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Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassadors

Gossamer Gear Welcomes New Trail Ambassadors

Gossamer Gear welcomes another talented group of Trail Ambassadors to the Gossamer Gear family including Allison Nadler, Brian Horst, Cody Schrank, Jennifer Adach, Joshua Stacy, Julie Urbanski, Paul Magnanti, Sirena Dufault, and Tripp Clark. Located in the United States, “this new group of Trail Ambassadors includes triple crowners, thru-hikers, section hikers, peakbaggers, meetup organizers, scoutmasters, and outdoor educators […]

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Outdoor Retailer, on the floor

Hightlights From The Outdoor Retailer Winter 2014 Trade Show: Loads of Interesting New Gear and Technologies for Lightweight Backcountry Travel

By Will Rietveld, Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador I have reported on the OR Show since 2006, so this is my 17th show. OR never disappoints; it’s big, high energy, and always yields lots of emerging new technologies and products of interest to lightweight and ultralight backpackers. This show is no different. Highlighted products will be […]

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Trail Magic for Anish’s PCT Speed Record

This summer, my friend Heather “Anish” Anderson completed the new un-supported speed record on the PCT.  While she was traveling through Oregon I was tracking her progress on Facebook and some local hiking forums and knew she would be in my area over a weekend in July.  I figured after walking 2000+ miles in under […]

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Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassadors

Gossamer Gear Wecomes New Trail Ambassadors

Gossamer Gear welcomes another outstanding group of Trail Ambassadors to the Gossamer Gear family this month including James Marco, Lee Fields, and Renee Tougas, who bring a diverse and impressive set of qualifications, experiences, and perspectives to the Gossamer Gear family. “While Gossamer Gear’s roots are in the ultralight and thru-hiking communities, our customers’ needs […]

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Outdoor Retailer Delivers Again—Loads of New, Updated, Lighter, Better, and Outrageous Gear. And Some Items You Didn’t Know You Needed, or Not.

We don’t need to describe in detail what Outdoor Retailer is, just know that it is huge – over 1000 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees – and it’s the go-to place to find out what’s coming in the outdoor gear pipeline, this time for Spring 2014. Outdoor gear keeps getting better, and usually lighter weight, because […]

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