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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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Windshirt Set
Windshirt is about 7.5 oz and the pants are 6.4 oz. Older style but cheap and functional. Selling as a set -- so shipping would be added unless you buy something else.

In Gear Swap » Gear Purge: Granite Gear, Gossamer Gear, Caldera Cone/Snow Peak, Mountain Hardwear, Brooks, Thermarest, GSI, REI, Golite
May 09, 3:45pm

Don't know for sure...but try Ben @ Goose Feet
I hear a lot of great custom work coming from Ben at Goose Feet Gear (goosefeetgear.com) maybe try giving him a ring.

In Make Your Own Gear » Altering a Western Mountaineering Summerlight bag?
May 08, 4:30pm

Thanks for all the tips !
Appreciate all your prompt input. Thankfully the beer store is a mere 10 minutes away, so I'll test out a few different ideas here and see what works best for me. Cheers !

In Make Your Own Gear » Q: Can opener to do a Foster's Can stove with nice smooth lid ??
May 08, 4:28pm

Updated
Vapor Ki and Thermarest XS have SOLD.

In Gear Swap » Gear Purge: Granite Gear, Gossamer Gear, Caldera Cone/Snow Peak, Mountain Hardwear, Brooks, Thermarest, GSI, REI, Golite
May 08, 2:31pm

Q: Can opener to do a Foster's Can stove with nice smooth lid ??
Trying to get some Foster's cans into alky stoves and can't figure out what can opener everyone is using. Tried the "safe" style one that the grocery store had and it wouldn't...

In Make Your Own Gear » Q: Can opener to do a Foster's Can stove with nice smooth lid ??
May 08, 12:31pm

Gear Purge ROUND 2
PLEASE READ --- SHIPPING INCLUDED TO CONUS ONLY ------Unless otherwise indicated ---PLEASE EMAIL ME DIRECTLY -sethbrewATgmail.com - DO NOT PM ME BECAUSE I CANNOT KEEP TRACK OF WHO'S WHO...

In Gear Swap » Gear Purge: Granite Gear, Gossamer Gear, Caldera Cone/Snow Peak, Mountain Hardwear, Brooks, Thermarest, GSI, REI, Golite
May 08, 12:16pm

+1 to all the above
I would like to add that I agree with the posters above. Tried to make an Exos 58 work for me, but with the stretching shoulder straps, frame digging into my butt, and not very comfortable hipbelt ...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit vs Osprey Exsos 46
May 05, 8:21pm

Depends ....
I normally use the J straps - but as a skinny 165lb 6'1" guy that wears a S/M shirt I actually found the S-straps to be as comfortable as the J straps, if not more comfortable on my Circui...

In GEAR » how do I know which one to choose between an s-curve and j-curve shoulder strap?
May 05, 9:21am

My thoughts
I like to use a quilt - but in those temps I only use one with a MLD Superlight bivy (to help with drafts) as I also use a tarp (DuoMid or Grace Solo). I used a SoloMid / Bivy for my A.T thru and t...

In GEAR » Please recommend a Sleep system - Quilt??
May 04, 10:22pm

Should be fine
I shoved my Neoair Large (rolled up) into my bag for over 4 months straight last year on the A.T and other than an internal baffle failure - didn't have a single problem. I just shoved it in (n...

In GEAR » Neoair robust enough to shove into pack?
May 04, 10:16pm

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