Running, Salomon. Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , 2 Comments on Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review

Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review

Cross-country running can often be spent crossing streams or battling muddy sections (losing shoes in the mud is a specialty of mine) and a shoe that can thrive in these conditions can potentially get you on the podium. Hense, new to the line-up is the S-LAB XA Amphib shoe. Shop Salomon Our review of this … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Review

Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Review

The world of down jackets had been at a standstill until recently. Seriously, how many different angles can you stitch a baffle?  But recently we have been seeing movement in this area, and for this we should be thankful.  One such newsworthy subject was the fact that Arc’teryx, a company planted firmly in shells and … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Dynafit, Mountain Hardwear, Rumpl, Sherpa, The North Face. Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017

Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017

Another year passes and another Outdoor Retailer arrives. If you like getting the heads up on what is happening in the outdoor world ahead of people, then this article might tickle your fancy. The North Face If you like colour and hardcore winter activities then you will love the new Summit Series line. Colours abound. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag Review. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , 8 Comments on Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag Review

Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag Review

With the increased interest in the burgeoning sport of backcountry skiing, certain brands such as Arc’teryx are stepping up their safety game and coming out with new products to ensure the safety of skiers and boarders who find themselves spending more time out of bounds in terrain more susceptible to avalanches. I had the pleasure … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Dynafit, Norrona, Patagonia, Pomoca, Ski & Snowboard. Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products

Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products

Before we get started it is vital to note that when I say backcountry that I don’t want you to visualize those insane shots of pro skiers skiing chin-high powder in avalanche terrain. I’m talking about whatever place you are comfortable skiing that you had to get to the top of using your own legs. This … Read more ›

Travel. 5 Must-Go Places to Photograph in Toronto. Posted on Categories CityTags Leave a comment on 5 Must-Go Places to Photograph in Toronto

5 Must-Go Places to Photograph in Toronto

Being Canada’s largest city, it is no surprise that Toronto also happens to have a plethora of interesting architecture. I traveled there to delve into its angles, textures and general visual impressiveness. Below are a couple of spots I would suggest for anyone spending a day or two in Toronto with their camera. 1. The … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review

The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review

Ski touring is taking off in popularity as people (like me) learn to appreciate the uphill exercise as much as the downhill fun. Maybe it is more of an East Coast thing where we don’t exactly get feet of powder and so need to find joy in small victories? The Arc’teryx headquarters can be found out … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Winter. Into the Backcountry With Arc’teryx. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Into the Backcountry With Arc’teryx

Into the Backcountry With Arc’teryx

Escaping the city is something that everyone needs. A lack of cars, people and noise changes you, even if it is only for a few hours. And so when I had the chance to head out West to meet up with Arc’teryx for a ski trip into the backcountry of Whistler Blackcomb, I pounced. After … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 1 Comment 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 ›

Camping, MPOWERD. MPOWERD Luci Lights Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on MPOWERD Luci Lights Review

MPOWERD Luci Lights Review

On a recent canoe camping trip to La Mauricie National Park which is located outside of Quebec City, my friends and I found out that mood lighting is indeed important. Thanks to a couple of MPOWERD solar-powered lights we were able to chat around the picnic table for hours without having to worry about losing sight of … Read more ›

Alpine Aire, Camping. Canoe camping in La Mauricie National Park. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Canoe camping in La Mauricie National Park

Canoe camping in La Mauricie National Park

Canoe camping in Quebec could not be more easy, accessible or beautiful. Only 2 hours from Montreal and Quebec City, La Mauricie National Park is the best place to go for city dwellers.   Parks Canada does everything to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We arrived on Friday afternoon. After checking in at the … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview

Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview

Arc’teryx is clearly going full force into the ski touring sector with the release of their ski mountaineering boots. Alongside the launch of the Procline ski boots, they are launching the Voltaire avalanche airbag. Safety first, folks. Black Diamond released the JetForce airbags a few seasons ago. Let’s see what Arc’teryx brings to the party. … Read more ›