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 ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Rab, The North Face. Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women

Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women

Lightly insulated jackets are perfect pieces for seasonal transitions and mid layers for outdoor activities in colder weather. They’re lightweight, warm and usually packable so they make convenient, versatile pieces that can easily be taken anywhere and even be tossed into a purse or backpack. Everyone needs at least one lightly insulated jacket in their … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Lenz, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard, Therm-ic. Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories

Keep Warm While Skiing With Heated Ski Accessories

When the storm the night before answered your prayers and you wake up to a fresh dumping of sparkling powder, hesitating because of cold temperatures is quite possibly one of the last things on your mind. Some days you get comfortable temperatures and other times, the most epic days are the coldest so adequate gear … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Baffin, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Hillsound, Icebreaker, Leatherman, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Smartwool, Therm-ic, Zeal Optics. Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates

Far North Look: For the Coldest Climates

Let’s be honest, I’ve never been that far out in the Far North, but it doesn’t take much to figure out that the climate is extremely cold. To appreciate its richness, the right gear is definitely needed. For you, explorers of this world, I’ve gathered the best of the best that can be found. Efficient, … Read more ›

Airhole, Arc’teryx, Buff, Burton, Dakine, GoPro, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Oakley, Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Optics, The North Face, Wigwam. Gift Guide For Skiers & Snowboarders 2016. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide For Skiers & Snowboarders 2016

Gift Guide For Skiers & Snowboarders 2016

There are two types of Christmas shoppers; the early birds who get all their shopping done before December 1st and the last-minute shoppers who are scrambling on December 22 and 23 trying to find the perfect present for all the special people on their shopping list. Sometimes all it takes for those last-minute shoppers to … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

Ski touring is a fun alternative to lift-accessed areas and allows you to explore possible new terrain, avoid the crowds and enjoy the serenity of nature. You can pick your own lines, climb where you want (within reason – keeping in mind avalanche hazards) and chase your inner adrenaline junkie. Research & Preparation Depending on … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Winter. How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions

How To Make Efficient Ski Transitions

Ski touring and split boarding are a great way to get out and explore new terrain, avoid lift lines and keep that winter skin under control. For those starting out, it can take some time to get confident with all the techniques and the gear so it’s understandable to expect to take some time during … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track

How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track

When there’s no fresh snow in the resort or you and your friends are up for a little adventure and escaping the lift-line crowds, ski touring is the way to go. With adequate gear, extensive safety knowledge and a responsible and reliable group of friends, you can spend a day in a winter wonderland with … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter

When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter

With any sport, there are always debates about gear whether it be why you should use one product instead of another, when is the best environment or situation to use a specific product and even debates over whose favourite is better. Regardless of the sport or the debate, sometimes there is no set answer and … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check

How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check

With the winter season slowly approaching, the winter stoke is amping up and pre-season preparations are in full swing. Inspecting durable old gear bags, backpacks and reliable outerwear, shopping for replacements for the lost souls that didn’t survive a radical season, waxing boards and skis and setting a budget so you can have an even … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Buff, Columbia Sportswear, Darn Tough, Fjällräven, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Roark Revival, Scarpa, Wigwam. So You Want to go Tree Planting?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on So You Want to go Tree Planting?

So You Want to go Tree Planting?

For a lot of students, the middle to the end of April is the start of freedom known as summer holidays. Some will move back home to work and pay off student debts, many will book flights leaving the second they finish their last, torturous exam, and a few will pack their life in a … Read more ›

Outdoor Research. The Buyer Notes: The Outdoor Research’s Heated Gloves. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The Buyer Notes: The Outdoor Research’s Heated Gloves

The Buyer Notes: The Outdoor Research’s Heated Gloves

For those who like to spend a good amount of hours on the mountain during the coldest months of the year, wearing some heated gloves can be a very interesting option. Not even realizing that your hands are cold can make a great difference in the general appreciation of your day. Outdoor Research recently came … Read more ›