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  1. Packrafting in Scotland

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 21, 2013

    David Hine in his element In late June, I visited the far north west of Scotland, with fellow Trail Ambassador David...

  2. Fly Fishing Northville Placid Trail

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 14, 2013

    The Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) is a good trail with some excellent fishing water. During my previous trips along t...

  3. The Appeal of Mountain Bothies

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 30, 2013

    A Mountain Bothy Recently fellow Trail Ambassador David Hine joined me in the Cairngorm National Park for a few days...

  4. Backpacking in Yellowstone

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 16, 2013

    Descending an elk trail into the upper Lamar River. Why Yellowstone doesn't see more backpackers, and enjoy the not ...

  5. Polycryo Tarp in 100 Mile Challenge

    Gossamer Gear | Aug 18, 2013

    In June, Trail Ambassador Rob Kelly participated for the second year in the Allegheny 100 Challenge. The A-100 Challe...

  6. Desert Divide Dozen: PCT Peak Bagging

    Gossamer Gear | Aug 12, 2013

    The San Jacinto Mountains are one of the principal mountain ranges in Southern California. Multiple summits rise more...

  7. Walking the Camino de Santiago

    Gossamer Gear | Aug 07, 2013

    Heather Knight - Renegade Pilgrim In the last three years, interest in an ancient pilgrimage walk, the Camino de San...

  8. Kauai a Hiker Paradise

    Gossamer Gear | Jul 24, 2013

    When P.O.D. (Princess of Darkness) and I traveled to Maui over Christmas for our honeymoon, visions of cocktails on a...

  9. Sunshine in the Scottish Highlands

    Gossamer Gear | Jul 23, 2013

    Just to prove that it doesn't always rain in Scotland, here's a little video of an overnighter in the central highla...

  10. Cohos Trail: Section Hiking Adventure

    Gossamer Gear | Jul 16, 2013

    Hiking from Mt Franklin to Mt Monroe A few years ago, a friend told me about a new long distance trailrunning 162 mi...