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First Impressions: LT5 3-piece Carbon Trekking Poles

The new LT5 3-piece trekking poles are here! Brand Ambassador Sirena Dufault took them for a 5-day backpacking trip on a route in the Grand Canyon and here are her first impressions: I have been using Gossamer Gear’s LT4 collapsible trekking poles for two years now. I love the light weight and have found them […]

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Brand Ambassador Gear List – Grace Shattuck

We’d like to welcome Grace Shattuck to the Gossamer Gear Brand Ambassadors program! She shares with us her gear list for off-trail peakbagging adventures – here’s a little bit about her: “I moved to Colorado in 2013 from North Carolina. Prior to meeting Steven (Brand Ambassador Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck), I hiked the “W Route” in […]

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Celebrating AmeriCorps Week

Chances are good that you’ve been on a trail that was worked on by an AmeriCorps crew. They go out for weeks at a time, often to very remote places in the backcountry. They handle all aspects of maintaining a trail: fixing the tread, rock work, trimming back vegetation and employing elaborate methods of getting […]

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New 2017 Products!

New Products for 2017!

We are thrilled to announce the line of new products for 2017! There have been some updates made to customer favorites like the Type 2 and Kumo and some brand new packs and accessories we are excited to share with you! You can also learn a bit about the new packs and what we’ve changed with […]

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Brand Ambassador Gear List – Liz “Snorkel” Thomas

Next up in the Brand Ambassador Gear List series is Liz “Snorkel” Thomas. Snorkel has backpacked over 15,000 miles across the United States on 16 long distance hikes, including the pioneering traverse of the Chinook Trail across the Columbia River Gorge and the pioneering traverse of the Wasatch Range, which she did solo. Liz is affectionately known […]

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Vote for the 2017 Badger Sponsorship Finalists!

You submitted your videos, and now the 12 finalists for the 2017 Badger Sponsorship have been unveiled! Your vote decides which lucky thru-hikers will win thousands of dollars worth of backpacking gear and resources, including your choice of any Gossamer Gear backpack.  This year’s Badger Sponsorship winners are determined by a combination of a reader vote (50%) and The […]

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Brand Ambassador Gear List – Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

Our Brand Ambassadors serve as a source of inspiration and we are excited to announce a new series where you’ll get a chance to see what’s in their packs! First up, Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa shares his gear list for his 2016 hike of the Continental Divide Trail.The following gear was used during the last two […]

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