Japan

Experience the "Real Japan" by Hiking the 1,000 km Michinoku Coastal Trail
Michinoku Coastal Trail Guide: What to Know About Japan's New 1,000 km Trail

This scenic trail winds through rugged coastlines, dense forests, and historic towns, helping revitalize a region still reeling from the 2011 tsunami

Inside Marmot's New Sub-Brand Marmot Capital, Blending Heritage & Tech
In New Sub-Brand Marmot Capital, Kikuno Kiki Blends Heritage & Performance

Creative Director Kikuno Kiki shares insight into the Japan-exclusive brand's first collection of "new vintage" outdoor apparel for modern life

Chair1987 Is Designed for Home and Camp—and to Biodegrade If Left in Nature
This Clever Chair for Home and Camp Is Designed to Biodegrade If Forgotten in Nature

Made in Japan entirely of wood and canvas, the unique, lightweight seat can be assembled in minutes and easily packs away when not in use

and wander x Maison Kitsuné Release Spring Hiking Collection Collab
and wander and Maison Kitsuné Release Collab Hiking Collection for Spring

Japan's preeminent outdoor outfitter and the Parisian fashion house/music label/cafe release a limited-edition capsule for "exploration of everywhere"

Japanese Alps Hiking Guide: Everything You Need to Know
Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Northern Japanese Alps

North of Tokyo in the Nagano, Toyama, and Gifu prefectures, the peaks collectively known as the Hida Mountains or Japanese Alps are a hiker's dream

Japan's Goldwin Releases Innovative Down Outerwear for Winter 2021
The Best New High-Tech Down Outerwear from Japan's Goldwin

Three key pieces combine Gore-Tex and ceramic-embedded down in high-tech and highly refined insulated outerwear for serious winter weather

In Japan, a Modest and Raw Home Brings Cabin-Life to the City
The Inoki-Ye House Outside of Osaka, Japan Brings Cabin-Life to the City

Amidst industrial warehouse and factories, this residential extension brings peace and quiet to a family's backyard

Outside of Tokyo, This Modest Cabin Embraces Forest Bathing
Near Nagano, A Modest Mountain Cabin Embraces Forest Bathing

Set into a wild hillside aways outside Tokyo, the unique cabin design encourages natural air-flow and a very close relationship with nature

Snow Peak x Toned Trout Release Limited Run Fly Fishing Collection
Snow Peak & Toned Trout Release Very Vibey Fly Fishing Capsule Collection

Japan's preeminent outdoor outfitter releases its third collaboration with the niche fishing apparel brand, making fly fishing cooler than ever

Goldwin Introduces Lightweight Pertex Shield Air Jacket
Japan's Goldwin Introduces a New Jacket for Foragers

The ultra-packable, breathable, water-resistant jacket features an exterior mesh pocket for drying wet gear, foraging, or picking up trailside litter

Go.Go.Go: Skiing, Surfing, a Super 8 Camera, and Micro RV in Japan
Video: Super 8 Film Documents an Epic Ski & Surf Road Trip Through Japan by RV

Pro skiers Callum Pettit & Mike Henitiuk roam the South Island in a micro RV to ski, surf, and explore in new short film

And Wander Alpha Direct Hoodie, a 9oz Wonder Fleece
Japan's And Wander Releases 9oz Alpha Direct Hoodie for Fall Hiking

Using Polartec's innovative new fleece fabric, this pullover layering piece is made for ultralight hiking—and daily wear too

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