Chase McPeak

Chase McPeak

Chase grew up on the windswept plains of the Midwest, did a brief stint on the East Coast as a young-adult, and then high-tailed it across the country to Portland, Oregon where he now works as The Manual's Associate Editor. When he's not writing and editing you can find him hitting the trails and rivers of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, lying on a beach, or reading a good piece of non-fiction. Follow his adventures on Instagram @mcpeakaboo0.
Articles
Travel

Heading to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day? This Hotel is the Place to Stay.

If you're planning a trip to Ireland, do yourself a favor and book a stay at the Conrad Dublin, the best hotel in Emerald Isle's ancient capital.
Fashion & Style

Take a Tour of Danner Boots’ Factory in Portland, Oregon (Video)

Go behind closed doors with The Manual as we take a look at where Danner Boots' makes its award-winning gear.
Fashion & Style

The Red and the Black: Topo Designs X Danner Boots Collab Arrives

Both pieces are clad in a black and red color-palette with contrasting cream accents. Both are, of course, limited editions and both are available now.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Swig and Swine Episode

Anthony DiBernardo of Charleston, South Carolina's acclaimed Swig and Swine restaurant talks barbecue, smoking meat, and more.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Chef Angie Mar Q & A Episode

For this week's episode of The Manual podcast, we're picking the brain of the one, the only, Angie Mar.
Food & Drink

Giveaway: GrowlerWerks uKeg Pressurized Portable Growler Kit

If you've ever wanted the ability to carry a keg around from party to party — or even on the trail — then this giveaway is for you.
Fashion & Style

Lacoste Loses its Iconic Crocodile in Favor of Endangered Species for Limited-Edition Polo Series

With each purchase you can help save some of these animals from extinction.
Auto

First Look: Indian Motorcycle Releases 2018 Chieftain Elite Limited Edition

Who doesn't appreciate a little history in one's motorcycle? Especially if it involves an homage to the Dakotas' Black Hills.
Travel

The Manual Awards 2018: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a formerly sleepy Midwestern city that has come into its own — not to be outdone by Chicago to the south and Minneapolis to the North.
Fashion & Style

Giveaway: 2 Pairs of Duer Water-Repellent Pants (For You and a Friend)

Get out ahead of the rainy spring weather by winning two awesome pairs of water-repellent pants from Duer.
Living

Avoid the Cold Weather With These 5 Stove Top Grills

Keep the barbecue going throughout the year with a stove top grill.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Moroccan Episode

The Manual discusses what it's like to visit the wonderland that is Morocco, from the cities to the deserts to the fig leaf brandy.
Fashion & Style

Levi’s Made & Crafted Collection is Spicier Compared to Your Regular 501s

Our favorite picks from Levi's Made & Crafted X Josh Peskowitz Collection, along with a few fantastic sale pieces, are all waiting for a home in your closet.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Winter Olympics Episode

The guys talk favorite winter sports, most terrifying Olympic Winter sports, and discuss the best cocktails to drink while watching them.
Food & Drink

All the Gear You Need to Make Breakfast in Bed for V-Day

Get up early and give your significant other the gift of breakfast in bed this year this Valentine's Day. Here's all the gear you need to get it right.
Food & Drink

We Tried the Meatless Impossible Burger and Definitely Didn’t Hate It

The Impossible Burger does, well, the impossible by tasting exactly like beef even though it's made entirely from vegetables. Trust us — we tried it at Jackrabbit Restaurant, a meat-centric eatery in Portland, Oregon.
Culture

From the Heart: 10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

You should probably forward this to your significant other.
Culture

Ditch the Store-Bought Box of V-Day Chocolates and Go for Alma Chocolate

Don't disappoint your significant other with a weak Whitman's sampler.
Outdoors

Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2018: The Best Gear of the Year

From snowboards and skis to camp gear and apparel, Outdoor Retailer offers anything could ever want to get outside and get active.
Culture

Get Ready for the Big Game with these Super Bowl Party Essentials

From the best TV to the best slow cooker, we've got all the game day game-changers to get you prepped for your Super Bowl party.
Living

Sobro is the Multi-Functional Coffee Table Your Home is Missing

With Sobro you can chill your beer, play your tunes, and charge your phone, all from the comfort of your living room.
Living

Giveaway: $950 Damascus Steel Funayuki Kitchen Knife from Carter Cutlery

This exquisite knife features a hardwood handle and Micarta bolster.
Living

Cruise the Crystal-Clear Indian Ocean Aboard Norma, an Azimut Flybridge 66 Yacht

Norma is the first Azimut Flybridge 66 Yacht to be commissioned by a resort.