Altitude Sports X Quartz Co.: The Urban Winter Parka Made with MilkweedPosted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , 6 Comments on Altitude Sports X Quartz Co.: The Urban Winter Parka Made with Milkweed

Altitude Sports X Quartz Co.: The Urban Winter Parka Made with Milkweed

Introducing world-exclusive milkweed parkas made through a collaboration between Quartz Co., Altitude Sports and Monark™ for the third year. Made in Canada, these parkas will ensure optimal warmth and showcase the clean style of the Quartz Co. brand. With this collaboration, we want to offer our customers a sleek winter parka that showcases the fashionable designs of … Read more ›

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Icebreaker. The best ways to winter layer with Icebreaker merino wool.. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The best ways to winter layer with Icebreaker merino wool.

The best ways to winter layer with Icebreaker merino wool.

When you’re about to embark on a mid-winter adventure, you already know that a merino wool base layer is essential. Over that, you’re likely to choose down or a synthetic-filled insulator for winter sports like skiing, snowshoeing and backcountry trekking. But what about merino wool insulators and mid-layers? Or outer jackets that use this wonderful … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose Sizing Chart. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 165 Comments on Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose parkas are built to last a decade, if not a lifetime. With such high-end products, both in terms of cost and value, you want to make sure you get the right one. But it’s not just a question of choosing between the Kensington and the Trillium or between the Chilliwack and the Expedition; you … Read more ›

Sleeping Bags, Therm-a-Rest. Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

My first overnight test of the Oberon sleeping bag coincided with the first official day of winter. Even though we’ve had snow on the East Coast since mid-October, I figured I’d have to wait so it wouldn’t be considered “fall” camping. Hauling a sled of gear into the wilderness and including no actual shelter gave … Read more ›

Indygena. Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time

Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time

It’s not always easy to combine technical efficiency with elegance when it comes to winter coats. Between oversized jackets and elegant models barely insulated, it often feels like having to choose between feeling warm or looking stylish. Fortunately, some brands offer advantageous compromises. This is the case with Indygena, a Montreal brand whose products combine minimalist … Read more ›

snowshoes. Which Boots Should You Wear Snowshoeing. Posted on Categories Equipment·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Which Boots Should You Wear Snowshoeing

Which Boots Should You Wear Snowshoeing

Lovers of winter sports, have you decided that 2019 would be the perfect year for you to snowshoe? Good idea! Accessible and enjoyable, the activity is gaining a lot of popularity and is gaining more and more followers. Snowshoe trails abound and models are evolving more and more, to the delight of users. Once you … Read more ›

Bogs. BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed

BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed

Canadian winters have never been kind to my feet.  Managing snow, rain, ice and keeping warm is has been a continual struggle for me.  As a photographer in a small ski town, I find myself hiking through snowbanks to get the perfect shot, needing solid footing and grip to walk my puppy, and above all … Read more ›

atlas, Garneau, MSR, snowshoes, tubbs. How to Choose the Right Snowshoes. Posted on Categories Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Snowshoes

How to Choose the Right Snowshoes

With all the snow that has fallen this winter, the conditions are ideal to put on your snowshoes and go on an adventure. For beginners, finding the right model among all those available on the market can be a little complicated. Especially that the models offered nowadays are highly specialized.You can leave the huge wooden … Read more ›

Camping, Therm-a-Rest, winter camping. Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed

The NeoAir Xtherm mattress has been a great new addition to my camping set up, and I’m pleased to say it will be joining me on many future adventures. From camping in a lean-to, the back of a Subaru, or even taking a nap on the living room floor this mattress is very versatile. Shop … Read more ›

The North Face. The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie

The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie

‘Take a hike’, he replied brusquely. Splendid idea, I thought – but what should I wear? I have two excellent hoodies by The North Face. It depended on my choice of activity, the conditions and its terrain. Ventrix by The North Face is the breathable synthetic ventilation system drawing rave reviews, awarded the 2017 Editor’s … Read more ›

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Canada Goose. Canada Goose Sizing Chart. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 165 Comments on Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose parkas are built to last a decade, if not a lifetime. With such high-end products, both in terms of cost and value, you want to make sure you get the right one. But it’s not just a question of choosing between the Kensington and the Trillium or between the Chilliwack and the Expedition; you … Read more ›

Running, Salomon. Salomon Deals & Discounts for December 2018. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Salomon Deals & Discounts for December 2018

Salomon Deals & Discounts for December 2018

The only thing even more satisfying than finding THE piece of equipment we were looking for, is to find it at a lower price than expected. Altitude Sports regularly offers great discounts on many products. Get your hands on Salomon rebates, offered on a wide variety of products. Salomon is primarily recognized for its hiking … Read more ›

. Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports. Posted on Categories Buying Guides3 Comments on Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports

Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports

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 ›

Burton, Darn Tough, Icebreaker, Instance, Kari Traa, Smartwool, Wigwam. Christmas Socks Gift Ideas. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Christmas Socks Gift Ideas

Christmas Socks Gift Ideas

The holiday season is in full swing and finding presents that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. Luckily, a pair of athletic or casual socks from our collection of feet-focused brands are always an appreciated Christmas gift. Especially when the socks have a quality that’s built … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Begg & Co., BN3TH, Brixton, Icebreaker, MyPakage, Nixon, Oakley, SIDAS, Suunto. Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Him. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Him

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Him

Men can be impossible to shop for, especially if their taste and style are difficult to pinpoint. Trust us – we get it. Maybe your ski-loving dad has stuck with the same scarf and gloves for a decade even if they’ve seen better days? Perhaps your long-term boyfriend enjoys his bulky wallet? And there’s no … Read more ›

Anon, GoPro, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Oakley, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Otpics. Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders

Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders

Finding gifts for the skier or snowboarder in your life can be challenging if you don’t partake in downhill activities. And even if you do ski or board, trying to navigate the latest snowsport industry trends can be difficult – especially if you’re shopping for a rider with a particular taste or style. Thankfully our … Read more ›

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