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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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Komperdell Carbon Vario 4 !
Check it out on MLD's website : http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=24&products_id=203 I have a pair and love them !! I didn't like the GG LT4s -- to...

In GEAR » Best trekking poles for CDT thru hike
March 20, 8:39pm

Lots to think about!
As a fellow NOBO AT'11 thru-hiker "DocBoom" (March 29th - Aug 30th) and a fairly recent NOBO PCT'13 thru-hiker "Naturally Caffeinated" I wanted to share my envy at the ...

In Gear Lists » SirTonka's 2015 PCT Gear List
March 20, 6:43pm

Looking for $380 for both
Priced dropped to $380 for both

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New MLD SoloMid XL (Yellow) and Superlight Bivy (XL, silnylon bottom)
March 20, 6:10pm

Still available / Price Drop
SELLING BOTH TOGETHER - Not looking to split up unless I have buyers for both. DROPPING PRICE $30 FOR BOTH . I have camped one night in the bivy with zpacks quilt and Xtherm large and it is...

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New MLD SoloMid XL (Yellow) and Superlight Bivy (XL, silnylon bottom)
March 14, 11:05am

FS: Brand New MLD SoloMid XL (Yellow) and Superlight Bivy (XL, silnylon bottom)
FS: Brand New MLD SoloMid XL (Yellow) and Superlight Bivy (XL, silnylon bottom intended for 6'6" winter / larger bag with Xtherm) As the post says - haven't seem-sealed them yet or ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand New MLD SoloMid XL (Yellow) and Superlight Bivy (XL, silnylon bottom)
February 24, 5:13am

Agree with Valerie
I think that you need a shorter hooded jacket with more down -- like a Montbell Mirage, or something toasty if you really need it.

In GEAR » Ghost Whisperer long parka for hiking?
February 06, 8:33pm

Lone Peaks and Cascadia's
My answer will be brief, but it comes from over 5,000 miles of thru-hiking and over 16 years of competitive Triathlon / Trail Running experience -- so take it with the needed grain of salt, but her...

In GEAR » A twist on the age-old thru-hiker shoe question
February 06, 8:26pm

Go lighter !!
Can a faster paced hike be done ? Yes. But go light. Very very light. I bumped into Scott Williams during my NOBO thru in 2013, and he made my 8 pound baseweight seem heavy. If you want high milea...

In Gear Lists » Just another 2015 NOBO PCT gear list (input needed/welcomed)
February 02, 5:13pm

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In Gear Swap » Clothes Closet Cleaning
January 31, 1:35pm

Still searching !!
Still looking - also open to 6' bags that would be on the wider size 😎 Thanks !!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Long 0 Degree Down Sleeping Bag < 4 lbs
January 30, 9:56pm

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