Arc’teryx, Camelbak, Osprey, Running, Salomon. How to Carry Water While Running. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Carry Water While Running

How to Carry Water While Running

It’s a natural fact that we get thirsty while exercising because our bodies need that H2O to survive and function properly. Whether we are running, cycling or hiking, it is essential to stay hydrated but sometimes it’s not all that easy.  Shop Our Running Collection Carrying Water While Exercising Bikes are generally equipped with water … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed

Arc’teryx Sentinel LT Jacket Reviewed

As a woman with a long torso, my struggle with most ski jackets is finding one that I can buy in my size, that doesn’t ride up my back and fits my monkey-like arms.  I’ve tried a few brands, including Arcteryx in some insulated jacket styles that just weren’t doing it for me.  The Sentinel … Read more ›

The North Face. To the Top of the World in The North Face Summit Series. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on To the Top of the World in The North Face Summit Series

To the Top of the World in The North Face Summit Series

Climbing the world’s highest peaks makes several demands on health, fitness, mindset and more. The last thing you want to worry about when pushing past 8000 meters is your clothes. The North Face has every high-altitude climbing step covered with their Summit Series. From basecamp to Everest’s Khumbu Icefall, the French Couloirs at Annapurna, up … Read more ›

Outdoor Research. Outdoor Research Heated Gloves: Daylong Heated Comfort. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Outdoor Research Heated Gloves: Daylong Heated Comfort

Outdoor Research Heated Gloves: Daylong Heated Comfort

If you are one of the few who isn’t ready to let subzero temperatures keep you from enjoying a bluebird day, a pair of heated winter gloves is surely your best winter companion. No matter how well you layer from head to toe, your fingers are vulnerable to the cold so keeping them warm and functional … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Reviewed

If you spend enough time playing outside, you probably know how much good quality garments are a necessity to enjoy your outdoor experiences to the fullest. When it comes down to picking your winter gear, having the proper insulation is key. This year, I decided to go with one of the most popular insulated jackets … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Winter. Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec

Top 5 Places for Cross-Country Skiing in Quebec

To see Alex Harvey, a national treasure, floating on the white snow with his cross country skis truly makes you want to get out and enjoy winter! With family, friends, to train after work – doesn’t matter! Get out your skis and slide! Here are the top 5 places to do cross-country skiing in Québec:   … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Druide, HotShots, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Ski & Snowboard. Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-country skiing is an aerobic exercise that can be used as a means of transportation over snow-covered terrain or as an enjoyable winter activity. It requires no chairlifts or snowmobiles and can be practiced nearly anywhere whether the terrain is flat or undulating, as long as the athlete is capable. Because cross-country skiing is a … Read more ›

Icebreaker. The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

The Best Ways to Winter Layer with Icebreaker Merino Wool

When you’re about to embark on a mid-winter adventure, you already know that a merino wool base layer is essential. Over that, you’re likely to choose down or a synthetic-filled insulator for winter sports like skiing, snowshoeing and backcountry trekking. But what about merino wool insulators and mid-layers? Or outer jackets that use this wonderful … Read more ›

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How to Choose the Right Snowshoes

With all the snow that has fallen this winter, the conditions are ideal to put on your snowshoes and go on an adventure. For beginners, finding the right model among all those available on the market can be a little complicated. Especially that the models offered nowadays are highly specialized.You can leave the huge wooden … Read more ›

The North Face. The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie

The North Face: Ventrix Hoodie VS Summit L3 Ventrix Hybrid Hoddie

‘Take a hike’, he replied brusquely. Splendid idea, I thought – but what should I wear? I have two excellent hoodies by The North Face. It depended on my choice of activity, the conditions and its terrain. Ventrix by The North Face is the breathable synthetic ventilation system drawing rave reviews, awarded the 2017 Editor’s … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool. Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool

Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool

“Weather isn’t rocket science, it’s way harder than rocket science” – Robert (our ski guide) Let’s start at the end: Iceland changed my life. I was brought to the land of ice by Smartwool Canada to learn about their Fall-Winter product line. What better place than Iceland to discover and test Smartwool’s merino wool products? … Read more ›