A pair of stylish sunglasses is the ultimate summer accessory. They look great, protect your eyes from the sun, and add the perfect touch to any wardrobe. Whether you’re the aviator type or a loyal fan of wayfarer’s, we’ve got a collection of chic sunglasses that are sure to meet your needs. Choose from a … Read more ›
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The North Face Ventrix Jacket is a synthetic insulated jacket with North Face’s new technology of the same name. This technology aims to make the insulation more breathable by perforating it. When the user is still, the perforations are closed and the insulation is at its best. When the user is active, the perforations open … Read more ›
Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing. I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home. Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read more ›
Known for their technical products and precise attention to detail, it’s no surprise that Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry. Their carefully designed products are catered to specific activities and boast features that enhance their functionality within specified activities. From the features and shapes to the materials used, each Arc’teryx products … Read more ›
The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without … Read more ›
Hiking poles are not necessary for all hikers, but they are definitely recommended for multi-day trips as they help spread the weight of a heavy backpack. They are also very helpful to improve your balance in dicey situations, for example when crossing small creeks or on steep terrain. For our first backpacking adventure on our … Read more ›
The Sea to Summit X Set 31 was a lifesaver on our cycling adventure. Being able to transport an entire cooking set in a package this small was extremely helpful. Without this kit, we would not have been able to cook as well as we did throughout the trip.
When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked. Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›
A good night’s sleeping begins with your bed. Whether it be a cozy mattress in your bedroom at home or the mattress, sleeping bag duo you’ve picked for your weekend in the woods, comfort is key. Like anything when it comes to outdoor gear before you make a decision, you need to know what you’re looking for. … Read more ›
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 ›
Hiking is an activity that can easily be enjoyed by just about anyone due to the variety of terrain available. If you’re a beginner, you can find more mellow, short hikes that are not too steep or technical. If you’re a hiking veteran, you can find the steepest, gnarliest hikes leading you to the middle … Read more ›
Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›
Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›
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