Estancia El Puesto, Argentina

A family-owned and operated horseback hike into the Andes mountains

Even in the rain there’s an unplaceable charm to Estancia El Puesto. The home at the heart of the estate, an old goat farm, feels lived in—because it is. Owner Raul Labat has been entertaining guests there for years. Family members frequent the rooms, offering treats including dishes made with local produce. Labat himself shares stories and shows off their years worth of guest books. …

Exploring the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains

Photographer Kellen Mohr spent 12 months—on and off—wandering the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range, sometimes by way of quick car-accessible excursions and sometimes on multi-day hikes. Along the way, he captured his experiences on 35mm photography. In a brief photo essay, Mohr presents a highlight reel to The Field magazine, showcasing the wonders of the California destination. From a volcanic caldera to glistening lakes, the …

Heli-Hiking With Canadian Mountain Holidays

With tailored adventures according to guests' ability and desires, making for an incredible experience

While the glorious Bugaboos popping from the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia may hide in a snowstorm or retreat coyly behind clouds, the vista here is consistently awe-inspiring—and certainly Instagram-worthy. When hiking with Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH) we found, however, that the charm of an adventure like this can also be placed with the people who run the show. Founded in 1965 by ski mountaineer …

Robert Moor’s “On Trails: An Exploration”

A non-fiction work on the very nature of trails, inspired by the author's hike of the Appalachian Trail

Everyone is familiar with the way one’s mind strays while on a long walk. Seven years ago, author Robert Moor embarked upon a very long walk—in fact, it was a five-month-long thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. During that time, he took copious amounts of notes about the experience and began to consider writing a book. “On Trails: An Exploration,” out today, is far more than …

Voormi Wool Apparel

High-tech performance gear, made and manufactured in Colorado

by Adrienne So For the past few years, Pagosa Springs, CO-based company Voormi has garnered recognition for two accomplishments. Their patented Core Construction technology weaves technical fibers directly into merino wool, which means that a warm, comfortable Voormi hoodie is just as weather-protective as a squeaky softshell. Moreover, most of their garments are made in Pagosa Springs, which brings skilled manufacturing jobs to a mountain …