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 ›

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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 ›

Marmot. Marmot’s Warmest Sleeping Bags. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Marmot’s Warmest Sleeping Bags

Marmot’s Warmest Sleeping Bags

Nothing is more invigorating than a multi-night winter trip. Lung-searing fresh air and clean powder can quickly dispel your winter doldrums. Luckily, tent or hut sleeping during frigid weather is less of a problem thanks to Marmot’s lineup of ultrawarm sleeping bags. Marmot’s wide selection of sleeping bags can make for a tough choice. We’ll … Read more ›

Kombi. Kombi’s Elite & Metro Lines Rethink Winter Handwear. Posted on Categories City·Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Kombi’s Elite & Metro Lines Rethink Winter Handwear

Kombi’s Elite & Metro Lines Rethink Winter Handwear

Kombi knows cold. Founded in Montreal by the family that still runs it, Kombi has been equipping people against freezing temperatures since 1961. Everyone notices the number of Kombi kids’ mitts keeping little hands dry and warm in the schoolyard. Mittens and gloves for adults are soaring in popularity too. This season Kombi introduces two … Read more ›

Smartwool. The Smartwool Smartloft review. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Smartwool Smartloft review

The Smartwool Smartloft review

Iceland is known for many things. OK, just kidding. But what it should be known for is ski touring – holy moly does it have amazing ski touring. And where there’s touring, there’s cold weather with extreme and variable conditions. That’s where Smartwool’s Smartloft jackets and vests come into play. Shop Smartwool’s Smartloft Collection  I … Read more ›

Kari Traa. A Weekend in the Life of Kari Traa. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on A Weekend in the Life of Kari Traa

A Weekend in the Life of Kari Traa

Head to Norway to live a journey in the life of Kari Traa, the brand and the founder. Everyone dreams of flying to a far-off destination knowing adventure awaits, but not knowing the exact details of that adventure. Well, I’ve always dreamed of this, and my recent trip to Norway with Kari Traa was my … Read more ›

Rossignol. Rossignol: Ski Flair in bleu-blanc-rouge.. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Rossignol: Ski Flair in bleu-blanc-rouge.

Rossignol: Ski Flair in bleu-blanc-rouge.

  With more than 120 years of experience, you could say France’s Rossignol was there when the notion of skiing as a sport began. A foundational ski brand driven by innovation and the pursuit of perfection, Rossignol has greatly influenced the growth of alpine skiing as we know it. Shop Rossignol The Origins of Success … Read more ›

Mountian Hardwear. Mountain Hardwear: Discover the Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Mountain Hardwear: Discover the Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® Collection

Mountain Hardwear: Discover the Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® Collection

Mountain Hardwear strives to reimagine the future by introducing innovative technologies and new collections season after season. From their popular StretchDown collection to their latest Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® launch, they are well beyond meeting the needs of outdoor enthusiasts and keeping adventurers well equipped.  Shop Mountain Hardwear About the Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® Collection Mountain Hardwear’s latest Exposure/2™ GORE-TEX® collection … Read more ›

Biolite, Black Diamond, Hiking & Trekking, LifeStraw, Mammut, Osprey, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Victorinox. Camping Gift Ideas for Campers, Hikers and Backpackers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Camping Gift Ideas for Campers, Hikers and Backpackers

Camping Gift Ideas for Campers, Hikers and Backpackers

Everyone has an outdoors lover on their gift list: a camper with an intrepid spirit and nearly impossible to shop for come the holidays. Our new Camping Gift Guide is chock-full of gift ideas, be it rustic essentials or convenient surprises that will bring smiles at home and in the outdoors. The collection has it … Read more ›