super hot out and didn't really want hot meals after a long hot day. 2) Kennedy Meadows to South Lake Tahoe -MSR Titan Kettle / WhiteBox Stove/ ...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 07, 9:03pm

FS WM Flash Jacket (Large)
Price DROP: $265 shipped CONUS via paypal personal (or add 4% for fees).

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Western Mountaineering Alpinlite 20* LONG and WM Men's Large Flash Jacket (Blue)
December 06, 2:43pm

Cirriform SW Cuben
Right again James -- I used a fully enclosed Cirriform SW Cuben for the trip. Bathtub floor, netting to simply zip closed on buggy of cold nights, and storage space for all the essentials to be in ...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 04, 5:21pm

What Scott Said- Go Big or Go Hungry !
Go BIG or Go HUNGRY !! Having actually carried a Weekender on my PCT hike this year -- I can attest that what Scott S. said is true... I never fit even close to all my food in the canister and h...

In Gear Swap » WTBorrow/Rent Bearikade Weekender for PCT Thru next year.
December 04, 12:39pm

Payment sent
Thanks -- Payment sent for TWO patches. Cheers

In Gear Swap » FS: "Solvitas Perambulum" sew-on patches
December 04, 12:25pm

Here are my thoughts
Here's what I've got to say : @ CAMERON - regarding the ALTRA LONE PEAKS: I don't know if the Reviews you saw were Runners or Hikers - but I loved them. 1st Pair from Mexico and we...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 03, 8:08pm

Ha - who knew !
I knew you had to be in there somewhere ! The funny thing is -- the only trekking umbrellas I saw where GoLite Chrome Dome's -- mine was the lone wolf of the bunch... but all in all they are EX...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 02, 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