Baffin, Boots, Columbia Sportswear, Sorel, The North Face, Winter. Insulation Guide for Winter Boots. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Insulation Guide for Winter Boots

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Kanuk, Mackage, The North Face, Winter. Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 11 Comments on Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

The once voluptuous trees are bare, the air is crisp and the car window scrapers have surfaced. That’s right, it’s that time of year again folks! Winter is approaching and so are the cold temperatures. Instead of hibernating inside your cozy house wrapped up in multiple blankets, wool sweaters and socks, find yourself a warm … Read more ›

Baffin, Boots, Hush Puppies, Kamik, Keen, Merrell, Salomon, Saucony, Sorel, Sperry Top-Sider, The North Face, UGG Australia, Wolverine. Winter Boot Buying Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 18 Comments on Winter Boot Buying Guide

Winter Boot Buying Guide

There are a few important features to consider when shopping for winter boots other than the style and the fashionista factor. Yes, the look of a winter boot will play a large roll in the decision-making process, but the technical features are equally as important. Where and when you plan to wear your winter boots … 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 , , , , , , , , 7 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 ›

Burton, Dakine, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., JanSport, Sandqvist, Topo Designs. How to Choose the Perfect School Bag. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

You know it’s back-to-school time when school supplies are spilling off store shelves and all the new latest and greatest school gear are flaunting their bright colours and funky patterns waiting to be purchased. With so much variety to choose from it can be easy to lose sight of what you really need from your … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 8 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 … Read more ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose Sizing Chart. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 165 Comments on Canada Goose Sizing Chart

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 ›

Canada Goose. Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags 5 Comments on Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Canada Goose: Thermal Experience Index

Have you ever found yourself sitting in front of a computer screen scratching your head over a product you are contemplating buying? Everything looks great, but no matter how many times you re-read the description and look at the picture you simply can’t grasp the warmth of the model.  Is that jacket filled with luscious … 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 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 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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Save During Alti Fest

Alti Fest is the prime day for the best deals on technical urban and outdoor apparel. This is the single event where you can get deals as good as Black Friday! If you aren’t an Altitude Sports member already, Alti Fest is the perfect opportunity to sign up while the price has been dropped from $24.99 to … 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 , , , , , , 1 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 ›

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 ›