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 ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 6 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 for … Read more ›

Aigle, Barbour, Blunt Umbrellas, Bogs, Eagle Creek, Hunter, Sea to Summit, Swims. Spring Essentials for your Slushy, Warm Weather Commute. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Spring Essentials for your Slushy, Warm Weather Commute

Spring Essentials for your Slushy, Warm Weather Commute

With the spring weather comes warmer temperatures which turns the snow into rain and leads to slushy messes in the streets. These slushy messes turn snow piles into the dreaded puddles that form inconvenient moats around sidewalks so you’re left stranded looking for the driest route to the other side. There’s nothing worse then starting … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Castelli, Dynafit, Louis Garneau, Norrona, The North Face. What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

If you haven’t gotten to ride one yet, you definitely need to try a fatbike this winter. Becoming the next big thing in bike travel, fatbikes are more and more common to see around and certain brands are creating specific designs that are equipped for multi-day expeditions over rough terrain. Say goodbye to the trekking … Read more ›

Luminox, Watches. Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , 4 Comments on Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox is a watch company that has only been around since 1989, but has become a leader in watch technology used by military groups around the world. These include the US Coast Guard, the Navy SEALs who first asked Luminox to develop a watch for them in 1993. The Colormark 3050 series watch features a … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Gregory, MSR, Ski & Snowboard. What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

Planning for a day in the backcountry is as crucial as putting your skins on facing the right way; you’re going to realize real quick that you are going nowhere real fast. There are consequences for being lazy and doing a mediocre job so it’s imperative that you’re doing the appropriate research before venturing out. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Ski season is upon us and if you haven’t gotten out to enjoy a few turns yet, you’re well overdo. If it’s gear that is keeping you from the snow, here are our top five women’s ski kits for 2017. 1. Arc’teryx Arc’teryx is a Canadian-made brand based out of Vancouver, BC and is well-known … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, Burton, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Ski & Snowboard. What to Wear Downhill Skiing. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Downhill Skiing

What to Wear Downhill Skiing

Whether you stick to the groomers in the resort or you’re out shredding the back-country lines, your ski wear needs to be reliable. Stay warm out on the hill this winter with this ski apparel guide; because you payed big amounts of money to shred snow all day, not count the marshmallows in your hot … Read more ›

Jackets, Sleeping Bags. Seeing Down Insulation Through Fabrics. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Seeing Down Insulation Through Fabrics

Seeing Down Insulation Through Fabrics

Down insulation is becoming an insulation staple in a range of products from sleeping bags and duvets to jackets and vests. With its impressive warmth to weight ratio, it’s no surprise that down insulated products are more and more popular among minimalist outdoor adventurers and rank high on expedition packing lists. While down products are … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Jetboil, LifeStraw, Lowa, Marmot, MSR, Petzl, Rab, Sea to Summit, Smartwool, Stanley, Therm-a-Rest, Victorinox, VSSL. Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016

Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016

With Christmas in less than a week, the last minute Christmas shopping frenzy is well underway. If you’re the last minute shopping type who tries their hardest to avoid the Christmas crowds, why not enjoy some Christmas shopping from the comforts of your favourite chair at home? Altitude Sports is your one-stop-shop for Christmas presents … Read more ›

Begg & Co., Filson, Garmin, Hush Puppies, Lacoste, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Shinola, Sorel, UGG Australia. Gift Ideas for the Urbanites on Your Christmas List. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Ideas for the Urbanites on Your Christmas List

Gift Ideas for the Urbanites on Your Christmas List

For the urbanites on your Christmas list, Altitude Sports has a variety of gifts that are sure to be the highlight of their Christmas. Whether they’re living the urban life by choice, for work or for studying, this gift guide will ensure that any gift you choose will be a winner. A big part of … Read more ›