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.
Hiking Eastern Oregon's Beautiful & Remote Elkhorn Crest Trail
A Backpacker's Guide to Eastern Oregon's Remote Elkhorn Crest Trail

Six hours east of Portland exists an alpine paradise of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, and unpredictable weather

KORUA Shapes Releases New Snowboard Film SUNŌKERU
KORUA Captures the Essence of Snowboarding in Japan in New Film SUNŌKERU

Epic powder turns, ripping carves, big airs, and beautiful filming and music make this short snowboard film pure Japanuary perfection

How to Build a DIY A-Frame Cabin for Around $8,000
All You Need to Know to Build Yourself an A-Frame Cabin for $8,000

Lessons learned and a step by step video prove anyone can build the cabin of their dreams with hard work and good friends

Three Design-Driven Knit Hiking Boots for Shoulder Season
The 3 Best Knit Hiking Boots for Men & Women

Futuristic footwear made with sock-like knit uppers for superior support and comfort both on the trail and in the city

So iLL Climbing & Actor Jason Momoa Launch 'On the Roam'
New Monochrome Climbing Gear Collection by So iLL & Actor Jason Momoa

Face masks, climbing shoes, dry bags and chalk bags, designed in collaboration with the Hollywood actor, activist & lifelong climber

Q&A: Photographer Brian Kelley on New Book, PARKS
New Book Captures 100+ Years of National Parks' Graphic Design

Over 300 pieces of park maps, brochures, and printed materials creates a visual archive for outdoor enthusiasts and design nerds alike

Q&A: Indigenous Film Photographer Judianne Thomson
Indigenous Photog Judianne Thomson on Instagram Tourism & Nudes in Nature

The outspoken artist on shooting nudes, how to explore without a colonialist mentality, and the ongoing fight against social media creeps

Filson Celebrates Smokey Bear's 75th Year of Wildfire Prevention
Filson Celebrates 75 years of Preventing Wildfires With Smokey Bear

Limited-edition apparel & products celebrate a new milestone in the ongoing partnership between Seattle outfitter and the U.S. Forest Service

Snow Peak & Teva Release Hurricane XLT 2 Alp Collaboration
Snow Peak & Teva Revive a 90s Icon for Second Sandal Collab

A rugged outsole and overbuilt strap system combine for a unique adventure-ready sandal by the two Japanese and American brands

Cannondale Introduces Ultimate Urban Cruiser Bike, Treadwell
Cannondale Introduces Treadwell, a Tech-Driven EDC City Bike

The performance specialist sidesteps traditions with a casual, go-anywhere bike for daily adventures in the city and out

The North Face Embraces Car Camping With Homestead Collection
Why Core Outdoor Brands Should Embrace City Based Car Campers

As shifting demographics influence product output, expect larger tents, more photogenic colorways, and more passive brand narratives

Western Rise's Limitless Merino Shirt Is a Traveler's Dream
This Merino Button-Down Seamlessly Moves From Town to Trail

Natural materials and advanced design make this understated button-down ideal for travel, outdoors, and every day use