Grant went out to show our gear. We were joined by some of the other companies in the ultralight community. One of the highlights was a little hacky sack with Ron Moak (Six Moons Designs), Rand and Russ (Trail Designs), and Henry Shires (Tarptent). If you want to see a few more pictures.
Gossamer Gear set up a booth and showed our gear at Trail Days 2010. Trail Days is an event in Damascus Virginia put on every year in May. It is a collection of gear manufacturers and other crafts and clothing vendors that make a unique show. The cool thing about Damascus is that the Appalachian … Continue reading “Appalachian Trail Days 2010”
Glen, Grant and Dave traveled to Lake Moreno County park to attend the Annual Day Zero Pacific Trail Kick Off (ADZPCTKO) event this year. As their web site so aptly states: “The primary focus of the gathering is to help shed those butterflies that inevitably precede a life-altering experience like hiking the PCT by showing … Continue reading “PCT Kick Off 2010”
Grant will be hiking in Wyoming from Sept. 25th thru Oct. 5th. Gossamer Gear® will be open and shipping orders during this time, but please be patient with customer service and other inquiries until he returns. [09/27/09] Update: Notice expired
Want to hike with BOTH Gossamer Gear® founder Glen Van Peski and legendary ultralighter Andrew Skurka? Enroll in Wilderness Trekking School’s Wilderness Trekking II long distance backpacking course. The planned route is awesome! Update: Offer expired.
Gossamer Gear® is currently conducting a Video Contest open to all customers of our products. The rules are simple. Just submit a hard copy of a video you make to us by April 15 and you will be entered in the contest. The video should be about or featuring your favorite piece of Gossamer Gear®. … Continue reading “First ever Video Contest”
Another new addition to the Gossamer family of products is a Full Length sleeping pad. The NightLight™ Full Length pad is 76″ long and 19″ wide. It weighs approximately 12 ounces and rolls up to a diameter of 8 inches. For those of you who are taller than 6’4″, you can use your pack under … Continue reading “Full Length Ultralight Sleeping Pad”
During these budget-conscious times, we here at Gossamer Gear® are trying to do all we can in order to make our gear more affordable. In keeping with that, we have just introduced a silnylon version of the popular SpinnTwinn™ tarp, aptly named the SilTwinn™. Matching the SpinnTwinn™ in all specifications except fabric and weight, the … Continue reading “SilTwinn and SpinnTwinn Introduced”
The new addition to the Gossamer Gear® ultralight backpack line for 2009 is now available for pre-order. The Gorilla™ Ultralight Backpack, a bullet-proof version of the recently redesigned Miniposa™, is the perfect pack for those “transitional” ultralight backpackers. It’s also a good choice for those folks who don’t want to have to stay on the … Continue reading “2009 Gorilla available for order”