Bruce Johnson on Gerry
GERRY'S Famous Booklet Series: Gerry Cunningham wrote a series of at least six free booklets that are now collectibles. He also travelled around the Country as an educator and lecturer about saving the Environment many years before it became a popular thing to do. The booklets were sized at 5x7 inches, except for "Wilderness Traveler," which is slightly larger.
Gerry Cunningham invented and patented the "Drawstring Clamp" sometime in those very early years (the 1950s is my estimate). Later to become known as the "Cordlock," this small device replaces knots and has become omni-present in today's society, even reaching into areas having nothing to do with backpacking or climbing!
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