The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology GuidePosted 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 ›

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Day-Tripping? Take Along One of Our Top-5 Backpacks.

Minimalist adventurer, day-tripper or insatiable globe-trotter. Whatever you fancy, your backpack is the most important piece of equipment when adventuring, even for the most bare-bones of trips. Choosing the right pack for the job is crucial. Think as light as possible, versatile, robust and ample storage capacity. The perfect backpack shouldn’t even be noticeable even … Read more ›

The North Face. The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 2 Comments on The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide

The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide

Waterproof outerwear is a necessary essential for any wardrobe no matter the season or the wearer’s style. Whether you have a closet full of waterproof garments or you rely on that one classic raincoat that’s gotten you through the toughest showers, there are a variety of waterproof fabrics and membranes which are sure to get the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Inov-8, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Take your running routine to the next level rain or shine in one of our top Gore-Tex® running shoes. With the right apparel and footwear, you can say goodbye to boring indoor routines on the treadmill and tackle the wet weather with confidence. Shop Our Running Collection Arc’teryx Norvan LD GTX Trail  Tackle slush, mud … Read more ›

Castelli, Catlike, Garneau, Mavic, POC, Smith Optics, SUGOi. How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts

How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts

I once tried a spinning class. I gave it my all. I spun so fast that I had trouble getting off my bike. In the end, I wound up pulling my hamstring, resulting in two physiotherapy treatments and a home exercise plan. Not only did I have a sore leg, but I waddled like a … 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 ›

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Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Men

In spring, it is sometimes difficult to predict Mother Nature’s plans for the weather, but with the proper wet weather ensemble, you’re ready for anything. Slip on the right pair of rain boots and a versatile raincoat and there’s no stopping your urban outdoor adventures from happening.  Be prepared for the most gloomy spring days … Read more ›

Wolverine. Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear. Posted on Categories City·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear

Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear

Buying high-end footwear might seem like an extravagance, but never under-estimate a good pair of shoes or boots built to last. We love these five luxury footwear brands. They’re full of style, but more importantly they are built on comfort, quality and durability. Discover our urban footwear collection Grenson Grenson continues to offer elegant leather … Read more ›

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Top Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring is just around the corner which means it’s nearly time to hang up the winter parkas and break out the spring styles. From lightly insulated jackets to trench coats and other models, we’ve got a collection of spring jackets sure to suit any urban dweller’s style. Shop Women’s Urban CoatsShop Men’s Urban Coats Spring Jackets for … 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 , , , , , 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 ›

Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, UBR. How Should a Winter Coat Fit?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , 9 Comments on How Should a Winter Coat Fit?

How Should a Winter Coat Fit?

One of the essentials to enjoying a cold winter season wherever you are is a winter jacket that keeps you comfortably warm. Whether you are the type of person who is almost always cold or you are the type who is generally always at a comfortable temperature, the fit of your jacket plays a big … Read more ›

Brixton, Fjällräven, GSI outdoors, Nixon, Smartwool, Snow Peak, Sorel, Therm-a-Rest, Ucon Acrobatics. Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means love is growing in the air. Pink, red and white hues add a festive touch to shop windows and romantic deals for two are popping up everywhere you look. Looking for that perfect gift for your special someone? Whether your partner is a chic and sophisticated urban … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

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 ›

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