May 29

How To: Pack Your Instagram Gear Layout into the Mariposa

By: Chris Klibowitz We all love seeing other people’s gear laid out all organized for the pre-packing social media post—Gossamer Gear even immortalized that scene for a “take less, do more” hat. Yet, I’ve always been left with a nagging question: “Where is all that stuff going?” Or, more specifically, “How are they packing it?” … Continue reading “How To: Pack Your Instagram Gear Layout into the Mariposa”

November 16

How To: Take Care of Your Awesome Bamboo Backpacking Spoon

By: Korrin L. Bishop Gossamer Gear happens to sell the world’s greatest bamboo backpacking spoon. If you haven’t made the switch yet, it’s time. However, we won’t get too in-depth about that in this post, as it has already been well-documented. This post is going to focus on how to take care of your awesome … Continue reading “How To: Take Care of Your Awesome Bamboo Backpacking Spoon”

September 28

Book Review – Backpacker Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike

Have you been looking longingly at journals, photos and videos of this year’s thru-hikers, wondering what it takes to put a trip like that together for yourself? There are so many factors – which trail, what time of year, what gear to take, how to resupply, how to get in shape – that it may … Continue reading “Book Review – Backpacker Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike”