The North Face. The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket is a synthetic insulated jacket with North Face’s new technology of the same name. This technology aims to make the insulation more breathable by perforating it. When the user is still, the perforations are closed and the insulation is at its best. When the user is active, the perforations open … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, LifeStraw, MSR, Oakley, Petzl, Pristine, Rab, Suunto, The North Face, Victorinox, VSSL. Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing.  I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home.  Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Known for their technical products and precise attention to detail, it’s no surprise that Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry. Their carefully designed products are catered to specific activities and boast features that enhance their functionality within specified activities.  From the features and shapes to the materials used, each Arc’teryx products … Read more ›

Camping, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Hiking & Trekking. Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed

Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed

Hiking poles are not necessary for all hikers, but they are definitely recommended for multi-day trips as they help spread the weight of a heavy backpack. They are also very helpful to improve your balance in dicey situations, for example when crossing small creeks or on steep terrain. For our first backpacking adventure on our … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Running, The North Face. The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face has created the Apex Flex GTX jacket, a completely hydrophobic softshell jacket. Excellent for a rainy day adventure, protecting yourself against a windy mountain top or as a cool weather all round jacket. Shop The North Face Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Durable: With 3 layer GORE-TEX … Read more ›

Electric, Maui Jim, Ray-Ban, Spy, Sunglasses, VonZipper. Top 5 Stylish Sunglasses You Need This Summer. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Stylish Sunglasses You Need This Summer

Top 5 Stylish Sunglasses You Need This Summer

A pair of stylish sunglasses is the ultimate summer accessory. They look great, protect your eyes from the sun, and add the perfect touch to any wardrobe. Whether you’re the aviator type or a loyal fan of wayfarer’s, we’ve got a collection of chic sunglasses that are sure to meet your needs. Choose from a … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Lezyne, Light & Motion. Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night

Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night

Whether you cycle to work or you enjoy an after work bike ride multiple times throughout the week, it’s crucial to be prepared for cycling at night. Keeping a cycling light stashed at the bottom of your bag is good practice and will keep you visible if ever you need to make the commute home … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

The magic of a camping comes largely from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a silent lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. In order to truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the necessary energy. Even … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

Burton, chrome, Filson, Fjällräven, Osprey, Thule, Topo Designs. Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

It will be your most loyal companion as you peer out the window of the train at landscapes zipping by and it will accompany you during your longest layovers between flights. When it comes to selecting the perfect carry-on bag, it’s important to choose a bag that’s right for you and fulfills your needs. If your … Read more ›