Birkenstock, Chaco, Keen, Lowa, Merrell, Reef. Top Men’s Sandals for Summer 2018. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Men’s Sandals for Summer 2018

Top Men’s Sandals for Summer 2018

With the official first day of spring behind us, it’s okay to want to break out your spring wardrobe as you patiently wait for those double-digit temperatures in the forecast. From lakeside retreats to late nights by the pool, sandals are a staple for the sunny months. Give your feet a break from socks and boots after … Read more ›

Birkenstock, Chaco, Keen, Sorel, Teva. Top Women’s Sandals for Summer 2018. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Women’s Sandals for Summer 2018

Top Women’s Sandals for Summer 2018

Picking the right sandals can be a walk on the beach, and once you find your favourite pair, they will be your new summer love. Ladies, you know sandals vary just as much as any other type of shoe, so the selection can be rather extensive, albeit always nice to have. A pair of leather … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Running. Built for Comfort: Run Long Distances in the Arc’teryx Norvan LD. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Built for Comfort: Run Long Distances in the Arc’teryx Norvan LD

Built for Comfort: Run Long Distances in the Arc’teryx Norvan LD

If you’re a runner, you know that comfort and performance are a must. Whether you’re embarking on a quick lunch break run or you’re spending Saturday afternoon racing atop mountain peaks, the length and enjoyability of your run will depend on your feet. There are a variety of trail running shoes on the market available in different … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Exped, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, Therm-a-Rest, winter camping. How to Choose a Mattress for Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

A good night’s sleeping begins with your bed. Whether it be a cozy mattress in your bedroom at home or the mattress, sleeping bag duo you’ve picked for your weekend in the woods, comfort is key. Like anything when it comes to outdoor gear before you make a decision, you need to know what you’re looking for. … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, POC. POC: The Gravity Sports Sepcialists. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on POC: The Gravity Sports Sepcialists

POC: The Gravity Sports Sepcialists

Founded in Sweden in 2005, POC entered the world of gravity sports at the world-renowned ISPO trade show. To this day, ISPO is the hot spot for showcasing the latest trends and technology in sportswear and sporting goods. Needless to say, POC was in the right place to launch their products.   At this event, POC shared … Read more ›

Running. East Laurier Running Club Presents the Bridge MTL 10km Race. Posted on Categories CityTags 1 Comment on East Laurier Running Club Presents the Bridge MTL 10km Race

East Laurier Running Club Presents the Bridge MTL 10km Race

Grab your running shoes and your favourite reflective running apparel and get ready to run – at night. On Saturday, June 2nd, the East Laurier Running Club presents the Bridge MTL 10km race sponsored by Altitude Sports, Stance, prAna and Ciele Athletics. Round up your running friends and storm the night for the first edition of … Read more ›

Icemule. IceMule: High-Quality, Easy-Carrying Coolers. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on IceMule: High-Quality, Easy-Carrying Coolers

IceMule: High-Quality, Easy-Carrying Coolers

What’s better than a refreshing glass of ice water after a day spent in the sun? Maybe it’s a cold beer that quenches your thirst after summiting a strenuous hike? It can be difficult to enjoy an ice-cold, thirst-quenching, beverage while exploring the great outdoors, but it certainly isn’t impossible thanks to IceMule. For IceMule, … Read more ›

Keen. Keen Sandals: Designed for Summer Adventures. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Keen Sandals: Designed for Summer Adventures

Keen Sandals: Designed for Summer Adventures

Do you enjoy long walks on the beach? How about lakeside afternoon strolls or weekend getaways to the woods? A pair of versatile footwear allows you to enjoy a variety of terrain, from your camp to the beach. This is where Keen sandals come in. The company’s water sandals are perfect for an active summer … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Lowa. Lowa Vantage GTX Mid Hiking Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Lowa Vantage GTX Mid Hiking Boots Reviewed

Lowa Vantage GTX Mid Hiking Boots Reviewed

Lowa is the absolute heavyweight of hiking boots. The German company makes more hiking boots than any other company in the world. Their best selling model is the Lowa Renegade but today I’ll take a close look at a slightly more rugged model: the Lowa Vantage GTX Mid in navy red. The Vantage falls in … Read more ›

Travel. Back to the Faroe Islands with Jason Nugent. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Back to the Faroe Islands with Jason Nugent

Back to the Faroe Islands with Jason Nugent

I visited the Faroe Islands for the first time last year, in February 2017.  Upon returning from that trip I immediately began scheming a way to return.  The islands get into your blood.  The wild landscapes, the crazy weather, the freshest of fresh air; it becomes a part of you.  A little more than a … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Rab. RAB Vapour-Rise Guide Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on RAB Vapour-Rise Guide Pants Reviewed

RAB Vapour-Rise Guide Pants Reviewed

Pants are deceptively complicated. In the warmer months, the obvious options include lighter weight materials, pants with lots of zip openings for ventilation, pants that zip off into shorts, or even just shorts all the time, if that’s your thing. When things get colder, or wet, or both, what happens then? Do you opt for … Read more ›

AKU, Hiking & Trekking. AKU Men’s Alterra GTX Hiking Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on AKU Men’s Alterra GTX Hiking Boots Reviewed

AKU Men’s Alterra GTX Hiking Boots Reviewed

AKU is an Italian company specializing in footwear built for the mountain. Hiking boots designed in Italy and made in Europe: I like the sound of that! I’m reviewing today the anthracite men’s AKU Alterra GTX hiking boots which sits in the middle of their lineup in the trekking category, below their mountaineering and backpacking … Read more ›