Marmot, MSR. Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX

Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX

A tent is like a second home. A second home you can carry with you anywhere. The two models compared below have characteristics you want in a tent: a good compromise between weight, comfort and quality. They are easy to carry on your back (unlike car camping tents), easy to pitch, and big enough to … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

The Rundown After about 10 years, I decided it was finally time to replace my tired, broken, sports-sunglasses.  I use them exclusively for running and cycling, and my wish list was quite basic. First and foremost, I wanted a well ventilated frame to minimize fogging and keep me cool. Second, I needed a large enough … Read more ›

Kamik, Kids. Review of the Kamik Octopus Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Review of the Kamik Octopus Boots

Review of the Kamik Octopus Boots

The Rundown It can be tough shopping for kid’s clothing. They can be pretty fickle about what they wear, and once you find something they do like, they grow out of it before you know it.  That’s what I love about Kamik. They sell quality boots in great kid-friendly themes and colors at a price … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Icebreaker, Patagonia. The Perfect Summer T-Shirt. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on The Perfect Summer T-Shirt

The Perfect Summer T-Shirt

Once the mercury starts rising and the humidity goes through the roof, a traditional t-shirt just does not cut it any more. You will probably want to head towards something more technical. Below are three options for the person searching for the perfect summer tee. Be warned, you may never take it off during the … Read more ›

Patagonia. Review of  the Patagonia A/C Shirt. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Review of the Patagonia A/C Shirt

Review of the Patagonia A/C Shirt

The Rundown “Look cool, stay cool”.  Ok, I’ll admit it.  In my case the “look cool” part may just be wishful thinking.  But the “stay cool” part is easy when I’m wearing the Patagonia A/C shirt. It is light, breathable, wicks away moisture and best of all it never gets wrinkled.  If you’re like me … Read more ›

Running. Review of The North Face Ultra Cardiac. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Review of The North Face Ultra Cardiac

Review of The North Face Ultra Cardiac

The time has come to get up and get out as Mother Nature has finally decided to show her warmer side. In order to benefit of the recent clement weather, I’ve equipped myself with the Ultra Cardiac shoes from The North Face. Though tested in a more urban landscape, these shoes are made for an … Read more ›

Electric. The Buyer Notes: Electric. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags

The Buyer Notes: Electric

A Californian company, Electric’s goal is to provide quality products/accessories to surfers and snowboarders. This passionate team works hard to create a wide range of products with clean, simple lines which have a style that cannot be ignored. Their collections are without a doubt urban-inspired and casual. Aside from some products made specifically for sports, … Read more ›

Reef. The Buyer Notes: Reef. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Buyer Notes: Reef

The Buyer Notes: Reef

Reef is a Brazilian company founded in the ’80s by Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, South American entrepreneurial brothers whom loved surfing and the beach culture. The company was born from an idea to create a high quality beach sandal. To give birth to their idea, the brothers traveled to Southern California to manage their brand. … Read more ›

Black Diamond. The Black Diamond Experience. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The Black Diamond Experience

The Black Diamond Experience

Do you remember that feeling of being picked for dodge ball in elementary school? That rush, that kick in your step? I felt that way when I found out I was heading down to Salt Lake City  to visit the Black Diamond factory. The headquarter is literally next to the copper mines (they use a lot of … Read more ›

Electric, Oakley. Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville

Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville

L’été ce n’est pas le seul moment qu’il faut se protéger des rayons puissants du soleil. Mais avouons le, l’envie de se procurer de nouvelles lunettes est plus forte à ce temps si de l’année. Car oui, lors d’une belle journée d’été une vraie paire de lunettes de soleil ça fait une différence. Lorsque je … Read more ›

. 5 Tips for Navigating Off Trail in the Wild. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on 5 Tips for Navigating Off Trail in the Wild

5 Tips for Navigating Off Trail in the Wild

There are few activities as freeing as moving in the wilderness without the need for trails or signposts. When you think about it we spend most of our lives following in someone else’s footsteps, using sidewalks and roads and following directions people have created or written down for us. Even in the natural world we … Read more ›