Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with IcebreakerPosted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

A herd of merino sheep crowded one side of the road – a confused mass punctuated by random bleating. With calm confidence, two young flannel-clad shepherds on horseback guided the animals away from the dusty track. If a sheep strayed, a shepherd whistled, and sheepdogs pounced, bringing the wanderer back in line. The scene is … Read more ›

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Garmin. Testing the Garmin InReach SE + Satellite Communicator in Remote Nunavut. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Testing the Garmin InReach SE + Satellite Communicator in Remote Nunavut

Testing the Garmin InReach SE + Satellite Communicator in Remote Nunavut

In the Beginning On expeditions in remote places, safety and being able to communicate is a real concern.  If something happens to you or a member of your team, it brings peace of mind knowing that you can alert someone, and have them contact loved ones and arrange for help if necessary. It doesn’t even … Read more ›

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9 High-End Clothing Brands You Must Know

Fine materials, clean lines and sought-after cuts, add a touch of luxury to your everyday life with these 10 high-end brands available at Altitude Sports. Lacoste Stretch Mini Piqué Polo Dress Shop Daily Classic Coated Piqué Canvas Flap Purse Shop Colorblock Taffeta Swimming Trunks Shop Slim Fit Tricolour Striped Cotton Shirt Shop   Now known … 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed

Go further, climb higher, ski deeper… and look pretty damn cool while you’re at it. How about that? This is pretty much what the iconic Arc’teryx Rush Jacket is intended for. For me, a jacket that is solid enough to resist the east coast bushwhacks whilst delivering the technicalities to deal with the ups and … Read more ›

Columbia, Helly Hansen, The North Face. Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

With spring underway, it’s time to start preparing for the seasonal transition and surprise, spring showers. Hiking, fishing or apple picking, no matter what family activity you have planned, do not let bad weather prevent you from enjoying it. Once you’ve found the perfect raincoat to suit your style, the next step for an enjoyable spring is finding the … Read more ›

Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Travel. Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

It was October. That morning, when I opened my apartment door, the air crackled with cold and it smelled like winter. Fate must have also been lurking in the air. No more than a few hours later, I received a message from my long-time skiing friends, “let’s live our old teenage promise: A Ski Trip … Read more ›

. In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites

In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites

I’m travelling to the Mecca of cycling, Fonzaso, in Italy’s Belluno province. I survey the rolling landscape from our van window as Monte Grappa beckons in the distance, a reminder of the history this part of the Venetian Prealps contains. Even better, I’ll be in the hands of Castelli, the cycling brand of all cycling … Read more ›

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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 ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Poler Stuff, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick the Right Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Pick the Right Tent

How to Pick the Right Tent

Camping; the action of escaping civilization to spend a night (or more) in the wilderness sleeping under the stars with just a tent and the basics; a time to relax and refuel the mind. This is a favourite pastime that has been enjoyed by many for centuries and continues to evolve year-after-year with new technologies … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia. The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags , , , ,

The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide

When we think of waterproof raincoats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX® because it is one of the most popular and renown waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof and breathable fabrics that are nearly as good although they may hide from the spotlight. Below is a guide to … Read more ›

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

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those sombre, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look for … Read more ›

Running, Salomon. Salomon Deals & Discounts for March 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Salomon Deals & Discounts for March 2019

Salomon Deals & Discounts for March 2019

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Kanuk, Mackage, The North Face, Winter. Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 12 Comments on Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

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 ›

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