. What to wear ski touring (according to Mark). Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentLeave a comment on What to wear ski touring (according to Mark)

What to wear ski touring (according to Mark)

My good friend Juan resurrected from the grave, and posted an article about is hot picks/suggestions for ski touring. Being irate and argumentative, I feel I must provide my own list, and offer other possibilities. Socks: A well made ski sock might seem like a luxury, but change that mentality. Like Juan says, these are … 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 ›

Patagonia. Patagonia & Organic Cotton, An Old Love Story. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia & Organic Cotton, An Old Love Story

Patagonia & Organic Cotton, An Old Love Story

Patagonia has always prided itself in being the one of the most environmentally friendly companies in the world. In fact, it’s the company’s commitment to leaving the lowest ecological footprint possible that lead to them to use organic cotton exclusively. Patagonia Meets Organic Cotton In 1991, Patagonia decided to learn more about how the environmental … Read more ›

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What to wear ski touring (according to Juan)

This is my setup for a -10C day with uncertain weather. Socks: Darn Tough OTC Padded Cushion Socks are an easily overlooked, yet crucial element in staying happy out there. Like the women in your life, if your feet aren’t happy, you aren’t happy. So do yourself a favour and get some darn good socks like these. … Read more ›

FIG Clothing. FIG Clothing in Ecuador. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on FIG Clothing in Ecuador

FIG Clothing in Ecuador

FIG customer service coordinator Camille recently travelled to Ecuador and got to test some of her favourite FIG products in the mountains, on the road and at the beach. Ecuador is a small country of South America that, arguably, has the most varied display of landscapes I have ever seen on such a small territory. … Read more ›

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How to get $75 off in 4 easy steps

A great discount for you, and a warm winter jacket for someone in need. One Jacket two stories is back! With the purchase of One jacket two stories, receive a pre-paid shipping label by email, allowing  you to ship to us your old insulated jacket (still in good condition, of course), and receive a $75 … Read more ›

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Everything you need to know about the new FIG Fall Collection

We sat down with Amélie, a designer for FIG Clothing, to let you in on all the secrets from this coming Fall 2014 season. FIG Clothing has just launched its new Fall 2014 collection. What should we expect this season? “FIG’s mission is to create simple and essential clothing, that is perfect for travelling! This season, … Read more ›

The North Face. Running tips from The North Face athletes. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Running tips from The North Face athletes

Running tips from The North Face athletes

I flew out to Toronto recently to take part in what turned out to be an amazing weekend of cross-country running at Blue Mountain Resort in Ontario.  The Endurance Challenge is a series of races in the US, but this was the first of its kind in Canada. I would suggest it to anyone looking … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Pants & Shorts. Arc’teryx Lyra short review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Lyra short review

Arc’teryx Lyra short review

Bottom Line: The Arc’teryx Lyra short is a lightweight running short designed for warm weather running.  Great for training or racing in the hot summer months. With the loose cut and old school side slits they make for excellent shorts to wear when it’s warm out and you have a run full of hills. These are … Read more ›

FIG Clothing. FIG Clothing Staff Favorites for Summer 2014. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on FIG Clothing Staff Favorites for Summer 2014

FIG Clothing Staff Favorites for Summer 2014

We asked FIG Clothing employees what were their favourite pieces from the Spring-Summer 2014 collection. Here are their answers: At the FIG offices, we love a casual yet stylish look that we can wear for work, a day of activities or a night out. We all have different silhouettes, styles and needs, but always find … Read more ›