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New Ultralight Tent from Gossamer Gear

Gossamer Gear is a one of the leading boutique manufacturers in the ultralight backing scene. I'm a regular customer and I have bought a lot of gear from them over the past couple of years, including their NightLight sleeping pad, polycro ground sheets and pack liners. I got an email …

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Choosing the Right Camping Shelter

Hennessey Hammock Ultralite Backpacker Asym Classic with a Down Underquit at Lost Pond, New Hampshire

I’ve started planning my early spring trips and I have been weighing the pros and cons of different shelter alternatives.  I own ultralight tarps, tarp tents, 4-season tents and a Hennessey Hammock and have different criteria for bringing each along on a trip depending on terrain types, trip duration, weather, …

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