. Is Parkour the Newest Olympic Sport?. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on Is Parkour the Newest Olympic Sport?

Is Parkour the Newest Olympic Sport?

As a fan of e-sports and chess, I’ve pretty much always been resigned to the fact that my two favourite mental sports will never join the Olympics. That being said I never would have believed that Parkour would become a thing at the Olympics either. I was surprised to hear that Dan Edwards, founder of … Read more ›

Marmot. Who is Marmot?. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Who is Marmot?

Who is Marmot?

You have been seeing more and more Marmot on Altitude-sports.com. It is an outdoor brand that has been around since 1974, and is for making quality tents sleeping bags, and technical apparel. Two college students created the Marmot Club back in 1971 and the dream began so thereafter. Soon they were making prototypes of down … Read more ›

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7 Leave No Trace Principles

Last month, Keen ran a short Vine campaign showcasing the 7 principles of the Leave No Trace Center for the Outdoor Ethics. For those not familiar with this specific organization, they are a member-driven non-profit organization dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation. I personally thought it was a great way to demonstrate how Keen does … Read more ›

Mountain Hardwear. The nuts and bolts of Mountain Hardwear. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The nuts and bolts of Mountain Hardwear

The nuts and bolts of Mountain Hardwear

When you walk into the massive building Mountain Hardwear resides in you are instantly in awe. It is a historic building that once was a car factory and switched to making tanks during the war. Now it houses the brains (and brawn) behind this popular outdoor brand. After a few minutes of walking around I … Read more ›

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A new logo for Altitude-sports.com

We are proud to unveil the new logo for Altitude-sports.com. We are already known across Canada as an online leader in the sales of technical outdoor clothing; however, we have been evolving in the past years and felt it was necessary to change our brand identity to illustrate this. Our new logo better represents the … Read more ›

. 10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn. Posted on Categories OutdoorsLeave a comment on 10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn

10 Questions for The North Face ultrarunning athlete Ian MacNairn

1. One thing you love about ultrarunning? What I love about ultrarunning is that the act of ultrarunning is a process that inevitably strips away all aspects and characteristics of yourself that are not vital in the moment. By this I mean that the myriad social, cultural and personal historical constructs that may define you … Read more ›