Giro, Nutcase, Oakley, POC, Smith Optics. What is MIPS Helmet Technology?. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on What is MIPS Helmet Technology?

What is MIPS Helmet Technology?

Over the past few years, MIPS technology has been found in numerous cycling, ski and snowboard helmets and is most recognized as the yellow circle with “MIPS” written on the side but what is MIPS? MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System and its main function is to reduce rotational forces which are caused by certain … Read more ›

Adidas, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Hoka One One, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Running Shoes. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Running Shoes

Top 5 Running Shoes

Ready for your daily jogging routine? The beauty of running is that it is a particularly accessible sport. It can be practiced anywhere, anytime, and with minimal equipment. In fact, the only thing that is really important to consider is the pair of shoes that you will be wearing. Finding a good pair is essential, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on What is a Softshell?

What is a Softshell?

Each jacket has its role and place in your wardrobe, whether it be for outdoor pursuits in the mountains or stylish evenings in the city. Rain coats are for drizzly days; waterproof shells are for adventuring up mountain peaks; parkas are ideal for harsh winter weather; lightly insulated jackets work as layering pieces or as … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mountain Hardwear, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest, vaude. 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 ›

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Don’t Miss the Altitude Sports Warehouse Sale

Want to renew your outdoor equipment with quality products at the cutting edge of technology? Or maybe you’re looking for trendy styles that will complement seasonal wardrobes … Altitude Sports has organized a huge warehouse sale in Montreal, an event not to be missed! From hiking boots to down parkas, you’ll find an impressive variety of … Read more ›

Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … Read more ›

Aquapac, Gregory, Osprey, Outdoor Research, Rite in the Rain, Sea to Summit, The North Face. Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

It’s a fact that we cannot control the weather and sometimes Mother Nature has other plans and we just have to live with them. When you wake up to rain and somber skies, it’s easy to take a raincheck and postpone outdoor adventures for the next day with the drier weather. But, if you’re on a schedule … Read more ›

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How to Choose the Right Headlamp

Whether you’re finishing the last stretch of a hike or cooking at basecamp, having enough light to see what you are doing without busying up both hands is definitely luxury which is why the headlamp was created. They even come in handy at home where holding a flashlight could pose as an inconvenience.  Like any … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

As the days are slowly becoming longer, the sun is out more frequently and hints of spring are in the air which means spring skiing is on the horizon. For the spring skiing fanatics with an eye for great deals,  this spring break is sure to be the best one yet so sharpen your skis, find your … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, CEP Compression, Ciele, Craft, Icebreaker, Outdoor Research, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face. How to Dress For a Run in the Rain. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

You can’t control the weather but you can control the way you dress so when the forecast calls for rain, gear up and head out for that run anyway in waterproof running gear. With all the latest technologies, it’s easy to get out and enjoy the outdoors even when the weather may be a little less enjoyable. Because running … Read more ›