Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Fox 40, Norrona, Patagonia, Stanley. How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , Leave a 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 in 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 … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Bushnell, Gerber, Light My Fire, Mountain Hardwear. 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 ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR. 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 ›

AKU, Arc’teryx, 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 and if you’re a hiking veteran you can find the steepest, gnarliest hikes leading you to the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Buff, Columbia Sportswear, Darn Tough, Fjällräven, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Roark Revival, Scarpa, Wigwam. So You Want to go Tree Planting?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on So You Want to go Tree Planting?

So You Want to go Tree Planting?

For a lot of students, the middle to the end of April is the start of freedom known as summer holidays. Some will move back home to work and pay off student debts, many will book flights leaving the second they finish their last, torturous exam, and a few will pack their life in a … Read more ›

Brooks, Hoka One One, Merrell, Mizuno, Reebok, Running, Salomon, Saucony. 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 ›

Big Agnes, Camping, 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 that squeezing yourself into a little sac for the night isn’t ideal. Like most activities, there’s … Read more ›

Lowe Alpine, Norrona, Osprey, Patagonia. How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

So you’ve just spontaneously booked your flight to Southeast Asia leaving in three months and you’re planning what you’re going to bring and how it will all fit in your backpack because you don’t feel like rolling luggage between a billion small cities. Sure enough after crawling around the basement at your parent’s house for … Read more ›

. Buyer’s Guide 2016: The Best Outdoor Winter Gear. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearLeave a comment on Buyer’s Guide 2016: The Best Outdoor Winter Gear

Buyer’s Guide 2016: The Best Outdoor Winter Gear

Every year, we travel abroad to spend some time at events like The Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, Utah – or the Denver’s Sia Snow Show in Colorado. Our goal is to discover everything about new brands, products and technologies – and come back to Altitude Sports with the best options for you guys. … Read more ›

Anon, Barbour, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., POC, RAINS, WeSC. The 2015 Gift Guide [$100 & Less]. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on The 2015 Gift Guide [$100 & Less]

The 2015 Gift Guide [$100 & Less]

Our second guide this year – to help you pick the best ideas for your gift exchanges. You’ll for sure be the one to give out the most sleek presents, whether it be a travel, fashion or sport accessory.       (#2) Barbour’s Scarf and Glove Gift Box ($78.99): high-end lambswool + a classic … Read more ›