Leaves of Grass is now considered an icon of American poetry, but it wasn’t an overnight success. The first two editions of the collection sold modestly, and in 1858, at the age of 39, Walt Whitman was far from becoming the folk legend he is today.
Look, we’re as big fans of roughin’ it as the next guys – but that doesn’t mean your gear needs to actually be rough. Here’s a look at some of our favorite gear upgrades to make your next camping trip even more enjoyable.
Known for its water-resistant and tough-as-nails durability, waxed canvas was a staple of England and Scotland’s sailing culture. Today, innovative companies across the globe are putting their own take on the fabric, and we’re not complaining.