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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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Bump + Price Reduction
Shipped CONUS $100. NEW and UNUSED.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD 2012 NEWT (Size MEDIUM) NEW / UNUSED
March 03, 8:30pm

SOLD
SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: NWOT Osprey Stratos 36 (Medium) Green Daypack / Overnight Pack
March 03, 8:27pm

It's right down the road - I'll get them for you
Yeah I could grab a couple. Its about 20 min away from me. I'll call them next week to ensure they in fact do have them in stock.

In Gear Swap » FS: Heineken Cans: Anyone live near Winsted, CT?
March 03, 8:12pm

PM'd on Jet UL
PM'd on the REI Jet UL

In Gear Swap » Too Many Packs! Golite Jam2, Exos 58, Flash 65, Gregory Z55, Osprey Stratos 24, REI Jet UL
March 03, 1:29pm

Review and Comparison of Packafeather XL Stove + SP Ti Mini Solo / JB Sol Ti / MSR Titan + Whitebox
Thanks to Michael Swartz for suggesting that I try and post a review of this stove here. Don't know how to post my 8 min video so for now its just photos and some stats. If anyone knows how to ...

In GEAR » The FeatherFire Alcohol Stove
March 03, 9:58am

Thanks !
Appreciate the prompt info and I'll check them out. Cheers !

In Make Your Own Gear » WTB: 6 LineLoc Buckles . . .? Does anyone sell them ?
March 02, 4:48pm

WTB: 6 LineLoc Buckles . . .? Does anyone sell them ?
Looking for 6 of those line loc buckles like Granite Gear uses on the Crown 60 and Blaze backpacks - linelocs but that can be un-buckled. Can't see to find anyone that sells them.... Ideas ? An...

In Make Your Own Gear » WTB: 6 LineLoc Buckles . . .? Does anyone sell them ?
March 02, 3:57pm

+1 cut off the top
I would wash the bag with Nikwax Down Wash on low in a commercial front load machine. Dry 2-3 hrs on low heat with a few tennis balls to break up any clumps and get it dry to touch throughout the b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Convert adult to child down bag
March 02, 7:53am

+1 for Ken's statement
I totally agree with what Ken said about relative weight. I started an A.T. thru-hike right in front of a 5'2" average health lady with a 50lb (on the scale) pack that I had to help her li...

In Gear Lists » How's this compare to most guys/gals?
March 01, 10:54pm

Re: Steripen Reliability
I know the Classics have lots of problems associated with sensor failure, but I used an Adventurer Opti on the whole A.T last year and loved it. Still use it and its going strong. Wouldn't trus...

In GEAR » Is there a SteriPEN-like device that uses a UV LED?
March 01, 9:52pm

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