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Graham Hiemstra

Field Mag's benevolent overlord, formerly of the PNW and now residing in NYC. We apologize in advance for his many mispellings.
Finland's Own Tarvas Makes Footwear for Everyday Exploration
Finnish Hikers Made for Unpredictable Weather, in Town & on the Trail

Made outside Helsinki with natural materials sourced from neighboring countries, this minimalist footwear brand embodies the Nordic high standard of conscious design

How Ultralight Backpacking Changed My Perspective of Backcountry Travel
How One Piece of Gear Changed My Whole Perspective on Backcountry Travel

A deep dive into the world of lightweight and ultralight backpacking, and why you should embrace the "less is more" philosophy, too

10 Essentials With Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen
Musician, Writer, Outdoorist Hayden Coplen Shares His 10 Favorite Pieces of Gear

The Sir Sly drummer shares what items have helped him navigate the pandemic, from bikes and backpacks to bass guitars and coffee

How (and How Not) to Build Your Very Own A-Frame Cabin
How (and How Not) to Build an A-Frame House

The good, the bad, and the ugly of building a 250-square-foot A-Frame in Upstate New York, with cost breakdown, timeline & lessons learned

Snow Peak x Toned Trout Release Hyper Functional Fly Fishing Collection
Snow Peak & Toned Trout Release Very Vibey Fly Fishing Capsule Collection

Japan's preeminent outdoor outfitter releases its third collaboration with the niche fishing apparel brand, making fly fishing cooler than ever

New Art Book "Heroes" Celebrates Influential Women in Snowboarding
New Film Photo Book Celebrates the Most Influential Women in Snowboarding

The artful hardcover by French film photographer Jérôme Tanon features personal stories and insightful imagery of snowboard's most progressive women

This Solar Powered Dirt Bike Is Designed to Fight Poaching in Africa
This Solar Powered Dirt Bike Is Designed to Fight Poaching in Africa

Swedish electric motorbike maker CAKE has partnered with Southern African Wildlife College and Goal Zero to help anti-poaching units protect Africa’s endangered wildlife

12 Best Down Pants for Winter Adventures (and Relaxing at Home)
12 Best Down Pants for Cold Weather Adventures (and Being Extra Cozy at Home)

Lightweight, packable, and hyper warm, the down pant is a gear essential few have adopted, but a game-changer for those willing to

How Allmansright Makes Ultralight Hiking Equipment in New York City
Outdoor Gear Lab Allmansright Makes Ultralight Hiking Equipment in NYC

Meet the Dominican-born, Bronx-based designer and his Swedish partner diversifying and uniting the outdoors through the joys of UL hiking

Dangle Supply Introduces 420ml Titanium Camp Mug
Titanium Bong Maker Dangle Supply Introduces Very Chill 420ml Camp Mug

The internationally recognized leader in titanium water pipes and other high design smokeables steps into the general outdoor space in style

Den A-Frame Cabin Kit: Made in New York for Assembly Anywhere
Den A-Frame House Kit: Made in New York for Assembly Anywhere

A hands-on look at the modest 115-sq-ft backcountry cabin, designed to be assembled by three to four people in as many days

And Wander Alpha Direct Hoodie, a 9oz Wonder Fleece
Japan's And Wander Releases 9oz Alpha Direct Hoodie for Fall Hiking

Using Polartec's innovative new fleece fabric, this pullover layering piece is made for ultralight hiking—and daily wear too

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