For those interested in learning the difference in weight between the lithium and alkaline battery. Trail Ambassador JJ Mathes recently sent us a message about how it’s common knowledge that Lithium batteries outlast Alkaline batteries by about 50%. However, as she points out, did you know one AAA Lithium battery weighs 33.3% less than the […]
For those interested in reading a review of the Gossamer Gear Lightrek Poles. We at Gossamer like to research different gear review sites to see what people are saying about us, and we recently re-discovered a great gear review of our Lightrek poles by Lori Pontious. The LT4 review includes a description of the product, […]
For those interested in hearing about opinions of Gossamer. Every once in a while we like to post positive feedback that we get from our Trail Ambassadors about us as a company. Recently Trail Ambassador Martin Rye had this to say: “The Gossamer Gear Gorilla I like a lot. I emailed Gossamer gear to mention the […]
If you’ve ever been backpacking, you’ve probably heard people boast that their pack weighs 50 or 60 lbs. Those days are over. With a little knowledge and careful gear selection, it is possible for anyone to reduce their pack weight to a comfortable 20 or 25 lbs, even for a multi-day trip. By carrying less […]
For those interested in learning how to build the G4 backpack. The following video is a great clip that was just recently sent to us about how to build the backpack. This can be a great video for any level hiker, as it can help educate or re-educate any hiker on the steps necessary to […]
For those interested in seeing how the Gorilla backpack rated according to Joe Newton. Trail Ambassador Newton recently created his ‘Tuff Stuff’ post in which he lists his favorite gear of 2010. Included in his favorites is the Gorilla backpack.
Our newest Trail Ambassador recently lighted his load even further by going with a SpinnTwinn tarp instead of his hammock. His motivation was partly to lighten up but also to get his lab Coco in on the action. You see, Coco was feeling left out. Brian has written a most excellent tarp article on his […]
Steve Burgess created an ultralight backpacking video that has some pretty amazing footage. The scenery is of the Elysian fields in Mount Ranier National Park, where Steve and his 15 year old daughter, Cassie, take a three day trip and show some of our gear in use. Check out his video and enjoy!