Baffin, Bogs, Boots, Kamik, Merrell, Sorel, The North Face, Timberland, UGG Australia, Winter. Best Wide Width Winter Boots. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Wide Width Winter Boots

Best Wide Width Winter Boots

If you have wide feet, finding a winter boot that you like and fits comfortably can be a challenge. There are lots of chic, stylish looking winter boots but they often have a narrow fit so the shopping process can become frustrating. You may find you’re having to keep going up a size in order … Read more ›

Boots, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry Top-Sider, Winter, Wolverine. With Vibram Arctic Grip™ Soles, You’ll Never Slip on Ice Again. Posted on Categories City·FootwearTags , , , , , 2 Comments on With Vibram Arctic Grip™ Soles, You’ll Never Slip on Ice Again

With Vibram Arctic Grip™ Soles, You’ll Never Slip on Ice Again

If you’re a Montrealer or you come from any other city with extreme winters, you may be familiar with the penguin shuffle; an ingenious technique used by the penguins to travel along icy terrain with minimal, slippery disasters. This effective technique works well but may extend your commute time so unless you’ve got all the … 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 , , , , , Leave a comment 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 ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

Ski touring is a fun alternative to lift-accessed areas and allows you to explore possible new terrain, avoid the crowds and enjoy the serenity of nature. You can pick your own lines, climb where you want (within reason – keeping in mind avalanche hazards) and chase your inner adrenaline junkie. Research & Preparation Depending on … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Herno, Mackage, Winter. Differences Between a Parka and a Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Differences Between a Parka and a Jacket

Differences Between a Parka and a Jacket

When the temperatures start dropping, the winter gear starts coming out; scarves, toques, gloves, winter boots, Christmas lights and decorations and of course, the collection of insulated coats. When it comes to winter coats, we often hear the words jacket and parka thrown about will-nilly-like and it seems that somewhere along the way the true … Read more ›

Boots, Buff, Burton, Canada Goose, Columbia Sportswear, Kombi, Marmot, The North Face, Winter. How to Buy Winter Gear for Kids. Posted on Categories Apparel·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Buy Winter Gear for Kids

How to Buy Winter Gear for Kids

It’s hard to believe it, but winter is just around the corner. There might even be snow before Halloween, so the time is now to get your kid’s warm outerwear. But what do they really need and what’s superfluous? What should you consider when you’re shopping for your little ones? Choosing a Winter Hat Let’s … Read more ›

Jackets, Soia & Kyo, Winter. SOIA & KYO Talla Down Coat: An Altitude Sports Exclusive. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , Leave a comment on SOIA & KYO Talla Down Coat: An Altitude Sports Exclusive

SOIA & KYO Talla Down Coat: An Altitude Sports Exclusive

Winter is about keeping warm and looking your best in a winter jacket that you love because when you’re warm and protected from the harsh winter conditions, it’s easy to enjoy even the stormiest days. With a stylish down winter coat like the SOIA & KYO Talla Down Coat, you’re sure to be warm and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Smartwool, Under Armour. How to Layer For Outdoor Activities. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

Dressing appropriately for the weather and your outdoor activities can be problematic thanks to misleading weather reports and cheeky weather systems; do you dress for the 15-20mm of rain that is being forecasted or do you let your optimism take over and bring out the shorts and sun hat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Rab, The North Face. The Ultimate Insulation Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Insulation Guide

The Ultimate Insulation Guide

You know that Fall is here when you start to see dried leaves on the ground, and that Winter isn’t that much far either when the temperatures are starting to drop. Perhaps you were planning on buying a new jacket or shopping for a new sleeping bag? If this is the case, you might have … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Winter. How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions

How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions

Ski touring and split boarding are a great way to get out and explore new terrain, avoid lift lines and keep that winter skin under control. For those starting out, it can take some time to get confident with all the techniques and the gear so it’s understandable to expect to take some time during … Read more ›

Boots, Winter. Top 13 Winter Boots for Men. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Top 13 Winter Boots for Men

Top 13 Winter Boots for Men

With the days getting shorter and fall nearing its end, winter hype is amping up. Snowflakes are finding their way into weather forecasts and the mountains are looking gorgeous in their winter suit. The anticipation is in the air and people are stoked. Along with the winter stoke comes the winter preparations. What better way … Read more ›