Detours

  • 5 Ways to Combat Climate Change as you Travel

    5 Ways to Combat Climate Change as you Travel

    Reducing your carbon footprint while traveling isn’t just about packing light and bringing a metal straw. It’s all about where you’re staying, how you get there, and the choices you make along the way.
  • Adventure is a Big Word

    Adventure is a Big Word

    We won’t all agree on what adventure truly means or how we choose to implement it in our own lives, but finding our version is a big thing. But don’t just take my word for it. Here are five benefits of adding a little adventure to your life.
  • A Traveler's Review of the Trailhead Pants

    A Traveler's Review of the Trailhead Pants

    I tried $90 unisex travel pants that fold down into their own front pocket — here's what they're like in person Courtesy of Suzie Dundas. This a...
  • Backpacking Iceland: Top Sites in Reykjavik

    Backpacking Iceland: Top Sites in Reykjavik

    Iceland’s world-renowned reputation has much to do with its enchanting landscape. On top of the amazing scenery, there’s lots of historical and cultural attractions, architectural wonders, and a thriving music and arts scene for everyone to enjoy. 
  • Pro Athlete Evan Garcia &

    Pro Athlete Evan Garcia & "Grace Under Pressure" - Part II

    Big mountain flying and an epic paragliding adventure in Patagonia. Read pro athlete Evan Garcia's story.
  • Pro Athlete Evan Garcia &

    Pro Athlete Evan Garcia & "Grace Under Pressure" - Part I

    Between kayaking and paragliding, Coalatree Ambassador Evan Garcia is no stranger to high-pressure, high-risk situations. So how does he deal?
  • Silence in the Sand Dunes

    Silence in the Sand Dunes

    We live extremely loud lives, whether we realize it or not. But when you spend time amongst the sand dunes, things can feel a little different.
  • Seven tips to find cheap flights anywhere

    Seven tips to find cheap flights anywhere

    Are you sick and tired of paying $1000s of dollars for international flights? Well, we were too. We've partnered with our friends at Dollar Flight Club to give you seven tips to plan your summer travel.
  • A New Zealand RV Adventure

    A New Zealand RV Adventure

    If you can’t make up your mind regarding what outdoor activities you want to do on your next vacation, have no fear, just go to New Zealand and do them all!
  • Featured on Forbes: The Evolution Hoodie

    Featured on Forbes: The Evolution Hoodie

    This article originally appeared on Forbes. Head to their site to read the original. A Utah apparel company called Coalatree is making hoodies us...
  • Our Newest Giveback: Adopt-A-Native-Elder

    Our Newest Giveback: Adopt-A-Native-Elder

    We at Coalatree are dedicated to preserving and protecting places and the people who keep them sacred. In partnership with ANE, we are committed to supporting these Elders. 
  • 6 Out-of-the-Box Uses for Coffee Grounds

    6 Out-of-the-Box Uses for Coffee Grounds

    More than just a refreshing beverage, here's how you can repurpose your morning cup into something useful.
  • Eric Benett Reviews the Evolution Hoodie

    Eric Benett Reviews the Evolution Hoodie

    "This thing is a masterpiece." Learn why our Ambassador is sold on his new Evolution Hoodie.
  • How to Travel New  Zealand on a Budget

    How to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

    Three tips to see New Zealand without breaking the bank.

  • Essentials for a Winter Overnight

    Essentials for a Winter Overnight

    Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a night in the snowy white landscape. Here are a few items to help you stay warm and comfortable so you can wake up to some fresh snow.
  • 5 Things I Learned While Hiking 8,000 Miles Across the United States

    5 Things I Learned While Hiking 8,000 Miles Across the United States

    Tyler "The Prodigy" Lau set out to hike 8,000 miles in less than a year, and become the first person of color to earn the Calendar Year Triple Crown of Hiking. 
  • Danger on Hawaii's Three Peaks Trail

    Danger on Hawaii's Three Peaks Trail

    "That’s what had me so intrigued: the quick elevation gain, the ledges, the cliffs, the narrow trails, the rock climbing, the tattered old ropes..."
  • How Nature Heals

    How Nature Heals

    Taking a break to slow down and spend time outdoors, whether it’s just for an afternoon or completely going off the grid, is imperative for both mind, body, and soul.
  • Plastic

    Plastic "Smog" and the Future of Our Oceans

    Making a conscious effort to reduce our plastic usage can make all the difference in the world.
  • The Guide to (Unguided) Machu Picchu

    The Guide to (Unguided) Machu Picchu

    Ever wanted to visit Machu Picchu, but prefer to avoid the crowds? Here's a guide to how you can plan your very own off-the-beaten-path trek.
  • Hike to Root Glacier and Explore the Ice Caves

    Hike to Root Glacier and Explore the Ice Caves

    Ambassador John Rosano shares his tips on this exciting glacial trek.