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Trevor Davis' Strange & Creative Design Vision for William Ellery

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Ellen Eberhardt

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Trevor Davis

Inside William Ellery, Where Trevor Davis' Strange & Creative Vision Comes to Life

How the once professional chef and former Tom Sachs' fabricator creates materials-driven "expedition gear" for outdoor wear in New York City

Girlfriend Collective BioCompressive Is New Planet-Friendly Activewear
This New Activewear Collection Proves Trendiness & Sustainability Can Coexist

With a new sustainable fabric tech, Girlfriend Collective is applying "leave no trace" concepts to its line of trendy, size-inclusive activewear

The Brillhut Is a Secluded Family Escape in the Bahamas
This Off-Grid Bahamian Hideaway Is Uncomplicated Design Done Right

On the quiet island of Eleuthera, Miami-based architects built a low maintenance holiday home complete with storm-doors and ocean views

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The 16 Best Sling Bags for Any Adventure
16 Sling Bags to Suit Your Urban or Outdoor Hiking Needs

A backpack and fanny pack hybrid, these design-minded sling bags keep you ready for urban and outdoor adventures.

Chaco's Bodhi Is a Simpler & Lighter Adventure Sandal
Chaco's New Adventure Sandal Frees Up Feet in Low-Weight, Low-Profile Style

Known for sandals with big, supportive soles, Chaco now has a low-profile option for men and women when weight matters most

The True Story of Island X, a Secret Surf Location in the Bering Sea
The Epic True Story Behind a Secret Surf Expedition Off the Shores of Russia

Photographer Mark McInnis shares images from a top-secret surf expedition to a remote Alaskan island, and his new book, half a decade in the making

Project Breakdown: How to Build a DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub for $2300
How to Build a DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub for Around $2,000

The dreamy soaking tub came together on the cheap thanks to reclaimed wood and some serious sweat equity

Greater Goods x Field Mag Upcycled Chalk Bag Collection Release
New Merch! Greater Goods x Field Mag Upcycled Chalk Bags NOW AVAILABLE

Our first collab with friends from across the pond, these chalk bags & buckets for rock climbing are cut and sewn by hand of upcycled outerwear

How to Be a Good Adventure Buddy, According to Alex Strohl
Q&A: Photographer Alex Strohl on Film, Friendship & New Zine "Adventure Buddies"

Talking film photography and Adventure Buddies, Strohl's new zine project documenting human-powered trips with Isaac Johnston, Chris Burkard, and more

Cabin dreams and architectural inspiration

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How to Build a DIY Hot Tub in Your Backyard: Step-by-Step Guide
A Step-by-Step DIY Guide to Building Your Own Backyard Hot Tub

Materials, tools, and clear and complete instructions on building your own off-grid wood fired hot tub for around $2,000

The 11 Best Treehouse Rentals in Georgia
Explore the Peach State with These 11 Outdoorsy Treehouse Rentals

Get bird’s-eye views and easy access to nature with these one-of-a-kind rentals in the Peach State

The Brillhut Is a Secluded Family Escape in the Bahamas
This Off-Grid Bahamian Hideaway Is Uncomplicated Design Done Right

On the quiet island of Eleuthera, Miami-based architects built a low maintenance holiday home complete with storm-doors and ocean views

BC Cabin Rentals: Our 12 Top Picks for a British Columbia Getaway
The 12 Best British Columbia Cabin Rentals for an Outdoorsy Escape

Because the best way to explore Canada's West Coast is from a cozy dwelling set in its forests, mountains, and coast

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13 Car Camping Essentials for a More Comfortable Getaway
13 Car Camping Essentials for Getting Outdoorsy on Four Wheels

When packing a car instead of a 60-liter backpack, you can afford to maximize comfort in the face of bulk—here's out top picks for how to do just that

Dog Life Jacket Guide: Our Top 8 Picks to Keep Your Pooch Safe
Keep Your Pooch Safe This Summer With These 8 Dog Life Jackets

Whether having a lake day or boating adventure, these life jackets for dogs help ensure your furry friend stays safe in and around water, too

Hikerkind Releases First Full Collection of Women's Hiking Apparel
Hikerkind Drops First Ever Full Collection to Dress Hikers On and Off the Trail

Inspired by the triple crown of hiking, the debut line of minimalist women's gear aims to inspire confidence on trail through comfort and style

The 9 Best Double Sleeping Bags for Camping Couples
The 9 Best Double Sleeping Bags for More Comfy Couples Camping

These full-featured, two-person sleeping bags make spending the night in nature as comfortable—and cuddle friendly—as at home

Men's Rain Jackets: The 10 Best for All Conditions
The 10 Best Men's Rain Jackets for Hiking and Everyday Wear

A comprehensive guide to finding the right rain jacket, with pro tips on features, fit, price, and, of course, waterproofness

Best Camping Lanterns: Our Top 10 Picks for Lighting Up the Outdoors
10 Best Camping Lanterns for Lighting up the Backcountry and Backyard

A deep dive into the vast landscape of camp lanterns for backpacking, camping, van living, and beyond

10 Best Point and Shoot Film Cameras for All Skill Levels
The 10 Best Point & Shoot Film Cameras for Photographers of All Skill Levels

From Contax and Yashica to Ricoh and Leica, this guide dives deep into the most important 35mm film cameras made to date

10 Outdoor Books by BIPOC Writers to Expand Your Perspective
10 Outdoors Books by BIPOC Writers to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Educate yourself with these books on environmental justice, structural racism, and outdoor experiences by Black, Indigenous, and POC writers

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20 Film Photos From 4 Days of Hiking in Zion National Park
20 Film Photos From 4 Days of Hiking in Zion National Park

See the beloved park and its searing natural landscapes through the lens of one intrepid Los Angeles photographer

The True Story of Island X, a Secret Surf Location in the Bering Sea
The Epic True Story Behind a Secret Surf Expedition Off the Shores of Russia

Photographer Mark McInnis shares images from a top-secret surf expedition to a remote Alaskan island, and his new book, half a decade in the making

Photo Essay: Weekend Canoe Camping in New York’s Adirondack Mountains
Photo Essay: Dreamy Weekend Canoe Camping Way Upstate

Meals cooked over an open fire, skinny dipping in the sunshine, hammock naps, lazy paddles, and generous whiskey pours in the great outdoors

Rapha's New Photo Book Goes Inside Lachlan Morton's Alt Tour de France
New Photo Book Goes Inside Pro Cyclist Lachlan Morton's Epic Alt Tour de France

The inside story on how, instead of riding with the rest of the pros, Lachlan Morton bikepacked the entire 2021 Tour route by himself

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