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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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WTB: Long 0 Degree Down Sleeping Bag < 4 lbs
WTB: Long 0 Degree Down Sleeping Bag < 4 lbs As the title states -- want a Long 6"6" and wider style sleeping bag with Down fill (prefer 650 fill or higher) Please let me know k...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Long 0 Degree Down Sleeping Bag < 4 lbs
January 07, 8:13pm

Hard to say
It's hard to say, mainly due to the fact that I've never tried NL snowshoes and can't really compare. What I will say is this : I was very very happy that my snowshoes had really good t...

In Gear Lists » PCT Rough Draft
January 05, 4:45pm

EPIC !! Loved it !
Now that's a travel documentary ! What an adventure ... now I want to start riding more...

In On the Web » Transcontinental Race: London - Istanbul
December 28, 12:14pm

PCT Hike Planning This is where I copied down my 18 resupply addresses for most of California and pre shipped all my food drops till Kennedy Meadows around the time i flew out - and had a fe...

In GEAR » Is Yogi's PCT Handbook worth buying?
December 28, 10:08am

It depends
On your hiking pace, how much food you plan to carry at a time, your cooking preferences, your budget, etc. Check out my links on my website for how I did the AT and PCT when I thru-hiked. There...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Long distance planning ....
December 21, 5:15pm

2 pairs in the bag
Better deal than when I got Pro Deal pricing for these shoes from Altra !

In Gear Deals » Amazon: Altra Lone Peak 2 - $56.73 shipped
December 19, 9:09pm

Never give in - Never surrender
The trail will be there for years to come - as difficult as it is to realize the immediate death of dream - think of it in the light of opportunity: You get to come back another time and hike what...

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: Episode 20
December 15, 6:42pm

Email and PM Sent
Email and PM Sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Womens Lowa--Columbia--Down puffy
December 15, 4:56pm

The Perfect Umbrella
Check out the one that I used: Birdie Pal Swing LiteFlex Silver (A chrome dome without the marketing)

In Gear Lists » PCT Rough Draft
December 14, 7:28am

RE: Here's How I Did It..YMMV
You can check out how I used / changed gear for my PCT thru last year: I used a Houdini and umbrella till northern Oregon wh...

In Gear Lists » PCT Rough Draft
December 11, 6:22pm

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