How to Wax 101 with Fjallraven’s Greenland Wax on G1000 fabrics

G-1000 is Fjällräven’s own extremely versatile fabric, a proven outdoor classic that will prepare you for all types of adventures, in all climates, year-round. The densely woven fabric (65% polyester and 35% cotton) is treated…

Wayward Worn: Lander Cascade Review

Last week, I was able to put the Lander Cascade to the test when I traveled to Kansas to see family. The trip: leave my home of Boise, ID fly to Seattle, WA transfer planes…

Living Up to an Alpine Legacy in the White Mountains

It was one of those moments when you could feel your heart pounding in your entire body. With the ice axe in one hand and my ski touring pole in the other, I attempted to…

Why Your Most Exciting Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Involve Making Any Plans

In Search of Hampi: South India’s Lost City by Motorcycle

The rider in front of me is testing the door handle of the car next to him and eyeing the passenger’s purse. The soldier I asked for directions a moment ago just watched a moped…

Pack Your Bags: Iceland Roadtrip

If you’ve ever spent more than three minutes scrolling through Instagram, you know that Iceland is so hot right now. Well not literally, it’s actually miserably cold this time of year, but you know what…

10 Tips for the First Time Exploring the PNW

New Years Resolution: Quit Your Day Job

Happy New Year, explorers! 2019 is here and I couldn’t be more stoked to start the new year out strong. Who else makes a ton of goals this time of year? A few New Years…

Jonathan Taylor Sweet Takes Us To Kenya

Wayward sat down with Seattle-based professional photographer Jonathan Taylor Sweet to learn more about his creative process, staying inspired, and how Kenya changed his life. We dare you not to fall in love with his…

Building Treehouses for a Living: Being a Carpenter with Nelson Treehouse

After a long day at the office, we all sometimes need to head to nature to get away from all the screens and sitting involved in everyday life. To some, this ritual is far from…

5 Favorite Chicago Bars for Winter 2019

Winter is here and the snow has already buried cars. As the temperature continues to drop it’s time to find your local watering hole. Here are a few favorites to keep you warm throughout the…

Seattle’s Top 3 Dog Parks for Man and Beast to Enjoy

“Four legged friend”, “fur babies”, “doggo”, “man’s best friend”; whichever you choose to call your canine, we can all agree we love our dogs.  Over the years, I have been to many dog parks and…

5 Tips for Shooting in the Rain

As a travel photographer, I have to be prepared to shoot in all kinds of weather. Sometimes that means a crisp, clear morning with the perfect sunrise over Istanbul but just as often I face…

On The Way There, Trippin’ to the Mentawais

It was somewhere in the 20th hour of being on a plane that I started to wonder if traveling 5 days to go on our 2 week honeymoon was worth it. Later, in the 40th…

An Afternoon with Community-Driven Boise Brewing

I walked in not really knowing what to expect. I had been in breweries before, but never one likes this. Greeted by the ceramic mugs of the 450 owners proudly hanging on the wall, I…