Norrona. Norrøna Celebrates 40 Years of the Trollveggen GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Celebrates 40 Years of the Trollveggen GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket

Norrøna Celebrates 40 Years of the Trollveggen GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket

Norrøna celebrates four decades of mountaineering perfection as 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the trollveggen GORE-TEX® Pro jacket. This jacket has evolved over the years since its debut in 1977 as Europe’s first GORE-TEX® jacket and continues to be a favourite among mountaineers to this day.  Shop Trollveggen GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket History of the … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Garneau, Norrona. What is Polartec® Alpha® Insulation?. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on What is Polartec® Alpha® Insulation?

What is Polartec® Alpha® Insulation?

Adequate insulation is a must when it comes to keeping warm in both urban and wild environments and with the approaching winter months, there’s no better time than now to outfit your wardrobe with insulated gear. While down and synthetic are the most common forms of insulation for coats and parkas, other insulations such as … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: Discover the 2017/2018 Lofoten Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna: Discover the 2017/2018 Lofoten Collection

Norrøna: Discover the 2017/2018 Lofoten Collection

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to get out there and start shopping for a new and improved ski or snowboard kit so you can stand out on the slopes, in the liftline and out in the backcountry this season. If you weren’t excited for winter season already Norrøna’s new Lofoten collection is sure … Read more ›

Norrona. Arctic Surfing: Chasing Thrills in Arctic Swells. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Arctic Surfing: Chasing Thrills in Arctic Swells

Arctic Surfing: Chasing Thrills in Arctic Swells

Adventure seekers go to great limits in search of new thrills and the next adrenaline pumping activity because what’s life without a little danger and a side of fear? From skiing down jagged peaks in avalanche-susceptible terrain to swimming with sharks, everyone finds adrenaline in different ways and new ways. When the thrill begins to … Read more ›

Norrona. Discover the Norrøna 29 Parka Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Discover the Norrøna 29 Parka Collection

Discover the Norrøna 29 Parka Collection

Head out into the harshest winter storms without hesitation with the Norrøna /29 parka collection. These long fitting, urban-style winter parkas are designed with the most extreme winter conditions in mind. Available in a variety of models for both men and women, you’re sure to find the perfect style to suit your urban needs.  Shop Norrøna … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Buff, Castelli, Fjällräven, Hillsound, Icebreaker, Norrona, Petzl, Running, Saucony, Smartwool, The North Face. Top 7 Essential Winter Running Accessories. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 7 Essential Winter Running Accessories

Top 7 Essential Winter Running Accessories

Winter running can be a challenge not just because of the cold and conditions but knowing how to be prepared. When you run close to home, it’s easy enough to turn back if you’ve forgotten something or the weather is truly unbearable. If you’re a runner that likes to take your routines to new, distant locations, … 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, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Whether you experience surprise showers while you’re tackling mountain peaks or you’re shredding powder lines on epic mountain adventures, a weatherproof shell is essential. It keeps you dry and protected from all the elements and allows you to enjoy a day in nature rain or shine. To ensure you remain dry and smiling on the trails … 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, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

How to Pick Transitional Jackets & Vests for Fall

It’s that time of year again where we awkwardly transition from our summer wardrobe and slowly start pulling out the big cozy sweaters, wool socks and scarves. That’s right, it’s autumn! The season of pumpkin everything, vibrant and colourful forests and overflowing bowls of hardy chili and stew – what’s not to love? We’ve got … 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 , , , , , , , , 2 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 ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, Castelli, Dynafit, Garneau, Icebreaker, Norrona, POC, Rab. How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride

How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride

As the season’s change and we gear up for colder temperatures, our wardrobes change for our everyday routine and our favourite hobbies. If you’re a road cyclist and look forward to putting in multiple kilometres each week on your bike, frigid, winter temperatures surely aren’t going to hold you back. Although some days are tougher than … Read more ›