Detours

  • Five Reasons Our Family Loves the Puffy Kachula

    Five Reasons Our Family Loves the Puffy Kachula

    Eric Bennett heads up the Colorado Plateau to take our new Puffy Kachula for a test drive.
  • Outside Magazine:

    Outside Magazine: "The Trailheads are the Best Hiking Pants"

    Joe Jackson, Outside Online's Gear Guy, takes the Trailhead Pants for a test run. Read why he says they're "damn near perfect."
  • Four Utah Hot Springs You Can Visit This Fall

    Four Utah Hot Springs You Can Visit This Fall

    The leaves are changing and the winds are shifting, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy sunshine and warmth. 
  • The Mother of All Road Trips

    The Mother of All Road Trips

    A 22,000-mile loop around North America? Count us in.
  • Greet the Outdoors... Responsibly

    Greet the Outdoors... Responsibly

    Contrary to what many folks may believe, social media serves as a vital resource in conserving our last remaining wild and natural places. 
  • Why I Left the #VanLife

    Why I Left the #VanLife

    In January, I woke up in the coolness of the Sonoran desert listening to coyotes howl as twilight broke. In February, I got a major ego check as I struggled up boulders in Joshua Tree. 
  • A Week On The Road with Photographer Hunter Page

    A Week On The Road with Photographer Hunter Page

    With no itinerary and minimal planning, Hunter heads out for a week in the Four Corners.
  • Bear Safety with Wesley Larson

    Bear Safety with Wesley Larson

    Our resident bear expert shares some tips on getting along with bears in the backcountry. Take 'em or leave em…but you should take 'em. 
  • Eric Bennett Reviews the Trailhead Pant 2.0

    Eric Bennett Reviews the Trailhead Pant 2.0

    How do the Trailhead Pants hold up as the only pair of pants for a month-long solo journey through Patagonia?

  • HiConsumption Reviews the Kachula Adventure Blanket

    HiConsumption Reviews the Kachula Adventure Blanket

    What's all the buzz? HiConsumption reviews our first ever Kickstarter success: the Kachula Adventure Blanket.
  • WHY GUATEMALA IS THE NEW BEST PLACE TO RIDE MOUNTAIN BIKES

    WHY GUATEMALA IS THE NEW BEST PLACE TO RIDE MOUNTAIN BIKES

    Guatemala isn’t known for its mountain biking. And that’s a good thing. This yet-to-be-overrun spot is littered with great riding on everything fro...
  • 8 Near-Death Experiences I Have Had While Shooting Photos

    8 Near-Death Experiences I Have Had While Shooting Photos

    Like we always say when it comes to outdoor activities, safety first. Unless of course you are a landscape photographer, then the photos come first.
  • Bespoke Post Box Review: Loafer Hammock + Kachula Blanket

    Bespoke Post Box Review: Loafer Hammock + Kachula Blanket

    Our Loafer Hammock and Kachula Adventure Blanket were recently featured in a Bespoke Post subscription box. Read the review here!
  • No Room For Error on This High Alaskan Ridgeline

    No Room For Error on This High Alaskan Ridgeline

    Watch Eric Porter ride a picturesque ridge, high above remote Alaskan backcountry. Eric Porter has spent 15 years traveling the world in sear...
  • 5 Reasons Why Down Under Needs To Be On Your Bucket List

    5 Reasons Why Down Under Needs To Be On Your Bucket List

    As a full time landscape photographer, it gets harder and harder for me to top each trip. After you have been to places with amazing wilderness like Iceland, Nepal, the Swiss Alps, and many of the US’s National Parks, you can tend to become a little desensitized and hard to impress.
  • Home Away from Home, Part 1

    Home Away from Home, Part 1

    Words by Coalatree Ambassador and professional MTB'er Rafaelo Infante At the age of 3 I was immersed into a culture that I would later learn were t...