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 ›

Alchemy Equipment, Arc’teryx, Indygena, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, RAINS. Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress

Top Raincoats to Wear with a Dress

Sometimes all you want to do is wear a dress and if the rain is falling, who’s saying you can’t? There are plenty of cute dry-weather coats to pair with a dress to complete your elegant look but raincoats are a little different. Finding the right raincoat that looks as cute with a dress as … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Rab, The North Face. Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men

Top Lightly Insulated Jackets for Men

Whether you’re looking for a mid layer to wear under your shell while on the mountain or you’re looking for a lightweight but warm jacket for cruising around town, these lightly insulated jackets will do the trick. They may be lightweight but they pack enough insulation to keep you warm when the temperatures drop and … 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 ›

Marmot, Mountain Hardwear. Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

The jackets PreCip from Marmot and Finder from Mountain Hardwear represent an entry point into the wonderful world of waterproof-breathable jackets. You’ll appreciate their waterproofness as well as their compactibility. Indeed, the main difference between them and their higher-priced brothers comes down to features, fit, breathability and durability. While those are important considerations, sometimes the … Read more ›

Mountain Hardwear. Mountain Hardwear’s Ozonic™ Backpack Collection. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Mountain Hardwear’s Ozonic™ Backpack Collection

Mountain Hardwear’s Ozonic™ Backpack Collection

Back for another year with improved technology and features, Mountain Hardwear Ozonic™ backpacks are ready for your rainy adventures. These backpacks are designed to keep your gear dry no matter the weather. Traveling by backpack whether you be in a foreign country or simply trekking through the mountains, has its advantages and also its disadvantages. Although … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 4 Comments on How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those somber, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look for … 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 ›

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 ›

Backpacks, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., JanSport, Lowe Alpine, Matt & Nat, Mountain Hardwear, Osprey, The North Face, Thule. Gift Guide for the Urban & Exotic Explorer. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·City·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for the Urban & Exotic Explorer

Gift Guide for the Urban & Exotic Explorer

We’ve all been there once… leaving the house while juggling a wallet, keys, a granola bar snack or two, maybe a laptop and a hairbrush or a book to read if you’re stuck in transit. In moments like these, any kind of bag is necessary for your sanity and just simplicity. You can stow away … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Baffin, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Hillsound, Icebreaker, Leatherman, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Smartwool, Therm-ic, Zeal Optics. Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates

Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates

Let’s be honest, I’ve never been that far out in the Far North, but it doesn’t take much to figure out that the climate is extremely cold. To appreciate its richness, the right gear is definitely needed. For you, explorers of this world, I’ve gathered the best of the best that can be found. Efficient, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Giro, Icebreaker, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Norrona, Oakley, The North Face. On The Slopes: When the Mountain Becomes Your Playground. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on On The Slopes: When the Mountain Becomes Your Playground

On The Slopes: When the Mountain Becomes Your Playground

There is nothing like keeping a fashion sense while practicing your favorite sport. We’ve gathered some of the best elements available on the market so you can look your best while sliding down the mountain. You need to stay warm so a mid layer is imperative. Norrona offers a great choice of colors that can easily … Read more ›