The Natural Insulator of the Future: AsclepiasPosted on Categories ApparelTags 2 Comments on The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

Since 2013, Québec has been celebrating a new provincial treasure. Previously confused for a weed and often called milkweed, Asclepias plants produce an ecological, renewable and a non-animal insulation material. You will eventually be able to find it in winter coats, parkas, boots, gloves and more. Testing Milkweed Insulation Jean-François Tardif, a mountain climbing lover, … Read more ›

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Arc’teryx, Running. Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Just outside of Melbourne, Australia, lies the gentle countryside of the Mornington Peninsula. During Australia’s winter, the landscape is green and lush. The air is filled with the refreshing scent of eucalyptus. Fields are charmingly dotted with cows and sheep and the occasional kangaroo. The famous wineries of this region are quiet and vines are … Read more ›

Burton. Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall

Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall

With the crisp smell of fall in the air and the deciduous forests slowly beginning to show their palettes of seasonal colours, it’s time to cozy up and break out the fall wardrobe. Round up your favourite flannels and beloved fleeces and get out there to enjoy the fall festivities with the new Burton fall collection. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Men’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Men’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018

Arc’teryx Men’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018

The countdown has begun for powder hounds who watch weather forecasts wide-eyed and bewildered searching for the first sign of snow in the forecast. Skis and boards readily waxed awaiting their first ride of the new season and new ski and snowboard outfits being picked out to match accordingly. This seasons, the Arc’teryx Whiteline collection … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Women’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Women’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018

Arc’teryx Women’s Ski & Snowboard Jackets for Winter 2018

For those who long for untouched powder lines and the sound of fresh tracks crunching beneath your boots, shopping for a new ski suit at the beginning of each season is an exhilarating experience and this season’s Whiteline collection from Arc’teryx is sure to please. Below are Our favourite shell and insulated ski and snowboard … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Top Commuter Bags. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Top Commuter Bags

Arc’teryx Top Commuter Bags

Living in the city obviously, comes with its pros and cons with one of the worst being the commute traffic. Who doesn’t love starting your early morning sitting in gridlock watching the time pass as a newspaper blowing in the wind travels faster than your car? It’s no surprise that you answer to this was most … 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, Dynafit, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, MyPakage, Running, Salomon, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running

How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running

Running in the fall isn’t quite the same as heading out for a run in the summer time. When the temperatures drop slightly, the air feels crisp and fresh and although it’s often more refreshing, it’s a good time to add a few extra layers. When you run, you perspire and if you’re not layered correctly, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

It’s that time of year again where we awkwardly transition from our summer wardrobe and slowly start pulling out the big cozy sweaters, wool socks and scarves. That’s right, it’s autumn! The season of pumpkin everything, vibrant and colourful forests and overflowing bowls of hardy chili and stew – what’s not to love? We’ve got … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Canada Goose, Jackets, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Winter. How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

Finding the right winter jacket is essential to an enjoyable and bearable winter season so shop for quality, not quantity. It is better to have one or even two reliable, winter jackets that keep you toasty warm when you’re out and about rather than a collection of mediocre jackets taking up space in your closet. … Read more ›

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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, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

It’s that time of year again where we awkwardly transition from our summer wardrobe and slowly start pulling out the big cozy sweaters, wool socks and scarves. That’s right, it’s autumn! The season of pumpkin everything, vibrant and colourful forests and overflowing bowls of hardy chili and stew – what’s not to love? We’ve got … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Canada Goose, Jackets, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Winter. How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

Finding the right winter jacket is essential to an enjoyable and bearable winter season so shop for quality, not quantity. It is better to have one or even two reliable, winter jackets that keep you toasty warm when you’re out and about rather than a collection of mediocre jackets taking up space in your closet. … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Lowa, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Stanley, Suunto, The North Face. How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

Here’s to the adventurers that don’t let cold weather and the change of the seasons keep them inside and away from exploring the great outdoors. Unless it is pouring down with rain like a monsoon or snowing sideways that they cannot even see their own hand right in front of their face, they’re out there. … 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

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 ›

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