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  1. Honeymoon Hike on the PCT

    Gossamer Gear | Aug 05, 2014

    Being a long distance backpacker, I of course felt that a perfect honeymoon would be to go backpacking. My new bride...

  2. Hike the Quehanna Eastern Loop

    Gossamer Gear | Jul 29, 2014

    I got out recently for a relatively high mileage weekend trip. My goals were to complete the Quehanna Trail, to test ...

  3. Three Days Backpacking in Savage Gulf

    Gossamer Gear | Jul 15, 2014

    Along the southern edge of the Cumberland Plateau in TN lies an area known as South Cumberland Recreational Area. Th...

  4. World Famous Rainbow Bridge Trail

    Gossamer Gear | Jun 24, 2014

    One of my all-time favorite backpacking trips is the Rainbow Bridge North Route Trail. It's remote, rugged, challengi...

  5. Gear for Ultralight Canoe Camping

    Gossamer Gear | Mar 25, 2014

    Many people have the image of a heavily loaded canoe, where a paddler/camper can bring everything. Others think of fl...

  6. Grand Canyon's Escalante Route

    Gossamer Gear | Mar 18, 2014

    This backpacking trip has it all – a little bit of adventure, steep trails, and climbing mixed in with mellow, sweepi...

  7. Friends Hike Yosemite National Park

    Gossamer Gear | Feb 25, 2014

    Yosemite National Park - What a place! I planned this trip with 3 other friends of mine about 2 years ago. They all l...