. What is Techwear: Apparel of the Future. Posted on Categories Apparel·City

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 ›

The North Face. Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

The plan was simple: fly to California for a project, then ride to Joshua Tree to explore the National Park in the desert with The North Face. That morning we’d set out from LA with supplies strapped to our dual-sport bikes. But the plan had been in jeopardy. The longest US Government shutdown in history … Read more ›

Deuter. Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags

Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed

Air travel can be hectic. Every airport has a different layout, and even the well-planned ones are confusing.  You’re usually tired, rushed, or both, and if you’re travelling to another country, you have to try and translate signs on the go. Dressing comfortably for travel is one thing, but choosing which essentials to pack into … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Winter. What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags ,

What is the Canada Goose Black Label Collection?

For those who haven’t yet felt the warmth of a Canada Goose jacket, or are looking to update their Kensington Parka, we present the refined aesthetic of the Black Label collection.  In this collection, you’ll find the same durability and craftsmanship as you would from the rest of their selection. They have the insulated warmth … Read more ›

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

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 ›

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

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 , ,

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, Hiking & Trekking. Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for August 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags ,

Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for August 2019

What’s more satisfying than finding exactly what you’re looking for? Finding it for less. Altitude Sports regularly offers awesome deals and savings on a large selection of products each month. Inspired by the mountains, Arc’teryx specializes in high-quality urban and technical equipment and apparel. From breathable jackets to stylish and ultra-technical trousers, we’ve got the … Read more ›

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

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , ,

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off

Gearing up for a weekend in the mountains? Packing efficiently and dressing wisely is crucial. Best to know how to layer for outdoor activities. An idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you’ll be doing will make choosing those layers simple. While a base layer is the root of a good layering system, … Read more ›

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

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Cocotte Equipment, Dakine, Patagonia, RAINS, SealLine. The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes. Posted on Categories City·EquipmentTags , , , , ,

The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes

As the days get shorter and fall weather begins to arrive, your commute might come with some unexpected showers. By bike, or on foot, if you’re making your way to work or school, crosstown traffic and inclement weather might get in your way. When the rain starts to fall, having a waterproof or water-resistant bag … Read more ›