What is Techwear: Apparel of the FuturePosted on Categories Apparel·CityLeave a comment on What is Techwear: Apparel of the Future

What is Techwear: Apparel of the Future

What is techwear? It’s the abbreviated, stylized word for technical wear. It’s urban apparel that uses high-quality fabrics, and technical detailing to create a product that can stand up to the elements. It’s nothing new. Brands like The North Face and Patagonia have been making high-quality technical wear for years. You know that old, dorky-looking … Read more ›

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Deuter. Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed

Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed

Air travel can be hectic. Every airport has a different layout, and even the well-planned ones are confusing.  You’re usually tired, rushed, or both, and if you’re travelling to another country, you have to try and translate signs on the go. Dressing comfortably for travel is one thing, but choosing which essentials to pack into … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Winter. What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 37 Comments on What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?

What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?

For those who haven’t yet felt the warmth of a Canada Goose jacket, or are looking to update their Kensington Parka, we present the refined aesthetic of the Black Label collection.  In this collection, you’ll find the same durability and craftsmanship as you would from the rest of their selection. They have the insulated warmth … Read more ›

. What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Outdoors·UncategorizedLeave a comment on What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?

What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?

Every year around this time, I ask myself “What are the best cold weather socks?” In our defence against the cold, a bad pair of socks can often be the chink in our armour.  Here I take a look at the best socks for your winter activities.  Best Ski Socks I once wore the wrong … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

As a Canadian, I know a thing or two about flannels. Some might say we are all born wearing one, I have yet to check that fact tho… But one thing I do know is that a flannel jacket is a key component to any good Canadians wardrobe. When I first saw the Svalbard Flannel Shirt, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Whether it’s winter in the Canadian backcountry or a rocky hiking trail in the summer, every environment has its challenges. Understanding this brings the need to develop clothing that can take on these rugged landscapes all year round. Arc’teryx combines high-performance fabrics and highly technical features with the knowledge and first-hand experience it takes to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

Helly Hansen, raincoat, Travel. Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

If you haven’t already heard of the Isle of Skye, it’s a must for outdoor enthusiasts looking to discover unique landscapes. The largest island of Scotland’s Inner Hebrids archipelago is the perfect spot for road tripping. With so many things to see, here are the best places to stop along the way. Portree Portree is … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking. Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for August 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , 2 Comments on Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for August 2019

Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for August 2019

What’s more satisfying than finding exactly what you’re looking for? Finding it for less. Altitude Sports regularly offers awesome deals and savings on a large selection of products each month. Inspired by the mountains, Arc’teryx specializes in high-quality urban and technical equipment and apparel. From breathable jackets to stylish and ultra-technical trousers, we’ve got the … Read more ›

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. What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Outdoors·UncategorizedLeave a comment on What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?

What Are The Best Cold Weather Socks?

Every year around this time, I ask myself “What are the best cold weather socks?” In our defence against the cold, a bad pair of socks can often be the chink in our armour.  Here I take a look at the best socks for your winter activities.  Best Ski Socks I once wore the wrong … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

Camping, The North Face. How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

Quebec, like Canada, has its fair share of hidden gems. With a geography as diverse as the people who inhabit it, there’s still plenty left to explore. Now’s the time to step out of wi-fi range and beyond those campsites easily accessible by car. By bike or on foot, for those of you willing to … Read more ›

Burton, Dakine, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., JanSport, Sandqvist, Topo Designs. How To Choose The Right School Bag Or Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , 1 Comment on How To Choose The Right School Bag Or Backpack

How To Choose The Right School Bag Or Backpack

You know it’s time for back-to-school when supplies are flying off the shelves, and the school bags with all the latest features and styles are on display. With so much variety to choose from it can be easy to lose sight of what you need from your school bag so here are a few simple … Read more ›

Alti Fest, Coupons, Discounts. Save During Alti Fest. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , Leave a comment on Save During Alti Fest

Save During Alti Fest

Alti Fest is the prime day for the best deals on technical urban and outdoor apparel. This is the single event where you can get deals as good as you’ll find all year! If you aren’t an Altitude Sports member already, Alti Fest is the perfect opportunity to sign up while the price is a … Read more ›

Adidas, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Inov-8, Mizuno, Salomon, Saucony, The North Face, Under Armour. 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 ›

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