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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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 […]
All of us at Gossamer Gear and our Trail Ambassadors wish you and your families a happy holiday season and new year. May your your outdoor adventures be many and your cares few.
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 […]
Have you ever wanted to go backpacking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains in Autumn? If so, two of our Trail Ambassadors, Julie LePage and Philip Werner are seasoned volunteer trip leaders with the Appalachian Mountain Club and lead trips year-round which are open to club members and non-members alike. This September, Julie and Philip will […]
Gossamer Gear will be attending Pacific Crest Trail Days at Thunder Island, Cascade Locks, Oregon on September 6-8, 2013. Trail Ambassador Whitney LaRuffa is a featured speaker and will be giving a talk about Hiking with Dogs, on Saturday September 7th, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Whitney and Karluck, his lab-mix, will discuss and […]
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 […]
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 […]