. Day-Tripping? Take Along One of Our Top-5 Backpacks.. Posted on Categories EquipmentLeave a comment on Day-Tripping? Take Along One of Our Top-5 Backpacks.

Day-Tripping? Take Along One of Our Top-5 Backpacks.

Minimalist adventurer, day-tripper or insatiable globe-trotter. Whatever you fancy, your backpack is the most important piece of equipment when adventuring, even for the most bare-bones of trips. Choosing the right pack for the job is crucial. Think as light as possible, versatile, robust and ample storage capacity. The perfect backpack shouldn’t even be noticeable even … Read more ›

The North Face. The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 2 Comments on The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide

The Ultimate DryVent™ Guide

Waterproof outerwear is a necessary essential for any wardrobe no matter the season or the wearer’s style. Whether you have a closet full of waterproof garments or you rely on that one classic raincoat that’s gotten you through the toughest showers, there are a variety of waterproof fabrics and membranes which are sure to get the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia. The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags , , , ,

The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide

When we think of waterproof raincoats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX® because it is one of the most popular and renown waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof and breathable fabrics that are nearly as good although they may hide from the spotlight. Below is a guide to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Inov-8, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Take your running routine to the next level rain or shine in one of our top Gore-Tex® running shoes. With the right apparel and footwear, you can say goodbye to boring indoor routines on the treadmill and tackle the wet weather with confidence. Shop Our Running Collection Arc’teryx Norvan LD GTX Trail  Tackle slush, mud … Read more ›

Castelli, Catlike, Garneau, Mavic, POC, Smith Optics, SUGOi. How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts

How to Choose the Right Cycling Shorts

I once tried a spinning class. I gave it my all. I spun so fast that I had trouble getting off my bike. In the end, I wound up pulling my hamstring, resulting in two physiotherapy treatments and a home exercise plan. Not only did I have a sore leg, but I waddled like a … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those sombre, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look for … Read more ›

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Top 5 Urban Raincoats for Men

In spring, it is sometimes difficult to predict Mother Nature’s plans for the weather, but with the proper wet weather ensemble, you’re ready for anything. Slip on the right pair of rain boots and a versatile raincoat and there’s no stopping your urban outdoor adventures from happening.  Be prepared for the most gloomy spring days … Read more ›

Wolverine. Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear. Posted on Categories City·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear

Well Worth It: Shopping for High-End Footwear

Buying high-end footwear might seem like an extravagance, but never under-estimate a good pair of shoes or boots built to last. We love these five luxury footwear brands. They’re full of style, but more importantly they are built on comfort, quality and durability. Discover our urban footwear collection Grenson Grenson continues to offer elegant leather … Read more ›

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Top Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring is just around the corner which means it’s nearly time to hang up the winter parkas and break out the spring styles. From lightly insulated jackets to trench coats and other models, we’ve got a collection of spring jackets sure to suit any urban dweller’s style. Shop Women’s Urban CoatsShop Men’s Urban Coats Spring Jackets for … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

. Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly. Posted on Categories EquipmentLeave a comment on Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly

Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly

Similar to glasses, goggles lenses damage easily without proper care and maintenance. This can lead to shortened longevity, not what you want when purchasing the best of the best. Let’s look at some pointers on proper goggle care and maintenance to keep your goggles as good as new season after season. Shop Our Goggle Collection … Read more ›