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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. Slam Poetry Meets Trail Video

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 03, 2010

    Steve Burgess, one of our trail ambassadors, recently put together this video on his three day trek of the Wonderland...

  10. Austin American Statesman Today

    Gossamer Gear | Nov 01, 2010

    An article entitled "Lighten Up" was in the Lifestyle section of the Austin American Statesman this morning. In it is...

  11. Losing your Titanium Tent Stakes

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 23, 2010

    How many times have you lost a tent stake, the thin 6-inch titanium hook stakes to be precise? I live in the southeas...

  12. Rocky Mountain Day Hike

    Gossamer Gear | Oct 15, 2010

    The Gorilla happened to be in Denver meeting suppliers when the first snow of the season hit the Rocky Mountain Natio...