Best Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiking, According to the Experts

Best Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiking, According to the Experts

Korrin Bishop | Oct 05, 2019
Our brand ambassadors dish on the best sections of the PCT to start your section hiking journey.
Read More
Why We Never Stop Hiking: Tales from Our Trail Blazers

Why We Never Stop Hiking: Tales from Our Trail Blazers

Korrin Bishop | Sep 11, 2019
Do you remember your first big hike or your first overnight backpacking trip? You might've made some rookie mistakes ...
Read More
Three Days in the Olympic Peninsula's Enchanted Valley

Three Days in the Olympic Peninsula's Enchanted Valley

Gossamer Gear | Aug 21, 2019
You know that feeling you get on the trail where time and space seem to fade into oblivion, and you begin to feel in ...
Read More
Hike the Drakensberg Grand Traverse through South Africa and Lesotho

Hike the Drakensberg Grand Traverse through South Africa and Lesotho

Korrin Bishop | Aug 01, 2019
In September 2017, Ras "UltraPedestrian" Vaughan traveled to South Africa and the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho to take...
Read More
The Magic of Hiking the CDT in Colorado During a High Snow Year

The Magic of Hiking the CDT in Colorado During a High Snow Year

Gossamer Gear | Jul 14, 2019
On April 22, 2019, Andrew Glenn began a thru-hike connecting the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in the United States ...
Read More
How Making the Move to Lightweight Hiking Was a Game Changer

How Making the Move to Lightweight Hiking Was a Game Changer

Gossamer Gear | Jul 05, 2019
I've just completed my second back-to-back, coast-to-coast hike across Scotland, hiking from west to east and coverin...
Read More
Hiking with a Cause: 6 Yogis Learn Minimalist Backpacking and More

Hiking with a Cause: 6 Yogis Learn Minimalist Backpacking and More

Korrin Bishop | May 21, 2019
I felt like I truly understood the phrase 'Less is More.' Now that I found minimalist backpacking, I don't think I w...
Read More
Great Divide Trail + Continential Divide Trail: A Challenging Epic Thru-Hike from Mexico into Canada

Great Divide Trail + Continential Divide Trail: A Challenging Epic Thru-Hike from Mexico into Canada

Gossamer Gear | Mar 28, 2019
Lead-Up to Connecting the Great Divide Trail with the CDT On September 19, 2017, I reached the northern terminus of t...
Read More
Sharpie Permanent Markers: An Unexpected Backpacking Essential

Sharpie Permanent Markers: An Unexpected Backpacking Essential

Gossamer Gear | Feb 09, 2019
I view "doing without" as an essential skillset in pursuit of the ultralight/minimalist backpacking ideal. While, at ...
Read More
Off Trail On Track: Duncan Cheung Shares What it Means to Hike with a Cause

Off Trail On Track: Duncan Cheung Shares What it Means to Hike with a Cause

Korrin Bishop | Feb 01, 2019
Take Less. Do More. It's not just a catchy company slogan for us at Gossamer Gear. It's a way of life. It's an ethos ...
Read More
Reflections from the First Woman to Complete the Calendar Year Triple Crown

Reflections from the First Woman to Complete the Calendar Year Triple Crown

Gossamer Gear | Dec 26, 2018
When I was 22 years old, I saw an article in Backpacker Magazine about Flyin' Brian Robinson. I had just completed my...
Read More
Best Appalachian Trail Section Hiking, According to the Experts

Best Appalachian Trail Section Hiking, According to the Experts

Korrin Bishop | Oct 25, 2018
The Appalachian Trail is a National Scenic Trail in the eastern United States that runs about 2,000 miles from Sprin...
Read More