Hiking Umbrella: A Must for Sunny, Blue-Sky Days on the Trail

Hiking Umbrella: A Must for Sunny, Blue-Sky Days on the Trail

Gossamer Gear | Apr 18, 2019
Mom never said, "Make sure to have an umbrella for sunny days," but after thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) w...
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Gear up for Spring with Gossamer Gear’s Thoughtfully Curated, One-Stop Gear Collection

Gear up for Spring with Gossamer Gear’s Thoughtfully Curated, One-Stop Gear Collection

Korrin Bishop | Apr 04, 2019
You may have found yourself at Gossamer Gear's door when you realized your pack was simply too heavy. You probably st...
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Best Lightweight Luggage for International Travel? Same as for the Trail.

Best Lightweight Luggage for International Travel? Same as for the Trail.

Korrin Bishop | Feb 25, 2019
We all know what it looks like. Carefully packing everything into our carry-on luggage just to have to dump it all ou...
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Gossamer Gear Texas Collection: A Pack Series as Tough as the Lone Star State

Gossamer Gear Texas Collection: A Pack Series as Tough as the Lone Star State

Korrin Bishop | Jan 08, 2019
After two years of designing and testing, we're excited to introduce the Gossamer Gear Texas Collection! This pack se...
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Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for Thru Hikers in Your Life

Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for Thru Hikers in Your Life

Korrin Bishop | Dec 09, 2018
Have a family member who completed her first thru hike this past past year and is already eager to get back out there...
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Your Pack Just Got Better with Custom, Exclusive N100D Robic Camo Jacquard Fabric

Your Pack Just Got Better with Custom, Exclusive N100D Robic Camo Jacquard Fabric

Korrin Bishop | Dec 01, 2018
By now, you've probably seen the hype over our two new releases, the brand new Drifter Daypack and the Limited Editi...
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Gossamer Gear Silverback 55 is Back—and Better than Ever!

Gossamer Gear Silverback 55 is Back—and Better than Ever!

Korrin Bishop | Nov 16, 2018
To introduce you to the updated Gossamer Gear Silverback 55, let's start with some scenarios. You've decided to spend...
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A 250-mile Paddle with a 10-year-old and the Twinn Tarp

A 250-mile Paddle with a 10-year-old and the Twinn Tarp

Gossamer Gear | Oct 11, 2018
My boyhood was largely spent playing in the waters of a single, massive drainage. Down the road from the small white ...
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What's in a Name? The Stories Behind Gossamer Gear's Pack Names.

Korrin Bishop | Aug 30, 2018
Gossamer Gear backpacks didn't start off with snazzy names. They started off with the founder, Glen Van Peski, fiddl...
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New Daypacks Alert! — Meet the Updated Minimalist 24 and Vagabond

New Daypacks Alert! — Meet the Updated Minimalist 24 and Vagabond

Korrin Bishop | Jun 21, 2018
Over at Gossamer Gear, we've been getting pretty giddy about the updates we've been making to two of our beloved dayp...
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Becoming a Hiking Poles Believer with the LT5 3-Piece Carbon Poles

Becoming a Hiking Poles Believer with the LT5 3-Piece Carbon Poles

Korrin Bishop | Mar 22, 2018
I never got the hype. I never understood the point. I remember watching people hiking up Old Rag in Shenandoah Nation...
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The Reasonable Decision to Give Outdoorsy Loved Ones Gift Cards

The Reasonable Decision to Give Outdoorsy Loved Ones Gift Cards

Korrin Bishop | Dec 19, 2017
With Chanukah well underway, Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner, and the general spirit of holiday giving f...
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