Black Diamond. Black Diamond Women’s Stormline Stretch Rain Shell Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Black Diamond Women’s Stormline Stretch Rain Shell Reviewed

Black Diamond Women’s Stormline Stretch Rain Shell Reviewed

When you’re an active person, finding a raincoat that provides the weather protection you need without impeding your movements is crucial. Biking is my sport of choice and unlike skiing, surfing or sailing, you can get out and enjoy a pedal in just about any weather. Whether the sun is shining or the skies are grey … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia Micro Puff Hooded Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia Micro Puff Hooded Jacket Reviewed

Patagonia Micro Puff Hooded Jacket Reviewed

Down or down-alternative jackets that are geared for shoulder season wear are incredibly versatile.  Compared to larger winter weight jackets, lighter jackets can be worn under shells more easily, and compress down to small sizes which makes them perfect for keeping in your pack on overnight trips.  Nothing beats finishing a long day on the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

When gearing up for a weekend in the mountains or a day exploring new trails, it is important to pack efficiently and dress wisely. Knowing how to layer for outdoor activities is crucial and it is important to have an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you will be doing. Your … Read more ›

Burton, Dakine, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., JanSport, Sandqvist, Topo Designs. How to Choose the Perfect School Bag. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

You know it’s back-to-school time when school supplies are spilling off store shelves and all the new latest and greatest school gear are flaunting their bright colours and funky patterns waiting to be purchased. With so much variety to choose from it can be easy to lose sight of what you really need from your … Read more ›

Fjällräven, Hiking & Trekking. Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights Reviewed

Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights Reviewed

The Abisko Trekking Leggings are the solution to the question that plagues us all when it comes to packing our luggage for a new adventure in the woods. Everything is there: ultra-light, hyper-stretchy, breathable fabric that dries quickly. These combined features make any hike comfortable, even when you’re going through a variety of terrain and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Marmot, Osprey. Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Choosing a backpack is always a bit tricky, especially when you leave for a long time and you plan to put away your whole life. Are you the kind of person to be afraid of missing something on a trip? Are you the type to repack your bag countless times in order to fit as … Read more ›

Aether, Arc Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , Leave a comment on Stylish Men’s Jackets for Urban Adventures this Fall

Stylish Men’s Jackets for Urban Adventures this Fall

Fall weather calls for fall fashion, and with it comes the need for the right fall jacket. You can compliment any sophisticated outfit with a sleek jacket for a day at the office or a weekend dinner party. You can even bring out the look of your favourite leather boots with a sophisticated fall coat. … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Louis Garneau. Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau. Posted on Categories City·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau

Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau

We had the chance to meet Louis Garneau during the launch of our new ‘Altitude Sports X Garneau’ collection. The world-renowned athlete was kind enough to answer a few questions about his company, the oldest cycling brand in North America. Shop Garneau Altitude Sports: How did you transition from cyclist to businessman? Louis Garneau: I … Read more ›

. Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand

Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand

We arrived at the Garneau headquarters just outside of Quebec City past 7pm on a Wednesday night. We had come from the cycling Crits around the corner to cheer on the participants suffering through a rainy night with temperatures hovering below 10 degrees Celsius. The only vehicle left outside the Garneau headquarters was that of … Read more ›

Aigle, Bogs, Hunter. How to Choose the Best Rain Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Best Rain Boots

How to Choose the Best Rain Boots

There’s nothing more unpleasant than starting your morning by stepping in a puddle and spending the rest of the day wet feet. Regardless of the season, avoid the discomfort of a day with soggy, wet feet and invest in a pair of rain boots. Whether you’re beating the spring or fall days of drizzle or navigating … Read more ›

Pixie Mood. Pixie Mood: Fashion with Compassion. Posted on Categories CityTags Leave a comment on Pixie Mood: Fashion with Compassion

Pixie Mood: Fashion with Compassion

A few years ago, Kelvin and Chloe made the crazy bet to quit their routine job at IBM and start a business. The idea was not so far-fetched, in the end, because they ended up with the creation of Pixie Mood. Based in Toronto, the brand is recognized for its products full of charm and color and … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Winter. What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 35 Comments on What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?

What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?

This season Canada Goose offers their Black Label collection which includes a few of your favourite Canada Goose models. On these products, you will still find the Canada Goose logo in the usual place (on the left arm) but the famous red, white and blue logo you are accustomed to will be replaced by a black … Read more ›