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Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Men

Softshell jackets are known for their exceptional breathability, flexibility, and weather resistant properties, making them ideal garments for all aerobic activities. Softshells are versatile and perform well as a layer under a waterproof shell or as a stand-alone jacket in sunny, more mild weather. Whether you’re a skier, cyclist, runner, climber, or mountaineer, a softshell … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia. The History of Fleece. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on The History of Fleece

The History of Fleece

There are many reasons fleeces are a wardrobe staple. They are a cozy stand-alone layer in cooler weather and also make the perfect layering piece for a chilly, fall or winter day. With so many styles available, you’re sure to find one that you’ll love. The popularity of fleece took off when a company called Malden … 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 ›

Dakine, Norrona, Nuun, Osprey, Tacx, Zefal. How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling

How to Know When to Use a Hydration Pack or Water Bottle for Cycling

When you leave the house for a bike ride, it is essential that you always remember to bring water to ensure that you stay hydrated along the way. Whether you’re going for a road ride, a casual ride or a mountain bike ride, there is an efficient way to carry your water and a reasonable amount … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna: Discover the Falketind Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna: Discover the Falketind Collection

Norrøna: Discover the Falketind Collection

For the outdoor enthusiast who doesn’t get discouraged by wet and grey weather, Norrøna’s falketind collection is designed for you. This Norwegian outdoor brand produces technical, comfortable and versatile products designed for your toughest outdoor pursuits. Whether you’re hiking in the alpine under the summer sun or battling winds and sideways rains, the falketind collection is … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits

Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits

Shopping for new brands is exciting. Discovering new fits, styles, patterns and even new materials that you’ve never heard of before, it’s all part of the experience. North America is home to many great brands but just across the sea are even more brands well worth checking out. Norrøna, a technical Norwegian brand, is one of … 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 ›

Biking & Cycling, Norrona. Norrøna: Discover the Fjørå Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna: Discover the Fjørå Collection

Norrøna: Discover the Fjørå Collection

Norrøna is a brand that is known for their technical products that are built strong and created with performance in mind. They provide top of the line apparel and gear for your toughest outdoor adventures. Whether it be a pair of mountain bike shorts or a skiing shell. Each product is carefully designed and tested by the … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

This past weekend I had the pleasure to be a part of High Camp Turtagrø which is a ski touring event taking place in Jotunheimen West, a mountain range located in Norway. Technical Norwegian brand, Norrøna, was the main sponsor for this year’s event which unfolded fantastically and was enjoyed by many ski-goggle-tanned faces from around the … 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 ›