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Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Men

Softshell jackets are known for their exceptional breathability, flexibility, and weather resistant properties, making them ideal garments for all aerobic activities. Softshells are versatile and perform well as a layer under a waterproof shell or as a stand-alone jacket in sunny, more mild weather. Whether you’re a skier, cyclist, runner, climber, or mountaineer, a softshell … Read more ›

Osprey. Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags

Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey has been in the backpack business since 1974.  It’s all they do – so it isn’t surprising that they do it very well.  The Ozone 46L Travel Pack is no exception. This bag provides ample, well-organized storage, and comfortable ventilated straps all in an extremely light weight package. Shop Osprey Backpacks Our review of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia. The History of Fleece. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , ,

The History of Fleece

There are many reasons fleeces are a wardrobe staple. They are a cozy stand-alone layer in cooler weather and also make the perfect layering piece for a chilly, fall or winter day. With so many styles available, you’re sure to find one that you’ll love. The popularity of fleece took off when a company called Malden … Read more ›

Blundstone, Bogs, Red Wing Shoes, Timberland, UGG Australia, Wolverine. Top 7 Stylish Leather Boots for Men this Fall. Posted on Categories City·FootwearTags , , , , ,

Top 7 Stylish Leather Boots for Men this Fall

Put away the boat shoes and sandals and stand out this fall with a sophisticated pair of leather boots. Whether you’re looking to polish up an old pair so they’re looking shiny new or you’re on the hunt for something new, tackle the fall fashion trends with style. From lace up styles to slip ons, we’ve … Read more ›

Blundstone, Florsheim, Frye, Nikwax, Red Wing Shoes, Wolverine. Leather Boot Care: 3 Simple Treatment Steps. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , ,

Leather Boot Care: 3 Simple Treatment Steps

Everyone has at least one pair of leather boots in their shoe collection whether it be a fancy lace up like the Red Wing Shoes 6-inch Iron Ranger or a durable slip-on like the Blundstone Chisel Toe. We dress them up, dress them down and put them to the test through all kinds weather and … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, The North Face. Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker. Posted on Categories FootwearTags ,

Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker

Earlier this season, The North Face introduced their XtraFoam™ technology which was created to eliminate foot fatigue so that you can explore for longer. This technology is composed of four parts; an XtraFoam Core, Perimeter EVA Midsole, ESS Snake Plate™, and the Vibram® XS Trek Outsole. XtraFoam™ can now be found in a handful of The North Face boots … Read more ›

Barbour, Canada Goose, Herno, Mackage, Mountain Hardwear, Soia & Kyo. Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , ,

Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women

Dressing for fall means patterned layers, cozy accessories and cute, stylish boots. The air is crisp and while the temperatures drop, a stylish fall coat to top off your fashionable ensemble is a must. Pair a sleek, thigh-length trench with a flirty dress or a waist-length bomber with a figure-shaping pair of pants. With a stylish … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , ,

Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women

A softshell jacket should be a staple in any outdoor enthusiast’s wardrobe. For mountaineers, ski tourers, and even cyclists, softshells make an optimal layering piece for high-output aerobic activities in a variety of weather conditions. On cool, dry days, they make a great stand-alone layer, but when the rains are pouring, you’ll want to pair … Read more ›

Patagonia. What is Recycled Polyester?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags

What is Recycled Polyester?

When many people think of polyester, they don’t think of the plastic bottles that take up space in vending machines or the coolers at the grocery store. We all know that too often these bottles find their way into the garbage and end up in a landfill, leaving a wasteful footprint. For this reason, you … Read more ›

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Stylish Men’s Jackets for Urban Adventures this Fall

Fall weather calls for fall fashion, and with it comes the need for the right fall jacket. You can compliment any sophisticated outfit with a sleek jacket for a day at the office or a weekend dinner party. You can even bring out the look of your favourite leather boots with a sophisticated fall coat. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , ,

What is a Softshell?

Each jacket has its role and place in your wardrobe, whether it be for outdoor pursuits in the mountains or stylish evenings in the city. Rain coats are for drizzly days; waterproof shells are for adventuring up mountain peaks; parkas are ideal for harsh winter weather; lightly insulated jackets work as layering pieces or as … Read more ›

Backpacks, Burton, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co.. Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , ,

Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

The excitement of the back to school season is already upon us, which means it’s the time of year to start searching for a new backpack. For the little ones who will be starting their first year of school, or are excitedly going back to a higher grade in elementary school, a proper and safe … Read more ›

Backpacks, JanSport. Discover the Altitude Sports X JanSport Collaboration Backpack. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags ,

Discover the Altitude Sports X JanSport Collaboration Backpack

  Our collaboration with JanSport is back, just in time for the start of the fall semester and the back to school shopping season. We have once again teamed up with JanSport to create the second edition of the Altitude Sports X JanSport Right Pack Signature Series, which is our unique take on a classic … Read more ›

Burton, Converse, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., hydro flask, Instance, JanSport, Klean Kanteen, Mizu, Nalgene, Native, The North Face, Vans. Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs

It’s that time of year again. Early mornings kick-started by irritating alarm clocks and rushing out the front door to make the first bell. Some kids love it, while others dread it. The same can be said for parents. While back to school time has its unpredictable (and predictable) ups-and-downs, one that you control is … Read more ›

Garmin, Hiking & Trekking, Polar, Running, Ski & Snowboard, Suunto, tomtom. How to Choose the Right GPS Watch. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , ,

How to Choose the Right GPS Watch

Choosing the right GPS watch can seem like a tedious task that requires a great deal of research, product comparing and personal trial and error. Everyone has their preferences and when it comes to electronics, the stakes are higher as there are a lot of options to choose from.  The first step in choosing a … Read more ›