Articles by Graham Hiemstra

Field Mag's benevolent overlord, Graham Hiemstra is a writer & photographer with over a decade experience covering style, design, and outdoor gear.
Chair1987 Is Designed for Home and Camp—and to Biodegrade If Left in Nature
This Clever Chair for Home and Camp Is Designed to Biodegrade If Forgotten in Nature

Made in Japan entirely of wood and canvas, the unique, lightweight seat can be assembled in minutes and easily packs away when not in use

New HOKA Restore TC Slip-On Shoe Goes All-In on All Day Comfort
HOKA Ditches Laces for New Slip-On Restore TC Shoe for Everyday Wear

Based on the TC 1.0 model and made for daily wear & post-activity recovery, the new gender-neutral design signals HOKA's growing interest in lifestyle

Airstream x REI Special Edition Basecamp 20X Trailer Is Built for Adventure
Go Further and Stay Longer With New Airstream x REI Basecamp 20X Travel Trailer

Building on the 2022 Basecamp collab, the updated design is bigger and more sustainable, featuring solar charging and a water-saving composting toilet

9 Best Camping Cots of 2024: Sleep Solutions for Camping & Backpacking
The 9 Best Cots for Camping & Backpacking

Lightweight, comfy, and highly-packable, these cots make getting a good night's rest under the stars easy, without the noise and feel of an air pad

Spot Delivers Comprehensive Injury Insurance for Adventure Lovers, From $90
Meet the Upstart Insurance Company Covering Adventure Lovers for Just $90/Year

With partners like Ikon Pass, USA Cycling, and American Mountain Guide Association, Spot offers otherwise healthy outdoorists full coverage for cheap

The 12 Best Cabin Rentals on Mt. Hood Near Portland, Oregon
The 12 Best Mountain Cabin Rentals Outside Portland, Oregon

Just an hour east of Portland sits a world of old growth forests, pristine creeks, epic hiking trails, and mountain views

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Mid 1: An Ultralight Tent for Solo Backpacking
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Releases New Ultralight Tent for Solo Backpacking

Made entirely of lightweight, waterproof, super strong Dyneema, this 1 pound, 1-person, 3-season tent is built for long trips on the trail

The Vans Duct Tape Celebrates Creativity & Surf Culture in Brazil
The Vans Duct Tape Invitational Celebrates Self Expression & Surf Culture in Brazil

Film photos from Rio De Janeiro's first Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitational, where 32 of the world's best longboarders compete for the waves and style

Geodesic Dome Guide: From EPCOT to Everest, Hippie to Yuppie
How One Great Inventor Changed the World With a Geodesic Camping Tent

Utopian architecture to camping equipment, here's how Bucky Fuller's greatest design changed the world—and how you can build a dome of your own today

Danner x Mystery Ranch Release First Collab With Colorful Hiking Gear
Danner & Mystery Ranch Drop Colorful Collab Inspired by Big Sky Country Sunsets

The colorful collection includes a lightweight daypack, Gore-Tex hiking shoes, and gaiters designed for fast and light pursuits in rugged terrain

Build an A-Frame House, ADU, Cabin or Sauna with New York Upstart DEN
New York-Based DEN Offers Cabin Plans, Kits, and Full Service Construction

Whether you're after modern A-Frame cabin plans for $199, a fully built modern home for $499k, or something in between, DEN is up to the challenge

Powder, Rails & 35mm Film at Vans Hi-Standard Series, Brighton Resort
Photo Essay: Powder & Rails at Brighton Resort's 2023 Vans Hi-Standard Series

A visual recap of the style-focused snowboard contest, where 32 of the most creative international pros competed for $20,000+ in equal prize money