Backpacks, Burton, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co.. Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

The excitement of the back to school season is already upon us, which means it’s the time of year to start searching for a new backpack. For the little ones who will be starting their first year of school, or are excitedly going back to a higher grade in elementary school, a proper and safe … Read more ›

Backpacks, JanSport. Discover the Altitude Sports X JanSport Collaboration Backpack. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , 2 Comments on Discover the Altitude Sports X JanSport Collaboration Backpack

Discover the Altitude Sports X JanSport Collaboration Backpack

  Our collaboration with JanSport is back, just in time for the start of the fall semester and the back to school shopping season. We have once again teamed up with JanSport to create the second edition of the Altitude Sports X JanSport Right Pack Signature Series, which is our unique take on a classic … Read more ›

Burton, Converse, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., hydro flask, Instance, JanSport, Klean Kanteen, Mizu, Nalgene, Native, The North Face, Vans. Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs

Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs

It’s that time of year again. Early mornings kick-started by irritating alarm clocks and rushing out the front door to make the first bell. Some kids love it, while others dread it. The same can be said for parents. While back to school time has its unpredictable (and predictable) ups-and-downs, one that you control is … Read more ›

Garmin, Hiking & Trekking, Polar, Running, Ski & Snowboard, Suunto, tomtom. How to Choose the Right GPS Watch. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right GPS Watch

How to Choose the Right GPS Watch

Choosing the right GPS watch can seem like a tedious task that requires a great deal of research, product comparing and personal trial and error. Everyone has their preferences and when it comes to electronics, the stakes are higher as there are a lot of options to choose from.  The first step in choosing a … Read more ›

Dakine, Norrona, Nuun, Osprey, Tacx, Zefal. How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling

How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling

When you leave the house for a bike ride, it is essential that you always remember to bring water to ensure that you stay hydrated along the way. Whether you’re going for a road ride, a casual ride or a mountain bike ride, there is an efficient way to carry your water and a reasonable amount … Read more ›

Gregory, Hiking & Trekking. Gregory Women’s Deva 60L Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Gregory Women’s Deva 60L Backpack Reviewed

Gregory Women’s Deva 60L Backpack Reviewed

Gregory’s Deva 60L backpack is the ultimate backpack for those looking for comfort, functionality and durability. I have used this backpack on three outings now and can happily say it holds up well with a heavy load and remains comfortable to wear. If you’re a lady looking for a new hiking backpack, look no further than … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, LifeStraw, MSR, Oakley, Petzl, Pristine, Rab, Suunto, The North Face, Victorinox, VSSL. Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing.  I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home.  Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read more ›

Camping, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Hiking & Trekking. Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed

Black Diamond Distance FLZ Hiking Poles Reviewed

Hiking poles are not necessary for all hikers, but they are definitely recommended for multi-day trips as they help spread the weight of a heavy backpack. They are also very helpful to improve your balance in dicey situations, for example when crossing small creeks or on steep terrain. For our first backpacking adventure on our … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Lezyne, Light & Motion. Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night

Top 5 Cycling Lights for Biking at Night

Whether you cycle to work or you enjoy an after work bike ride multiple times throughout the week, it’s crucial to be prepared for cycling at night. Keeping a cycling light stashed at the bottom of your bag is good practice and will keep you visible if ever you need to make the commute home … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

The magic of a camping comes largely from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a silent lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. In order to truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the necessary energy. Even … Read more ›