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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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FS: WM Flash Jacket (L)
Still for sale. Here is a photo. BRAND NEW and unused.

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Western Mountaineering Alpinlite 20* LONG and WM Men's Large Flash Jacket (Blue)
December 19, 8:07am

FS: BRAND NEW WM Flash Jacket (L)
PRICE DROPPED TO $240 Shipped Priority CONUS-- get it in time for Christmas !

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Western Mountaineering Alpinlite 20* LONG and WM Men's Large Flash Jacket (Blue)
December 14, 6:54am

The Magic number = 1
I used only a single pair of Dirty Girl Gaiters for the whole trail -- excluding the last 250 of snow -- and I didn't even get any holes in the gaiters, i still have them with my gear. Not too ...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 12, 6:18pm

Altra Sizing
@ Cameron - I mean't to say that ROAD shoes are what I consider running shoes, and TRAIL shoes are hiking shoes. The Lone Peaks are Altra's most cushioned trail shoe -- and they are still v...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 11, 10:11pm

PM sent
PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS. Montbell Alpine Lite down Jacket
December 11, 5:53pm

Yes and Yes
Thanks for the interest Mark and Matthew. I do have a website: www.peaksandvalleys.weebly.com And I do plan on having MUCH more stuff than is currently on there..but it all takes time, and mo...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 09, 7:57pm

Right you are
Your assumption of lots of snow is correct. I had mixed winter conditions from Snowqualmie Pass all the way to Manning Park, that included lots of crusting ice over an unstable snowpack and loose s...

In Gear Lists » Actual 2013 PCT Gear List for 2014 Hopefuls
December 09, 12:11pm

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

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