Adam Macdissi

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Outfit Your Rig: New Gear From Overland Expo 2018

Overland Expo West is a massive gathering of trucks, vans, SUVs, and those that love traveling in them. And the event is chock full of new …

Off-roading

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Lightweight Gear for Life on the Road

Maximize your under-the-bed storage by choosing gear that packs small without compromising on function<p>Most people have their entire garage for gear storage. On the road, we’re confined to the bed of the Silverado, a few small cabinets, and the cubbies beneath where we sleep. Our bed is an RV queen, …

Camping

Waxed Cotton—the Original Waterproof-Breathable—Works

Cotton kills. But the reason why it’s the absolute worst material for outdoor clothing is also what enables it to be one of the best. Here’s why it could replace Gore-Tex in your gear closet.<p>The Trouble with Cotton<p>Long story short, cotton fibers are hollow and the particles they’re made of carry a …

Clothing

The Best Starter Gear to Take Kids Hiking For The First Time

There's a big difference between carrying a toddler in a backpack and setting them loose on the trail next to you.<p>It’s one thing to take a baby or …

The Best Outdoor Tents on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<b>4.5 stars, 1,083 reviews</b><p>“Our cats are <i>so</i> happy that we got this! We have only had the Happy Habitat for less than a day, but our two calico cats …

The RinseKit gets an upgrade with more capacity and a water heater

When the original RinseKit was first introduced in 2016 it was hailed as a great addition to any outdoor enthusiasts’ gear closet. The device made it …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

Dessert

How to Break Free of the Campground

As the communications director for the National Forest Foundation, I talk with a lot of people about national forests. A few months ago, I was on the …

Four Gear Items Worth Your Money

Here are four items that I’ve been using of late that are worthy of your attention, and your money.<p>Its maker describes the Torneo as “a small felling …

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

Remote, empty spots to pitch your tent in peace this summer<p>You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a …

Hiking

Choosing Your First Overland Vehicle

From the folks at Expedition Overland, Oh Hey There with Jeff is a series that highlights the nuances of overlanding. This installment, Choosing an Overland Vehicle, helps explain which variables you should consider when making your first purchase.

Adventure Travel

Couples Getaways That Actually Rock

Couples are thinking way beyond Champagne and chocolates these days. If you're ready to celebrate your relationship with something a little more …

Wineries

Eight Free Ways to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip

I get it. Between $10,000 mountain bikes and $59 merino T-shirts, outdoor activities can get real expensive, real fast. But buying things isn't necessarily the best way to have more fun outdoors.<p>Here are eight solid upgrades you can make for free, all guaranteed to boost how much fun you'll have on …

Camping

Field Tested: KLIM Women’s Altitude Riding Suit

Wholeheartedly in agreement with the view of any well-informed rider, women don’t have a “handicap” or “special needs” astride their motorcycles. We …

Nevermind the van, Kat Carney's living out of a Suburban and loving it

Tips from an SUV-dweller.<p>Photographer Kathleen Carney has lived in her 2002 Suburban 4×4 for 18 months. Her rig has 180,000 miles and some slick …

RVs

Congratulations, Your Income Is Too High: Non-Deductible IRA Contributions [Part 1]

There are numerous benefits to earning more and more income. Being able to afford the monocle and top hat, having the time to get acquainted with …

Retirement

Expedition Portal Classifieds: ROAMR Wagoneer

Call it what you will, an obsession, a passion, or an unexplainable affliction, but I LOVE Jeep Wagoneers. There’s something so classic about them …

8 Accessories to Pimp Your Gun Safe

To create my ultimate gun safe, I started with the Cabela’s Outfitter 86 series, which holds up to 64 long guns ($1,750; cabelas.com), and augmented …

The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for You – Expedition Portal

Why You Need a Fridge in Your Subaru

Forget fancy coolers. If you’re serious about keeping food and drinks refrigerated or frozen over long periods of time, then you need an in-car refrigerator.<p>Let me explain why.<p>Refrigeration vs. Insulation<p>You don’t need ice. That right there is the big advantage of a refrigerator. No ice means more …

Outdoors Gear

The Ultimate Outdoor Gear Repair Kit

To avoid spending your hard-earned money on new outdoor gear, invest in a gear repair kit. Keep one in your thru-hiking backpack, your gear closet, …

The Secret to Brewing Good Coffee Outside

I love having my daily cup of coffee — for the caffeine, but also for the ritual involved. That's why, when I set off on a two-week bike trip at the …

Coffee

Get A Perfectly Cooked Steak Every Time With This Affordable Sous Vide Machine

Big names in outdoor recreation back Loge Co. motel and camping chain for surfers, skiers and adventurers

When Cale Genenbacher worked at Microsoft, he used to like to get away from his desk and walk the trails around the tech giant’s sprawling Redmond, …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

HotelTonight Now Lets You Upgrade That Cheap Room to a Suite

When it comes to last-minute travel, HotelTonight can be a lifesaver. The app allows you to get same-day hotel rooms at a fraction of the cost you …

Make setting up camp a breeze with the Air Opus inflatable camper

There is nothing like camping in the great outdoors during a holiday weekend, but going outside does not have to mean leaving certain amenities …

San Francisco Bay Area