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

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 ›

Arc’teryx. Why the Arc’teryx Phase SL Boxer & Bra Should Be Your Go-to Undergarments. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Why the Arc’teryx Phase SL Boxer & Bra Should Be Your Go-to Undergarments

Why the Arc’teryx Phase SL Boxer & Bra Should Be Your Go-to Undergarments

I think that shopping for good underwear is one of the biggest challenges an adult faces.  Growing up, it was one of those things that just always showed up at Christmas or birthdays, so you never really had to think about it.  Then you move away from home and see that these things can be … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed

I’ve been lucky enough to have Thorium AR Hoody from the beginning of winter.  From the first frosts and dumps of the season, to the current cold snap in the British Columbia Kootenay Interior, we’ve been through a lot this jacket and I.  As my first heavy-duty down from Arcteryx (I had used their Atom … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed

Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed

As a woman with a long torso, my struggle with most ski jackets is finding one that I can buy in my size, that doesn’t ride up my back and fits my monkey-like arms.  I’ve tried a few brands, including Arcteryx in some insulated jacket styles that just weren’t doing it for me.  The Sentinel … Read more ›

Bogs. BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed

BOGS Women’s Snowday Tall Insulated Boots Reviewed

Canadian winters have never been kind to my feet.  Managing snow, rain, ice and keeping warm is has been a continual struggle for me.  As a photographer in a small ski town, I find myself hiking through snowbanks to get the perfect shot, needing solid footing and grip to walk my puppy, and above all … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Women’s Shashka Pant Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 3 Comments on Arc’teryx Women’s Shashka Pant Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Shashka Pant Reviewed

Full disclosure: I may be wearing the Shashka Pant Bib as I write this review.  They are that comfortable, stylin’ and best of all, breathable! As a new bib enthusiast, my last pair weren’t GORE-TEX, and while they were great to keep snow out of my back, the deep powder skiing I see in BC’s … Read more ›