April 19

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 … Continue reading “Brand Ambassador Gear List – Grace Shattuck”

March 8

Brand Ambassador Gear List – Heather “Anish” Anderson on the AZT

Next up in our series where we give you a look at what’s inside of our Brand Ambassador’s packs:  Heather “Anish” Anderson and her gear list for her Arizona Trail self-supported Fastest Known Time. The terrain on the AZT is very diverse and a surprising amount of the trail isn’t the classic desert terrain one … Continue reading “Brand Ambassador Gear List – Heather “Anish” Anderson on the AZT”

February 9

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 … Continue reading “Brand Ambassador Gear List – Liz “Snorkel” Thomas”

January 19

Vote for the 2017 Badger Sponsorship Finalists!

You submitted your videos, and now the 12 finalists for the 2017 Badger Sponsorship have been unveiled! Your vote decides which lucky thru-hikers will win thousands of dollars worth of backpacking gear and resources, including your choice of any Gossamer Gear backpack.  This year’s Badger Sponsorship winners are determined by a combination of a reader vote (50%) and The … Continue reading “Vote for the 2017 Badger Sponsorship Finalists!”

January 12

Brand Ambassador Gear List – Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

Our Brand Ambassadors serve as a source of inspiration and we are excited to announce a new series where you’ll get a chance to see what’s in their packs! First up, Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa shares his gear list for his 2016 hike of the Continental Divide Trail.The following gear was used during the last two … Continue reading “Brand Ambassador Gear List – Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa”