7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brooks, Ciele, Darn Tough, Garmin, Icebreaker, Nathan, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Zoot. Running Essentials for a Beginner. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Essentials for a Beginner

Running Essentials for a Beginner

So you’ve spent all winter avoiding the gym and coming up with every excuse in the book to skip-out on the spin classes you were so motivated to sign up for. Now it’s spring and you’re determined to run because running seems easy enough right? Find yourself a nearby running route, slap on some proper fitting running shoes … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 3 Comments on How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those somber, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look for … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, The North Face. Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Canada Goose’s HyBridge Lite Hoody for Men   The Canada Gooses’s HyBridge allows you to get a light insulation, while assuring an excellent resistance against water and wind. The YKK front and pocket zippers remind great quality and durability. The coat is also very light and compressible – as it can fit in its own … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Climbing. Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection

Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Climbing Collection

For the adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies who feel the most at home clinging to the side of a rock overhang or scaling an impossibly steep face, there is no such thing as climbing season. The challenges you are faced with and the conditions you endure are all part of the game so you learn … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking. Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection

Arc’teryx Spring 2017 Hiking Collection

While there is plenty of snow on the ground and much more to come in the forecast, it’s never too early to start thinking about the colourful season of spring and the warmer weather that comes along with it. Although for those who love the fluffy white snow, you may dread the warmer temperatures of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Rab, The North Face. Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men

Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men

Whether you’re looking for a mid layer to wear under your shell while on the mountain or you’re looking for a lightweight but warm jacket for cruising around town, these lightly insulated jackets will do the trick. They may be lightweight but they pack enough insulation to keep you warm when the temperatures drop and … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Rab, The North Face. Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women

Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women

Lightly insulated jackets are perfect pieces for seasonal transitions and mid layers for outdoor activities in colder weather. They’re lightweight, warm and usually packable so they make convenient, versatile pieces that can easily be taken anywhere and even be tossed into a purse or backpack. Everyone needs at least one lightly insulated jacket in their … Read more ›

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Psiphon FL Hoodie Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Psiphon FL Hoodie Review

Arc’teryx Psiphon FL Hoodie Review

Here’s a jacket for the active person that was designed to fully move with you and while wearing it, it won’t take long to notice the attention to detail that has gone into it. The Arc’teryx Psiphon FL is a slightly stretchy soft shell that is both very light and stows away easily in a … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Castelli, Dynafit, Louis Garneau, Norrona, The North Face. What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

If you haven’t gotten to ride one yet, you definitely need to try a fatbike this winter. Becoming the next big thing in bike travel, fatbikes are more and more common to see around and certain brands are creating specific designs that are equipped for multi-day expeditions over rough terrain. Say goodbye to the trekking … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Smartwool. How to Layer For Outdoor Activities. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

Dressing appropriately for the weather and your outdoor activities can be problematic thanks to misleading weather reports and cheeky weather systems; do you dress for the 15-20mm of rain that is being forecasted or do you let your optimism takeover and bring out the shorts and sunhat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma and pa … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Gregory, MSR, Ski & Snowboard. What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

Planning for a day in the backcountry is as crucial as putting your skins on facing the right way; you’re going to realize real quick that you are going nowhere real fast. There are consequences for being lazy and doing a mediocre job so it’s imperative that you’re doing the appropriate research before venturing out. … Read more ›