How to make a ‘cap keeper’

For those interested in learning how to make their own ‘cap keeper’ for their own water bottle. Trail Ambassador Jason Klass recently created a great step by step article on his website about how to make a ‘cap keeper’ with a normal plastic water bottle like a Gatorade bottle. The point in designing your own […]

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Welcome our New Trail Ambassador – Brian Green

Every so often Gossamer Gear will welcome a new member into the Trail Ambassador group. This month, Gossamer proudly welcomes Brian Green.  Originally from Southampton, England, he currently lives in Charlotte, NC and has plenty of opportunities to get out and hike.  Brian is also an avid blogger who we are very excited to add […]

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Disco’s Homemade Energy Bars

My friend, the Onion of CDT yo-yo fame, was in Denver for a visit and he let me try his homemade energy bars. I had been looking for a cheaper alternative to buying bars from my local grocery store for a long time and was immediately sold on his bars*. I played around with his […]

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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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Re-threading a Stuff Sack

Did you accidentally pull out the string in your stuff sack?  It can be frustrating to try to get the string back through.  We here have used a number of techniques but this one here is the quickest we have seen.  Take a safety pin and stick it through your string.  Close the safety pin […]

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Disco and POD go to Maui for their Honeymoon

Disco and POD are two of our trail ambassadors.  What makes them unique is that they are both triple crowners, and they still wanted to get married after all that hiking together.  They must be a match made in heaven.  Even though they married this last summer they just got around to their honeymoon.  They […]

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Seam Sealing Tips

Last month, there was some questions on how to seam seal one of our tarps so we thought we would post on how we do it and include some of the tips our users have given us.  Typically we make our own sealant out of a mixture of high grade outdoor silicone caulking and mineral […]

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