5 Sep
Completing 368 miles in 3 days to finish Oregon Outback Ride

Poler, the outdoor label out of Portland who are good for both gear and collabs alike, have gotten together with Team AWOL for a custom Specialized bike resilient enough to book it across the entire state of Oregon in three days. Chief bragging points aside from its efficiency in completing the Oregon Outback relate to its overall versatility […]


21 Aug
Also available in camouflage & normal-person colors

Finally, a camping collection that will help with camouflage the next time you pitch tent in the land of unicorns, Lucky Charms and fairy dust. Poler, — the Portland think tank who brought you other camping stuff and some shoes — knows how inconspicuous one has to appear when stealthing across the rainbow in search of pots of gold. […]


15 Apr
Lifestyles & designs of the outdoors' greatest entrepreneurs

With the progression of the ever-changing modern times comes two phenomena regarding man’s connection to nature. One is his very longing for it, and the other being that he uses modern means to reconnect to it — in evermore sophisticated though rugged ways. The book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Activity gloriously captures that very essence, serving […]


25 Jul
Luxury Fall/Winter 2011 footwear for the wealthy outdoorsman

Gucci presents a new pair of quality brown waxed leather hiking boots from their Fall/Winter 2011 Collection. The boots feature metal eyelets and subtle stitching details, and the luxury brand’s characteristic colors are displayed on the laces. Completing the design is a leather mid sole and white outer sole. Grab a pair for under $970 […]


22 Dec
Modern design inspired by the great outdoors

Robert Bronwasser for Cascando Designs has made a small furniture collection to transport a little bit of the outdoors into your drab beige cubicle hell. His modern designs, inspired by nature and the organic shapes found in the wild, include a coat rack imitating a tree, with branches covered in pegs to hang your winter […]


19 Feb
L.L. Bean Waxed Canvas Maine Hunting Shoe

Inspired by the design of the original Maine Hunting Boot from 1912, these boots are a limited edition design from L.L. Bean. They are hand-stitched from waxed canvas in Maine and equipped with a flexible rubber sole. Who knew a pair of boots could embody all it means to be an American? They make you […]


18 Feb
So pretty you'll never actually want to hike in them

The Undercoverism Spring/Summer 2010 Hiking Boots strike me as a boot that is more fit for an art gallery opening than a day in the hills. Japanese designer Jun Takahashi built these from leather and brass parts and even accessorized them with spikes to scare off any small woodland creatures you might come across in […]