Biolite, Black Diamond, Black Friday, Camping, Christmas, gift guide, Hiking & Trekking, LifeStraw, Mammut, Osprey, Sea to Summit, The North Face, Victorinox, winter camping. 20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers

20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers

Everyone has outdoor enthusiasts on their gift list: a camping lover with an intrepid spirit and nearly impossible to shop for come the holidays. It’s one thing to go through camping gear gifts for our hiking, and backpacking friends. Camping articles like the best winter camping sleeping bags can be helpful but sometimes we want … Read more ›

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Best Gifts For Travelers

Because of our globe-trotting expertise we’ve taken the time to curate a list of our favourite travel gifts. This curated collection of presents for people who travel is inspired by our experiences, along with our passion for well-made apparel and accessories. Whatever type of adventurer you’re shopping for – be it a business person or … Read more ›

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Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Last October I had the pleasure of visiting Osprey’s Vietnam headquarters and two of their nearby factories. While I was there to learn about Osprey and their products, I was also lucky enough to immerse myself into Vietnamese culture and get a taste of life as an Osprey employee. It was delightful to meet the … Read more ›

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How to Carry Water While Running

It’s a natural fact that we get thirsty while exercising because our bodies need that H2O to survive and function properly. Whether we are running, cycling or hiking, it is essential to stay hydrated but sometimes it’s not all that easy.  Shop Our Running Collection Carrying Water While Exercising Bikes are generally equipped with water … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

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Osprey: the Arcane Collection

Urban minimalism In the adventure backpack world, Osprey reigns supreme. Powerful long-haul carriers; light, technical trekking and hiking packs; transportation solutions of all kinds: Osprey is the sure thing for carrying comfort, functionality and durability. We were pleasantly surprised when they announced their new fall line of urban, streamlined, intelligently-designed packs. Let’s dig into the … Read more ›

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Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Choosing a backpack is always a bit tricky, especially when you leave for a long time and you plan to put away your whole life. Are you the kind of person to be afraid of missing something on a trip? Are you the type to repack your bag countless times in order to fit as … Read more ›

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Best Types of Luggage for Travel

It will be your most loyal companion as you peer out the window of the train at landscapes zipping by and it will accompany you during your longest layovers between flights. When it comes to selecting the perfect carry-on bag, it’s important to choose a bag that’s right for you and fulfills your needs. If your … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Fitletic, Gregory, Icebreaker, Mizuno, Osprey, Petzl, Salomon, Saucony, Shock Absorber, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Dress for Winter Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress for Winter Running

How to Dress for Winter Running

Running during the winter time can be a bit daunting for a number of reasons, icy paths, cold temperatures, lack of visibility etc, but with the right gear, you can beat the winter blues. Stretch out your outdoor, running routine and keep hitting the pavement or snow this winter season with this winter running guide. … Read more ›

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Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey has been in the backpack business since 1974.  It’s all they do – so it isn’t surprising that they do it very well.  The Ozone 46L Travel Pack is no exception. This bag provides ample, well-organized storage, and comfortable ventilated straps all in an extremely light weight package. Shop Osprey Backpacks Our review of … Read more ›

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Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel

When it comes to vacation, the first decision to make (and this is often the most difficult of all) is where to go. Will you be flying to the other side of the world to discover the Australian Outback or do you prefer to explore the steep streets lined with colorful houses in San Francisco? … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Dakine, Gregory, Mammut, Marmot, MSR, Norrona, Osprey, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Thule. Top Backcountry Backpacks. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Backcountry Backpacks

Top Backcountry Backpacks

Ski season is right around the corner and depending where you live in Canada, some lucky souls have already glided their first tracks through fresh, fluffy powder this season. For those who have yet to feel this satisfaction, they continue to fight back their stoke and stare wide-eyed watching ski films as they add the … Read more ›