Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Burton, Bushnell, Gerber, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Light My Fire, Mountain Hardwear, Patagonia, Salomon, Scarpa, The North Face. Winter Camping Survival Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Winter Camping Survival Guide

Winter Camping Survival Guide

Camping is a simple hobby loved by families, weekend-warriors, outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. I mean, who doesn’t love sleeping out under the peaceful, starry, night sky staring at the star constellations? The possibilities are endless and you can camp nearly wherever and whenever you wish, even in the winter. That’s right, camping isn’t just … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide

When we think of waterproof raincoats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX® because it is one of the most popular and renown waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof and breathable fabrics that are nearly as good although they may hide from the spotlight. Below is a guide to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

It’s that time of year again where we awkwardly transition from our summer wardrobe and slowly start pulling out the big cozy sweaters, wool socks and scarves. That’s right, it’s autumn! The season of pumpkin everything, vibrant and colourful forests and overflowing bowls of hardy chili and stew – what’s not to love? We’ve got … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Canada Goose, Jackets, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Winter. How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

Finding the right winter jacket is essential to an enjoyable and bearable winter season so shop for quality, not quantity. It is better to have one or even two reliable, winter jackets that keep you toasty warm when you’re out and about rather than a collection of mediocre jackets taking up space in your closet. … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Lowa, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Stanley, Suunto, The North Face. How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

Here’s to the adventurers that don’t let cold weather and the change of the seasons keep them inside and away from exploring the great outdoors. Unless it is pouring down with rain like a monsoon or snowing sideways that they cannot even see their own hand right in front of their face, they’re out there. … Read more ›

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Canada Goose Sizing Chart

Canada Goose parkas are built to last a decade, if not a lifetime. With such high-end products, both in terms of cost and value, you want to make sure you get the right one. But it’s not just a question of choosing between the Kensington and the Trillium or between the Chilliwack and the Expedition; you … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Exped, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, Therm-a-Rest, winter camping. How to Choose a Mattress for Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

How to Choose a Mattress for Camping

A good night’s sleeping begins with your bed. Whether it be a cozy mattress in your bedroom at home or the mattress, sleeping bag duo you’ve picked for your weekend in the woods, comfort is key. Like anything when it comes to outdoor gear before you make a decision, you need to know what you’re looking for. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brooks, Hoka One One, Merrell, Mizuno, Reebok, Running, Salomon, Saucony, The North Face, Vibram FiveFingers. Finding the Perfect Running Shoe. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

The sport of running has been developing for millions of years since is was first used as a strategy for hunting used by the Australopithecus. Competitive running was later used for entertainment as it became a part of religious festivals such as the Tailteann Games in Ireland and then the Olympic Games which date back … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Danner, Hanwag, Lowa, Merrell, Salewa, Salomon, Scarpa. Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Finding the Right Hiking Boots or Shoes

Hiking is an activity that can easily be enjoyed by just about anyone due to the variety of terrain available. If you’re a beginner, you can find more mellow, short hikes that are not too steep or technical. If you’re a hiking veteran, you can find the steepest, gnarliest hikes leading you to the middle … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mountain Hardwear, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Stove For Camping

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›