Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, LifeStraw, MSR, Oakley, Petzl, Pristine, Rab, Suunto, The North Face, Victorinox, VSSL. Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing.  I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home.  Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read more ›

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Stove For Camping

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook as a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find the perfect … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Poler Stuff, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick the Right Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick the Right Tent

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 ›

Black Diamond, Leki, MSR. How to Choose the Right Walking Pole. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

How to Choose the Right Walking Pole

Are you the type to raise your nose to walking poles? For many, this is a cumbersome accessory, which serves only to test the terrain. While it is not a tool that will appeal to all, using walking poles has many physical advantages, especially in long-distance hikes where we carry all our equipment on our backs . … Read more ›

Biolite, GSI outdoors, MSR, Opinel, optimus, Stanley, Victorinox, YETI. Cooking While Camping: The Essentials. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Cooking While Camping: The Essentials

Cooking While Camping: The Essentials

Cooking while camping is always a bit of a challenge, especially after a day of paddling in a lake, climbing peaks or pedaling on a forest path, you rarely want to break ya sweat when it comes to meals. Whether you’re headed for a quiet getaway over the weekend, or a long trip, your best asset … Read more ›

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 ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Gregory, MSR, Ski & Snowboard. What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

What’s in Your Pack For a Day in the Backcountry?

Planning for a day in the backcountry is as crucial as putting your skins on facing the right way; you’re going to realize real quick that you are going nowhere real fast. There are consequences for being lazy and doing a mediocre job so it’s imperative that you’re doing the appropriate research before venturing out. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Dakine, Gregory, Mammut, Marmot, MSR, Norrona, Osprey, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Thule. Top Backcountry Backpacks. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Backcountry Backpacks

Top Backcountry Backpacks

Ski season is right around the corner and depending where you live in Canada, some lucky souls have already glided their first tracks through fresh, fluffy powder this season. For those who have yet to feel this satisfaction, they continue to fight back their stoke and stare wide-eyed watching ski films as they add the … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Jetboil, LifeStraw, Lowa, Marmot, MSR, Petzl, Rab, Sea to Summit, Smartwool, Stanley, Therm-a-Rest, Victorinox, VSSL. Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016

Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2016

With Christmas in less than a week, the last minute Christmas shopping frenzy is well underway. If you’re the last minute shopping type who tries their hardest to avoid the Christmas crowds, why not enjoy some Christmas shopping from the comforts of your favourite chair at home? Altitude Sports is your one-stop-shop for Christmas presents … 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 ›

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MSR Reactor 1L Stove System Review

Bottom Line: The MSR Reactor 1L Stove System is a powerful, fast and light canister stove system. Perfect for lightweight backpacking or to bring on winter day trips to turn snow/ice into water rapidly. Our review of this product 9.5 / 10 The pros are: Size: The entire unit is smaller than a Nalgene bottle. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Buff, Craft, Dynafit, Icebreaker, Leki, Mammut, MSR, Norrona, Patagonia, Pomoca, Ski & Snowboard. Ski Touring Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Ski Touring Guide

Ski Touring Guide

Do you ever notice tiny-ant-people traversing across far away mountains when you are heading up the chair lift for your first run of the day? Or spot tracks zig-zagging up steep, snowy pitches leaving behind a trail like that of a snail and wonder who the heck got up there and how? This is ski … Read more ›