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  1. Hiking Tip: Collecting Water

    Gossamer Gear | Jan 14, 2011

    Have you ever needed to fill your water container only to find there wasn't enough clearance for you to get the open...

  2. Come Join us at Outdoor Retailer Show

    Gossamer Gear | Jan 12, 2011

    Grant Sible and Glen Van Peski of Gossamer Gear are going to Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City to schmooze and ...

  3. A Day in the life of an ALS patient

    Gossamer Gear | Jan 06, 2011

    We would like to bring to your attention Royce Cowan. He is a customer of ours and is a 27 year old ALS patient. We c...

  4. Why Go Lightweight

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 22, 2010

    There are many reasons to go lighter and this is one more compelling video with some incredible scenery to show why. ...

  5. Bad Weather under an Ultralight Tarp

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 15, 2010

    Have you ever been caught in a vicious, windy, cold rainstorm? It can more dangerous and less comfortable than being ...

  6. Water is Heavy in Pack

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 08, 2010

    This advice is primarily for hikers on established trails with good knowledge of their water sources. Fears tend to d...

  7. Featured in Japanese Magazine

    Gossamer Gear | Dec 03, 2010

    While Glen was in Japan he was able to find out how some of our packs are being used. One interesting customer segmen...

  8. Put Rocks on Tent Stakes

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 30, 2010

    When setting up a shelter, I pick a location where there are rocks. Rocks can be used to add support to lightweight ...

  9. Come Tour our Office

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 23, 2010

    Philip Werner from SectionHiker.com recently posted an online tour of our company. It highlights the cottage nature o...

  10. SpinnTwinn and LT4s Go in Norway

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 18, 2010

    Joe Newton is one of the founding members of Nordic Lightpacking and our Trail Ambassador from Bergen, Norway. This s...

  11. Glen goes to Japan

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 12, 2010

    So, the story starts awhile back, at an Outdoor Retailer show. Takashi Fukuchi, who represents Evernew in the U.S., a...

  12. Victor Hoyt Picks Mariposa Plus

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 09, 2010

    Victor Hoyt has been hiking the Appalachian Trail since 1974 and has covered over 1500 miles of trail. He was recentl...