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  1. Spectra line holder

    Gossamer Gear | May 17, 2010

    Spectra lines can be a pain if you take them on and off your shelter, or move them around to adapt to particular cond...

  2. DIY Pack Water Bottle Holders

    Gossamer Gear | May 03, 2010

    If you prefer to have water bottles attached to your shoulder straps for easy access, you can easily construct a pair...

  3. PCT Kick Off 2010

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 25, 2010

    Glen, Grant and Dave traveled to Lake Moreno County park to attend the Annual Day Zero Pacific Trail Kick Off (ADZPCT...

  4. Overseas air travel

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 19, 2010

    Miniposa and Mariposa™ can be taken as cabin baggage on airline flights, just watch the fatness and be sure to remove...

  5. Hiking Cochamo Chile

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 14, 2010

    Dave from Gossamer and his friend Tom Bentley wanted to go to Chile to do an epic trek. When we started looking at Ch...

  6. Inflatable sleep pad inside Mariposa

    Gossamer Gear | Apr 05, 2010

    Instead of putting my inflatable pad in the pocket against my back, I used it to line the pack as shown in the attach...

  7. Hold your polycryo down in wind

    Gossamer Gear | Mar 03, 2010

    When it got windy I had a hard time keeping the polycryo groundsheet on the ground while setting up my tent. To help ...

  8. Bear Can Pack Modification

    Gossamer Gear | Feb 21, 2010

    To better hold my Bearacade Bear canister, I sewed two thin strips of Velcro on the underside of each of the Gorilla ...

  9. Shoulder Strap Pockets

    Gossamer Gear | Feb 08, 2010

    I added two small holders (out of ripstop nylon) to the shoulder straps, one for a small digital camera and the other...

  10. Toothpaste dots

    Gossamer Gear | Jan 29, 2010

    Are you not quite ready to use Dr. Bronner's soap for toothpaste? Do you have a favorite brand or need a special one ...