Gear

AETHER Dolomite Boots These new boots from AETHER are so handsome and well-made that you could be forgiven for thinking that you shouldn’t get them wet. The Dolomite Boot was designed in collaboration with century-old Italian shoemaker Fracap. Each boot is handmade with 100% vegetable-tanned Italian leather and suede and then

Ski season is already looking a lot different this year. We will still be wearing masks but we can branch out and ski and snowboard in Europe, Japan and Canada as well as the United States. The uphill skiing boom will also continue, as people continue to enjoy aerobic exercise

By Everett Potter Airstream, Inc., the maker of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, has just announced a new vehicle that’s a partnership with Pottery Barn, a portfolio brand of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM). You can credit the pandemic, which has driven the current craze for RV travel and the

New gear for summer travels from Oru Kayak, Kodiak, Bajio, Clothing Arts and Jack Wolfskin. By Everett Potter   Oru Inlet Kayak About six years ago, at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Gorman Chairback Lodge in Maine, I watched two women carry what appeared to be a large white plastic suitcase

By Gerrie Summers As travel continues to open up, my inbox is starting to pick up with suggestions for what to take on the road and on the plane. I was naturally attracted to items that promote well-being and comfort. Here are eight that will have you good to go. 

  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