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New Hampshire: Backpack the John Muir Trail Presentation

In July 2014, Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler set out to complete a thru hike of the John Muir Trail, a 220-mile footpath that leads from Yosemite National Park to the tallest summit in the lower 48: Mount Whitney. See photographs from her journey, learn what she did to prepare for a solo 15 day high-altitude hike of the Sierra Nevada, and hear what it was like to walk all day, every day.

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Massachusetts: Ultralight Hiking and Backpacking Talk and Gear Demo

Looking to hike further without excess pack weight holding you back? Join Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler for a talk and gear demo about how to let go of the extra gear/weight in your backpack for lighter, longer, more enjoyable hikes this summer. Topics covered will include:

  • How to begin the process of lightening your pack
  • Benefits and tradeoffs of carrying less
  • Tools and resources to get you started
  • Dozens of tips and tricks to bring less, hike further, stay prepared, and spend less money!

Allison will be bringing lightweight backpacks, shelters, and other gear to see and touch.

 

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Maine: Hiking the John Muir Trail

In July 2014, Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler set out to complete a thru hike of the John Muir Trail, a 220-mile footpath that leads from Yosemite National Park to the tallest summit in the lower 48: Mount Whitney. See photographs from her journey, learn what she did to prepare for a solo 15 day high-altitude hike of the Sierra Nevada, and hear what it was like to walk all day, every day.

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Massachusetts: Hiking the John Muir Trail

In July 2014, Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler set out to complete a thru hike of the John Muir Trail, a 220-mile footpath that leads from Yosemite National Park to the tallest summit in the lower 48: Mount Whitney. See photographs from her journey, learn what she did to prepare for a solo 15 day high-altitude hike of the Sierra Nevada, and hear what it was like to walk all day, every day.

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New Hampshire: Hiking the New England 67

If you’ve ever thought about hiking the 67 highest peaks in New England– or are just curious about this undertaking – here’s an opportunity to hear and see what it’s all about. Come learn about the beauty and challenges of this peak bagging feat through Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler‘s eyes and get inspired to plan your own adventure, big or small. Register here.

 

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New Hampshire: Hike Madison, Adams, and Jefferson on President’s Day

If you’re lucky enough to have President’s Day off, join Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler for a hike of three presidential peaks: Madison (5,367′), Adams (5,774′), and Jefferson (5,712′).

These peaks are a major undertaking in summer. For a winter traverse all attendees must be skilled winter hikers with all the necessary gear for above treeline winter conditions to attempt the most northern presidential peaks. On this trip we will hike a total of 13.4 miles and 6,238 feet of elevation gain. If the weather is in our favor we could experience gorgeous views as much of the trail is above treeline!

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