Wes Siler runs IndefinitelyWild, Outside's 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.
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 Koch brothers' playbook and buy our own politicians?
You can never have enough of nature.
The Three Books That Taught Me How to Survive
Here’s three books that will hopefully upend your idea of what effective survival skills really look like, while genuinely empowering you to better enjoy nature.
Introducing a Puppy to the Outdoors
From about three weeks old to three months, a dog learns its place in the world. That place should be adventure.
No, You Don't Need to Modify Your Truck to Go Off-Road
Earlier this week, I got an email from a reader. Meena writes: “I am looking to build out an adventure rig for some South Florida fun and camping…$10,000 budget including the truck. What should I buy and what do I need to do to it?”
Multitools Are Getting Less Useful
Chasing sales, multitool companies are making worse product. And that needs to stop.