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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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Why use Trek Poles

Trail Ambassador Steve Burgess recently made a great video about the benefits of using trek poles on hiking trips. The video is very informative and it is something to definitely check out, whether you are an advanced or a novice hiker. Check out the video below and enjoy! Last updated:22nd December, 2015

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Mariposa Plus Newsletter Deal

This month’s newsletter special is the Mariposa™ Plus.  For the month of June, you can get $25 off by entering the code found in our newsletter.  So we thought we would post some reviews put out by two of our Trail Ambassadors.    Check out this cool video below where Jason Klass talks about the features […]

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Santa Barbara Hikes

We at Gossamer always love to toot our Trail Ambassador’s horns, and T.A. Diane Soini has written a great book about hiking in Santa Barbara, California. The book contains 23 of Santa Barbara’s favorite hikes. Here is a brief description of the book- “these hikes will lead you to creeks, waterfalls, hot springs, sandstone rock […]

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Ozarks with Nimblewill Nomad

Every chance we get, Gossamer loves to promote our Trail Ambassadors trips. One of our T.A.’s,  Nimblewill Nomad, is just finishing up on the Ozark Trail to complete another great hiking journey.  Since Nimbewill is from Missouri, home of the Ozarks, he will be very familiar with the trail. Last updated:22nd December, 2015

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Earl Campbell uses LT3 Trek poles

NFL Hall-of-Famer and legendary running back Earl Campbell with his custom Gossamer Gear Lightrek3 trekking poles.  Living in Austin has its perks.  Grant ran into Earl Campbell at a restaurant a few months back.  Like some other folks that need an aid to get around town, Earl was using a cane.  Grant offered to make […]

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Water bottle quick draw

Recently Gossamer Gear Chairman and Founder, Glen Van Pesky, created a great video for those that need a pointer on the ‘one handed grab’.  That is, pulling one’s water bottle out of a side pocket on a Gossamer Gear pack. Here in the video Glen shows step-by-step how to draw and replace your water bottle […]

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Lightweight Backpacking Talk Tonight

If you are in the Boston area, Philip Werner is giving a talk entitled Intro to Lightweight & Ultralight Backpacking.  It will be at the Appalacian Mountain Club headquarters in downtown Boston.  Grant will be there so drop by and say hi!   Update:  Offer Expired Last updated:14th April, 2015

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