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  1. Stoveless Cooking: The Crotch Pot

    Gossamer Gear | Mar 31, 2016

    This third option between stoves and no-cook is the brainchild of Gossamer Gear founder Glen Van Peski. Infrared imag...

  2. Lightweight Essential Day Hiking Gear

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 08, 2015

    You may have heard of The Ten Essentials for hiking, but aren't sure exactly what this essential list entails. Learn ...

  3. Wilderness Backpacking Trip Defined

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 16, 2015

    If you enjoy hiking, you may find yourself wanting to extend your experience in the great outdoors and go backpacking...

  4. Guide to Backpacking in the Rain

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 09, 2015

    If you're interested in backpacking in the rain, here are some expert tips for getting started and even tweaking your...

  5. Determine How Long to Hike a Mile

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 05, 2015

    How long does it take to hike a mile? While there are many variables involved, it takes the average person 30 minutes...

  6. Simply Start Lightweight Backpacking

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 20, 2015

    Do you dream of hiking down the trail with less effort? Has backpacking been more of a task than a joy? Are you a beg...

  7. Choosing our Backpack for a Hike

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 10, 2015

    NOTE:PAGE UPDATE IN PROGRESS - REFER TO PRODUCT PAGE FOR CORRECT SPECS Deciding on the best Gossamer Gear lightweight...