I would suggest you mention in your advertising and instructional information the alternate uses for the hook and loop pockets on the shoulder straps and hip belt. I leave some amount of cash, a spare car key, book of ‘gopher’ matches and a Micron LED light in mine. These items are left in the pack … Continue reading “Shoulder Strap and Hip Belt Openings Alternate Uses”
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 2009 Gossamer Gear® Mariposa™ Plus and new Gorilla™ backpacks have a new look. You might not notice the difference by just looking at the packs, however, but you’ll definitely notice when you wear one. That’s because for the first time ever, we’ve introduced a curved stay for these two packs. Made from aluminum rod … Continue reading “Introducing a curved stay”
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”