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 […]
The Gorilla happened to be in Denver meeting suppliers when the first snow of the season hit the Rocky Mountain National Park, which seemed liked a good excuse to get up to tree line and test out his snappy new RikSak for a day.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]