Bern, Catlike, Louis Garneau, Nutcase, POC, Scott, Smith Optics, Sweet Protection. Choosing The Right Biking Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

A wrong move cycling a bit too fast, and bang! My bike helmet cracked into three parts – but I was safe and sound, still in one piece and without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike and landed directly on my head. I didn’t even get a … Read more ›

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17 Stylish Essentials to Complete Your Feminine Beach Look

What better way to enjoy the summer than to spend a day at the water’s edge, both feet buried in the sand? Quick, put on your best swimsuit, and go jump in some waves! Whether you are kicking off a beach volleyball game or working on your tan, a day at the beach always goes … Read more ›

. How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures

How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures

Okay, you may be thinking “I go outside to connect with nature, why worry about electronics?” Well, I have a similar view but many of my trips involve remote locations and the need to capture photos, videos, and sound. This article is my 2 cents and geared to those who want to be able to … Read more ›

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Deuter: 120 years of backpacking adventures.

With the array of features, styles and brands available, it’s not easy choosing the right hiking backpack. If you’re still hesitating after figuring out what you need, best to trust the people who’ve ‘been there, done that’ – and continue to lead in innovation and design. Enter Germany’s Deuter, with over 120 years of revolutionary … Read more ›

. DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer

DANCING WITH THE MOUNTAINS: Trail Running In The Rain With Arc’teryx Marketer Josh Barringer

It seemed like the sun hadn’t woken up. Dark rain clouds contrasted with the bright green of the Cove Forest. The droplets splashing on the car hood soothed our eyelids, still groggy from the early morning. The vehicle swept over Indian River Drive, a winding vanishing point of a road whose only yellow line served … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … Read more ›

Deuter. Adventures Close To Home with the Deuter Futura 26 SL. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Adventures Close To Home with the Deuter Futura 26 SL

Adventures Close To Home with the Deuter Futura 26 SL

Adventure. We all seek it out. We want to feel the thrill of unexplored trails, never before seen vistas and the feeling of something new. The secret is though, we don’t need to travel far from our front door for adventure. Just grab a backpack and go. Like me, you may often be guilty of … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will be … Read more ›

The North Face. Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

The plan was simple: fly to California for a project, then ride to Joshua Tree to explore the National Park in the desert with The North Face. That morning we’d set out from LA with supplies strapped to our dual-sport bikes. But the plan had been in jeopardy. The longest US Government shutdown in history … Read more ›

Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

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

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Choose a Stove For Camping

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›

Osprey. Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Last October I had the pleasure of visiting Osprey’s Vietnam headquarters and two of their nearby factories. While I was there to learn about Osprey and their products, I was also lucky enough to immerse myself into Vietnamese culture and get a taste of life as an Osprey employee. It was delightful to meet the … Read more ›