8 Mistakes You Might Make on a First Backpacking Trip

8 Mistakes You Might Make on a First Backpacking Trip

Korrin Bishop | Feb 16, 2024
Spoiler alert: even our brand ambassadors had their own mishaps on early backpacking trips.
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When and How to Use Trekking Poles: The Ultimate Guide

When and How to Use Trekking Poles: The Ultimate Guide

Korrin Bishop | Feb 12, 2024
Preaching the gospel that trekking poles can be a truly fantastic trail companion for just about anyone.
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Gossamer Gear Brand Ambassadors Show What It Means to “Do More”

Gossamer Gear Brand Ambassadors Show What It Means to “Do More”

Korrin Bishop | Jan 31, 2024
"Do more” reminds us to eliminate the unnecessary to focus on what’s worthy of “doing” to serve our wild places. 
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6 Shelter Tips for Camping in Windy Conditions

6 Shelter Tips for Camping in Windy Conditions

Korrin Bishop | Jan 30, 2024
Perfect your shelter’s storm mode for faster, easier set-up that minimizes frustration and maximizes coziness.
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This Marine Veteran Has Adventured 24,000+ Miles to Support Veterans’ Mental Health

This Marine Veteran Has Adventured 24,000+ Miles to Support Veterans’ Mental Health

Korrin Bishop | Nov 10, 2023
Meet Gabe Vasquez, a Marine veteran fundraising in the outdoors for causes to lower the veteran suicide rate.
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How to Choose the Best Daypack for You: A Lightweight Guide

How to Choose the Best Daypack for You: A Lightweight Guide

Korrin Bishop | Oct 19, 2023
Sometimes you need to carry more than you can fit in your pockets, but don’t need an entire 60-liter backpacking pack.
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Los Padres Forest Association Shows How to Give Back to the Places We Love

Los Padres Forest Association Shows How to Give Back to the Places We Love

Korrin Bishop | Oct 17, 2023
Learn how you can support the nonprofit partners that help our national and state parks and forests.
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Blazing Trails: How to Hike, Camp, and Survive the Summer Swelter

Blazing Trails: How to Hike, Camp, and Survive the Summer Swelter

Gossamer Gear | Aug 22, 2023
The key to summer adventures is to not be cavalier with the heat, while also not being afraid of it.
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One Fastpacker’s Journey Into the Sport of the Light and Quick

One Fastpacker’s Journey Into the Sport of the Light and Quick

Gossamer Gear | Jul 20, 2023
Fastpacker Jeff Garmire shares how he got into the sport, what its history is, and how he defines it by its mindset.
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Brave Trails Leverages Backpacking to Support LGBTQ+ Youth

Brave Trails Leverages Backpacking to Support LGBTQ+ Youth

Korrin Bishop | Jun 26, 2023
Through outdoor-focused leadership activities, LGBTQ+ youth build community and benefit from time spent in nature.
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8 Ways to Manage Spring and Summer Rain When Hiking

8 Ways to Manage Spring and Summer Rain When Hiking

Korrin Bishop | Jun 20, 2023
Some tips worth "soaking up" for safer and more comfortable rainy day hikes during the warmer months.
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6 Outdoor Organizations to Support for Mental Health Awareness Month

6 Outdoor Organizations to Support for Mental Health Awareness Month

Korrin Bishop | May 28, 2023
Support these groups year-round, all of which are leveraging the outdoors to encourage better mental health for all. 
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