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  1. Hip Belt Pockets: Other Uses

    Gossamer Gear | Jun 23, 2010

    This photo shows how a hiker is using his Hip Belt Pockets when not wearing his pack. He just slides his belt through...

  2. NightLight Torso pad into holder

    Gossamer Gear | Jun 07, 2010

    Insertion of the NightLight™ pad into the back of your Mariposa™ Plus backpack can be made much easier if you first p...

  3. Appalachian Trail Days 2010

    Gossamer Gear | May 19, 2010

    Gossamer Gear set up a booth and showed our gear at Trail Days 2010. Trail Days is an event in Damascus Virginia put ...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...