Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

If you spend enough time playing outside, you probably know how much good quality garments are a necessity to enjoy your outdoor experiences to the fullest. When it comes down to picking your winter gear, having the proper insulation is key. This year, I decided to go with one of the most popular insulated jackets … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The North Face Steep Series™: “One Kit For Any Mission”. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on The North Face Steep Series™: “One Kit For Any Mission”

The North Face Steep Series™: “One Kit For Any Mission”

Backcountry weekends and epic all-dayers in the mountains call for serious preparation and reliable gear. Knowing that the professionals know best, The North Face partnered with their team of athletes to create their Steep Series™ collection and answer the need for functional and performant backcountry gear. From base layers and mid layers to GORE-TEX® shell jackets and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

Baffin, Boots, Hush Puppies, Kamik, Keen, Merrell, Salomon, Saucony, Sorel, Sperry Top-Sider, The North Face, UGG Australia, Wolverine. Winter Boot Buying Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 22 Comments on Winter Boot Buying Guide

Winter Boot Buying Guide

There are a few important features to consider when shopping for winter boots other than the style and the fashionista factor. Yes, the look of a winter boot will play a large roll in the decision-making process, but the technical features are equally as important. Where and when you plan to wear your winter boots … Read more ›

Oakley, Ski & Snowboard. Our Most Popular Oakley Goggles. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Our Most Popular Oakley Goggles

Our Most Popular Oakley Goggles

When it comes to the winter sports goggle world, Oakley is no stranger to the spotlight. As one of the leading goggle brands, their products are unsurprisingly popular and can be seen in lift lines and on skin tracks around the globe. Whether you’re a skiing veteran or fresh on the groomers for the first time, a … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Winter. Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec

Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec

To see Alex Harvey, a national treasure, floating on the white snow with his cross country skis truly makes you want to get out and enjoy winter! With family, friends, to train after work – doesn’t matter! Get out your skis and slide! Here are the top 5 places to do cross-country skiing in Québec:   … Read more ›

Anon, Oakley, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Optics, Spy. How to Choose the Right Goggles. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Goggles

How to Choose the Right Goggles

Winter is here and the slopes are buzzing with winter spirit and rosy cheeks. Epic snowstorm or not, a great day in the mountains begins with the right gear. While your snow pants and jacket, gloves and additional equipment are key, knowing how to choose the right goggles can make or break your day. We can … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Druide, HotShots, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Ski & Snowboard. Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-country skiing is an aerobic exercise that can be used as a means of transportation over snow-covered terrain or as an enjoyable winter activity. It requires no chairlifts or snowmobiles and can be practiced nearly anywhere whether the terrain is flat or undulating, as long as the athlete is capable. Because cross-country skiing is a … Read more ›

Icebreaker. The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

When you’re about to embark on a mid-winter adventure, you already know that a merino wool base layer is essential. Over that, you’re likely to choose down or a synthetic-filled insulator for winter sports like skiing, snowshoeing and backcountry trekking. But what about merino wool insulators and mid-layers? Or outer jackets that use this wonderful … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose Sizing Chart. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 165 Comments on Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose parkas are built to last a decade, if not a lifetime. With such high-end products, both in terms of cost and value, you want to make sure you get the right one. But it’s not just a question of choosing between the Kensington and the Trillium or between the Chilliwack and the Expedition; you … Read more ›

Sleeping Bags, Therm-a-Rest. Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

My first overnight test of the Oberon sleeping bag coincided with the first official day of winter. Even though we’ve had snow on the East Coast since mid-October, I figured I’d have to wait so it wouldn’t be considered “fall” camping. Hauling a sled of gear into the wilderness and including no actual shelter gave … Read more ›

Indygena. Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time

Indygena: Winter Coats that Stand the Test of Time

It’s not always easy to combine technical efficiency with elegance when it comes to winter coats. Between oversized jackets and elegant models barely insulated, it often feels like having to choose between feeling warm or looking stylish. Fortunately, some brands offer advantageous compromises. This is the case with Indygena, a Montreal brand whose products combine minimalist … Read more ›