My Kånken Back-to-School Instagram Contest: 30 days. 30 WinnersPosted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on My Kånken Back-to-School Instagram Contest: 30 days. 30 Winners

My Kånken Back-to-School Instagram Contest: 30 days. 30 Winners

Summer is coming to an end and back-to-school festivities are taking flight. Do you have everything you need for the big day? Being ready for your first day back means acquiring the appropriate school supplies and most importantly, having the right backpack to transport all your belongings from class to class throughout the day. For … Read more ›

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Arc’teryx, Marmot, RAINS. Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress

Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress

Sometimes all you want to do is wear a dress and if the rain is falling, who’s saying you can’t? There are plenty of cute dry-weather coats to pair with a dress to complete your elegant look but raincoats are a little different. Finding the right raincoat that looks as cute with a dress as … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx: Designed & Tested in Canada. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx: Designed & Tested in Canada

Arc’teryx: Designed & Tested in Canada

Arc’teryx, an acclaimed brand among outdoor enthusiasts both young and old, continuously impresses the outdoor industry with their innovative designs year after year. From mountaineering and skiing to hiking and trail running, they have covered their bases for land sports.  Shop Arc’teryx Nestled in the North Shore mountains, it is no surprise that Arc’teryx products … Read more ›

Salomon. Salomon Annecy Trip Photo Recap. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Salomon Annecy Trip Photo Recap

Salomon Annecy Trip Photo Recap

Salomon is known for their trail running shoes. Go to any trail race, and it’ll likely be the brand most worn by athletes. They are the leading trail running brand after all. But in the past 2 years, Salomon shoes started to appear in a different environment: the city. You can spot them in the … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Sweet Protection. Sweet Protection Bushwhacker II Helmet Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Sweet Protection Bushwhacker II Helmet Reviewed

Sweet Protection Bushwhacker II Helmet Reviewed

I first heard about Sweet Protection as a kayaker, they were by the far the “Cool Dudes” brand and as I moved away from Kayaking to biking I sort of lost touch of the brand.  The next time I heard of them was when I met a Scottish rider, that signature Sweet look, flowing curves … Read more ›

Burton, Camping, Coleman, Exped, Goal Zero, GSI outdoors, Marmot, Mizu, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

Solo camping is great, but it’s even better with a partner you can share the experience with. Together you can make memories that you can later reminisce about and it also helps add an extra element of safety on an overnight adventure.  The best part of camping with a partner is that a lot of camping … Read more ›

Catlike, Mavic, POC, Scott, Smith Otpics. Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike

Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike

When it comes to cycling, aside from the bike, the helmet is the most important piece of equipment for obvious reasons. Because of this, you want to ensure when you choose your helmet you are choosing one that is correct for the type of riding you will be doing. While many will think, “they are both … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Marmot, Norrona. Top 5 Waterproof-Breathable Rain Shells. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Waterproof-Breathable Rain Shells

Top 5 Waterproof-Breathable Rain Shells

Finding the right waterproof-breathable shell that will protect you from all bad weather is not an easy task. Although people might not admit it, it is a major part of your equipment and can often represent an equally major investment. The most important aspect of a shell, in terms of quality, is a combination of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , 2 Comments on What is a Softshell?

What is a Softshell?

Each jacket has its role and place in your wardrobe, whether it be for outdoor pursuits in the mountains or stylish evenings in the city. Rain coats are for drizzly days; waterproof shells are for adventuring up mountain peaks; parkas are ideal for harsh winter weather; lightly insulated jackets work as layering pieces or as … Read more ›

Aether, Arc Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Raincoats to Wear with a Suit

Top Raincoats to Wear with a Suit

Showing up to work sopping wet can put a negative vibe on anyone’s day so a reliable raincoat is essential. Finding a raincoat suitable for hiking can be a lot easier than finding one that works well with your Monday to Friday work attire although it isn’t impossible. For the dapper gentlemen who spend their … Read more ›

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Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 8 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 somber, 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 … 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 ›

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

Salomon Deals & Discounts for July 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 ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 5 Comments on Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Have you ever found yourself sitting in front of a computer screen scratching your head over a product you are contemplating buying? Everything looks great, but no matter how many times you re-read the description and look at the picture you simply can’t grasp the warmth of the model.  Is that jacket filled with luscious … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … 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 Black Friday! If you aren’t an Altitude Sports member already, Alti Fest is the perfect opportunity to sign up while the price has been dropped from $24.99 to … Read more ›

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