Burton. Burton: Family-Run Since 1977. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Burton: Family-Run Since 1977

Burton: Family-Run Since 1977

While waiting for the first snow we drove to nearby Vermont for the annual Burton Fall Bash. Come meet the Burton family.  Shop Burton “My job is as fun as it ever was, and selfishly, that’s a priority for me. It’s pretty awesome for somebody to do something for forty years and still enjoy it.” – … Read more ›

brand story, Fjällräven. The Fjällräven Classic: Conquering the King’s Road. Posted on Categories UncategorizedTags , Leave a comment on The Fjällräven Classic: Conquering the King’s Road

The Fjällräven Classic: Conquering the King’s Road

“Our mission is to inspire the world to discover and to walk within nature. We believe strongly it will make a saner future for everyone. And we have our experience and our passion for nature to guide us.”  -Martin Axelhed, President of Fjällräven The Classic hike was created by Ake Nordin, founder of Fjällräven, to … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Louis Garneau. Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau. Posted on Categories City·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau

Perseverance and innovations: Interview with cyclist Louis Garneau

We had the chance to meet Louis Garneau during the launch of our new ‘Altitude Sports X Garneau’ collection. The world-renowned athlete was kind enough to answer a few questions about his company, the oldest cycling brand in North America. Shop Garneau Altitude Sports: How did you transition from cyclist to businessman? Louis Garneau: I … Read more ›

. Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand

Garneau: a Core Cycling Brand

We arrived at the Garneau headquarters just outside of Quebec City past 7pm on a Wednesday night. We had come from the cycling Crits around the corner to cheer on the participants suffering through a rainy night with temperatures hovering below 10 degrees Celsius. The only vehicle left outside the Garneau headquarters was that of … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 5 Comments on Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Have you ever found yourself sitting in front of a computer screen scratching your head over a product you are contemplating buying? Everything looks great, but no matter how many times you re-read the description and look at the picture you simply can’t grasp the warmth of the model.  Is that jacket filled with luscious … Read more ›

Kamik. Kamik Jessie and Riptides Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Kamik Jessie and Riptides Boots Reviewed

Kamik Jessie and Riptides Boots Reviewed

My little darling and I were lucky enough to receive the same Kamik boots. I’m wearing the Eggplant Jessie model, which is identical to the kid’s Riptide model. I must admit that having matching boots was quite cute. The perfect “mommy and me” duo. My daughter likes shoes and boots more neutral, without the usual … Read more ›

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Smartwool, Iceland, and Ski Touring

Travelling for work is always tough; said no one ever who went ski touring in Iceland to test out Smartwool’s 2018 winter collection.   I haven’t stopped thinking about this magnificent country since returning. So please, join me on this adventure through my photo journal of the images I took while having the time of … Read more ›

Running, Salomon, winter camping. Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , Leave a comment on Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed

Salomon Snowcross 2 CSWP Shoes Reviewed

I am a huge fan of the Salomon Speedcross line of trail running shoes, I have had at least 6 pairs of them and have seen the improvements over the years. So I was quite happy to put the snowcross 2 CSWP to the test. CSWP stands for ClimaSalomon Waterproof – I hate acronyms – … Read more ›

Icebreaker. Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed

Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed

I first picked up the Icebreaker Descender Long Sleeve 1/2 Zip because the beautiful Merlot colour worked for me. Then, I felt the fabric and was blown away by the softness to the touch. If, like me, you’re looking for a warm base layer or a light mid-layer for your cold-weather activities, you’ll find the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Altitude Sports X Arc’teryx Women’s Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Altitude Sports X Arc’teryx Women’s Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

Altitude Sports X Arc’teryx Women’s Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

For those of us familiar with the cold weather that winter brings, we know that dressing for the weather is really important. Even on the west coast, temps can drop below zero degrees Celsius, and snow can grace our ground. A down jacket is a must-have in the closet of any winter lover. Many down … Read more ›

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 ›