Wes Siler runs IndefinitelyWild, a lifestyle column telling the story of adventure-travel in the outdoors, the vehicles and gear that get us there, and the people we meet along the way. You may recognize Wes from such websites as Jalopnik, Gizmodo, and Hell For Leather, where he used to review cars and motorcycles, and share his various misadventures, outdoors and otherwise. Wes lives in LA with his dog, Wiley.
People love to tell me how lucky I am to have a good dog like Wiley. But they're dead wrong—there was no luck involved. Wiley's good behavior and good temperament are products of four years of hard...
Hunting lets you harvest your own healthy, sustainable, humane meat. Here's why you should get started with birds.
One man’s quest to avoid bad coffee and dirty bathrooms
Want to pare away base weight on your next backpacking trip? Thanks to technical innovations in couple’s gear, the best way may be to take your partner with you.
The door handles are water bottles and the arm rest is a sleeping bag
Partying is one of my favorite excuses to take people camping. Here's the gear I use to maximize our fun.
Survival isn't about copying the stuff you see Bear Grylls do. Here's what should you do if you're caught outside in extreme weather.
One active couple's tips learned while living out of their 2005 Mercedes Sprinter.
Owning a dog is unbelievably cheap, especially when you factor in the remarkable improvements it will bring to your health, fitness, and human relationships. But a few well-chosen purchases help make...
Rather than complain about the state of politics, work to be the change we believe in, or espouse some other well-meaning but ultimately ineffective slogan, why don't we just borrow a leaf from the...
Air travel is like backpacking, just with shittier food and the possibility of encountering an attractive member of the opposite sex with an accent.
The biggest barrier between most people and a backpacking trip isn’t the physical ability, the time off, or a fear or bears, it’s the cost and difficult of obtaining the necessary gear. If you don’t...
Andrew Skurka’s updated guide is a masterclass in how to enjoy the outdoors comfortably
A bad year turned worse as California’s historically rainy winter kicked off just as a huge fire was contained.
Military-style heat-sensing “night vision” monoculars now cost just $600. Should you buy one?