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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
StateConnecticut
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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PM'd on Men's Medium Golite Jam 2
Pm'd you about a '09 Men's Medium Jam 2 from Golite that may work

In Gear Swap » looking for kids pack
January 04, 6:46pm

PM'd
PM'd you

In Gear Swap » FS: GRANITE GEAR CROWN V.C. 60 BACKPACK
January 03, 9:25pm

More Thoughts
Hey Eli - here are some specifics 1. I would like to just use my phone. I am worried about battery life, especially if big snow cover forces me to check the GPS a lot. What do you think? ...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 03, 9:02pm

Gear Comments
After viewing your list I have a few more thoughts: 1) Try using some GPS / Digital Map Apps like GutHook or PCTHYOH and Halfmiles app , since you have a smart phone 2) SERIOUSLY RECONSIDER Y...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 03, 8:55am

Perfect Visual
Just what I'd imagined - along with the shaky visuals and out-of-focus image :-) Apologies to the OP - I think I drifted this a little into the Bigfoot thread...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 03, 8:44am

Good idea one and all!
Thanks for all the insight - looks like I best just give them a quick wash in TechWash and then check to ensure that the fabric is still watertight. Cheers to all!

In GEAR » How do I re-waterproof eVent MLD Rain Mitts ?
January 02, 6:44pm

WTB: Montbell Thermawrap UL Pants Men's Large Or Similar Down Pants
Looking for some pants for my twin brother. Prefer a Montbell Thermawrap in a men's large, but if the price is right would consider some other styles (Men's waist size 32 with a 32 inseam)....

In Gear Swap » WTB: Montbell Thermawrap UL Pants Men's Large Or Similar Down Pants
January 02, 5:58pm

Let me clarify
These mitts have been carefully seam-sealed by me, but they have also tagged along in my pack for around 4,500 miles of backpacking trips. While they show no actual signs of damage, they just don&#...

In GEAR » How do I re-waterproof eVent MLD Rain Mitts ?
January 02, 1:15pm

How do I re-waterproof eVent MLD Rain Mitts ?
I've got some great MLD eVent rain mitts -- anything special I should use to re-waterproof them instead of say a NikWax waterproofing ? Thanks ahead of time for any input!

In GEAR » How do I re-waterproof eVent MLD Rain Mitts ?
January 02, 12:35pm

Whoops - Desert Woman :-)
Sorry about that shot in the dark for the gender specific usage - I thought it was a hilarious suggestion, just didn't know if others would take it as such. I did get an immediate vision of...

In Gear Lists » PCT 2014
January 02, 9:32am

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