How to Take Care of Your Gear Post-Hike (And Get Motivated to Do It)

How to Take Care of Your Gear Post-Hike (And Get Motivated to Do It)

Korrin Bishop | May 26, 2022
Tips and tricks that will keep your gear in tip-top shape after each hike.
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5 Trail Hacks for Beginner Thru-Hikers

5 Trail Hacks for Beginner Thru-Hikers

Korrin Bishop | Feb 24, 2022
Learn the tips and tricks to get you to Katahdin or wherever your first long trail will take you.
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Have Better Trail Poops Through Improved Pelvic Floor Health

Have Better Trail Poops Through Improved Pelvic Floor Health

Korrin Bishop | Feb 16, 2022
Tips from a pelvic floor physical therapist for how to get the clean and smooth backcountry moves you seek.
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How to Choose the Best Ultralight Backpacking Tent or Tarp

How to Choose the Best Ultralight Backpacking Tent or Tarp

Korrin Bishop | Jul 29, 2020
Take a deep dive into what makes a Gossamer Gear shelter and why ultralight tents and tarps are best for backpacking.
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Women’s Whispers: Potty Talk and Other Trail Tips

Women’s Whispers: Potty Talk and Other Trail Tips

Gossamer Gear | Jul 09, 2020
Women have special considerations when it comes to time on the trail. Kathy “OBAL Unbranded” Vaughan demystifies things.
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Thoughts from Gossamer Gear’s Founder on Creating a Minimal, Essential  First Aid Kit

Thoughts from Gossamer Gear’s Founder on Creating a Minimal, Essential First Aid Kit

Korrin Bishop | Apr 29, 2020
Wondering what should go in your backpacking first aid kit? Gossamer Gear's founder has the answers.
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4 Tips On Tackling Your First High Route or Cross-Country Hike

4 Tips On Tackling Your First High Route or Cross-Country Hike

Gossamer Gear | Apr 23, 2020
Hiking high routes or cross-country routes can be a magical experience. Use these tips to plan your trip.
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Lessons Learned on Pack Weight From a Decade of Gear List Comparisons

Lessons Learned on Pack Weight From a Decade of Gear List Comparisons

Gossamer Gear | Mar 25, 2020
Gossamer Gear Founder Glen Van Peski shares how and why his pack weight has changed over the past decade.
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5 Tips for Foraging and Storing Food on a Thru-Hike

5 Tips for Foraging and Storing Food on a Thru-Hike

Gossamer Gear | Jun 27, 2019
What thru-hikers eat, and how they eat, can make the difference between making and not making it to the end of the hi...
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Tips and Techniques for a Successful Dry Camping Trip

Tips and Techniques for a Successful Dry Camping Trip

Gossamer Gear | Jun 07, 2019
By: Sirena Rana --- Dry camping is a valuable skill to have, and it just takes a couple of extra steps to ensure a sa...
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My Non-traditional Thru Hike: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Flip-flop

My Non-traditional Thru Hike: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Flip-flop

Gossamer Gear | Jan 05, 2019
Stepping onto the Bridge of the Gods, I crossed the Oregon-Washington border and began my thru hike of the Pacific Cr...
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Blue Ridge Hiking Company: Keeping Backpackers Lightweight & Prepared

Gossamer Gear | Aug 16, 2018
Remember your first backpacking trip? Was it a fond memory or a rite of passage? My job is to make sure that wet tent...
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