The North Face. The North Face Women’s Aphrodite Motion Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The North Face Women’s Aphrodite Motion Pants Reviewed

The North Face Women’s Aphrodite Motion Pants Reviewed

While February was doing its own in Quebec, I flew one week to the country of adventure and beautiful weather: Costa Rica. I was fortunate to have two cool pieces from The North Face to accompany me on this adventure. I went to the airport with the Ventrix L3 jacket on the back, lightweight insulator … Read more ›

Darn Tough. Darn Tough Men’s Merino Wool Socks Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Darn Tough Men’s Merino Wool Socks Reviewed

Darn Tough Men’s Merino Wool Socks Reviewed

I love my feet. I also abuse my feet. Last year I biked 16 thousand kilometers, ran 800, and hiked nearly 3400 more. For every one of those kilometers, my feet took the brunt of the abuse, in the cold, the wet, the heat, through blisters, cracked toenails, and all sorts of other things I … Read more ›

Mountain Hardwear, Ski & Snowboard. Mountain Hardwear Men’s Thermist Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Mountain Hardwear Men’s Thermist Jacket Reviewed

Mountain Hardwear Men’s Thermist Jacket Reviewed

Warmth, Comfort and Durability. The Mountain Hardware Thermist Coat brings all 3 of these things together to keep you toasty all winter. This Casual and stylish Insulated Down Jacket is coupled with Thermic Aero(tm) Synthetic Down and RDS Certified Down. It has been so nice to have for the long winters in Interior B.C. Especially … Read more ›

Peak Performance. Peak Performance Women’s Logo Hoodie reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Peak Performance Women’s Logo Hoodie reviewed

Peak Performance Women’s Logo Hoodie reviewed

The women’s tech zipper hoodie is the Chameleon of all hoodies.                                               In the altered ego of an athlete, It can make you feel like Ronda Rousey training for a fight or Marie-Philip Poulin doing a hat trick or Lyndsey Vonn winning her 80th World Cup. All of those daydreams while riding your cruiser bike to … Read more ›

Helly Hansen, Ski & Snowboard. Helly Hansen Men’s Odin Veor Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Helly Hansen Men’s Odin Veor Jacket Reviewed

Helly Hansen Men’s Odin Veor Jacket Reviewed

Remember the old days of the down jacket? They were huge. They were bulky. They weighed a tonne. If you were wearing your “puffy” it was cold out. Well below zero perhaps. But at some point, not long ago, someone realized that you simply didn’t need that much down in a jacket. And a new … Read more ›

Aquapac, Gregory, Osprey, Outdoor Research, Rite in the Rain, Sea to Summit, The North Face. Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

It’s a fact that we cannot control the weather and sometimes Mother Nature has other plans and we just have to live with them. When you wake up to rain and somber skies, it’s easy to take a raincheck and postpone outdoor adventures for the next day with the drier weather. But, if you’re on a schedule … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. How to Care for Your Skis & Snowboard Before the Off-Season. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on How to Care for Your Skis & Snowboard Before the Off-Season

How to Care for Your Skis & Snowboard Before the Off-Season

Enjoying those last few bluebird days of spring skiing is the perfect way to end an epic winter of powder days and new adventures before storing your gear until next season. For some, this time of year is dreaded but for others, it’s time to swap the toys and get ready for what spring has to offer.  … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Petzl. How to Choose the Right Headlamp. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Headlamp

How to Choose the Right Headlamp

Whether you’re finishing the last stretch of a hike or cooking at basecamp, having enough light to see what you are doing without busying up both hands is definitely luxury which is why the headlamp was created. They even come in handy at home where holding a flashlight could pose as an inconvenience.  Like any … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

As the days are slowly becoming longer, the sun is out more frequently and hints of spring are in the air which means spring skiing is on the horizon. For the spring skiing fanatics with an eye for great deals,  this spring break is sure to be the best one yet so sharpen your skis, find your … Read more ›

Columbia, Ski & Snowboard. Columbia Outfitting Multiple Disciplines of Ski Athletes. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Columbia Outfitting Multiple Disciplines of Ski Athletes

Columbia Outfitting Multiple Disciplines of Ski Athletes

When it comes to picking your ski kit, there are numerous brands to choose from so you can find exactly what you like because we all know that there are different looks to suit different styles of skiing. Most brands will have a particular look that their brand represents although sometimes you find a brand that encompasses a … Read more ›

The North Face. The North Face Women’s Summit L3 Ventrix Hoodie Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The North Face Women’s Summit L3 Ventrix Hoodie Reviewed

The North Face Women’s Summit L3 Ventrix Hoodie Reviewed

It was a mild winter day with a few squalls of snow. The clouds made a crown to the majestic mountain. The humidity was striking and that’s why I chose the Summit L3 Ventrix jacket, but as a lining under my shell. Snowshoes on, we started the 2-hour climb. A few minutes later, I was … Read more ›

Burton, Ski & Snowboard. Burton Outfits Multiple Snowboard Athletes Around the World. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Burton Outfits Multiple Snowboard Athletes Around the World

Burton Outfits Multiple Snowboard Athletes Around the World

It is no surprise that Burton is one of the most reputable snowboard brands to this day thanks to the commitment and hard work put in by Burton founder Jake Burton Carpenter and his wife Donna. This dynamic duo continues to pour their heart into improving the sport and maintaining a brand that focuses on … Read more ›