Backpacks. 5 Backpacks Made For the Urban Commuter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·City·EquipmentTags 2 Comments on 5 Backpacks Made For the Urban Commuter

5 Backpacks Made For the Urban Commuter

Whether you’re travelling by bike or taking public transit, having a reliable bag that you can carry all your daily necessities in is essential. While hip bags are becoming all the rage, backpacks still offer a more convenient carrying capacity and are perfect for your day-to-day routine. An added bonus? They double as excellent overnight … Read more ›

. What to Wear Winter Cycling. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on What to Wear Winter Cycling

What to Wear Winter Cycling

For some, a weather forecast scattered with snowflakes and subzero temperatures signals the end of the cycling season. For others, this is simply a sign to rotate in your winter cycling wardrobe. From insulated shoe covers and lobster gloves to wind-resistant cycling pants and cozy mid-layers, appropriate cycling apparel is all you need to enjoy … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling. 13 Best Gift Ideas For Cyclists. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on 13 Best Gift Ideas For Cyclists

13 Best Gift Ideas For Cyclists

With the growing popularity of the sport of cycling, everyone has a friend or family member who swears by their two-wheeled mount. Whether they’re commuting, hurling down muddy trails or setting the pace on long road journeys, they’ll need the right gear to get them to the end of their ride. From essential equipment to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face, Travel, Vans. Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Flying has become a regular occurrence for a lot of people these days. From weekends away to travelling for work, it seems like we’re always travelling. This has led to some of us becoming pros at ultra-light travel.  I’ve been travelling for most of my adult life and have learnt what essential things to pack … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Insulation Guide

You know Fall is here when the ground is covered in leaves, and usually that means winter is just around the corner. Whether you’re planning on buying a new jacket or shopping for a new sleeping bag, you’ve probably noticed that the outerwear in stores has all kinds of mini-guides to the technology, and insulation … Read more ›

Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Sea to Summit, Sleeping Bags, The North Face, winter camping, Winter sleeping bags. The 6 Best Winter Sleeping Bags for Camping Adventures. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on The 6 Best Winter Sleeping Bags for Camping Adventures

The 6 Best Winter Sleeping Bags for Camping Adventures

A cozy sleeping bag is crucial for a good night’s sleep while camping no matter what season it is. The warmer months usually call for a lighter sleeping bag whereas the winter months call for something with more insulation. When it’s cold, you want to choose the best winter camping sleeping bag that will be … Read more ›

JanSport. A Day & Night in the Life of POP Montreal with JanSport. Posted on Categories City·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on A Day & Night in the Life of POP Montreal with JanSport

A Day & Night in the Life of POP Montreal with JanSport

We met on a sunny Friday in late September in the Mile-End. We had all-access passes to POP Montreal. The Mile-End is one of Montreal’s coolest neighborhoods, and POP is one of North America’s most acclaimed and eclectic music festivals. The only thing on our itinerary was to chill, have fun, and catch a few … Read more ›

Marmot, NEMO Equipment, Rab, Sleeping Bags. Down Sleeping Bags vs. Synthetic Sleeping Bags. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Down Sleeping Bags vs. Synthetic Sleeping Bags

Down Sleeping Bags vs. Synthetic Sleeping Bags

Like many insulated outdoor gear products, sleeping bags use to main types of insulation: down or synthetic. Both have pros and cons that you have to consider. Ultimately, your sleeping conditions will determine the type of sleeping bag you will need. Read our Ultimate Sleeping Bag Buying Guide   Sleeping Bags with Down Insulation The … Read more ›

Camping, Exped, hiking, outdoor. Sleeping Mats, Bags And More – EXPED’s Imaginative Outdoor Sleeping Solutions. Posted on Categories Equipment·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags , , , Leave a comment on Sleeping Mats, Bags And More – EXPED’s Imaginative Outdoor Sleeping Solutions

Sleeping Mats, Bags And More – EXPED’s Imaginative Outdoor Sleeping Solutions

You’ve liked the spectacular insta pics of vast valleys, sky-piercing peaks and frolicking forests. You geared up with the latest hiking boots, down-filled jacket, merino baselayer and durable hike socks. Your do-everything backcountry backpack is bursting with accessories. You hit the trails full of excitement. And every night you’re cold, sleeping on a lumpy hard … Read more ›

Deuter. Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed

Deuter Aviant Carry On Pro 36L Backpack Reviewed

Air travel can be hectic. Every airport has a different layout, and even the well-planned ones are confusing.  You’re usually tired, rushed, or both, and if you’re travelling to another country, you have to try and translate signs on the go. Dressing comfortably for travel is one thing, but choosing which essentials to pack into … Read more ›

NEMO Equipment. Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed

Nemo Equipment Down Sleeping Bag Disco Reviewed

The idea of side sleeping designed bag hadn’t crossed my mind. I mean it’s so obvious right?! This is coming from someone that can only sleep if I’m on my side which has meant in the many years that I have been camping and using sleeping bag’s I haven’t gotten the best night’s sleep. So … Read more ›