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 ›

7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 4 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 for … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, The North Face. Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Spring Jackets: Urban, Technical & Stylish

Canada Goose’s HyBridge Lite Hoody for Men   The Canada Gooses’s HyBridge allows you to get a light insulation, while assuring an excellent resistance against water and wind. The YKK front and pocket zippers remind great quality and durability. The coat is also very light and compressible – as it can fit in its own … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

The Norrøna Gore-Tex Lofoten Pro pants are versatile, waterproof snow pants mainly directed towards adventures who like to spend time in the backcountry. They’re aimed to keep you dry but also have quick functions to vent heat, carry belongings and fit just right for when you’re on the go. I not only use these pants … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review

Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review

As your primary form of protection from the elements, your outer jacket should be able to stand up to anything mother nature can throw at it. So far, my Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX Pro Jacket has done just that! First impression When I first took this jacket out of the package I was super stoked just … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe

Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe

So you want to plan a ski trip but you don’t know where to go. With epic ski destinations scattered all around the world, picking one spot can be the hardest part but it also leaves endless opportunities for future trips. Deciding on a destination often comes down to what type of terrain you are … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Castelli, Dynafit, Louis Garneau, Norrona, The North Face. What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

What to Wear Fatbiking this Winter

If you haven’t gotten to ride one yet, you definitely need to try a fatbike this winter. Becoming the next big thing in bike travel, fatbikes are more and more common to see around and certain brands are creating specific designs that are equipped for multi-day expeditions over rough terrain. Say goodbye to the trekking … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Smartwool. How to Layer For Outdoor Activities. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

Dressing appropriately for the weather and your outdoor activities can be problematic thanks to misleading weather reports and cheeky weather systems; do you dress for the 15-20mm of rain that is being forecasted or do you let your optimism takeover and bring out the shorts and sunhat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma and pa … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Patagonia, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017

Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017

With a new year comes new adventures and new ski opportunities so if you haven’t gotten a chance to play in the snow yet, the time is now. If you’re still searching for the right ski kit we’ve got the top selection so you can flaunt your skills on the mountain in style. 1. Arc’teryx … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Ski season is upon us and if you haven’t gotten out to enjoy a few turns yet, you’re well overdo. If it’s gear that is keeping you from the snow, here are our top five women’s ski kits for 2017. 1. Arc’teryx Arc’teryx is a Canadian-made brand based out of Vancouver, BC and is well-known … Read more ›