Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia, 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 exploring 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 during a gusty spring … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Marmot, Norrona, The North Face. Top 5 GORE-TEX® Coats to Stay Dry This Spring. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 GORE-TEX® Coats to Stay Dry This Spring

Top 5 GORE-TEX® Coats to Stay Dry This Spring

Spring is upon us, and with it comes the unexpected weather and the changing temperatures. Ready to embark on an outdoor adventure? Fortunately, we are not made of sugar so a little rain and mud shouldn’t’ keep you from enjoying the outdoors, it only makes it more exciting!And with the right gear, you’re ready for … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, BLACKYAK, Burton, Fjällräven, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

When gearing up for a weekend in the mountains or a day exploring new trails, it is important to pack efficiently and dress wisely. Knowing how to layer for outdoor activities is crucial and it is important to have an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you will be doing. Your … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , 1 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 8 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 … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

  Finding the perfect pair of base layers that fit just right and are as comfortable as they are warm is a bonus and with the Norrøna wool base layer set, I was pretty impressed.  I first tested these base layers during a weekend of ski touring at High Camp Turtagrø and they quickly became … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

  To keep my lower body dry while on the mountain I always wear my Norrøna Tamok Gore-Tex pants. They’re a sleek, waterproof pair of snow pants for all types of adventures. I’ve used my Tamok pants for everything from splitboarding to shoveling out the driveway. Shop Norrøna Our review of this product 9.5 / … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, atlas, Black Diamond, Castelli, Craft, CW-X Conditioning Wear, fat biking, Garneau, Gore Bike Wear, Gregory, ice climbing, Jetboil, Merrell, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Oakley, Patagonia, Running, Saucony, Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool, snowshoes, SUGOi, winter camping, winter running. The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

For some winter is a dreaded season filled with frigid temperatures, grey skies and lack of colour but for others, this is a season of fun and excitement! If you are a winter lover, you already know what greatness the season has to offer and most likely spend your days enjoying all of the following … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Alpha® insulation is the new insulation on the block and slowly more and more brands are starting to discover its uniqueness and effectiveness. At a first glance, it doesn’t look like much but once I tried Norrøna’s Lofoten Powershield Alpha jacket I quickly understood what all the fuss was about. Shop Norrøna’s Alpha® Products Our … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Scarpa, The North Face. What to Wear Ice Climbing. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Ice Climbing

What to Wear Ice Climbing

For the thrill seekers and adventurers among us, ice climbing is yet another seasonal activity that fulfills adrenaline addictions and opportunities to discover new heights and personal limits. Most commonly done over the winter months for obvious weather reasons, ice climbing is an exciting sport that deserves great respect and proper knowledge of the techniques, safety and … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Similar to shopping for jeans, shopping for the right ski pants can also be a deceiving task. You want to find a pair that not only looks great but also functions appropriately for the type of skiing you will be doing because features are important. Norrøna’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro pants offer a relaxed fit and offer … Read more ›