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 ›

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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 ›

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 ›

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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 ›

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is not so far away which means it’s time to start the search for 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 for them; an … Read more ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 … Read more ›

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means love is growing in the air. Pink, red and white hues add a festive touch to shop windows and romantic deals for two are popping up everywhere you look. Looking for that perfect gift for your special someone? Whether your partner is a chic and sophisticated urban … Read more ›

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Ski Touring Guide

Do you ever notice tiny-ant-people traversing across far away mountains when you are heading up the chairlift for your first run of the day? Or spot tracks zig-zagging up steep, snowy pitches leaving behind a trail like that of a snail and wonder who the heck got up there and how? This is ski touring. … Read more ›

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Insulation Guide for Winter Boots

Whether you are playing outside with your kids, going to work or waiting for the bus, you need winter boots! It can sometimes be a headache navigating through the different insulation types and making a choice so we hope this guide will preserve your sanity during the shopping process!  Shop Insulated Footwear Types of Insulation … Read more ›