Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. The Norrøna Narvik Dri1 Gloves Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on The Norrøna Narvik Dri1 Gloves Review

The Norrøna Narvik Dri1 Gloves Review

A Word about Norrøna I’d never heard of Norrøna, so I did some research. The company was actually founded in Norway way back in 1929 by Jørgen Jørgensen, and it has been owned and operated by the same family ever since. Well known in Europe for producing premium outdoor gear, the brand is fairly new … Read more ›

FIG Clothing. What to bring to an all-inclusive. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on What to bring to an all-inclusive

What to bring to an all-inclusive

The girls at FIG have selected three outfits that are perfectly suited for your next all-inclusive vacation! The LIP skirt with the POM top Believe it or not, skirts can be pretty practical when you travel! A skirt like the LIP is quite pleasant to wear, especially in a warmer climate. It is fluid and … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Making the most of things. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Making the most of things

Making the most of things

Here in Revelstoke, like almost every other area in Western Canada, we have been suffering from some unusually warm temperatures for mid February, caused by a Pineapple Express (the weather phenomenon not the film!). Unfortunately these mild temperatures have been followed by cold snaps which have partially melted and then re-frozen the powder snow we’d … Read more ›

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10 Gear Items for a Long-Distance Walking Trip

Forget luxury cruises or all-inclusive vacations. Long-distance walking trips are the new holiday choice for an increasing amount of North Americans. And it makes sense. So many of us spend our working hours sitting indoors in meetings or in front of a computer; a walking tour is the antithesis of a 9-5 job. Most of … Read more ›

Boots, Sorel, Winter. The Sorel Caribou Review. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , Leave a comment on The Sorel Caribou Review

The Sorel Caribou Review

The Rundown Whether it’s Artic cold, drifting snow, treacherous ice or deep slushy puddles, the Sorel Caribou is up to the challenge. Simply put, these boots just make winter weather irrelevant to the comfort of your feet. Our review of this product 9.5 / 10 The pros are: Warm Waterproof High shaft keeps out snow The … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind

How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind

The record-shattering solo crossing of Antarctica by Quebec’s own Frédéric Dion has given fuel to the imagination of people reading about his exploits back home. As an avid follower of Antarctic explorers, one record in particular stood out to me amongst his other accomplishment: travelling 627 km in one day. Six hundred and twenty-seven kilometers! … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador

Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador

Norrøna, a brand out of Norway, arrived at Altitude-sports.com this season. The name doesn’t really ring a bell? Try reading this article, and then this one, or even this one. We search out and found 3 amazing ski bums, all of whom are now our Norrøna ambassadors: Ali Livingston, Lucile Drouineau and Alexandre Charron. Meet Alasdair, aka Ali, a lover of … Read more ›