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Wonderland Trail Conditions — Amazing Video

Check out this video shot less than a couple weeks back that illustrate the conditions on the Wonderland Trail this year.  The snow is high this year, so high that it is causing some doubt in hikers as to whether it can even be hiked.  But Steve Burgess has put together this amazing piece of […]

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Glen and Eduardo Section Hike the PCT

Glen recently took Eduardo Lartigau on a section hike of the PCT.  Eduardo is a longtime Gossamer Gear customer, and friend of Glen, who lives in Brazil. He’s probably the lightest ultralight hiker in Brazil. Heck, he may be the ONLY ultralight hiker in Brazil. From time to time, he makes the trip to the […]

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Explore Nira with Paul Cronshaw, aka the Beeman

Recently Trail Ambassador Paul Beeman hiked the Nira to Nira loop via the Fall Canyon Trail in a clockwise direction. Here a little recap in his own words- “We hiked to SouthFork and on up to Mission Pine Basin via the Fall Canyon Trail. With only a day to hike out, we made the 20 […]

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First Hike of the Spring in Norway

Joe Newton, our Trail Ambassador in Norway took his first hike of the spring.  We like how he defines it being the first hike because it was without skis!  Nothing slows Joe down and he has some really nice shots of his hike.  He was in a section just 30 minutes south east of the […]

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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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