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

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back on Dual-Sport Bikes

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 ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2018. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , ,

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2018

Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will be … Read more ›

Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , ,

Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

The magic of camping comes mainly from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a calm lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. To truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the required energy. Even in the forest … Read more ›

Aigle, Bogs, Hunter. How to Choose the Best Rain Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , ,

How to Choose the Best Rain Boots

There’s nothing more unpleasant than starting your morning by stepping in a puddle and spending the rest of the day wet feet. Regardless of the season, avoid the discomfort of a day with soggy, wet feet and invest in a pair of rain boots. Whether you’re beating the spring or fall days of drizzle or navigating … Read more ›

ACC, Running. ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte. Posted on Categories CityTags ,

ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte

We at Altitude Sports are all-season runners – but spring and summer are when we hit the streets in numbers. Our new ACC club welcomes any runner, no matter your level. This year we’ll be involved in the sponsorship of running events, holding product testing clinics across Quebec, and showing up almost any place where … Read more ›

cycling, Garneau. Altitude Sports X Garneau Cycling Kit: The 2019 Edition Has Arrived. Posted on Categories ApparelTags ,

Altitude Sports X Garneau Cycling Kit: The 2019 Edition Has Arrived

Get your bike ready, the latest Altitude Sports X Garneau collaboration has finally arrived! Every year since 2015, Altitude Sports and Garneau have teamed up to create an exclusive collection of cycling apparel and accessories that combines style and performance. The years go by and cycling apparel looks alike… except when it comes to the … Read more ›

. Bikepacking in the Squamish Valley : Exploring the Pacific Northwest with Garneau. Posted on Categories Uncategorized

Bikepacking in the Squamish Valley : Exploring the Pacific Northwest with Garneau

After a much too long Montreal winter, spring was in the air, and what better way to tease summer than a trip to Vancouver to test the latest collection of layers by Garneau. Returning from a backcountry ski photo shoot in the Kootenay Mountains, the Altitude Sports team took advantage of a long layover to … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Winter. Dog Sledding in Nunavut. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags ,

Dog Sledding in Nunavut

Canada is a Northern country.  Many may not realize this since most of us live along the Southern edge of the nation, but the geographical center of Canada is near Baker Lake, roughly two hours West of Iqaluit.  There’s a whole lot of Arctic in Canada during the winter. My guilty secret is that despite … Read more ›

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , ,

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Kyanite Hoody: It Will Make You a Fleece Believer in Fleece. Posted on Categories ApparelTags

Arc’teryx Kyanite Hoody: It Will Make You a Fleece Believer in Fleece

I have been skeptical of using fleece for activewear for many years now.  There was always something about the lack of breathability and less than ideal coziness that made me doubt I’d ever wear it again.  But then I wore this fleece, and now I’m a believer! The Kyanite Hoody has been put through its … Read more ›