Tag Archives: Gossamer Gear

Getting Ready for the Olympics!

Over the last few months, I have been dropping pretty subtle hints that I am heading to the Olympics National Park later this year for a hike. While that time is not quite yet, it is getting closer… I am … Continue reading

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Half Pyramid Storm Mode with the ZPacks 6.5×10 Cuben Fiber Flat Tarp

Today I took my ZPacks 6.5 x 10 cuben fiber flat tarp outside to play with some more pitches. I had recently pitched it in a Half-Pyramid pitch and was quite pleased with the amount of room as well as … Continue reading

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Post Hike Gear Talk

Last weekend, me and a few friends did a nice, easy, slow hike along the Appalachian Trail from Unicoi Gap to Dick’s Creek Gap. This trip was really strange as far as weather was concerned… With it being January, I … Continue reading

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Gossamer Gear LT4 Trekking Pole Update

Just a few short weeks ago I posted my first review of the Gossamer Gear LT4 trekking poles, then on the very next hike I had some issues with them. I briefly spoke about these issues in a post hike … Continue reading

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Gossamer Gear LT4 Trekking Poles

My first set of trekking poles was a pair of $26 ($13/ea) Outdoor Product Flick-Lock poles from the local Wal-Mart. I was not sure if I even wanted/needed poles at that time, which is why I went with some less expensive poles, … Continue reading

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I Am Now A Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador!

Update: As of January 28th, 2014, I am no longer a Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador. As some may already know, a few weeks ago I was officially accepted into the Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador program, and of course I am … Continue reading

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