Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Poler Stuff, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick the Right Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick the Right Tent

How to Pick the Right Tent

Camping; the action of escaping civilization to spend a night (or more) in the wilderness sleeping under the stars with just a tent and the basics; a time to relax and refuel the mind. This is a favourite pastime that has been enjoyed by many for centuries and continues to evolve year-after-year with new technologies … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Gregory, Osprey, The North Face. Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Choosing a backpack is always a bit tricky, especially when you leave for a long time and you plan to put away your whole life. Are you the kind of person to be afraid of missing something on a trip? Are you the type to repack your bag countless times in order to fit as … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Leki, MSR. How to Choose the Right Walking Pole. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

Are you the type to raise your nose to walking poles? For many, this is a cumbersome accessory, which serves only to test the terrain. While it is not a tool that will appeal to all, using walking poles has many physical advantages, especially in long-distance hikes where we carry all our equipment on our backs . … Read more ›

Black Diamond. Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody Review

When I first was told I was receiving the Black Diamond Alpine Start hoody, I was a little less than enthused about the color of “Curry” or as I interpreted it “Curry Stain,” usually the one thing I am normally trying to keep off my jackets. That and Mustard, thankfully that was not my other … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2017. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2017

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2017

  Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will … 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, 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 ›

Black Diamond, Dynafit, Mountain Hardwear, Rumpl, Sherpa, The North Face. Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017

Cool Products from the Outdoor Retailer Show to Look out For in 2017

Another year passes and another Outdoor Retailer arrives. If you like getting the heads up on what is happening in the outdoor world ahead of people, then this article might tickle your fancy. The North Face If you like colour and hardcore winter activities then you will love the new Summit Series line. Colours abound. … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Clif Bar, Icebreaker, Petzl, Probar, VSSL, Wigwam, Woolrich. How to Prepare for Winter Driving Emergencies. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Prepare for Winter Driving Emergencies

How to Prepare for Winter Driving Emergencies

When it’s bone chillingly cold outside, we feel it, animals feel it and so do our cars. Whether you have a new car or an old car, extreme cold temperatures can make them act up or simply not act all. So what do you do if you find yourself waiting for a tow, it’s -24°C … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Dakine, Gregory, Mammut, Marmot, MSR, Norrona, Osprey, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Thule. Top Backcountry Backpacks. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Backcountry Backpacks

Top Backcountry Backpacks

Ski season is right around the corner and depending where you live in Canada, some lucky souls have already glided their first tracks through fresh, fluffy powder this season. For those who have yet to feel this satisfaction, they continue to fight back their stoke and stare wide-eyed watching ski films as they add the … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Lenz, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard, Therm-ic. Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories

Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories

When the storm the night before answered your prayers and you wake up to a fresh dumping of sparkling powder, hesitating because of cold temperatures is quite possibly one of the last things on your mind. Some days you get comfortable temperatures and other times, the most epic days are the coldest so adequate gear … Read more ›