Pursuits

By Everett Potter It may seem like an endless summer in much of the country, but cooler temperatures are on the way. Anticipating their arrival are a host of new garments aimed at highly active travelers looking for lightweight fabrics, style and functionality. These are pieces that can be easily

By Everett Potter I’m just back from 12 days in Switzerland and Italy, accompanied by two exceptionally smart pieces of luggage from Dakine. Their new Ready 2 Roll Collection encompasses nine pack and bag styles. The bags I used on my journey through the Alps and down to Lake Como

By Jules Older   Photos by Effin Older Wherever you travel, you travel with stuff. From the shirt on your back to the shades on your eyes, the socks on your feet to the poles in your hands … stuff. This is about stuff that adds to your traveling pleasure. Starting with,

Story by Jules Older, photos by Effin Older Face it — you go to Hawaii for sun and sand. You don’t go to Hawaii for clouds and rain. But. All those swaying palms and impossibly green tropical plants didn’t grow in a desert. Sometimes it rains, even in paradise. No

By Everett Potter What is the most iconic travel trailer in America? An Airstream, of course, those silver bullet-shaped aluminum trailers that have been a familiar presence on American highways since the 1930’s. Designer Wally Byam created these classic trailers in various models. By the 1950’s, he was leading caravans

      By Everett Potter Gearing up for a spring trip? Here are three jackets that will do you right if you’re headed to Vancouver, Berlin or even Chicago in the coming months. Places where things can get wet, windy and unexpectedly wild, weather-wise. Tekkima Mobilizer Hooded Shell Tekkima

  Story & photo by Neil Wolkodoff, shot with a Panasonic DMC G85 I will admit to not being very good with cameras. As I write travel stories and pieces on gear, my wordsmithery has far outweighed my poor imitation of Ansel Adams. At least it did until now. Thanks

By Everett Potter Of the all displays at the recent New York Times Travel Show, a sensory assault of colorful destination booths, swarming crowds and chatter, one of them really caught my attention. In a far corner, away from the action, was the most beautiful travel trailer I had ever seen. The

By Bart Beeson Having the right gear for winter camping can be the difference between having a good time or a miserable one, between being comfortable and suffering, and, in extreme cases, between life and death. And while the extra gear may add a few pounds to your pack, it’s

By Everett Potter A couple of years ago, I came across a guy named David Weiner and his brand new bike at an outdoor gear show. The bike grabbed my eye because it was a handsome and seemingly well-made street cruiser. Only upon examination did I realize that it was