Buff, Burton, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., Kombi, POC, Smartwool, Sorel, The North Face. Holiday Gift Guide For Kids. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

The Holidays are here, along with the sub-zero temperatures, so why not give the gift of warmth for endless hours of play and adventure outside? TWith the right gift, you can keep your little ones warm, cozy and prepared for any winter adventure that reaches their fingertips. Whether you`re shopping for presents suitable for the … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool. Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good

Alpine Ski Touring in Rogers Pass with Smartwool: Go Far. Feel Good

Back in front of my computer screen in my Montreal office, I’m just starting to realize that a few days ago I was in the middle of the Rockies on the iconic Rogers Pass. Cut off from any civilization, I tried for the first time the experience of Alpine ski touring. I took part in … Read more ›

FuelBelt, Running. FuelBelt H20 2 Bottle Belt Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on FuelBelt H20 2 Bottle Belt Reviewed

FuelBelt H20 2 Bottle Belt Reviewed

Staying hydrating while running is a priority for all runners. The choices are twofold, you carry water or you stash it somewhere along your route. Personally, I like the flexibility of carrying my water and find it somewhat comforting. A few years ago, I used to carry my 2L CamelBack on every long run and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Running. Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Motus Crew and Sunara Tight Reviewed

Just outside of Melbourne, Australia, lies the gentle countryside of the Mornington Peninsula. During Australia’s winter, the landscape is green and lush. The air is filled with the refreshing scent of eucalyptus. Fields are charmingly dotted with cows and sheep and the occasional kangaroo. The famous wineries of this region are quiet and vines are … Read more ›

Running, Salomon. Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed

Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed

Trying new shoes and evaluating them? Yes, okay … Salomons? You bet, obviously yes! I had the chance to get to test out the Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX shoes during a trip to the Adirondacks and here’s what I thought. Shop Salomon Footwear Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Very … Read more ›

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

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 ›

The North Face. The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 4 Comments on The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket is a synthetic insulated jacket with North Face’s new technology of the same name. This technology aims to make the insulation more breathable by perforating it. When the user is still, the perforations are closed and the insulation is at its best. When the user is active, the perforations open … Read more ›

Camping, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed

  Arc’teryx is no stranger to innovating perfection, and when they first decided to enter the footwear game, everyone was eagerly awaiting their entry.   Sure enough, it doesn’t disappoint; with an integrated tongue, cord-of-let lacing and a durable, robust outer that stills breaths, this is surely the one shoe to fit all of the … Read more ›

Hoka One One, Running. Hoka One One Arahi Running Shoe Review. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Hoka One One Arahi Running Shoe Review

Hoka One One Arahi Running Shoe Review

Now that spring has finally arrived, I was thrilled to switch my exercise habits from inside the gym and yoga studio to outside into the fresh air. My preferred activities this time of year are hiking and trail running, and the Hoka One One Arahi was just the running and hiking partner I was looking … Read more ›

Hanwag, Hiking & Trekking. Hanwag Tatra Lady GTX Review. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Hanwag Tatra Lady GTX Review

Hanwag Tatra Lady GTX Review

Hanwag is a German born company that’s been specializing in making alpine and trekking footwear since 1921. In other words, they know what they’re doing. The Tatra Lady GTX is categorized as a lightweight trekking boot. In only 730g, Hanwag managed to pack everything you’re looking for when buying a trekking boot. Here’s what I … Read more ›

Holden, Ski & Snowboard. Holden Field Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Holden Field Pants Review

Holden Field Pants Review

Altitude Sports has collaborated with film maker, Simon Beazley, and two athletes of his choice to test some gear in the Revelstoke backcountry this past winter. The crew of three spent long hours over several weeks in order to fully put their gear to the test and enjoy some fun in the snow at the same … Read more ›