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Backpack Gift Guide for Urban Commuters & Backcountry Explorers

We’ve all been there once… leaving the house while juggling a wallet, keys, a granola bar snack or two, maybe a laptop and a hairbrush or a book to read if you’re stuck in transit. In moments like these, any kind of bag is necessary for your sanity and just simplicity. You can stow all … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool. Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good

Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good

Back in front of my computer screen in my Montreal office, I’m just starting to realize that a few days ago I was in the middle of the Rockies on the iconic Rogers Pass. Cut off from any civilization, I tried for the first time the experience of Alpine ski touring. I took part in … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Bang & Olufsen, Goal Zero, GoPro, hydro flask, Suunto, Wacaco. Gift Guide for the Gadget Gurus. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for the Gadget Gurus

Gift Guide for the Gadget Gurus

Whether they’re into music gadgets, light gadgets or just gadgets in general, Altitude Sports has a little something that will have any gadget lovers’ eyes twinkling with excitement this holiday season. Choose from wireless electronics, solar powered rechargeable devices and even the latest and greatest technical equipment for your outdoor hobbies. Make sure your gift … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Camelbak, CEP Compression, Craft, Fitletic, Salomon, Shock Absorber, Smartwool, Suunto, The North Face. Gift Guide For Runners 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide For Runners 2017

Gift Guide For Runners 2017

With November nearly over, the month of December is on the horizon which means Christmas isn’t far away. (For those who are counting, there are only five Monday’s left until Christmas). If Christmas shopping is a thrilling experience that you look forward to every year, any excuse to get out there and shop is a … Read more ›

Burton, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Kids, Marmot, The North Face. Top 6 Best Winter Jackets to Keep Your Children Warm. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 6 Best Winter Jackets to Keep Your Children Warm

Top 6 Best Winter Jackets to Keep Your Children Warm

Winter is upon us and soon the landscape will be covered with snow. Already, temperatures have started to drop slowly. While some people may look at the approaching winter season with a reluctant eye, the children anticipate it for the most part with excitement. After all, what’s more fun than rolling down the hills on … Read more ›

Burton, Darn Tough, Icebreaker, Instance, Kari Traa, Smartwool, Wigwam. Gift Guide for the Sock Collectors on Your List. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for the Sock Collectors on Your List

Gift Guide for the Sock Collectors on Your List

Christmas shopping is in full swing and the Christmas cheer is spilling out of stores while jolly Christmas classics ring from speakers in shopping malls, restaurants and in homes. With the approaching big day getting closer and closer, finding the perfect gift for your office Secret Santa or your great aunt who has everything she … Read more ›

Bogs, Kamik, Kids, Sorel, The North Face, Winter. Top 3 Most Popular Winter Boots for Big & Little Kids. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 3 Most Popular Winter Boots for Big & Little Kids

Top 3 Most Popular Winter Boots for Big & Little Kids

Winter is coming and we have to start thinking about the equipment we need to get for our little ones. One of the most important part of a winter outfit – you’ll probably agree – are the boots. They have to be warm enough to keep their feet warm, and be versatile at the same … Read more ›

Norrona. The High Camp Turtagrø Experience with Norrøna. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The High Camp Turtagrø Experience with Norrøna

The High Camp Turtagrø Experience with Norrøna

When we finally arrived in Oslo, the city welcomed us with a radiating early May sun, and crisp blue skies. It was two days before the official start of High Camp Turtagrø, a multi-day ski touring event which takes place in the Jotunheimen Nasional Park, which Altitude Sports had been invited by Norrøna to take … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Fitletic, Gregory, Icebreaker, Mizuno, Osprey, Petzl, Salomon, Saucony, Shock Absorber, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Dress for Winter Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress for Winter Running

How to Dress for Winter Running

Running during the winter time can be a bit daunting for a number of reasons, icy paths, cold temperatures, lack of visibility etc, but with the right gear, you can beat the winter blues. Stretch out your outdoor, running routine and keep hitting the pavement or snow this winter season with this winter running guide. … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Lowa, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Stanley, Suunto, The North Face. How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

Here’s to the adventurers that don’t let cold weather and the change of the seasons keep them inside and away from exploring the great outdoors. Unless it is pouring down with rain like a monsoon or snowing sideways that they cannot even see their own hand right in front of their face, they’re out there. … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed

Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed

  The first day I put this on it felt like a warm hug. A very comforting sensation as this was going to be my main sweater during a series of multi-day hikes through the Yukon. My first impression of comfort transferred well into the field and took the edge off of those Northern nights. … Read more ›

Canada Goose, The North Face, 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 ›