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Big Horn Sheep that I stumbled upon when on a cross country desert trek. I've never been that close to these reclusive animals before.

Tips: Off Trail Hiking

Many of Gossamer Gear’s Trail Ambassadors like hiking off trail. It’s actually quite easy to get hooked once you try it. I decided to ask a few of them why they like hiking off trail or bushwhacking, as it’s called back east. Here’s what they had to say. Will Rietveld My backyard is the Weminuche […]

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Off Trail Hiking

Off Human-made Paths

How you travel through the backcountry dictates what you see and, more importantly, how you see it. Most of the time most of us hike on human-constructed trails. They require the least effort to go from one place to another. Often these trails were primarily shaped by forces which do not necessarily best serve the […]

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