Pursuits

  By Everett Potter Just when you thought you had the perfect ride for this summer’s road trip, along comes the Airstream Interstate 24X Touring Coach. It was announced today by Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” Airstream® travel trailers that are beloved by purists. The timing could not

By Larry Olmsted Amidst a global rollout of coronavirus vaccine, the travel industry is gearing up for a post-pandemic resurgence in both leisure vacations and business trips. The White House has announced that everyone who wants to go through the vaccination process can do so by the end of May,

By Everett Potter Last year, I wrote a story in Forbes about a pair of binoculars called Nocs , which I described as binoculars for the non-specialist, for the weekend warrior, for the occasional hiker or the beginning birder. Or for the traveler, like me, who needs a small, smartly designed

By Everett Potter New gear for spring travels from SAXX, OluKai, Fourlaps, Merrell, LOWA, ALTRA and KEEN. SAXX Betawave and Oh Buoy Heading to Hawaii, Miami or a Cabo anytime soon? SAXX, which is probably the best known name for men’s pouched underwear, has taken its BallPark Pouch and integrated

By Brian E. Clark I’ve long been a fan of traditional sandals for use in warm weather. Which meant that I regularly stubbed and sometimes split open my big toes when those poor toes collided with rocks, tree roots, and the occasional piece of uplifted sidewalk. So when I discovered

  By Neil Wolkodoff Thanks to Covid-19, there are challenges to what you can do recreationally this winter. Some manufacturers have made gear that makes participation on a whim easier. Skiing With Covid-19, you are less likely to keep your ski legs and technique with more infrequent trips. Manufacturers have

By Everett Potter Sorel Caribou Winter Boots Sorel must a Canadian term for “serious winter” because the Sorel Caribou Winter Boots take no prisoners. These 10 inch high boots incorporate four-layer 9mm ThermoPlus felt liners that are good to minus 40 ° F and have waterproofed Nubuck leather uppers which are

By Everett Potter This is the year of the domestic ski vacation, the year when we’ll need reservations to ride the lifts to ski and snowboard. With on-mountain restaurants limiting service and access, you’ll be spending a lot more time outside than normal, so you’d better plan to bundle up.

By Everett Potter I’m always on the lookout for gear that can make a day in the outdoors even better, products that exhibit true innovation and creativity. My latest discovery is Nocs, which I like to think of as binoculars for the non-specialist, for the weekend warrior, for the occasional

By Everett Potter When travel resumes, there are many observers who think that venturing into the great outdoors will have wide appeal. After all, hiking and backpacking are ready-made for social distancing. Even now, before restrictions have been lifted, people are heading off into the woods and mountains for some