Matthew Rotter

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Lifestyle Gear Is Changing the Outdoors, but Is It a Good Thing?

Outdoors for All<p>There’s a photograph, now iconic, of hip-hop icons Notorious B.I.G. and Ma$e that was taken during the mid-90s. With heads tilted …

Outdoors Gear

High Horse Ranch

Comprised of a main house and two guest cottages, the High Horse Ranch is a serene getaway in the mountains of Northern California. A winding, gravel …

Architecture

Stockholm Summer House

Combining the best of Japanese and Scandinavian design, the Stockholm Summer House is a minimalist coastal retreat. The timber-clad dwelling is …

Architecture

The Ultimate Gear Guide for a Weekend of Overlanding

Overlanding embodies the spirit of adventure. The old adage, “it’s about the journey, not the destination,” could be cited as the hobby’s official …

Adventure Travel

You Don’t Need a Big SUV to Tow These New Lightweight Adventure Trailers

The world of overlanding needs more lightweight adventure trailer options. And the offerings from new guys on the block TetonX are looking pretty …

Camping

Haddock House

The Haddock House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1938 but it was almost 40 years before the home was finally realized. Although it was built …

Architecture

Large Windows and Glazed Doors Let This Modern Cabin Mingle With Nature

Nestled at the base of a dramatic rocky butte, a tiny cabin in the woods of Washington blurs the distinction between indoors and out.<p>Towering ponderosa pines and a steep, boulder-strewn slope form a dramatic backdrop for the low-slung Chechaquo Lot 6 Cabin, a sleek retreat that seems to float atop …

Architecture

This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

Rethink Your Survival Kit: One Expert Explains Why

The founder of Endure Survival shares the essential items he thinks you should carry with you on every wilderness outing.<b>If there’s one thing you</b> …

MMTH Gear Tusk Survival Shovel

It started as an ice scraper. The end result is far more useful. Designed in Iceland, the Tusk Survival Shovel combines several tools into a compact, …

Iceland

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Survivalism

Tower House

Glen Lake, Michigan<p>High on a wooded hilltop above a lake in Michigan, the Tower House is the result of an inspiring collaboration between the design team, clients with a passion for architecture as well as their site, and a skilled local contractor.<p>Directed to create "a sustainable retreat that …

The 8 Best Small Outdoor Brands from Across the Globe

We’re all victims of tunnel vision. When Patagonia, The North Face, Arc’teryx or any of the other big guys release a new jacket, backpack or …

Patrick Melrose: This Is Benedict Cumberbatch’s Brain on Drugs

Benedict Cumberbatch does not do anything halfway in <i>Patrick Melrose</i>.<p>During the first moments of the first episode in this five-part Showtime limited …

Biographies

The Campout Cookbook

With daytime eats covered in their award-winning <i>The Picnic</i>, authors Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson have turned their attention to the night. <i>The</i> …

6 Things Missing from the Outdoor Products We Rely on Most

We’ve been to the tradeshows, seen plenty of new, soon-to-launch products and have a good sense of what’s in store for the outdoor industry. Sure, …

How to Make Fire Cider

"I won’t make any promises about it tasting good but it really did make me feel better." <i><br>—Rich Greiner, Huckberry Co-Founder</i>If you don’t know about …

I Discovered the Best Damn Coffee Mug on the Planet and Now Every Other Cup Design Is Dead to Me

It’s weird, teetering on crazy, to rant about a coffee mug changing your life. I know this. But last Sunday, a barista served me an average cup of …

Cornelia Tiny House

Inspired by the bestselling author Cornelia Funke, New Frontier has designed a tiny home to bring out your inner novelist. The 204 square-foot …

Banshu Hamano Knife

The Banshu region in the Hyogo prefecture of Japan has a history of blacksmithing that dates back centuries. This Banshu Hamano Knife continues the …

Trout Lake House

Posted on a 40-acre plot running along the banks of the White Salmon River, the Trout Lake House takes inspiration from local farm buildings. The …

Fiftyten Adventure Vehicle System

Instead of spending a fortune buying a custom adventure ride, transform your own truck into one with the Fiftyten Adventure Vehicle System. This DIY …

Leatherman Re-Designs Its Classic Survival-Specific Tool

Leatherman’s skill in crafting multitools has turned the brand into a genericized trademark similar to Kleenex and Velcro — Leatherman <i>means</i> …

TekFire LED Fuel-Free Lighter

It can start fires anywhere, regardless of wind, rain, or altitude. And it doesn't have a flame. Instead, the TekFire Fuel-Free Lighter uses a …

10 Outdoor Products All City Dwellers Should Own

<i>Last updated April, 2018: We’ve added new gear picks for 2018 and updated all links and prices.</i><p>Versatility is quickly becoming the most coveted …

Rolling Huts

Enjoy all the natural beauty of camping with none of the hassles by staying at Rolling Huts. Located in Washington's Methow Valley, the "herd" …

Montana Treehouse Retreat

Nestled on seven wooded acres at the gateway to the Glacier National Park, the Montana Treehouse Retreat reimagines our childhood hideout. A spiral …

Scavenger Studio

Situated in the woods of Puget Sound, the Scavenger Studio is a minimalist hideaway. The simple form is clad in a mix of charred plywood and painted …

Treebones Resort

Big Sur, California<p>Designed with the help of Harry Gesner, the Autonomous Tent provides a luxurious camping experience in Big Sur, California.<p>When Phil Parr wrote a letter explaining to Harry Gesner, Malibu’s famed surfer-cum-architect, that he wanted to build a transportable, five-star boutique …

This Smart Side Table Has Way Too Many Features and I Sort of Love It

There’s something to be said for products that make you feel like you’re living in an episode of Westworld.<p>Sobro, makers of another wildly successful …

Living Rooms