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Ultralight A-Z

Over the last few years Hendrik Morkel has been spreading the ultralight backpacking gospel in writing on his blog Hiking in Finland.  Now he is planning to start spreading the word via the web’s best medium: Video.  The idea for Ultralight A-Z was born last winter, and after a well received teaser trailer to get the […]

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Ultralight fly fishing tips

Trail Ambassador Jason Klass is really into backpacking and fly fishing.  He has a site called Backpack Flyfishing and a new site dedicated to Tenkara Rods called Tenkara Talk.  He is an avid fly fisher and is very knowledgeable in the field, so his advice should be heeded. Here is a video on one of […]

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Newest Trail Ambassador

Please welcome Don Meredith to our Trail Ambassador team.  Don lives in South Carolina and has been exploring the benefits of combining UL backpacking gear and concepts to bikepacking and kayak camping.   He grew up in the woods and family vacations were always camping trips in the Appalachian foothills. He discovered lightweight backpacking the […]

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G6 in Peruvian Rainforest

One of our customers sent us a letter recently with some pictures.  This was such an unusual location that we thought we would post the letter and the pictures for you to see.  It is really cool to see somebody who is such an ultralight advocate using our products in exotic locations.  Thanks Reuben! Gossamer […]

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Section Hike the PCT

Glen recently took Eduardo Lartigau on a section hike of the PCT.  Eduardo is a longtime Gossamer Gear customer, and friend of Glen, who lives in Brazil. He’s probably the lightest ultralight hiker in Brazil. Heck, he may be the ONLY ultralight hiker in Brazil. From time to time, he makes the trip to the […]

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Why use Trek Poles

Trail Ambassador Steve Burgess recently made a great video about the benefits of using trek poles on hiking trips. The video is very informative and it is something to definitely check out, whether you are an advanced or a novice hiker. Check out the video below and enjoy! Last updated:22nd December, 2015

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Mariposa Plus Newsletter Deal

This month’s newsletter special is the Mariposa™ Plus.  For the month of June, you can get $25 off by entering the code found in our newsletter.  So we thought we would post some reviews put out by two of our Trail Ambassadors.    Check out this cool video below where Jason Klass talks about the features […]

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Santa Barbara Hikes

We at Gossamer always love to toot our Trail Ambassador’s horns, and T.A. Diane Soini has written a great book about hiking in Santa Barbara, California. The book contains 23 of Santa Barbara’s favorite hikes. Here is a brief description of the book- “these hikes will lead you to creeks, waterfalls, hot springs, sandstone rock […]

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