Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

As a Canadian, I know a thing or two about flannels. Some might say we are all born wearing one, I have yet to check that fact tho… But one thing I do know is that a flannel jacket is a key component to any good Canadians wardrobe. When I first saw the Svalbard Flannel Shirt, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Whether it’s winter in the Canadian backcountry or a rocky hiking trail in the summer, every environment has its challenges. Understanding this brings the need to develop clothing that can take on these rugged landscapes all year round. Arc’teryx combines high-performance fabrics and highly technical features with the knowledge and first-hand experience it takes to … Read more ›

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What is Techwear: Apparel of the Future

What is techwear? It’s the abbreviated, stylized word for technical wear. It’s urban apparel that uses high-quality fabrics, and technical detailing to create a product that can stand up to the elements. It’s nothing new. Brands like The North Face and Patagonia have been making high-quality technical wear for years. You know that old, dorky-looking … Read more ›

NEMO Equipment. Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed

Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed

The idea of side sleeping designed bag hadn’t crossed my mind. I mean it’s so obvious right?! This is coming from someone that can only sleep if I’m on my side which has meant in the many years that I have been camping and using sleeping bag’s I haven’t gotten the best night’s sleep. So … Read more ›

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

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

Helly Hansen, raincoat, Travel. Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

If you haven’t already heard of the Isle of Skye, it’s a must for outdoor enthusiasts looking to discover unique landscapes. The largest island of Scotland’s Inner Hebrids archipelago is the perfect spot for road tripping. With so many things to see, here are the best places to stop along the way. Portree Portree is … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. How to Clean Your Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on How to Clean Your Rain Jacket

How to Clean Your Rain Jacket

You’ve found the perfect rain jacket. It’s lightweight, wind-resistant, waterproof, and stylish. You’ve invested time and money to purchase this jacket. But like any good investment, you want it to last. Even the most durable and water-resistant jackets will begin to lose their effectiveness over time. That doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with the jacket … Read more ›

Camping, The North Face. How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

Quebec, like Canada, has its fair share of hidden gems. With a geography as diverse as the people who inhabit it, there’s still plenty left to explore. Now’s the time to step out of wi-fi range and beyond those campsites easily accessible by car. By bike or on foot, for those of you willing to … Read more ›

On. Head and Feet in the Clouds: Hit Your Personal Best with On Running Shoes. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Head and Feet in the Clouds: Hit Your Personal Best with On Running Shoes

Head and Feet in the Clouds: Hit Your Personal Best with On Running Shoes

On was born in the Swiss Alps. Although a run through Maisonneuve Parc in Montreal or through the trails at Canmore, Alberta might be less glamorous, it’s with runners in mind that innovators at On have done the unimaginable. Pushing the boundaries of science, On running shoes have made the impossible possible – by showing … Read more ›