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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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And the ferris wheel goes round and round
Thanks for the input --- I've NEVER slept in a bivy for any longer than an overnight - but am not prone to being claustrophobic -- so maybe you are right...I'll ponder the PyraNet for a few...

In Gear Swap » FS/FT: MLD SoloMid w/ 12" Net Skirt NEW - includes seam sealer, 6 titanium hook stakes & CUSTOM Bear Paw Inner Net Tent NEW
February 18, 2:04pm

Re: Getting Cramped in a Bivy
Good Thought - maybe I'll hang onto the PyraNet till I'm far enough into the trip to know if I want to switch out for it and send the bivy back home or not...THUS - only the tent/stakes/sea...

In Gear Swap » FS/FT: MLD SoloMid w/ 12" Net Skirt NEW - includes seam sealer, 6 titanium hook stakes & CUSTOM Bear Paw Inner Net Tent NEW
February 18, 1:59pm

FS/FT: MLD SoloMid w/ 12" Net Skirt NEW - includes seam sealer, 6 titanium hook stakes
After multiple setting up and researching options I've at long last (thank goodness) finally decided on my gear list the A.T thru and everything else must go. Know that I'm only switching t...

In Gear Swap » FS/FT: MLD SoloMid w/ 12" Net Skirt NEW - includes seam sealer, 6 titanium hook stakes & CUSTOM Bear Paw Inner Net Tent NEW
February 18, 1:38pm

WTB: MLD Cuben SoloMid , MLD Bug Bivy
Anyone out there looking to part with one or both before I place my order ?? PM me if you have either

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Cuben SoloMid , MLD Bug Bivy
February 18, 7:25am

WTB: MLD Ultralight Bivy LONG bag size, or similar (netting over face w/ hang cord to raise it up off face is good) Cuben or Silnylon
PM me if anyone has one they would be willing to part with - and let me know condition, price shipped. Thanks I'd also consider an Oware or other like brand. Looking for a long bivy (needs t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: MLD Ultralight Bivy LONG bag size, or similar (netting over face w/ hang cord to raise it up off face is good) Cuben or Silnylon
February 17, 12:14pm

TENT HAS SOLD
TENT HAS SOLD

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Seam-Sealed TarpTent Contrail
February 12, 11:05am

TT Contrail - New - Seam Sealed - Lowered Price
Willing to go $180 shipped CONUS using Paypal personal (to avoid fees). Thanks !

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Seam-Sealed TarpTent Contrail
February 11, 1:01pm

TT Contrail - New - Seam Sealed
BUMP

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Seam-Sealed TarpTent Contrail
February 10, 9:57am

Re: Trail Fever
I totally hear you Matthew - I'm getting twitchy with all this ice/snow ...mainly ice.... that we've been having on the east coast...I wanna go for some test hikes but the weather is crap.....

In Gear Lists » Input on Exceedingly lengthy but good ? A.T Thru Hike Gear List for Mar/April 2011
February 08, 7:56pm

Thanks for even more input !!
@ Frank - so right about Ron - he's seems to be very humble about his obvious brilliance in his product designs and manufacturing - I'm looking at a SoloMid set-up for the cold start since ...

In Gear Lists » Input on Exceedingly lengthy but good ? A.T Thru Hike Gear List for Mar/April 2011
February 08, 2:55pm

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