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Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off

It’s always best to know how to layer for outdoor activities. An idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you’ll be doing will make choosing those layers simple. But mid layers – like fleece vs down vs merino wool –  aren’t just for the mountains. You can wear them all fall and … Read more ›

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14 Best Kid’s Winter Jackets

Best Kid’s Winter Jackets – It’s Time To Buy Back to school is done. The first snowfall is around the corner. And the biggest parent dilemma of the season has again arrived – finding the best kid’s winter jackets. We need a guide to something warm, waterproof, and comfortable for your boy or girl to … Read more ›

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Isle of Skye: Top 5 Locations You Don’t Want to Miss

If you haven’t already heard of the Isle of Skye, it’s a must for outdoor enthusiasts looking to discover unique landscapes. The largest island of Scotland’s Inner Hebrids archipelago is the perfect spot for road tripping. With so many things to see, here are the best places to stop along the way. Portree Portree is … Read more ›

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Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

With spring underway, it’s time to start preparing for the seasonal transition and surprise, spring showers. Hiking, fishing or apple picking, no matter what family activity you have planned, do not let bad weather prevent you from enjoying it. Once you’ve found the perfect raincoat to suit your style, the next step for an enjoyable spring is finding the … Read more ›

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Helly Hansen’s LifaLoft™: Exceptional Warmth Without the Weight

Layering for a day in the mountains is always a crucial part of the overall  experience. Feeling too cold can quickly shorten a day so as mom always said, “it’s better to be safe than sorry” and layer up. While layering is key, the types of layers you choose is also important because too many layers … Read more ›

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Helly Hansen Lifaloft Insulator Jacket Reviewed

I’m genuinely thrilled to have had the opportunity to test the Helly Hansen’s LifaLoft Insulator Jacket. I have never really owned many products from this brand and was pleasantly surprised by the quality and dexterity of their product. As an insulator product this jacket has a very specific function and provides a necessary service to all … Read more ›

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Top Raincoats to Wear with a Suit

Showing up to work sopping wet can put a negative vibe on anyone’s day so a reliable raincoat is essential. Finding a raincoat suitable for hiking can be a lot easier than finding one that works well with your Monday to Friday work attire although it isn’t impossible. For the dapper gentlemen who spend their … 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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15 Summer Camp Essentials You Need To Pack

It’s that time of year where the kids run wild and free and spend their day’s enjoying their summer activities. If you’re one of the may parents who works a busy schedule throughout the year, a summer camp may be a great option for your little ones. They can learn new skills, meet new friends … Read more ›

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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 take over and bring out the shorts and sun hat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma … Read more ›

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So You Want to go Tree Planting?

For a lot of students, the middle to the end of April is the start of freedom known as summer holidays. Some will move back home to work and pay off student debts, many will book flights leaving the second they finish their last, torturous exam, and a few will pack their life in a … Read more ›