Marmot, Mountain Hardwear. Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

The jackets PreCip from Marmot and Finder from Mountain Hardwear represent an entry point into the wonderful world of waterproof-breathable jackets. You’ll appreciate their waterproofness as well as their compactibility. Indeed, the main difference between them and their higher-priced brothers comes down to features, fit, breathability and durability. While those are important considerations, sometimes the … Read more ›

Running. Differences Between Trail and Road Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on Differences Between Trail and Road Running

Differences Between Trail and Road Running

I am a trail runner and I felt it necessary to precede this post with those words. My beginnings as a runner was on road and after several years training and running marathons I transitioned to trail. While I am strictly a trail runner now, I do appreciate and have experience with the flow and … Read more ›

7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brooks, Ciele, Darn Tough, Garmin, Icebreaker, Nathan, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Zoot. Running Essentials for a Beginner. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Essentials for a Beginner

Running Essentials for a Beginner

So you’ve spent all winter avoiding the gym and coming up with every excuse in the book to skip-out on the spin classes you were so motivated to sign up for. Now it’s spring and you’re determined to run because running seems easy enough right? Find yourself a nearby running route, slap on some proper fitting running shoes … Read more ›

Icebreaker. Transition into Spring with Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT™ Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Transition into Spring with Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT™ Collection

Transition into Spring with Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT™ Collection

Dressing for seasonal transitions can be a frustrating battle; you’re either too warm or you’re not warm enough. When the temperatures start warming up a bit, it can be even more tricky to figure out your attire for adventures but thanks to Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT™, things have gotten a little easier. Shop Icebreaker Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT™ Technology Icebreaker is … Read more ›

Dynafit, Ski & Snowboard. Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 3 Comments on Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review

Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review

Earlier this winter, Altitude-blog.com collaborator, Simon Beazley, paired up with two athletes to put some gear to the test in Revelstoke’s backcountry. After multiple weeks of chasing storm systems and battling Mother Nature’s indecisive weather decisions, the crew was able to really test their gear to the limits. Backcountry snowboarder and snowmobiler, Josh Schneider, tested a pair of … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection

Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection

While spring is about thawing out after a long winter and reintroducing your lawnmower to the busy lawn that won’t stop growing, it is also the season of rain and reliable rainwear. Those determined blossoms need a drink in order to continue to bloom and without the rain, the thick snow piles littering the streets would … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 3 Comments on How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those somber, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look for … Read more ›

Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Woolrich John Rich & Bros Military Parka Review. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Woolrich John Rich & Bros Military Parka Review

Woolrich John Rich & Bros Military Parka Review

A warm and technical jacket : for the city and the leisures The style of the Woolrich John Rich & Bros Military Parka leads us to believe that it is intended for the city and bought mainly for its trendy style, but the technical aspects shows us that it is much more versatile. The Details The Military … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, The North Face. Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Canada Goose’s HyBridge Lite Hoody for Men   The Canada Gooses’s HyBridge allows you to get a light insulation, while assuring an excellent resistance against water and wind. The YKK front and pocket zippers remind great quality and durability. The coat is also very light and compressible – as it can fit in its own … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

The Norrøna Gore-Tex Lofoten Pro pants are versatile, waterproof snow pants mainly directed towards adventures who like to spend time in the backcountry. They’re aimed to keep you dry but also have quick functions to vent heat, carry belongings and fit just right for when you’re on the go. I not only use these pants … Read more ›