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Gossamer Gear Announces iGorilla Backpack with iPad Pocket and Kinetic Energy Recharger

Gossamer Gear iGorilla Ultralight Backpack with iPad Pocket and Kinetic Energy Recharge

Ultralight backpack maker Gossamer Gear announced a new backpack today that includes a rechargeable iPad Pocket™ for ultralight backpacking. Built using Kinetic Recharger Technology™, the iGorilla™ backpack automatically recharges your iPad or any other USB compatible electronic device by converting the energy produced by hiking into electric current that can be used …

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Ultralight Mini Grater

Mini Grater

Here’s a must have for the backpacking gourmet: an ultralight mini grater (available on ebay) for grating and adding fresh cheese, ginger, cinnamon, or chocolate shavings to your freezer bag meals and drinks. Weighing only 0.6 oz, this 4 sided box grater can grate, zest, or slice. Now you can …

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Male Lion Sighted in NY Catskills

Ceasar the Lion on Mt Sugarloaf in the Catskills

Phoenicia, New York April 1, 2008 A spokesperson with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced today that a male lion was sighted over the weekend by backpackers on Peakamoose Mountain. Authorities report that the lion escaped a bedroom in Eastern Massachusetts sometime in the past week. Known as …

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