The Collective Quarterly Magazine

With the mission to "Always Go," the independent publication promises to illuminate both the beauty and ugliness of the human experience

There is nothing more fiercely gratifying than a life steeped in total purpose—and within the 200 pages of stunning photography, prose and reportage that make up its first issue, The Collective Quarterly magazine documents those who aim to fulfill just that: living well. What exactly is the criteria for aiming to live well? “It’s first about character: living thoughtfully, with the goal of treating others …

Sidetracked Magazine: Adventure Travel

Rich photography, heartfelt writing and journeys beyond the beaten path

Spirited travelers know the value of immersing oneself in the unknown. Getting lost is a real possibility, if not a given. Dubious roadside food will no doubt be consumed alongside the most memorable, high-quality meals. While travel guides and local tips all have their place, some trips require a different kind of exploratory impetus. UK-based Sidetracked Magazine is an ode to the intrepid journeys that …

Kensington Tours: Explorers in Residence Series

Rare, remote excursions around the globe led by internationally acclaimed explorers

Jeff Willner isn’t your average CEO. The thoughtful, charismatic mastermind behind Kensington Tours clocked over 120,000 miles while driving around the globe as a brand ambassador for Land Rover. This modern-day explorer, who has touched down in more than 70 countries, also happens to be a Royal Geographic Society Fellow. Add that to a professional background that includes time at McKinsey & Company and an …

Aether LA Motorcycle Ride

An urban adventure with the city's favorite outdoor apparel brand

The inaugural AETHERmoto ride in Los Angeleshosted by Aether Apparelwas an experiment in urban exploration. Both Aether founders, Jonah Smith and Palmer West, are avid riders and have gone on numerous excursions with RawHyde Adventures into the wilderness on the West Coast but neither had experienced any organized programs in a city. The duo teamed up with Jim Rawhyde and created a custom route to …

Osprey Xena 70 Pack

Osprey’s latest pack for women puts comfort at the forefront of backcountry adventures

Traveling through the backcountry on foot can be a uniquely masochistic enterprise. What seems like a minor discomfort after an hour can easily turn into a major inconvenience, or even an injury, after several days, but even the smallest tinkering can significantly improve a backpacker’s experience. Osprey’s latest design, the Xena 70, offers women several significant advantages. First, the heavily padded hip belt features Osprey’s …