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Grant goes to Southern Utah

Grant and two friends went to do some hiking in Southern Utah.  They started out by visiting Zion National Park and donning their dry suits and hiking up the narrows.  The air temperature was 31 deg F and the water temperature was 34 deg F.  After that hike, they took a sketchy 4WD trail to […]

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Grant is Heading to Southeast Utah

Grant is heading off Southeast Utah to the Kanab area to do some winter hiking.  He plans to seek some slot canyons, and other interesting sites depending on the weather.  He will be there with a couple friends for four days and then he will be headed off to Death Valley to do some more […]

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Why Go Light?

There are many reasons to go lighter and this is one more compelling video with some incredible scenery to show why.  Steve Burgess did the Wonderland Trail in blazing time.  He was using our Murmur, LT4’s and NightLight Pad.  We are sure glad he got this on video as we certainly couldn’t have kept up […]

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Glen goes to Japan

So, the story starts awhile back, at an Outdoor Retailer show. Takashi Fukuchi, who represents Evernew in the U.S., asked Glen about coming to Japan to share a talk on ultralight techniques and philosophy. There were many planning sessions with Takashi and  Tsuchiya Tomo, owner of Hiker’s Depot in Japan. Evernew agreed to sponsor the […]

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Gossamer Gear meets Trail Designs in Yosemite

Grant and Dave from Gossamer Gear went to Yosemite National Park to test out some new gear and enjoy the park with Rand and Russ from Trail Designs.  We got together to test our latest packs, shelters and cook systems.  We did a two night, three day trip down the Merced River Valley.  We hiked […]

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Philmont 2010

Dave went to Philmont as a guest of the Philmont Staff Association.  Philmont is a Boy Scout paradise where 22,000 Boy Scouts visit every year.  At any one day in the summer over 3,600 boy scouts and advisors are in the backcountry visiting one of dozens of camps.   Some of the camps are staffed and […]

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Gossamer Gear visits Cochamo Chile!

Dave from Gossamer and his friend Tom Bentley wanted to go to Chile to do an epic trek.  When we started looking at Chile, we immediately thought of Torres de Paine.  But we soon heard there was another spot to check out called Cochamo.  It was being described as an up and coming climbing destination […]

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