Arc’teryx, CEP Compression, Ciele, Craft, Icebreaker, Outdoor Research, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face. How to Dress For a Run in the Rain. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

You can’t control the weather but you can control the way you dress so when the forecast calls for rain, gear up and head out for that run anyway in waterproof running gear. With all the latest technologies, it’s easy to get out and enjoy the outdoors even when the weather may be a little less enjoyable. Because running … Read more ›

Burton, Mizu, Nixon, Ski & Snowboard. Backcountry Adventures with Burton. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , Leave a comment on Backcountry Adventures with Burton

Backcountry Adventures with Burton

I got to the agency in Montreal for an 8am departure, met the other lucky selected winners and off we were in our 12-seater van with our driver, entertainer and master of tunes Pat Lussier. All strapped in, we were ready for the 10-hour drive ahead of us. Sunshine and blue skies; a couple of … Read more ›

Hillsound. Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra Reviewed

Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra Reviewed

The Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra delivers excellent performance and gives you the confidence to walk across the iciest of trails with ease. I have used different styles of crampons, and these hold up well in comparison. Given the style of crampons, I’d recommend them primarily for backcountry hikes as they might be a bit overkill … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Discover the Canada Goose 2018 Spring/Summer Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Discover the Canada Goose 2018 Spring/Summer Collection

Discover the Canada Goose 2018 Spring/Summer Collection

Founded in 1957, Canada Goose is proud to produce 100% Canadian coats since sixty years. Over time, the brand’s popularity has continued to grow and it is now recognized around the world for the exceptional thermal capacity and durability of its products. Known as one of the top brands designed for extreme weather conditions, Canada … Read more ›

Merrell. Merrell Men’s Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Merrell Men’s Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed

Merrell Men’s Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed

Merrell’s Overlook 6 Ice+ boots were incredibly comfortable from day one and didn’t need the ‘break-in’ time required by most other footwear. The first few days, I primarily wore them indoors at work in order to get used to the feel, yet found it took no more than the first few minutes of wear. As … Read more ›

Armada, Black Diamond, Burton, Kombi, Seirus, The North Face. Best Lightweight Gloves for Spring Skiing. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Lightweight Gloves for Spring Skiing

Best Lightweight Gloves for Spring Skiing

Who doesn’t love shredding on a bluebird day with your best friends at your home mountain? Powder days are great but after a long winter, there’s nothing better than a spring day on the mountain with the warm sun beaming on your face. Leave the layers at home, whip out your best Hawaiian shirt, a pair of shades … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

  Finding the perfect pair of base layers that fit just right and are as comfortable as they are warm is a bonus and with the Norrøna wool base layer set, I was pretty impressed.  I first tested these base layers during a weekend of ski touring at High Camp Turtagrø and they quickly became … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Nancy Greene Raine Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of her Olympic Gold Medal Win. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Nancy Greene Raine Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of her Olympic Gold Medal Win

Nancy Greene Raine Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of her Olympic Gold Medal Win

With the Olympics on the horizon, there’s no better time than now to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Canada’s own Nancy Greene Raine’s gold medal victory. In 1968, Nancy won the Olympic gold medal while competing in Grenoble, France and owns the title of Canada’s Female Athletes of the 20th Century.  Although she was born in Ottawa, … Read more ›

Running, Salomon, winter camping. Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , Leave a comment on Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed

Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed

I am a huge fan of the Salomon Speedcross line of trail running shoes, I have had at least 6 pairs of them and have seen the improvements over the years. So I was quite happy to put the snowcross 2 CSWP to the test. CSWP stands for ClimaSalomon Waterproof – I hate acronyms – … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

  To keep my lower body dry while on the mountain I always wear my Norrøna Tamok Gore-Tex pants. They’re a sleek, waterproof pair of snow pants for all types of adventures. I’ve used my Tamok pants for everything from splitboarding to shoveling out the driveway. Shop Norrøna Our review of this product 9.5 / … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, atlas, Black Diamond, Castelli, Craft, CW-X Conditioning Wear, fat biking, Garneau, Gore Bike Wear, Gregory, ice climbing, Jetboil, Merrell, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Oakley, Patagonia, Running, Saucony, Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool, snowshoes, SUGOi, winter camping, winter running. The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

For some winter is a dreaded season filled with frigid temperatures, grey skies and lack of colour but for others, this is a season of fun and excitement! If you are a winter lover, you already know what greatness the season has to offer and most likely spend your days enjoying all of the following … Read more ›

YETI. YETI Rambler 14OZ Mug Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on YETI Rambler 14OZ Mug Reviewed

YETI Rambler 14OZ Mug Reviewed

I was pleasantly surprised by the sturdiness of the YETI Rambler mug. As an avid coffee drinker, I am always on the hunt of the perfect mug. Also, as an active woman with rambunctious children, my preferred mug must be a heavy duty! The YETI Rambler has surpassed my expectations! The YETI Rambler mug is … Read more ›