Running. Differences Between Trail and Road Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on Differences Between Trail and Road Running

Differences Between Trail and Road Running

I am a trail runner and I felt it necessary to precede this post with those words. My beginnings as a runner was on road and after several years training and running marathons I transitioned to trail. While I am strictly a trail runner now, I do appreciate and have experience with the flow and … 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, Brooks, Ciele, Darn Tough, Garmin, Icebreaker, Nathan, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Zoot. Running Essentials for a Beginner. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Essentials for a Beginner

Running Essentials for a Beginner

So you’ve spent all winter avoiding the gym and coming up with every excuse in the book to skip-out on the spin classes you were so motivated to sign up for. Now it’s spring and you’re determined to run because running seems easy enough right? Find yourself a nearby running route, slap on some proper fitting running shoes … Read more ›

Hoka One One, Running. Hoka One One Spring 2017 Running Shoe Preview. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Hoka One One Spring 2017 Running Shoe Preview

Hoka One One Spring 2017 Running Shoe Preview

With the temperatures rising and the ice melting, there’s no time better to get back into your running routines.  Say goodbye to stuffy and overcrowded gym rooms and hello to fresh air, endless running routes and Hoka One One’s spring 2017 running shoe collection. New Season, New Looks Revitalize your running wardrobe with the new Hoka One One … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, The North Face. Introducing The North Face’s XtraFoam™ Technology. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Introducing The North Face’s XtraFoam™ Technology

Introducing The North Face’s XtraFoam™ Technology

Setting out for a day on the trails or high up in the mountains always takes careful planning. From logistics and weather reports, to choosing the appropriate gear, every little bit counts and can either make or break your day’s plans.  When your trip is planned with ambitious targets, it is regrettable when the journey has … Read more ›

Aigle, Bogs, Hunter, Swims. Best Spring 2017 Rain Boots for Women. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , 1 Comment on Best Spring 2017 Rain Boots for Women

Best Spring 2017 Rain Boots for Women

Some people hate the grey, chilly, wet month(s) of spring. Not me. Dress well and it can be as delightful as a warm summer’s night. All you need is an umbrella and a good pair of rain boots, and maybe a nice coffee to keep away the cold. Rain boots are quickly becoming the trendy … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Climbing. Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection

Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection

For the adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies who feel the most at home clinging to the side of a rock overhang or scaling an impossibly steep face, there is no such thing as climbing season. The challenges you are faced with and the conditions you endure are all part of the game so you learn … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking. Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection

Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection

While there is plenty of snow on the ground and much more to come in the forecast, it’s never too early to start thinking about the colourful season of spring and the warmer weather that comes along with it. Although for those who love the fluffy white snow, you may dread the warmer temperatures of … Read more ›

Icebreaker, Petzl, Running, Salomon. How to Winterize Your Running Routine. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , Leave a comment on How to Winterize Your Running Routine

How to Winterize Your Running Routine

I love to run. I find it relaxing and challenging at the same time, a way to clear my head and provide me with a break from my regular routine on the bike. I try to do it all year round, but I live in Eastern Canada, and running outside in the winter in Eastern … Read more ›

Eagle Creek, Mizu, Nalgene, PackTowl, Petzl, Sea to Summit, Vans. 10 Essentials for a Tropical Vacation. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on 10 Essentials for a Tropical Vacation

10 Essentials for a Tropical Vacation

The start to a new year is always a fun time to plan new vacations and fill up the crisp, blank pages in your new agenda. Having important dates to remember and get excited for is always great motivation for days at the office when it feel like the world is against you. Trade the … Read more ›