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 ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

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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Top Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring is just around the corner which means it’s nearly time to hang up the winter parkas and break out the spring styles. From lightly insulated jackets to trench coats and other models, we’ve got a collection of spring jackets sure to suit any urban dweller’s style. Shop Women’s Urban CoatsShop Men’s Urban Coats Spring Jackets for … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

When gearing up for a weekend in the mountains or a day exploring new trails, it is important to pack efficiently and dress wisely. Knowing how to layer for outdoor activities is crucial and it is important to have an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you will be doing. Your … Read more ›

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Christmas Socks Gift Ideas

The holiday season is in full swing and finding presents that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. Luckily, a pair of athletic or casual socks from our collection of feet-focused brands are always an appreciated Christmas gift. Especially when the socks have a quality that’s built … Read more ›

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Burton: Family-Run Since 1977

While waiting for the first snow we drove to nearby Vermont for the annual Burton Fall Bash. Come meet the Burton family.  Shop Burton “My job is as fun as it ever was, and selfishly, that’s a priority for me. It’s pretty awesome for somebody to do something for forty years and still enjoy it.” – … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Canada Goose, Jackets, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Winter. How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 7 Comments on How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

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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Burton Youth Collection: Winterwear for Kid’s They’re Sure to Love

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to trade in the swimsuits and sunhats for snowsuits and toques. When it comes to fun in the snow, Burton knows that it’s better when the entire family can join so check out their wide variety of winter products for the little shredders in your family.  Shop Burton Youth … Read more ›

Burton, Dakine, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., JanSport, Sandqvist, Topo Designs. How to Choose the Perfect School Bag. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

How to Choose the Perfect School Bag

You know it’s back-to-school time when school supplies are spilling off store shelves and all the new latest and greatest school gear are flaunting their bright colours and funky patterns waiting to be purchased. With so much variety to choose from it can be easy to lose sight of what you really need from your … Read more ›

Burton, Camping, Coleman, Exped, Goal Zero, GSI outdoors, Marmot, Mizu, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

2-Person Camping Sets for Couple’s Weekend Getaways

Solo camping is great, but it’s even better with a partner you can share the experience with. Together you can make memories that you can later reminisce about and it also helps add an extra element of safety on an overnight adventure.  The best part of camping with a partner is that a lot of camping … 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 ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2018. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2018

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2018

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 be … Read more ›