Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Burton, Clif Bar, Coleman, Led Lenser, NEMO Equipment, Pendleton, Petzl, Probar, Smartwool, Snow Peak, The North Face, VSSL, Woolrich. How to Prepare for Winter Driving Emergencies. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 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 at all. So what do you do if you find yourself waiting for a tow, it’s -24°C outside … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read more ›

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Winter Camping Survival Guide

Camping is a simple hobby loved by families, weekend-warriors, outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. I mean, who doesn’t love sleeping out under the peaceful, starry, night sky staring at the star constellations? The possibilities are endless and you can camp nearly wherever and whenever you wish, even in the winter. That’s right, camping isn’t just … Read more ›

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Discover the Burton Fleece & Flannels Collection this Fall

With the crisp smell of fall in the air and the deciduous forests slowly beginning to show their palettes of seasonal colours, it’s time to cozy up and break out the fall wardrobe. Round up your favourite flannels and beloved fleeces and get out there to enjoy the fall festivities with the new Burton fall collection. … Read more ›

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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 ›

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How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

Finding the right winter jacket is essential to an enjoyable and bearable winter season so shop for quality, not quantity. It is better to have one or even two reliable, winter jackets that keep you toasty warm when you’re out and about rather than a collection of mediocre jackets taking up space in your closet. … Read more ›

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Why You Should Care About the Bluesign® Standard

With an increased awareness of environmentally friendly practices within the outdoor retail industry, many brands are adapting their manufacturing processes to fit these standards. Whether it be the way that the fabrics are sourced for particular garments, how fabrics and other materials are produced or simply how the products are manufactured, there are multiple ways … Read more ›

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Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

The excitement of the back to school season is already upon us, which means it’s the time of year to start searching for a new backpack. For the little ones who will be starting their first year of school, or are excitedly going back to a higher grade in elementary school, a proper and safe … Read more ›

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Top 5 Stylishly Savvy Back to School Essentials Every Child Needs

It’s that time of year again. Early mornings kick-started by irritating alarm clocks and rushing out the front door to make the first bell. Some kids love it, while others dread it. The same can be said for parents. While back to school time has its unpredictable (and predictable) ups-and-downs, one that you control is … Read more ›

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Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

It will be your most loyal companion as you peer out the window of the train at landscapes zipping by and it will accompany you during your longest layovers between flights. When it comes to selecting the perfect carry-on bag, it’s important to choose a bag that’s right for you and fulfills your needs. If your … Read more ›

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Get the Beach Look For Men

The sun is shining and the temperatures are skyrocketing! Take out your parasol, put on your best swimsuit and dance, the beach is waiting for you. Whether you plan to surf a few waves, take a long walk in the sand or just relax in the sun, do it in style. Discover the essentials that … Read more ›

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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 ›