The North Face. The North Face Summit Series: Get the Look. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The North Face Summit Series: Get the Look

The North Face Summit Series: Get the Look

When it comes to high alpine excursions and exploring mountain peaks in the harshest conditions, The North Face Summit Series is designed for the job. The brand’s experience with technical, rugged and reliable equipment and apparel is evident within each product and eye-popping colours keep wearers visible when visibility declines.  The North Face knows that … Read more ›

. Just the Base Layers: 5 Picks for your Active Winter. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Just the Base Layers: 5 Picks for your Active Winter

Just the Base Layers: 5 Picks for your Active Winter

Base layers. Usually an afterthought, until in the thick of the action when your sweat turns to chills. Your next-to-skin layer is as important as your jacket; after all, what good is a breathable shell when your old cotton t-shirt is soaked, clammy and weighing you down?   What to look for? Essentially you need … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Kanuk, Mackage, The North Face, Winter. Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 11 Comments on Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

The once voluptuous trees are bare, the air is crisp and the car window scrapers have surfaced. That’s right, it’s that time of year again folks! Winter is approaching and so are the cold temperatures. Instead of hibernating inside your cozy house wrapped up in multiple blankets, wool sweaters and socks, find yourself a warm … Read more ›

Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard. Peak Performance: Discover the Gore-Tex® Pro Mystery Shell Jacket & Pant Duo. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Peak Performance: Discover the Gore-Tex® Pro Mystery Shell Jacket & Pant Duo

Peak Performance: Discover the Gore-Tex® Pro Mystery Shell Jacket & Pant Duo

Initially designed as an alternative to glitter and neon which was the norm for ski apparel in Europe at the time, Peak Performance adopted a more versatile mountain look. Today, the brand continues to produce versatile and technical outerwear designed for life on the slopes. Whether you’re a chairlift lapper or prefer seeking solitude in … Read more ›

Keen. Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed

Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed

Since the arrival of my brand new set of Keen Pyrenees boots, I’ve been incredibly excited to put them to the test. This will be the second set of Keens I’ve owned (previous being winter hikers) and I am already familiar with the quality build and comfort of the brand. Buy These Boots Our review … Read more ›

. Filson: 120 Years of Unfailling Goods. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Filson: 120 Years of Unfailling Goods

Filson: 120 Years of Unfailling Goods

We arrived in Seattle on a sunny Friday morning, a rarity for the rain-soaked West Coast. After a must-stop at the first-ever Starbuck’s, we went to Filson’s head office. There, we were immersed in the rich world of a brand that, true to the style of the city lodged between the mountains and the sea, … Read more ›

Nau. Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Portland is a progressive city. It’s renowned for a blend of do-it-yourself startups, craft breweries, and as headquarters for multiple athletic companies. In 2007, a former Portland-based executive decided to start an eco-friendly clothing and outerwear brand, drawing inspiration from a trip to Polynesia. The executive chose a name inspired by the Maori greeting “Nau … Read more ›

The North Face. The North Face: Resolve 2 Raincoat VS Venture 2 Raincoat. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The North Face: Resolve 2 Raincoat VS Venture 2 Raincoat

The North Face: Resolve 2 Raincoat VS Venture 2 Raincoat

The North Face knows outdoor products and has been specializing in the market for years producing high-quality garments, equipment and gear suitable to meet the needs of high-level athletes across a range of activities. The brand has introduced new technologies when needed and improved classics that sell themselves in hopes to keep another generation of the consumers’ … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Cooler weather calls for layers, insulated clothing and this season’s Smartwool Smartloft insulation. The brand has embraced the beloved characteristics of wool and branched out to create the ‘world’s most comfortable insulation’ – Smartloft. Made from 50% recycled materials, this light, lofty, warm and sustainable insulation is made up of 88% wool and 12% polyester. The 88% wool … Read more ›

Sherpa Adventure Gear. Sherpa Adventure Gear: “Modern Brand. Ancient Wisdom.”. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Sherpa Adventure Gear: “Modern Brand. Ancient Wisdom.”

Sherpa Adventure Gear: “Modern Brand. Ancient Wisdom.”

Sherpa Adventure Gear is a brand with a mission. Designed to withstand the Himalayan elements, their products are an ode to the grace of Sherpas who beautifully equipped themselves for high altitude climbing in the harshest conditions. From staying warm and dry to simply feeling comfortable during your journey, the wisdom of the Sherpas was admiringly adopted … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Men’s Smartloft 60 Shirt Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Men’s Smartloft 60 Shirt Jacket Reviewed

Smartwool Men’s Smartloft 60 Shirt Jacket Reviewed

First things, first, typically I don’t really have the opportunity to wear/purchase clothing items that are more fashion over function. My job as an event organizer, guide and mountain bike dirtbag, see me spend more time in clothing that is 90%function 10% fashion. I was pretty excited to try a piece of Smartwool that in … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Winter, winter jackets. Discover the Arc’teryx Urban Winter Jacket Collection for Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on Discover the Arc’teryx Urban Winter Jacket Collection for Women

Discover the Arc’teryx Urban Winter Jacket Collection for Women

Getting prepared for the fast approaching winter months means searching for a new stylish and warm winter coat to get you through the frigid storms and sharp winds. The ideal winter coat will have a longer fit that covers most of your upper body and shields your lower back from harsh winds and cold park … Read more ›