Hiking Mountains and with Wildlife in Glacier

Hiking Mountains and with Wildlife in Glacier

Gossamer Gear | Dec 01, 2014
View from Swiftcurrent Peak Big Horn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Grizzly Bears, Oh My! Here's the thing about Glacier: pi...
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Diagnosed with Terminal Cancer, Smokin' Bear Heads for the AT

Gossamer Gear | Nov 18, 2014
It's official, our family just completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail this past September. To say this journ...
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Red Flags while Hiking

Gossamer Gear | Nov 10, 2014
Sign after the fact "If you'd live to be a grey-haired wonder. Keep the nose out of the blue!" -line from the Air Fo...
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Backpacking the Rogue River Trail in Oregon

Backpacking the Rogue River Trail in Oregon

Gossamer Gear | Oct 28, 2014
This past spring I convinced a few of my friends to join me on an adventure along the Rogue River Trail in Southern O...
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Pennsylvania's West Rim of the Grand Canyon

Pennsylvania's West Rim of the Grand Canyon

Gossamer Gear | Aug 19, 2014
The Pine Creek Gorge isn't as deep, wide, or long as its counterpart in Arizona. It's not even close, but that doesn'...
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Honeymoon Hike on the PCT

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...
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Hike the Quehanna Eastern Loop

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 ...
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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...
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Four Seasons on the Allegheny Front Trail

Gossamer Gear | Jul 01, 2014
If you do enough backpacking, it's likely you'll come across a trail you keep coming back to again and again. For me...
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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...
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Continental Divide Trail: A Long Way from Nowhere

Gossamer Gear | May 20, 2014
Admiring one of the many lakes in the Wind River Range, WY After the last several months of spending my weekends beh...
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The Great Outdoors (TGO) Challenge Preparations

The Great Outdoors (TGO) Challenge Preparations

Gossamer Gear | May 05, 2014
My husband and I were selected to participate in The Great Outdoors Challenge, a west- coast-to-east coast cross-coun...
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