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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Gear testing in Wyoming

    Gossamer Gear | Sep 26, 2009

    Grant will be hiking in Wyoming from Sept. 25th thru Oct. 5th. Gossamer Gear® will be open and shipping orders during...