To better hold my Bearacade Bear canister, I sewed two thin strips of Velcro on the underside of each of the Y straps and affixed 2 strips of adhesive backed Velcro on the canister…Perfecto …bear canister stayed just where I wanted it to! –submitted by Peter Ireland
I added two small holders (out of ripstop nylon) to the shoulder straps, one for a small digital camera and the other for my GPS. The holders held the bottom half of the unit and then I had small elastic that prevented the units from bouncing out. I had one piece of elastic going around […]
Are you not quite ready to use Dr. Bronner’s soap for toothpaste? Do you have a favorite brand or need a special one for sensitive teeth? Consider making toothpaste ‘dots’ by drying little dabs on your dehydrator while you’re dehydrating some food for your next trip. If you don’t want to run the dehydrator, just […]
I would suggest you mention in your advertising and instructional information the alternate uses for the hook and loop pockets on the shoulder straps and hip belt. I leave some amount of cash, a spare car key, book of ‘gopher’ matches and a Micron LED light in mine. These items are left in the pack […]
Grant will be hiking in Wyoming from Sept. 25th thru Oct. 5th. Gossamer Gear® will be open and shipping orders during this time, but please be patient with customer service and other inquiries until he returns. [09/27/09]
Want to hike with BOTH Gossamer Gear® founder Glen Van Peski and legendary ultralighter Andrew Skurka? Enroll in Wilderness Trekking School’s Wilderness Trekking II long distance backpacking course. The planned route is awesome!
Gossamer Gear® is currently conducting a Video Contest open to all customers of our products. The rules are simple. Just submit a hard copy of a video you make to us by April 15 and you will be entered in the contest. The video should be about or featuring your favorite piece of Gossamer Gear®. […]
Another new addition to the Gossamer family of products for 2009 is a Full Length sleeping pad. The NightLight™ Full Length pad is 76″ long and 19″ wide. It weighs approximately 12 ounces and rolls up to a diameter of 8 inches. For those of you who are taller than 6’4″, you can use your […]