Editor-at-Large, Creative Adviser

I’m a creative and adventurist based in Prescott, Arizona. Born in Southern California—but raised with the independent spirit of solo travel—I’ve been gifted with an eccentric mix of aesthetics, logic, minimalism, and wanderlust. I live my life with the philosophy of a curator, and subscribe to the mantra “Less, but better.”

Passion for adventure fuels my work as creative director of The Layne Studio, bringing creative vision to clients in the adventure, automotive, and outdoor industries. In addition to my work as a creative gun-for-hire, I’m a regular contributor to several travel and adventure publications.

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Articles by Chazz Layne:

LTR: Eezi-Awn MantaLong Term Review: four years, one hundred square feet of shelter. Canvas, meet AluminumGetting acquainted with Eezi-Awn’s new hard-shell roof tent, the Stealth. American Adventurist LifeWelcome to the Future Bulldust & Bad MapsRoutefinding for Hema Maps on El Camino del Diablo Save The ConfluenceHelp preserve the beauty and history of the Grand Canyon. Overland Expo 2016 WestA few of the Adventurist Life team’s favorites from this year’s show. Relics: The Richardson HomesteadIt’s amazing what you can find just off the highway. Destinations: Poncho HouseA side hike into ancient history with the Diné. Four Corners, Four DaysWhen they offer to pay wandering fuel, take the job. The Overland Expo Survival GuideA few tips on making the most of the Expo, for novices and seasoned attendees alike. Destinations: Dale Mining DistrictDiscovering an overlooked gem just outside Joshua Tree. Mojave WanderlustSolitude on the Beaten Path