Camp’d Out Brings Glamour to Joshua Tree Adventures

A sophisticated take on time spent camping in the wilderness

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick For those hoping to explore the outdoors with a little hand-holding, Camp’d Out covers it all. The Venice, California-based lifestyle brand seeks to connect nature with a little glamour by mashing retail-friendly styles with camping. Armed with over a dozen teepee tents, pieces of vintage furniture, canned wines and more, Camp’d Out provides unique camping trips where all one has to …

Joshua Tree National Park Night Sky Festival

Driving into the desert to switch off and stargaze

by Andrew Maness Joshua Tree National Park lies just 140 miles east of Los Angeles, an easy two and half hours of cruising on the interstate without traffic, or a miserable slog that can take upwards of five hours if you happen to depart at the wrong time—especially on a Friday. At the helm of a 2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible, equipped with adaptive cruise-control, …

Premiere: “Big Sky” by Pearl Lion

The SNL house band guitarist's ethereal instrumental pairs with shots of Joshua Tree, Antelope Canyon and more

Making us want to plan a road trip immediately is this stunning montage of visuals captured by Dan Huiting (whose music video resume includes Sylvan Esso, Caroline Smith, and lots of Bon Iver) for Pearl Lion’s film soundtrack-like instrumental “Big Sky.” “I was in LA and I just got this guitar pedal called ‘Big Sky,’” Pearl Lion aka Jared Scharff (who has been the guitarist …