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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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Golite Ion pack size Medium in green - SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: Like New Condition RARE GOLITE ION (Size Medium in GREEN)
September 04, 7:22am

The natural act of trying to bring something into balance is what I think defines each hikers unique attitude about their experience. I've noticed the following things about myself: 1) Any l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How important is pack weight to your overall experience?
September 03, 9:24pm

+ 1 on the 2012 Gorilla
Just wanted to say you made the right call to go with the Gorilla IMHO. I've used it for a number of overnights, and will be taking it on a 10 day 173 mile northern section of the Vermont Long ...

In GEAR » GG Mariposa/Gorilla owner's
September 03, 6:03pm

NB MT101
I've used last year's model from New Balance - the Minimalist Trail (MT) 101 shoes. I use the black minimalist Superfeet insoles with them to provide a bit more arch support. I find that wi...

In GEAR » lightweight backpacking shoes
September 03, 5:57pm

Length , Width, and Weight ?
Length, Width, and Weight ?

In Gear Swap » FS: Bearpaw PyraNet 1
September 03, 5:03pm

Email Sent
Also sent an email

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Murmur 2012
September 03, 4:18pm

Ordered mine also
Going to use it under my airmat for winter camping, and as my SUL kit sleeping mat ! Hope it will turn out to be the excellent multi-purpose piece of gear that I think it will !

In Gear Deals » CCF Pads; Coming Soon
August 31, 5:09pm

Thanks to all !
I knew I could rely on the cumulative wealth of the BPL members knowledge ! Thanks for all the great suggestions - I actually found a bubble wrap car windshield thing in my closet -- and will proce...

In GEAR » Looking for Dehydrated-Meal-in-Freezer-Bag Cooking Advice
August 30, 5:48am

Looking for Dehydrated-Meal-in-Freezer-Bag Cooking Advice
I've only ever had about a 1/2 dozen prepackaged Mountain House / Backpackers Pantry style meals, and always ate them out of the ridiculously large package they came in, so here is my question:...

In GEAR » Looking for Dehydrated-Meal-in-Freezer-Bag Cooking Advice
August 29, 8:57pm

+1 Salomon
I used 4 pairs of Salomon XA Pro 3D Mesh Ultra Trail Runners (they make a GTX version in Black also) for all 2,181 miles of the A.T last year, and used yet another pair for the 230 miles of the Ne...

In GEAR » Trail Runners
August 29, 8:34pm

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