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

Big Agnes, Camping, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Rab, Sea to Summit, Sleeping Bags, Therm-a-Rest. How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping

How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping

No matter what you think, a good night’s sleep out in the wilderness starts with the right sleeping bag. If you insist on using your old-school sleeping bag from your boy-scout days, you’re going to figure out real quick it is a bad choice. Like most activities, there’s proper gear for every situation. Bubba Watson … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Poler Stuff, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick the Right Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick the Right Tent

How to Pick the Right Tent

Camping; the action of escaping civilization to spend a night (or more) in the wilderness sleeping under the stars with just a tent and the basics; a time to relax and refuel the mind. This is a favourite pastime that has been enjoyed by many for centuries and continues to evolve year-after-year with new technologies … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … Read more ›

Maui Jim, Oakley, Ray-Ban, Smith Optics, Spy, VonZipper. Top Sunglasses for Women 2017. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Sunglasses for Women 2017

Top Sunglasses for Women 2017

Sunglasses double as a summer necessity and a fashion accessory. They come in a variety of styles, colours, sizes and even lenses so you can find the perfect pair for your needs whether it be for sport or casual. For the most protection, you want to shop for a style that is equipped with polarized … Read more ›

Barbour, Begg and Co., Brixton, Erin Templeton, Garmin, Glerups, KAVU, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Nixon, PackTowl, Prestel, Sherpa Adventure Gear, Shinola, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is a little over a month away which means you have more than enough time to find the perfect gift to bring tears of joy to the wonderful woman who has watched your grow over the years. While we should celebrate our mothers every day of the year, this special day is just … 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 ›