Tanner Bowden is a Vermont-based writer, editor, photographer, former wilderness educator, and current Field Mag Editor-at-Large.
He is an expert in outdoor gear, cycling, hiking, and running (in 2023 he completed the Tokyo Marathon in under three hours).
Tanner is a previous staff writer for Gear Patrol and graduated from University of Vermont and the National Outdoor Leadership School.
After a month of testing, we dive into the pros and cons of the Kane Revive, the bio-based "active recovery shoe" leading the category
A tie-dye tee that wicks sweat, waterproof shoes for keeping the miles going in the winter, a pack for tough trails, and more
A spacious tent, an espresso-grade coffee maker, a vibey little lantern and plenty of other gift inspiration for people who love to camp
A wishlist of editor-approved gear for the discerning hiker, including ultralight footwear, the best hiking pants, a cozy fleece, and much more
In a true wilderness emergency, a strong, sharp, reliable blade can be your ticket to fire, shelter, and survival—they're also fun for regular camping
After stints at SpaceX and The North Face, the Colorado-based company's founder has turned to solving design problems with mountain gear
The Aussie boot maker's new mule is designed for the service industry but will surely find a footing in everyday life and outdoor circles too—YES CHEF
The Portland-based toolmaker had to reconfigure its manufacturing processes to give its iconic design a significant overhaul—here's my hands-on review
The Scandinavian bag experts drew on Burkard's years of adventure photo experience to create a bag with the perfect features for travel with a camera
Insights from a lifetime of skiing and a quest to descend the biggest lines in North America helped the skier and brand make the end-all bag
Made in Norway, this unique, mollusk-inspired cooler is smaller, lighter, and better at keeping contents cold than rotomolded coolers like Yeti
Editor Michael Levy discusses the legacy of Summit, which ran from 1955 to 1996, favorite archival stories, and why relaunch a print magazine in 2023