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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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Yeah it may work fine
I did pretty much the whole A.T with a MLD Burn and that was fine (started with an Exodus but found it too large), though for large food carries the Prophet may have been a better all around size. ...

In GEAR » Would it be possible to use a GG Murmur / Kumo for a thru-hike?
July 11, 2:13pm

Re: This may come off a bit harsh on the Miniworks
Don't know the specifics of why you want to go through the hassle of a multi-step pre-filter system just so that you can use a 1 lb. filter that IMHO (having owned one - and then promptly got r...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ideas for prefilter for a msr miniworks?
July 11, 12:08pm

That's a lot of rocks !
I used 4 pairs of the XA Pro Ultra 2's on my A.T thru-last year along with Superfeet and then SOLE Dean Karnazes insoles. A great shoe with excellent traction. Good luck on your continuing adve...

In GEAR » Trying something new - trail runners
July 10, 8:16pm

Thanks for the input !
I'll probably send off an email to GG. I love this bag, but actually noticed between 1-4 inches of slippage on the shoulder straps every half hour or so. I was hiking fast, and light so that ma...

In GEAR » Question for Gossamer Gear 2012 Pack Owners
July 09, 7:11am

Prices Reduced
Prices Reduced

In Gear Swap » FS: 2011 ULA Circuit (M/S), Exped SynMat UL 7 (Medium), NWT NeoAir Xlite (Regular), Snow Peak Ti Mini Solo Cookset w/ Caldera up, Gregory Z-30
July 09, 5:53am

Question for Gossamer Gear 2012 Pack Owners
I just bought a Gorilla (which I love) and just now got back from hiking for 2 days to complete my final 57 mile section of the New England Trail (fast, light, high mileage hike - pack had 6 lbs ge...

In GEAR » Question for Gossamer Gear 2012 Pack Owners
July 07, 6:12pm

ULA Circuit STILL AVAILABLE
Circuit is STILL AVAILABLE - buyer backed out

In Gear Swap » FS: 2011 ULA Circuit (M/S), Exped SynMat UL 7 (Medium), NWT NeoAir Xlite (Regular), Snow Peak Ti Mini Solo Cookset w/ Caldera up, Gregory Z-30
July 05, 8:11am

MASSIVE CLOSET CLEAN
---> EMAIL - me instead of PM - I can't track people via the PM system. First EMAIL to come to: sethbrewATgmailDOT (replace the AT and DOT) will get it. <--- SHIPPING IS NOT INCLU...

In Gear Swap » FS: 2011 ULA Circuit (M/S), Exped SynMat UL 7 (Medium), NWT NeoAir Xlite (Regular), Snow Peak Ti Mini Solo Cookset w/ Caldera up, Gregory Z-30
July 03, 7:56pm

I dub my tent the "Hexasnake"
What I've learned now learned from this slightly drifted thread is that if I ever do have time to take my Hexamid out - It will survive a World Ending Hurricane - but I'll also probably win...

In GEAR » Hexamid Rides Out the Storm
July 02, 7:14pm

Regarding Superfeet and Sore Arches
Even Superfeet themselves will tell you (I think its also right in the literature in the box when you buy them -- we all read that right away I'm sure ....I'm kidding - nobody else is that ...

In GEAR » Trailrunners cause knee problems?
July 02, 7:05pm

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