Outdoorsmen Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again. Holiday music, office parties, and lots of food. To help get you in the holiday spirit, we put together a few gift ideas for the outdoorsman in your life….

Fab’s Feels Like Summer

Clouds opening up, days starting to feel longer, birds start singing all around you yet somehow now your face is smiling, what’s that I hear?? Ah yes, Summer has arrived. If you live in the…

Curated Father’s Day Gift Kits

*All Dad Kits are Pre-order and will ship the 2nd week of June, arriving in time for Father’s Day Strictly Limited Dad Kit –  Retail Price $55 For the dad that doesn’t need much, he’s…

10 Ways to Live More Sustainably on Earth Day and Every Day

It’s tough to be stuck indoors on a day that’s meant for celebrating our wonderful, wild natural world, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give it your best shot. Sustainability is a way of seeing…

Wild Forage: Plants and Their Uses in the Southwest

The desert landscapes across the southwestern United States can be a vastness of extremes. Relentless winds whip across bare and unprotected earth. Highly fluctuating day and nighttime temperatures contribute to erosion and cause stress in…

An Everyday Essential: 5 Multi-Purpose Knives for All Occasions

Since the Stone Age, humans have been designing tools to make their lives better. The greatest invention may be the humble knife, a pocket companion that let Grug and Ebe feast on Mastodon filets and…

Seaplanes & Crabbing: Life in the Puget Sound

Growing up in the islands of the Puget sound, summer and crabbing come hand in hand. While various species are in season year-round, most of my memories of harvesting the delicious Dungeness pair with the…

Meet Lisa Marie: Artist and Environmental Advocate

A friend of Wayward, and major source of inspiration, artist Lisa Marie quite literally draws on the natural world to create beautiful works of art. Whether it’s a summit sunset or a picturesque point break,…

A Night in the High Mountain Huts of New Hampshire

If you were to ask me why I love spending my time hauling myself up the rocky staircases of the White Mountains in New Hampshire, my first answer wouldn’t be the high mountain huts. It…

5 Ways to Protect, Explore, and Enjoy Your Favorite Outdoor Spaces

Whether you are a professional weekend warrior or a proud dirtbag-in-training, you make an impact while spending time in the outdoors. The Leave No Trace principles exist to help equip outdoor lovers with the best…

The Best Gear to Help You Kickoff Camping Season

Start ‘Em Young: Camping with Kids

My wife and I love to camp. And we love road trips. We’ve done everything from a two-week cross country trek to multiple 10-day trips throughout the West, a week-long winter trip into Interior British…

Top 5 Instagram Adventure Buddies

As a big fan of internet animals, and in celebration of our Adventure Buddies Rescue Dog Meet & Greet event with Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, I wanted to make sure that everyone was following the…

Keeping Her Cool: Creating a Sisterhood of Shred in the Northeast with Backcountry Bliss

The backcountry ski scene in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and Western Maine is too often overshadowed by the behemoths of the powdery West. Out here, terrain is variable, conditions can be severe and…

Wayward Worn: Battle of the Arcade Belts

Comfort Midnighter Belt I’m not going to lie, the Midnighter belt takes some time to get used to. At first, you will put it on, cinch it, and it will feel like it is going…