Patagonia. Discover Patagonia’s Fair Trade Certified™ Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 2 Comments on Discover Patagonia’s Fair Trade Certified™ Collection

Discover Patagonia’s Fair Trade Certified™ Collection

Since its founding in the 1970s, Patagonia has rapidly established itself within the world of outdoor activities. Initially geared towards climbing enthusiasts, the California brand now offers high-quality eco-responsible products for a variety of outdoor activities. Above all, it offers equipment for nature lovers who are conscious of their impact on the planet and their … Read more ›

Camping, NEMO Equipment. NEMO Equipment Vector Insulated 20 Mattress Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on NEMO Equipment Vector Insulated 20 Mattress Reviewed

NEMO Equipment Vector Insulated 20 Mattress Reviewed

When we first got the Vector 20R insulated sleeping pad, we were surprised to see how compact it was! We immediately unpacked and inflated it, and despite its incredibly small packed-size, the mattress was thicker than all the other ones we had tried before. The product seemed incredibly light, and that was the case indeed. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read more ›

Icebreaker, Smartwool. Smartwool Merino 250 Sport Hoody VS Icebreaker Quantum LS Zip. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Smartwool Merino 250 Sport Hoody VS Icebreaker Quantum LS Zip

Smartwool Merino 250 Sport Hoody VS Icebreaker Quantum LS Zip

With cooler temperatures on the horizon, the need to layer up before heading outside to enjoy your favourite outdoor activities is near. Whether you’re headed for a day of hiking on the trails or simply enjoying the fresh, crisp fall air while picking apples, staying warm is imperative. While it is important to dress in layers … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

GSI outdoors. GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Dualist Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Dualist Reviewed

GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Dualist Reviewed

When we first glanced at the parcel which contained the GSI Pinnacle Dualist Complete, we thought there must have been something missing… But soon we realized everything was there and the whole package was just insanely small and compact! We had to believe it, this tiny box included all the necessary cookware for two people … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Whether you experience surprise showers while you’re tackling mountain peaks or you’re shredding powder lines on epic mountain adventures, a weatherproof shell is essential. It keeps you dry and protected from all the elements and allows you to enjoy a day in nature rain or shine. To ensure you remain dry and smiling on the trails … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Biking & Cycling, Camping, Running. Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , 2 Comments on Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed

Arc’Teryx is no stranger to producing high-quality goods that just simply, work. The Phasic Sun Hoody has quickly become a staple for any of my adventure’s and it still remains that understated but stylish Arc’Teryx allure. I’ve always been a fan of Arc’Teryx equipment, mainly because it is a no-fuss, easy cleaning and durable no matter … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Burton, Bushnell, Gerber, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Light My Fire, Mountain Hardwear, Patagonia, Salomon, Scarpa, The North Face. Winter Camping Survival Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Winter Camping Survival Guide

Winter Camping Survival Guide

Camping is a simple hobby loved by families, weekend-warriors, outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. I mean, who doesn’t love sleeping out under the peaceful, starry, night sky staring at the star constellations? The possibilities are endless and you can camp nearly wherever and whenever you wish, even in the winter. That’s right, camping isn’t just … Read more ›

Winter. The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 8 Comments on The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

Since 2013, Québec has been celebrating a new provincial treasure. Previously confused for a weed and often called milkweed, Asclepias plants produce an ecological, renewable and a non-animal insulation material. You will eventually be able to find it in winter coats, parkas, boots, gloves and more. Testing Milkweed Insulation Jean-François Tardif, a mountain climbing lover, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Running. Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 2 Comments on Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Just outside of Melbourne, Australia, lies the gentle countryside of the Mornington Peninsula. During Australia’s winter, the landscape is green and lush. The air is filled with the refreshing scent of eucalyptus. Fields are charmingly dotted with cows and sheep and the occasional kangaroo. The famous wineries of this region are quiet and vines are … Read more ›

Burton. Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall

Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall

With the crisp smell of fall in the air and the deciduous forests slowly beginning to show their palettes of seasonal colours, it’s time to cozy up and break out the fall wardrobe. Round up your favourite flannels and beloved fleeces and get out there to enjoy the fall festivities with the new Burton fall collection. … Read more ›