. Who’s Wearing What at The Tour de France? Cycling Gear Featured in the 2019 Race. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Who’s Wearing What at The Tour de France? Cycling Gear Featured in the 2019 Race

Who’s Wearing What at The Tour de France? Cycling Gear Featured in the 2019 Race

As cycling fans and passionate riders, we’ve compiled a list of the gear you’ll see at this years’ Tour de France. From Castelli Jerseys to limited-edition Oakley sunglasses and aerodynamic Fizik saddles, we’ve got the leading apparel and bike accessories you’ll see at every race stage. What is The Tour de France? The Tour de … Read more ›

. Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019

Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019

It’s Summer, and we’re celebrating by showcasing our premium Made-in-Canada men’s clothing brands. From Victoria’s Viberg handmade leather boots to Vancouver’s innovative Veilance, and Toronto’s Bather swimwear, we’ve got you covered from coast-to-coast.  What sets these guys’ clothing brands apart from the competition – outside the fact they’re made here? It’s quality. Their apparel is … Read more ›

. Made in Canada: Women’s Clothing You Can Wear To Celebrate July 1. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Made in Canada: Women’s Clothing You Can Wear To Celebrate July 1

Made in Canada: Women’s Clothing You Can Wear To Celebrate July 1

With temperatures rising and the long weekend ahead, it’s time to break out summer 2019 trends. Why not take advantage of the Canada Day Weekend to buy Canadian-made clothing? Discover three brands that make it a point to design clothing in the Great White North, and whip up a perfect summer vacation look. Shop our … Read more ›

. New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

Cozy sheepskin lined footwear and women’s winter boots – that’s how UGG built its reputation in Canada, the United States, and beyond. When most of us think of the brand, we see people (mostly women) walking around campuses, offices, or cities in the ultra-warm suede boots during the colder months, not summer sandals. But sandals … Read more ›

. Bikepacking in the Squamish Valley : Exploring the Pacific Northwest with Garneau. Posted on Categories Uncategorized2 Comments on Bikepacking in the Squamish Valley : Exploring the Pacific Northwest with Garneau

Bikepacking in the Squamish Valley : Exploring the Pacific Northwest with Garneau

After a much too long Montreal winter, spring was in the air, and what better way to tease summer than a trip to Vancouver to test the latest collection of layers by Garneau. Returning from a backcountry ski photo shoot in the Kootenay Mountains, the Altitude Sports team took advantage of a long layover to … Read more ›

. Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam. Posted on Categories Uncategorized5 Comments on Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam

Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam

Stepping out of Ho Chi Minh airport is a shock of heat compared to autumn in Montreal. It wasn’t my first time in Asia, and the feeling of jet lag combined with a sticky hug of equatorial humidity brought back immediate memories. We were greeted warmly by the North American Osprey team who had arrived … Read more ›

. In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites

In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites

I’m travelling to the Mecca of cycling, Fonzaso, in Italy’s Belluno province. I survey the rolling landscape from our van window as Monte Grappa beckons in the distance, a reminder of the history this part of the Venetian Prealps contains. Even better, I’ll be in the hands of Castelli, the cycling brand of all cycling … Read more ›

. Cycling Among Giants: An Interview with Castelli Performance Director and former World Champion Andrea Peron. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Cycling Among Giants: An Interview with Castelli Performance Director and former World Champion Andrea Peron

Cycling Among Giants: An Interview with Castelli Performance Director and former World Champion Andrea Peron

I’m in Italy and find myself at the headquarters one of cycling’s most iconic brands, Castelli. Yesterday I was baptized into the scenic Dolomites with a guided ride up Monte Grappa, which included a little more vertical than what I am used to in Quebec. Despite defining myself as a cycling enthusiast – I hit … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia. The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags , , , ,

The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide

When we think of waterproof raincoats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX® because it is one of the most popular and renown waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof and breathable fabrics that are nearly as good although they may hide from the spotlight. Below is a guide to … Read more ›

. Manitobah Mukluks: Where Style meets Tradition. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Manitobah Mukluks: Where Style meets Tradition

Manitobah Mukluks: Where Style meets Tradition

When something works you don’t mess with it. Update it, sure, but keep true to what makes it a success. Manitobah Mukluks figured out how to keep feet warm in snowy, cold weather by looking back at traditions and techniques from the First Nations peoples of Canada. The demand for this warm, innovative footwear, plus … Read more ›

. Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf

Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf

Rip Curl is synonymous with surfing. The Australian brand creates everything you need to get started catching waves along with styles for riders on the WSL professional circuit. Their ‘The Search’ campaign captures surfers from around the world in pursuit of the best waves and vibes, which is something I was yearning to experience to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brixton, Coal, Glerups, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Shinola, Smartwool, Westerly. Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Her. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Her

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Her

What greater dilemma than a gift for her? The right Christmas stocking ideas can cause even more headaches. Well worry no more: Altitude Sports has you covered with a carefully-catered list replete with quality, warmth, style and functionality. You’ll find everything to melt any woman’s heart with our gift guide of Stocking Stuffers for Her. … Read more ›