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 ›

Biking & Cycling. Best Gifts for Cyclists. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Best Gifts for Cyclists

Best Gifts 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 are commuting, hurtling down trails or prefer long distance pedaling on smooth highways, they’ll need the right gear to get them to the end of their ride. From essential equipment to … Read more ›

Mammut. Mammut: Think Eiger Extreme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Mammut: Think Eiger Extreme

Mammut: Think Eiger Extreme

When creating an alpine collection for the most demanding athletes, it is crucial to refer to the pros for the most accurate and critical feedback. This is why Mammut has involved the Mammut Pro Team in every aspect of the development process for their latest Eiger Extreme collection. A collection composed of products that have been … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Cooler weather calls for layers, insulated clothing and this season’s Smartwool Smartloft insulation. The brand has embraced the beloved characteristics of wool and branched out to create the ‘world’s most comfortable insulation’ – Smartloft. Made from 50% recycled materials, this light, lofty, warm and sustainable insulation is made up of 88% wool and 12% polyester. The 88% wool … Read more ›

Mammut. Mammut: Heart of the Mountaineer. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Mammut: Heart of the Mountaineer

Mammut: Heart of the Mountaineer

Mammoths roamed the Swiss Alps thousands of years ago. Mammut, the name chosen by the makers of mountaineering clothing and gear, translates to mammoth: the massive prehistoric beast on the logo reflects the strength of the products, and is one of the most recognisable signs of robust reliability in mountain sports.  Shop Mammut In the … Read more ›

Thule. The Road to Idaho – A Photo Essay. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Road to Idaho – A Photo Essay

The Road to Idaho – A Photo Essay

North  America is a very big continent.  As a Canadian, I have always believed that I had an obligation to make the journey across it at least once in my lifetime. As I grew older, I became increasingly guilty because despite being an adventure photographer who has explored a lot of other countries I still … Read more ›

black yak. Black Yak: Himalayas on the Mind. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Black Yak: Himalayas on the Mind

Black Yak: Himalayas on the Mind

Yaks, powerful beasts that survived the ice age, roam the Himalayas, surviving and thriving in otherwise uninhabitable conditions. The people and mountaineers of the region have long benefitted from yaks for transportation, wool, milk and meat. With the animal as its talisman, the outdoor company Black Yak emerged from South Korea – one of the … Read more ›