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Obi Kaufmann

Indigofera Jeans x Coyote Thunder collaboration

Indigofera Jeans x Coyote Thunder collaboration Personality and place comingle in the latest offering from Indigofera jeans. Working for over a year with California artist Obi Kaufmann, the Stockholm-based outfitters are proud to present a capsule line of rugged men’s apparel that blurs the line between equipment and clothing. Designed […]

The Best of Outdoor Retailer

I don’t like things. Stuff generally bores me. Last week, I was at Outdoor Retailer, at the center of stuff designed to sell the idea of having fun in the outdoors. I could continue on this line of cynicism – about how this monstrous consumerist society is at odds with […]

In Defense of Public Lands

The current presidential administration is making an unprecidented attack against the preservation of our National Monuments. With a campaign of false information and public relations trickery, this president seeks to undermine many large-scale, land-conserving federally protected monuments in order to appease resource extracting business interests. Many of these imperiled, beautiful […]

Malcolm Margolin on the River

Malcolm Margolin proves again and again himself as a beacon to all manner of creative genius. Earlier this week, he gathered a cadre of so many remarkable souls from around Northern California and beyond to join him on the South Fork of the American River for an evening and a […]

Circular Reoccurrence in the Anthropocene

Circular Reoccurrence in the Anthropocene: Eight recent books authored by women that address the most important themes of our time by Obi Kaufmann The trust I afford the long-narrative form of the book to be a source of authority and information is reliably superior to any other media platform. It […]

Preserving Giant Sequoia National Monument

(published by Our public lands are under existential attack from the Trump administration and Congress. In just the first five months of the Trump presidency, we have already seen attacks on the protection of our rivers and streams from coal waste, the attempted elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency, […]