Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For MenPosted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Men

Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Men

Softshell jackets are known for their exceptional breathability, flexibility, and weather resistant properties, making them ideal garments for all aerobic activities. Softshells are versatile and perform well as a layer under a waterproof shell or as a stand-alone jacket in sunny, more mild weather. Whether you’re a skier, cyclist, runner, climber, or mountaineer, a softshell … Read more ›

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Osprey. Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey has been in the backpack business since 1974.  It’s all they do – so it isn’t surprising that they do it very well.  The Ozone 46L Travel Pack is no exception. This bag provides ample, well-organized storage, and comfortable ventilated straps all in an extremely light weight package. Shop Osprey Backpacks Our review of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia. The History of Fleece. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on The History of Fleece

The History of Fleece

There are many reasons fleeces are a wardrobe staple. They are a cozy stand-alone layer in cooler weather and also make the perfect layering piece for a chilly, fall or winter day. With so many styles available, you’re sure to find one that you’ll love. The popularity of fleece took off when a company called Malden … Read more ›

Blundstone, Bogs, Red Wing Shoes, Timberland, UGG Australia, Wolverine. Top 7 Stylish Leather Boots for Men this Fall. Posted on Categories City·FootwearTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 7 Stylish Leather Boots for Men this Fall

Top 7 Stylish Leather Boots for Men this Fall

Put away the boat shoes and sandals and stand out this fall with a sophisticated pair of leather boots. Whether you’re looking to polish up an old pair so they’re looking shiny new or you’re on the hunt for something new, tackle the fall fashion trends with style. From lace up styles to slip ons, we’ve … Read more ›

Blundstone, Florsheim, Frye, Nikwax, Red Wing Shoes, Wolverine. Leather Boot Care: 3 Simple Treatment Steps. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Leather Boot Care: 3 Simple Treatment Steps

Leather Boot Care: 3 Simple Treatment Steps

Everyone has at least one pair of leather boots in their shoe collection whether it be a fancy lace up like the Red Wing Shoes 6-inch Iron Ranger or a durable slip-on like the Blundstone Chisel Toe. We dress them up, dress them down and put them to the test through all kinds weather and … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, The North Face. Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker

Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker

Earlier this season, The North Face introduced their XtraFoam™ technology which was created to eliminate foot fatigue so that you can explore for longer. This technology is composed of four parts; an XtraFoam Core, Perimeter EVA Midsole, ESS Snake Plate™, and the Vibram® XS Trek Outsole. XtraFoam™ can now be found in a handful of The North Face boots … Read more ›

Barbour, Canada Goose, Herno, Mackage, Mountain Hardwear, Soia & Kyo. Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women

Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women

Dressing for fall means patterned layers, cozy accessories and cute, stylish boots. The air is crisp and while the temperatures drop, a stylish fall coat to top off your fashionable ensemble is a must. Pair a sleek, thigh-length trench with a flirty dress or a waist-length bomber with a figure-shaping pair of pants. With a stylish … Read more ›

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Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Exped, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, Therm-a-Rest, winter camping. How to Choose a Mattress for Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

A good night’s sleeping begins with your bed. Whether it be a cozy mattress in your bedroom at home or the mattress, sleeping bag duo you’ve picked for your weekend in the woods, comfort is key. Like anything when it comes to outdoor gear before you make a decision, you need to know what you’re looking for. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brooks, Hoka One One, Merrell, Mizuno, Reebok, Running, Salomon, Saucony, The North Face, Vibram FiveFingers. Finding the Perfect Running Shoe. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

The sport of running has been developing for millions of years since is was first used as a strategy for hunting used by the Australopithecus. Competitive running was later used for entertainment as it became a part of religious festivals such as the Tailteann Games in Ireland and then the Olympic Games which date back … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Danner, Hanwag, Lowa, Merrell, Salewa, Salomon, Scarpa. Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Hiking is an activity that can easily be enjoyed by just about anyone due to the variety of terrain available. If you’re a beginner, you can find more mellow, short hikes that are not too steep or technical. If you’re a hiking veteran, you can find the steepest, gnarliest hikes leading you to the middle … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mountain Hardwear, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Stove For Camping

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›

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