Ski season is upon us and so are the winter storms bringing in daydream-worthy forecasts that have powder hounds antsy for epic ski days. Whether you’re a backcountry explorer earning your turns or you prefer to stick to the resort and lap the corduroy, the 2018 Peak Performance collection has a little something stylish and … Read more ›
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As important as an outer shell jacket may be, what really keeps you warm is your layers underneath. When I’m out on the hill snowboarding I almost always wear my Norrøna Falketind PrimaLoft60 Jacket. This puffy type mid-layer jacket has proven to keep me warm and comfy wherever I go. Shop Norrøna’s falketind Collection Our review … Read more ›
When it comes to a day on the mountain, you want to dress for comfort and performance and choose gear and equipment that also enhances your experience. Starting with your first layer all the way to your outer layer and equipment, innovative designs that focus on comfort, performance and functionality are key and the Burton … Read more ›
Proper winter footwear is a must when you’re living in a climate that gets subzero temperatures, ice, snow or you’re just prone to cold feet. Before choosing the perfect winter boot, it’s ideal to try on a few pairs to ensure you’re finding the one that’s the suitable for your needs. If you’ve got wider feet, … Read more ›
The main goal for a day on the mountain is generally finding untouched patches, getting fresh tracks and enjoying one hell of a day in gear that is both comfortable and performant. Finding a ski kit that showcases a married balance between the two isn’t impossible although it can be a challenge. Luckily for me, the lofoten … Read more ›
Backcountry Skiing out East means you will be facing all sorts of different weather patterns. As a matter of fact, our winters are really different from one to another. From rain to snow, and from cold snaps to heat waves, you have to expect the unexpected and be prepared for any kind of conditions. For … Read more ›
If you’re a Montrealer or you come from any other city with extreme winters, you may be familiar with the penguin shuffle; an ingenious technique used by the penguins to travel along icy terrain with minimal, slippery disasters. This effective technique works well but may extend your commute time so unless you’ve got all the … Read more ›
Introducing The North Face Summit Series Collection – “the world’s finest alpine equipment.” A collection of gear designed to keep climbers protected and comfortable in the harshest locations in the most extreme conditions. The North Face’s Summit Series Collection focuses on creating a pinnacle kit for climbers using the best materials and design techniques. The … Read more ›
Offering incredible warmth and comfort, Black Diamond Mercury Mitts are a must-have item for any outdoor enthusiast! Full disclosure – I’m a glove person. I generally place dexterity over warmth. In fact, probably haven’t worn a pair of mitts since I was a kid. But now things have come full circle and I have two … Read more ›
Winter is here and has been leaving its mark on the east coast with continuous snowfall, extreme weather warnings and a “bomb Cyclone” on the horizon. If you’re not a fan of the frigid temperatures and sharp winds of winter, now may be the time to book a tropical vacation somewhere warm because for the east … Read more ›
Whether you are playing outside with your kids, going to work or waiting for the bus, you need winter boots! It can sometimes be a headache navigating through the different insulation types and making a choice so we hope this guide will preserve your sanity during the shopping process! Shop Insulated Footwear Types of Insulation … Read more ›
The once voluptuous trees are bare, the air is crisp and the car window scrapers have surfaced. That’s right, it’s that time of year again folks! Winter is approaching and so are the cold temperatures. Instead of hibernating inside your cozy house wrapped up in multiple blankets, wool sweaters and socks, find yourself a warm … Read more ›
There are a few important features to consider when shopping for winter boots other than the style and the fashionista factor. Yes, the look of a winter boot will play a large roll in the decision-making process, but the technical features are equally as important. Where and when you plan to wear your winter boots … Read more ›
Finding the right winter jacket is essential to an enjoyable and bearable winter season so shop for quality, not quantity. It is better to have one or even two reliable, winter jackets that keep you toasty warm when you’re out and about rather than a collection of mediocre jackets taking up space in your closet. … Read more ›
One of the essentials to enjoying a cold winter season wherever you are is a winter jacket that keeps you comfortably warm. Whether you are the type of person who is almost always cold or you are the type who is generally always at a comfortable temperature, the fit of your jacket plays a big … Read more ›
To add some ease to your Boxing Day shopping preparations, we have created an FAQ which we have compiled from the most frequently asked questions from our customers in previous years. The hope is that once you read this post, all of your questions will be answered and you will be ready for the hot … Read more ›
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