Detours

  • Iconic Women in the Outdoors

    Iconic Women in the Outdoors

    In honor of International Women's Day, we're highlighting just a few of the many women who have been inspirations in the world of adventure sports....
  • The Life of a U.S. Forest Service Wilderness Ranger

    The Life of a U.S. Forest Service Wilderness Ranger

    My goal was to spread environmental awareness, teach good Leave No Trace ethics, and help others to respect the outdoors… but it seemed as if something was missing. Were people paying attention to me, or what I was saying?
  • Healing Hearts and Minds with Nature

    Healing Hearts and Minds with Nature

    Our brains are wired to be outside. How do you #GreetTheOutdoors?
  • Five Techniques That Will Improve Your Outdoor Photography

    Five Techniques That Will Improve Your Outdoor Photography

    The first step to caring about our wilderness begins with seeing a photograph of a beautiful place. These five simple yet powerful techniques will help you to better portray the beauty of the places you visit.
  • A Trip to the Land of Endless Green

    A Trip to the Land of Endless Green

    New Zealand is home to an endless amount of waterfalls, coasts, forests, hot springs, and green rolling hills. Hunter Page explores it all.
  • The Van-Dwelling Professional Athlete

    The Van-Dwelling Professional Athlete

    Daniel Norris is not your typical professional athlete. You won't find him taking luxurious vacations or living in a million-dollar mansion--in fact, quite the opposite. Daniel Norris of the Toronto Blue Jays lives in a van.
  • "Do More, Wash Less:" GearJunkie Reviews the Trailhead Pants

    See what all the hype is about! Our pals at GearJunkie test out our Trailhead Adventure Pant.
  • What Happened When I Practiced More Gratitude

    What Happened When I Practiced More Gratitude

    What it means to have a "gratitude practice," and how a few simple changes can lead to major shifts in our well-being.
  • How Two Fly Fishing Guides Balance Work and Passion

    How Two Fly Fishing Guides Balance Work and Passion

    After six years of watching the perpetual bobber down , yelling “set”, catching the same fish twice in a week, and getting boxed in on both sides by other anglers... we decided we were ready for a brief intermission. 
  • Nature Does the Body Good

    Nature Does the Body Good

    Being outside makes us happier, more productive, and healthier. But how?
  • The Tragic Undoing of Escalante

    The Tragic Undoing of Escalante

    Words and photos by Coalatree Ambassador Eric Bennett. Follow him on Instagram @bennettfilm. President Trump arrived at the Capitol Building in Sal...
  • 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.