Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

As a Canadian, I know a thing or two about flannels. Some might say we are all born wearing one, I have yet to check that fact tho… But one thing I do know is that a flannel jacket is a key component to any good Canadians wardrobe. When I first saw the Svalbard Flannel Shirt, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

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

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

Gearing up for a weekend in the mountains? Packing efficiently and dressing wisely is crucial. 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. While a base layer is the root of a good layering system, … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna  Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed

Over the years, I’ve owned a lot of tech apparel, but the Svalbard Cotton jacket from Norrøna is definitely one worth mentioning. I’ve always look at Norrøna as the pinnacle of technical clothing, they seem to merge high-quality materials with style very well. As someone who spends a lot of time outdoors, I rely on … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed

The Svalbard Cotton Jacket is great for the person that wants it all. This jacket can be worn out on the hiking trails, out biking, running errands in town, or out for dinner with a pair of black skinny jeans. I am in love with the indigo night colour (dark blue) – it looks sharp … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Shorts: the Perfect Everday Short. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Shorts: the Perfect Everday Short

Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Shorts: the Perfect Everday Short

I might have once looked at Norrøna’s Svalbard Light Cotton Shorts and thought to myself, “those look like mom shorts.” Now that I have a pair, I think to myself, “why did I not buy these sooner?!”   Our review  Pros: Fastening loops on the side Super comfortable Options to roll up or down   … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Lightweight Anorak: the Go-To Adventure Anorak. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Lightweight Anorak: the Go-To Adventure Anorak

Norrøna Svalbard Lightweight Anorak: the Go-To Adventure Anorak

I’ve been looking for a lightweight jacket for all my outdoor adventures, and I’ve finally found it! The Svalbard Lightweight Anorak by Norrøna is the perfect jacket for venturing out, and great for when the weather seems questionable.   Our review  Pros: Great fit, Long back.  Large pocket Comfortable    Cons: More colours I would … 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, 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Bang & Olufsen, Barbour, Brunton, Clif Bar, Eagle Creek, Goal Zero, hydro flask, Instance, Klean Kanteen, Mizu, MyPakage, Nathan, Norrona, Patagonia, Prestel, Therm-a-Rest. 15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight

15 Carry-On Essentials Not to Forget For Your Next Flight

Packing for plane travel can be stressful for some especially if they aren’t flying often. For those who fly regularly for work or pleasure, you develop a routine subconsciously and packing becomes second nature. Whether you’re on a long flight or a short flight, there are a few carry-on essentials which are necessary to keep … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Druide, HotShots, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Ski & Snowboard. Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-country skiing is an aerobic exercise that can be used as a means of transportation over snow-covered terrain or as an enjoyable winter activity. It requires no chairlifts or snowmobiles and can be practiced nearly anywhere whether the terrain is flat or undulating, as long as the athlete is capable. Because cross-country skiing is a … 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 ›