Camping, The North Face. The North Face Homestead Collection Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on The North Face Homestead Collection Reviewed

The North Face Homestead Collection Reviewed

An awesome outdoor collection for camping a short distance away from the car. The interesting patterned material creates a cozy feel inside, the sleeping bags are spacious yet warm and the “Snackle Box” bag is awesome for packing all your cooler food, plates, cutlery and dry food together in one easily transportable place.  Shop The … Read more ›

Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard. Peak Performance Men’s Black Light Core Jacket Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Peak Performance Men’s Black Light Core Jacket Review

Peak Performance Men’s Black Light Core Jacket Review

Bottom Line: The Peak Performance Black Light Core jacket is a hard shell jacket that is windproof, waterproof, technically fitted while also being stylish. Lightweight and versatile for a wide range of activities, including use in and around ski resorts thanks to the RECCO® reflector sewn into the hood. First Impressions and Observations: I had … Read more ›

Icebreaker. Icebreaker Helix LS Zip Jacket Review. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 2 Comments on Icebreaker Helix LS Zip Jacket Review

Icebreaker Helix LS Zip Jacket Review

Bottom Line: A warm, innovative and versatile jacket that uses Icebreaker’s new MerinoLOFT as insulation. It’s fitted really well, does not tug or bunch up when engaged in outdoor activities and has every feature in a mid layer that I was looking for. I especially liked the layer of merino wool on the interior of … Read more ›

Camping, MSR. MSR Reactor 1L Stove System Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on MSR Reactor 1L Stove System Review

MSR Reactor 1L Stove System Review

Bottom Line: The MSR Reactor 1L Stove System is a powerful, fast and light canister stove system. Perfect for lightweight backpacking or to bring on winter day trips to turn snow/ice into water rapidly. Our review of this product 9.5 / 10 The pros are: Size: The entire unit is smaller than a Nalgene bottle. … Read more ›

Camping, Therm-a-Rest. Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Review

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Review

Overall Opinion The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir is arguably the best air mattress for camping that currently exists. It packs down really small, is feather light to carry and it’s very comfortable to sleep on. Product Observations I’ve been using a Neoair XTherm for about 5 years now but recently I had the opportunity to test out … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 8 Comments on Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody Review

Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody Review

*The Proton AR model will be available for purchase Fall 2016. Get excited. Bottom Line: The Proton AR Hoody from Arc’teryx is an insulated yet breathable hoody that can easily be used as a 3-season soft shell or used as a mid-layer in winter. Perfect for all things mountain were you need to stay warm … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody Review

Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody Review

Bottom Line An exceptionally light hoody with insulation where it counts, around the bodies core. Perfect for belaying on a chilly Summer evening or to wear while climbing through the Fall. Take it from the crag or the mountains straight into town for the Après-Adventure. Our review of this product 9.0 / 10 The pros … Read more ›

. Tips for Adventuring in Ireland. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Tips for Adventuring in Ireland

Tips for Adventuring in Ireland

While Ireland is internationally well known for Guinness, Saint Patricks Day, Shamrocks, Leprechauns, potatoes and rain, few would think to call the Emerald Isle of rolling farmland and pubs on every corner an ” adventure destination” . But, many would be surprised to know just how rugged and wild Ireland can be. For those planning … Read more ›

. Photo Essay in Oregon: Inspiration from the West. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Photo Essay in Oregon: Inspiration from the West

Photo Essay in Oregon: Inspiration from the West

Coming from the small island of Ireland I can’t say I ever felt the call of the open road growing up, but ever since moving to Canada and the continent of America I hear it now. It’s in the air of this place and as palpable as the salty ocean spray that is carried on … Read more ›

. Healthy Eating: The Tips From Pebbleshoo’s Leigh & Spring. Posted on Categories Outdoors1 Comment on Healthy Eating: The Tips From Pebbleshoo’s Leigh & Spring

Healthy Eating: The Tips From Pebbleshoo’s Leigh & Spring

“You never know how good you can feel until you try something different.” This has become a bit of a mantra in our daily lives and the most relevant when it comes to what we eat each day. Five and a half years ago we didn’t give much thought to our diet, we ate what … Read more ›

Camping. 5 Camping Hacks to make Summer Backpacking Better. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on 5 Camping Hacks to make Summer Backpacking Better

5 Camping Hacks to make Summer Backpacking Better

I think we can all agree that camping is awesome! There are few things that feel better than finding the perfect camping spot with an amazing view, setting up your shelter for the night and settling down to enjoy a hot meal with good company as you watch the sunset. But, there is always room … Read more ›