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  1. 3 Day Hike in Paria Canyon

    Gossamer Gear | May 16, 2013

    Paria Canyon Backpack cliff notes: 1 last minute invitation (to me! wahoo!) 2 backpacking greats (Glen Van Peski and...

  2. First Steps with a Mariposa Backpack

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 24, 2013

    In May, I embark on another coast-to-coast walk on The Great Outdoor Challenge event. Fellow Trail Ambassador Philip...

  3. My Hike with Glen part 2

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 06, 2012

    Words by: Jeremy McAllistar Aside from individual skills, like sculpting the ground to make it more comfortable to s...

  4. My Hike with Glen part 1

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 29, 2012

    Words by: Jeremy McAllistar Greetings hikers, backpackers, and friends of all ages. My name is Jeremy and I just got...

  5. Ruins and Hieroglyphs - Grand Gulch

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 21, 2012

    Words by Barefoot Jake Growing up in the Pacific Northwest I am used to hiking in the plush green forest and to havi...

  6. Kumo on the Kokopelli

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 21, 2012

    Words by Ryan Sylva A whirlwind of a summer finally concluded on August 20th along the CDT. I trekked across the Cana...

  7. Our Olympic Sojourn

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 20, 2012

    Gossamer Gear in action: Ultralight is great, hyperlight is cool and megalight is risky but each trip has different ...

  8. Sub 5 in the Weminuche

    Gossamer Gear | Aug 22, 2012

    I was a first-hand witness to every ultralighter's dream. We had just dropped down into Chicago Basin, through one of...

  9. Noodleheads Hit 100 Miles

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 18, 2012

    Helllllooooooooo We are in Franklin North Carolina having finished two milestones: 1. Finished Georgia, and 2. Comp...

  10. Glen and friends hike the PCT

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 07, 2011

    John Potter has been a Gossamer Gear customer since the early GVP Gear days. He is an inveterate tinkerer (he's a ...

  11. Exploring Yosemite with the Guys

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 07, 2011

    Dave and Michael from Gossamer Gear took a trip out to Yosemite to test gear and to be with our friend Russ from T...

  12. Backpacking Sweetwater Trail

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 21, 2011

    As part of a VWR trail survey, Rik and Paul hiked the 7 mile Sweetwater Trail from the Sierra Madre Road to SouthF...