I love high camps, here on Clouds Rest with Half Dome below. Note the LT4 holding up my shelter! -Denise H We would love to publish your ultralight gear story Please consider contacting us for further details.
Here’s to Judie and exploring lightening her backpacking load further! The gorgeous picture of antelope canyon the Wave is just icing on the cake. (Thanks for the correction all!) My husband has been motivating me to try new outdoor activities and that will include lightening our packs so we can do more backpacking with less pain. … Continue reading “Customers at the Wave”
Dream Hammock Freebird Hammock Mountain Laurel Des. .7oz Cuben Hammock Hex Tarp (10.5’x8.5′) Hammock Gear Phoenix +20F 3/4 UnderQuilt, with M50 & NB2 fabric That’s my Gorilla at the foot of the hammock. This was on a DC UL Backpacking Meetup trip (great group – competent, ambitious. 6 people out in snow at 12F on … Continue reading “35 Mile Weekend Hammock Trip”
My Pit, Keaster and me in George Town Colorado. June 2012. Just a great place to hike and camp. -Jeff Johnson We would love to publish your ultralight gear story Please consider contacting us for further details.
Below are some of The Usual Suspects in Savage Gulf, TN, using a G4, G5, Mariposa and Murmur. First waterfall is Sutter Falls, the second is Horse Pounds Falls. We also took a Nightlight pad, The One and LT4s. Here’s me with my trusty ole’ G5 on a Grand Canyon Rim-2-Rim hike, and conducting an … Continue reading “Impromptu Ultralight 101 in Grand Canyon”
I bought my G4 last winter and took it out on the Teton Crest Trail this summer. It performed perfectly, despite a close encounter with a Marmot while we were off swimming in Marion Lake. On top of that after finishing the trek, my buddy who has been an adamant external frame user finally warmed up … Continue reading “Customer – Converting a Friend”
Grant, thanks for offering up another contest. Hope to win this time. Ready to get out again as usual.. I have been through a lot of backpacks and I am telling you that I am so happy with my Gorilla, that I wont carry anything but Gossamer Gear. (Above) First trip out on the AT … Continue reading “Customer and his Gorilla Backpack”
A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune featured a young man who is a Gossamer Gear customer. Jace ‘Minor’ Mullen lives in Oceanside, California, not far from Glen. Their paths crossed, either through Boy Scouts or Adventure 16, and Jace ended up over at Glen’s house a couple of times, going through gear. One … Continue reading “Customer Completes PCT in 122 Days”
11/12/11 | Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado | We drove all night from Missouri and took to the trail. It was a beautiful day with less than an inch of snow on the landscape. We hiked several miles up the mountain and pitched our tent. That night we were awakened by, “Incredibly strong winds that … Continue reading “Ultralight Saved My Life”