FIG Clothing. Everything you need to know about the new FIG Fall Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 1 Comment on Everything you need to know about the new FIG Fall Collection

Everything you need to know about the new FIG Fall Collection

We sat down with Amélie, a designer for FIG Clothing, to let you in on all the secrets from this coming Fall 2014 season. FIG Clothing has just launched its new Fall 2014 collection. What should we expect this season? “FIG’s mission is to create simple and essential clothing, that is perfect for travelling! This season, … Read more ›

. 10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on 10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn

10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn

1. One thing you love about ultrarunning? What I love about ultrarunning is that the act of ultrarunning is a process that inevitably strips away all aspects and characteristics of yourself that are not vital in the moment. By this I mean that the myriad social, cultural and personal historical constructs that may define you … Read more ›

The North Face. Running tips from The North Face athletes. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Running tips from The North Face athletes

Running tips from The North Face athletes

I flew out to Toronto recently to take part in what turned out to be an amazing weekend of cross-country running at Blue Mountain Resort in Ontario.  The Endurance Challenge is a series of races in the US, but this was the first of its kind in Canada. I would suggest it to anyone looking … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Pants & Shorts. Arc’teryx Lyra short review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Lyra short review

Arc’teryx Lyra short review

Bottom Line: The Arc’teryx Lyra short is a lightweight running short designed for warm weather running.  Great for training or racing in the hot summer months. With the loose cut and old school side slits they make for excellent shorts to wear when it’s warm out and you have a run full of hills. These are … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Glaciers and coffees in Chamonix. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Glaciers and coffees in Chamonix

Glaciers and coffees in Chamonix

The only thing more exciting than going out to Chamonix, France to see the launch of the new Arc’teryx footwear line is getting out into the mountains.  And we did just that. Of course an initial tour around the town was mandatory, seeing as I had never been to this must-see spot in the alps. … Read more ›

Black Diamond. The Black Diamond Ember flashlight. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags 3 Comments on The Black Diamond Ember flashlight

The Black Diamond Ember flashlight

Check out the new Ember Power Light from Black Diamond. It does look like an ordinary flashlight at first glance (A flashlight is something people used to use before headlamps- some would say they are like the cassettes of the outdoor industry). It is more than an object that emits light. One LED will produce … Read more ›