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 ›

Columbia, Helly Hansen, The North Face. Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

With spring just around the corner, it’s nearly time to start preparing for the seasonal transition and surprise, spring showers. Hiking, fishing or apple picking, no matter what family activity you have planned, do not let bad weather prevent you from enjoying it. Once you’ve found the perfect raincoat to suit your style, the next step for … 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 ›

Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, RAINS, The North Face. Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Women

Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Women

Brave the wet spring weather without hesitation this season and gear up with a reliable wet weather ensemble. Find the perfect pair of rain boots and pair them with a stylish yet functional raincoat and you’ll surely be ready for any urban adventure rain or shine. This season, flaunt your spring chic in one of … Read more ›

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Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Men

In spring, it is sometimes difficult to predict Mother Nature’s plans for the weather, but with the proper wet weather ensemble, you’re ready for anything. Slip on the right pair of rain boots and a versatile raincoat and there’s no stopping your urban outdoor adventures from happening.  Be prepared for the most gloomy spring days … 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 ›