Canada Goose, made in Canada, Quartz Co., Winter, winter jackets. Quartz Co. Elia Jacket VS Canada Goose Trillium Parka. Posted on Categories Apparel·City·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on Quartz Co. Elia Jacket VS Canada Goose Trillium Parka

Quartz Co. Elia Jacket VS Canada Goose Trillium Parka

Picking a winter coat can be a thrill, but there are so many styles and brands to choose from so knowing where to start can be daunting and cause some people to wait until the last minute. The best place to start is with people who know winter—warm Canadian winter parkas made to combat winter’s … Read more ›

Smartwool. Rogers Pass With Smartwool: An Adventure Shaped By Climate Change. Posted on Categories Apparel·Brand Story·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Rogers Pass With Smartwool: An Adventure Shaped By Climate Change

Rogers Pass With Smartwool: An Adventure Shaped By Climate Change

Go Far. Feel Good. This is Smartwool’s motto and our own state of mind as we headed to Roger’s Pass, British Columbia at the end of March for a weekend of ski touring. On the drive into the mountains, avalanche warnings for Banff and Kootenay National Parks flashed red. The B.C. sun was unusually strong … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, UBR. How Should a Winter Coat Fit?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·OutdoorsTags , , , 11 Comments on How Should a Winter Coat Fit?

How Should a Winter Coat Fit?

One of the essentials to enjoying a cold winter season wherever you are is a comfortable winter jacket that keeps you warm. Whether you are the type of person who is almost always cold or you are the type who is generally always at a comfortable temperature, the fit of your jacket plays a big … Read more ›

merino wool, Smartwool, Winter. Reviewing Smartwool’s New Base Layers For Winter 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Reviewing Smartwool’s New Base Layers For Winter 2019

Reviewing Smartwool’s New Base Layers For Winter 2019

Fall is here and that means ski season is just around the corner. It’s time to start planning your first snowy adventure and to make sure you have all the gear you need to survive the cold. The last thing you want is to have a bad time because you don’t have the proper equipment.  … Read more ›

Biolite, Black Diamond, Black Friday, Camping, Christmas, gift guide, Hiking & Trekking, LifeStraw, Mammut, Osprey, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Victorinox, winter camping. 20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers

20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers

Everyone has outdoor enthusiasts on their gift list: a camping lover with an intrepid spirit and nearly impossible to shop for come the holidays. It’s one thing to go through camping gear gifts for our hiking, and backpacking friends. Camping articles like the best winter camping sleeping bags can be helpful but sometimes we want … Read more ›

Canada Goose, The North Face. Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·City·OutdoorsTags , 17 Comments on Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed

Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed

This week we decided to proceed with a review of four classic down jackets for men. Even though each one of these models was made for braving extreme cold, their urban look makes them excellent city coats. Anybody who has waited at a bus stop for twenty minutes in Québec’s bone-chilling winter winds will understand … Read more ›

SAXX Underwear. Vibe Boxer & Sleepwalker Tee by SAXX Underwear Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Vibe Boxer & Sleepwalker Tee by SAXX Underwear Reviewed

Vibe Boxer & Sleepwalker Tee by SAXX Underwear Reviewed

For the past year or so, I’ve been convincing my friends to try SAXX Underwear. The ballpark pouch keeps everything in one place and incredibly comfortable. However, I want to let you in on a secret, or at least something that was completely unknown to me – SAXX makes pyjamas. I picked up a couple … Read more ›

Audvik, Canadian brand, made in Canada, winter jackets. Audvik Winter Jackets – Family-Made in Montreal. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , Leave a comment on Audvik Winter Jackets – Family-Made in Montreal

Audvik Winter Jackets – Family-Made in Montreal

Audvik winter jackets are a made-in-Montreal success story that starts with family and ends in stylish, premium warmth. A look at the company and apparel will show you why Audvik is one of the freshest cold-weather gear companies on the scene.  Audvik – The Story The story of Audvik winter jackets is a real family affair. … Read more ›

Baffin, Boots, Columbia Sportswear, Sorel, The North Face, Winter. Winter Boots Insulation Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , 3 Comments on Winter Boots Insulation Guide

Winter Boots Insulation Guide

Whether you are playing outside with your kids, going to work or waiting for the bus, you need winter boots! It can be a headache navigating through different winter boots insulation types and making a choice. We hope this guide will preserve your sanity during the shopping process this season!  Shop Insulated Footwear Types of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Smartwool. What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding

What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding

The temperature is dropping, and winter is just around the corner. What does that mean? It’s time to start planning for ski season! You’ re free to begin imagining those wonderful days on the ski hill, breathing in the fresh mountain air and exploring new terrain with friends and family. But you won’t get far … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face, Travel, Vans. Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Flying has become a regular occurrence for a lot of people these days. From weekends away to travelling for work, it seems like we’re always travelling. This has led to some of us becoming pros at ultra-light travel.  I’ve been travelling for most of my adult life and have learnt what essential things to pack … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, skiing. The Right Approach: Whistler Backcountry Skiing in Arc’teryx Whiteline Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Brand Story·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on The Right Approach: Whistler Backcountry Skiing in Arc’teryx Whiteline Collection

The Right Approach: Whistler Backcountry Skiing in Arc’teryx Whiteline Collection

My skis glided along the snow as the T-bar snaked up Blackcomb Glacier. Located in Whistler, British Columbia, the glacier cast an impressive shadow over the mountains and valley below. On a bluebird spring day we got ready to test some of the latest gear from Arc’teryx. It’s part of their quality control process done … Read more ›