Canada Goose, The North Face. Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , 17 Comments on Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed

Four Classic Down Jackets for Men Reviewed

This week I decided to proceed with a review of four classic down jackets for men. Even though each one of these models was made for braving extreme cold, their urban look makes them excellent city coats. Anybody who has waited at the bus stop for twenty minutes in Québec’s bone-chilling winter winds will understand … Read more ›

Nobis. The Nobis Elroy Jacket Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The Nobis Elroy Jacket Review

The Nobis Elroy Jacket Review

The Elroy is part of the new Flyweight Collection by the Toronto-based company Nobis. Like all Nobis jackets, the Elroy is insulated with Premium Canadian Origin White Duck Down. This particular collection meets the increasing demand for Nobis mid-season apparel. Our review of this product 8 / 10 The pros are: Unique styling Mix of … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose Lodge Jacket Review. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Canada Goose Lodge Jacket Review

Canada Goose Lodge Jacket Review

The Canada Goose Lodge Jacket is definitely one of the best short urban jackets to wear between seasons. Even though you can combine the jacket with a shell, the coat has enough isolation to be worn alone while also being both breathable and ultralight. Our review of this product 9.3 / 10 The pros are: Made … Read more ›

Norrona. A day of backcountry skiing in Gaustatoppen, Norway. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on A day of backcountry skiing in Gaustatoppen, Norway

A day of backcountry skiing in Gaustatoppen, Norway

Last June my friend Alex and I went to visit the Norwegian brand Norrøna . Our contact there was called Frode (pronounced Frroudehh). This guy is the living incarnation of a Viking: a built, blonde man who lives for his passion, sports. His second passion is the clothing and equipment you need to wear to practice … Read more ›

Norrona. The Norrøna Lofoten ski jacket and pant review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 1 Comment on The Norrøna Lofoten ski jacket and pant review

The Norrøna Lofoten ski jacket and pant review

I tested the Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro jacket and pants from Norrøna last spring in Gaustatoppen, Norway. We hiked up the mountain for two and a half hours to turn around and ski down the last vestiges of snow. Our review of this product 9.3 / 10 The pros are: 4 season versatility Articulated cut GORE-TEX Pro … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna: Vikings arrive in Canada. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna: Vikings arrive in Canada

Norrøna: Vikings arrive in Canada

Our staff fall in love with certain brands almost instantaneously when they arrive in stock. Norrøna definitely falls into this category. This brand, with its powerful viking-head logo, has been a success in Europe for years now. We are proud to offer this brand exclusively in Quebec, starting this fall. Norrøna is a family-run company, which has … Read more ›

Nau. Nau: technical, urban & eco-friendly. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Nau: technical, urban & eco-friendly

Nau: technical, urban & eco-friendly

Nau, which is pronounced “now,” is, dare I say, like a soul mate of Altitude-sports.com. We have recently brought this brand in and we love it already. The brand is based out of Portland, Oregon, which like Montreal is a hotbed of hipster culture. And when you say hipster, you think about fashion consciousness. When … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose launches into waterproof-breathable shells. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Canada Goose launches into waterproof-breathable shells

Canada Goose launches into waterproof-breathable shells

The new waterproof-breathable shells from Canada Goose are certainly less well known than their down products, but it does not mean they should be less admired. They were launched gradually this summer, after a year of research and development by the brand. Our review of this product 8.2 / 10 The pros are: Made in … Read more ›

. A new logo for Altitude-sports.com. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on A new logo for Altitude-sports.com

A new logo for Altitude-sports.com

We are proud to unveil the new logo for Altitude-sports.com. We are already known across Canada as an online leader in the sales of technical outdoor clothing; however, we have been evolving in the past years and felt it was necessary to change our brand identity to illustrate this. Our new logo better represents the … Read more ›