. Discover the Québécois Magazine, BESIDE. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Discover the Québécois Magazine, BESIDE

Discover the Québécois Magazine, BESIDE

BESIDE Magazine Are you a lover of the great outdoors? Whether you’re an intrepid adventurer or a dreamy nomad, BESIDE is for you! Far from being focused on celebrity gossip, competition or performance, this Quebec magazine strives instead to give a voice to nature. Throughout its pages, we find editorial content on the outdoors, social reflections and … Read more ›

Travel. A Trip to Nepal in Photos. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on A Trip to Nepal in Photos

A Trip to Nepal in Photos

Nepal has been a place that has long attracted me.  The Himalayas, to be sure, offer no end of photographic opportunities with their huge windswept peaks, spectacular views, and perpetual changing landscape.  I suspected that I would find more than just that when I finally visited, and have tried to go three times now.  My … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Exped, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, Therm-a-Rest. Best Camping Mattresses 2017. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Camping Mattresses 2017

Best Camping Mattresses 2017

It’s that time of year again where we finish the work week with excitement and glee the clock strikes 5 o’clock, work mode gets shut off until Monday, the camping gear gets loaded into the car and the adventure begins. Camping; the one activity that many will enjoy and few will fear for the ‘lack’ of homey … Read more ›

Black Diamond. Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review

When I first was told I was receiving the Black Diamond Alpine Start hoody, I was a little less than enthused about the color of “Curry” or as I interpreted it “Curry Stain,” usually the one thing I am normally trying to keep off my jackets. That and Mustard, thankfully that was not my other … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

This past weekend I had the pleasure to be a part of High Camp Turtagrø which is a ski touring event taking place in Jotunheimen West, a mountain range located in Norway. Technical Norwegian brand, Norrøna, was the main sponsor for this year’s event which unfolded fantastically and was enjoyed by many ski-goggle-tanned faces from around the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Running. Arc’teryx’s First Ever Trail Running Shoe: The Norvan VT & Norvan VT GTX. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx’s First Ever Trail Running Shoe: The Norvan VT & Norvan VT GTX

Arc’teryx’s First Ever Trail Running Shoe: The Norvan VT & Norvan VT GTX

Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry known for their continuously phenomenal products and their innovative designs and technologies. The company is no stranger to revolutionizing outdoor gear and often produces the “firsts” thus setting the bar for other outdoor companies. Introducing Arc’teryx’s first trail running shoe; the Norvan VT and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. What are the Differences Between Arc’teryx SL Jackets?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on What are the Differences Between Arc’teryx SL Jackets?

What are the Differences Between Arc’teryx SL Jackets?

Shopping for outdoor gear can be a headache and if you don’t know what you’re looking at, it can be unsurprisingly complicated and confusing. Technical terms and supposedly helpful acronyms are like a language of their own although with a little backup knowledge, you can really simplify your shopping experience. Take Arc’teryx products for example, specifically … Read more ›

Billabong, Body Glove, Speedo, Swimwear, TYR. Top Men’s Swimwear 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Men’s Swimwear 2017

Top Men’s Swimwear 2017

Whether you find yourself swimming at Cancun’s beaches, jumping off the diving board at your local pool or training for your next competition, you’re going to need some snazzy swimwear. Choosing a swimsuit, for men at least, is rather simple. For those who search for something hydrodynamic or those who just want a cool pair of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … Read more ›

Billabong, Body Glove, June Swimwear, Patagonia, Swimwear, Volcom. Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017

Top Women’s Swimsuits 2017

What better way to get prepared for fun in the sun and welcome the hot, sunny weather than swimsuit shopping? When the forecast shows sun across the board, it’s hard to hold back the excitement and giddiness for the approaching beach season.  Swimsuit styles vary from year-to-year and so do the colours. This year, we’ve … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Columbia, Fjällräven, Patagonia, The North Face. Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017

Top Women’s Dresses to Wear to a Casual BBQ 2017

Whether you’re looking for a cute dress for a new spring fling or you’re heading to a friends for a BBQ, finding that perfect style, fit and colour is essential. For a casual BBQ, you don’t want to be that gal that’s all dolled up in her finest evening gown and stress about dripping mustard … Read more ›

biking, Camping, hiking, Patagonia, swimming. Top Canadian National Parks to Visit this Summer. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Canadian National Parks to Visit this Summer

Top Canadian National Parks to Visit this Summer

Camping season is upon us and we couldn’t be more excited because this summer, all National Parks across Canada have free entry if you are a holder of the Discover Pass. That’s right, that means you can travel from coast to coast and check out all the National Parks for free! Enjoy a day of … Read more ›