There are many reasons to go lighter and this is one more compelling video with some incredible scenery to show why. Steve Burgess did the Wonderland Trail in blazing time. He was using our Murmur, LT4’s and NightLight Pad. We are sure glad he got this on video as we certainly couldn’t have kept up … Continue reading “Why Go Lightweight”
So, the story starts awhile back, at an Outdoor Retailer show. Takashi Fukuchi, who represents Evernew in the U.S., asked Glen about coming to Japan to share a talk on ultralight techniques and philosophy. There were many planning sessions with Takashi and Tsuchiya Tomo, owner of Hiker’s Depot in Japan. Evernew agreed to sponsor the … Continue reading “Glen goes to Japan”
The Gorilla happened to be in Denver meeting suppliers when the first snow of the season hit the Rocky Mountain National Park, which seemed liked a good excuse to get up to tree line and test out his snappy new RikSak for a day.
Grant and Dave from Gossamer Gear went to Yosemite National Park to test out some new gear and enjoy the park with Rand and Russ from Trail Designs. We got together to test our latest packs, shelters and cook systems. We did a two night, three day trip down the Merced River Valley. We hiked … Continue reading “Exploring Yosemite”
Dave went to Philmont as a guest of the Philmont Staff Association. Philmont is a Boy Scout paradise where 22,000 Boy Scouts visit every year. At any one day in the summer over 3,600 boy scouts and advisors are in the backcountry visiting one of dozens of camps. Some of the camps are staffed and … Continue reading “Philmont 2010”
Dave from Gossamer and his friend Tom Bentley wanted to go to Chile to do an epic trek. When we started looking at Chile, we immediately thought of Torres de Paine. But we soon heard there was another spot to check out called Cochamo. It was being described as an up and coming climbing destination … Continue reading “Hiking Cochamo Chile”