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Brand Ambassador Gear List – Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck

Last month, we profiled the gear list of one of our new Brand Ambassadors, Grace Shattuck. This month we take a look at what her husband, Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck brought on a trip to the Maroon Bells to complete his last peak of the 58 Colorado 14ers. Maroon Bells Traverse 9.5 miles, 4,850′ gain, topping […]

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The Wave, Vermillion Cliffs National Monument  Photo: Sirena Dufault

Public Comment Period Now Open on National Monument Review

An executive order passed by the Trump Administration on April 26th instructed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review any national monument designated via the Antiquities Act since January 1, 1996, that spans at least 100,000 acres. 22 land-based monuments and five marine monuments are under review and now is the time to comment and make […]

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The new LT5

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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