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Guide’s Gear Award No. 1: Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack
Guide's Gear features products used by BPL's WTS guides that have withstood the test of time by demonstrating exceptional performance, durability, weight, and value. Guide's Gear No. 1 goes to the Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack for offering more features than any other two pound pack on the market.
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The Backpacking Light's Guide's Gear Award identifies products that are recommended by the guides and instructors of Backpacking Light's Wilderness Trekking School, and represents gear that offers exceptional performance, light weight, durability and value.
Our first Guide's Gear Award is given to the Gossamer Gear Mariposa Backpack for packing as many features as possible into its sub-2 lb weight, including a comfortable suspension, large capacity, and vast organizational efficiency.
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