Arc’teryx, Cocotte Equipment, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, RAINS, Timbuk2. The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes. Posted on Categories City·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes

The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes

As the days slowly get shorter and the sun sets earlier, the sombre weather settles in and the chance for a surprise shower during your commute increases. Whether you commute by bike, foot or public transit, arriving at work or class on time and drily is essential and sometimes an umbrella doesn’t quite cut it … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Sleeping Bags, The North Face, winter camping. The 6 Best Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping Adventures. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on The 6 Best Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping Adventures

The 6 Best Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping Adventures

A cozy sleeping bag is crucial for a good night’s sleep while camping no matter what season it is. The warmer months usually call for a lighter sleeping bag whereas the winter months call for something with slightly more insulation. You want to ensure that you choose one that will be suitable for the types … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Burton, Bushnell, Gerber, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Light My Fire, Mountain Hardwear, Patagonia, Salomon, Scarpa, The North Face. Winter Camping Survival Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Winter Camping Survival Guide

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 ›

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, Dynafit, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, MyPakage, Running, Salomon, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running

How to Layer Comfortably for Fall Running

Running in the fall isn’t quite the same as heading out for a run in the summer time. When the temperatures drop slightly, the air feels crisp and fresh and although it’s often more refreshing, it’s a good time to add a few extra layers. When you run, you perspire and if you’re not layered correctly, … Read more ›

Adidas, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Burton, Columbia, Eagle Creek, Helly Hansen, Mammut, Marmot, Mavic, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, prana, Salewa, Salomon, The North Face, vaude, Woolrich. Why You Should Care About the Bluesign® Standard. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Why You Should Care About the Bluesign® Standard

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Herno, Mountain Hardwear, RAINS, The North Face, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Top 6 Urban Raincoats for Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 6 Urban Raincoats for Women

Top 6 Urban Raincoats for Women

Brave the wet fall weather without hesitation this season and gear up with a reliable wet weather ensemble Find the perfect pair of rain boots and pair them with a stylish yet functional raincoat and you’ll surely be ready for any outdoor adventure rain or shine. This season, flaunt your fall chic in one of … Read more ›

Mountain Hardwear. Introducing the Mountain Hardwear Stretchdown DS Jacket & Hoody. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Introducing the Mountain Hardwear Stretchdown DS Jacket & Hoody

Introducing the Mountain Hardwear Stretchdown DS Jacket & Hoody

Down is a popular form of insulation found in a variety of jackets from parkas and urban coats to technical jackets and lightweight layering pieces. This popularity is due to down’s minimal weight, convenient compactibility, and exceptional thermal capacity. Because of its popularity, many brands like Mountain Hardwear began designing new technologies like StretchDown™, which increased the … Read more ›

Barbour, Canada Goose, Herno, Mackage, Mountain Hardwear, Soia & Kyo. Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women

Top 6 Stylish Fall Urban Jackets for Women

Dressing for fall means patterned layers, cozy accessories and cute, stylish boots. The air is crisp and while the temperatures drop, a stylish fall coat to top off your fashionable ensemble is a must. Pair a sleek, thigh-length trench with a flirty dress or a waist-length bomber with a figure-shaping pair of pants. With a stylish … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women

Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women

A softshell jacket should be a staple in any outdoor enthusiast’s wardrobe. For mountaineers, ski tourers, and even cyclists, softshells make an optimal layering piece for high-output aerobic activities in a variety of weather conditions. On cool, dry days, they make a great stand-alone layer, but when the rains are pouring, you’ll want to pair … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , Leave a comment on What is a Softshell?

What is a Softshell?

Each jacket has its role and place in your wardrobe, whether it be for outdoor pursuits in the mountains or stylish evenings in the city. Rain coats are for drizzly days; waterproof shells are for adventuring up mountain peaks; parkas are ideal for harsh winter weather; lightly insulated jackets work as layering pieces or as … Read more ›