Vicky Mattson has been an avid outdoors person since 1980 when she landed in Salt Lake City. She began a lifetime love of the mountains and desert with the Wasatch Mountain Club. She became an ultralight backpacker after section hiking the PCT. At the start of the PCT She had a 6 LB Lowe backpack and a 6 Lb tent. By Cajon Pass it was clear that system had to go. When they returned to the PCT Kick Off the following year, She won a Gossamer Gear pack at the silent Auction. Ever since that has been her favorite pack.