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 ›

Bern, Catlike, Louis Garneau, Nutcase, POC, Scott, Smith Optics, Sweet Protection. Choosing The Right Biking Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

A bad move, lots of speeding, a helmet cracked open in 3 – but a safe and sound girl still in one piece – without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike. I landed directly on my head but didn’t even get a scratch. +1 for the helmet … 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 ›

Burton, Camping, Coleman, Exped, Goal Zero, GSI outdoors, Marmot, Mizu, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

Solo camping is great, but it’s even better with a partner you can share the experience with. Together you can make memories that you can later reminisce about and it also helps add an extra element of safety on an overnight adventure.  The best part of camping with a partner is that a lot of camping … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Danner, Hanwag, Lowa, Merrell, Salewa, Salomon, Scarpa. Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Hiking is an activity that can easily be enjoyed by just about anyone due to the variety of terrain available. If you’re a beginner, you can find more mellow, short hikes that are not too steep or technical. If you’re a hiking veteran, you can find the steepest, gnarliest hikes leading you to the middle … 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 ›

Goal Zero. Goal Zero Sherpa 50 and Nomad 13 Solar Panel Duo Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Goal Zero Sherpa 50 and Nomad 13 Solar Panel Duo Reviewed

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 and Nomad 13 Solar Panel Duo Reviewed

This review has been a while in the making. More than a year ago, I picked up a Goal Zero Sherpa 50 and a Nomad 13 solar panel to go with it. At the time I was preparing to spend a long time in Nepal and needed a power source that was reliable. After pouring … Read more ›