Anon, GoPro, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Oakley, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Otpics. Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders

Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders

Finding gifts for the skier or snowboarder in your life can be challenging if you don’t partake in downhill activities. And even if you do ski or board, trying to navigate the latest snowsport industry trends can be difficult – especially if you’re shopping for a rider with a particular taste or style. Thankfully our … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , 2 Comments 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, Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, The North Face. Ultralight & Packable Windbreakers VS Softshells. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Ultralight & Packable Windbreakers VS Softshells

Ultralight & Packable Windbreakers VS Softshells

When you’re out on the trail and the weather changes, an ultralight and packable layer for weather protection is crucial no matter what the season is. With so many options on the market, it can be hard to decide which one is right for you or your activity. Lucky for you, when it comes to … Read more ›

Outdoor Research. Outdoor Research Women’s Deviator Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Outdoor Research Women’s Deviator Hoody Reviewed

Outdoor Research Women’s Deviator Hoody Reviewed

  When I’m dressing for outdoor activities in the winter, I am always afraid that I will be too cold so I have a tendency to overlayer. Before heading out for a day of snowshoeing I was really skeptical about what to wear because although it wasn’t wet, it was snowing a fair bit and the temperature … Read more ›

Aquapac, Gregory, Osprey, Outdoor Research, Rite in the Rain, Sea to Summit, The North Face. Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

Top Waterproof Accessories for Rainy Outdoor Adventures

It’s a fact that we cannot control the weather and sometimes Mother Nature has other plans and we just have to live with them. When you wake up to rain and somber skies, it’s easy to take a raincheck and postpone outdoor adventures for the next day with the drier weather. But, if you’re on a schedule … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, CEP Compression, Ciele, Craft, Icebreaker, Outdoor Research, Running, Salomon, Saucony, SAXX Underwear, Smartwool, The North Face. How to Dress For a Run in the Rain. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

How to Dress For a Run in the Rain

You can’t control the weather but you can control the way you dress so when the forecast calls for rain, gear up and head out for that run anyway in waterproof running gear. With all the latest technologies, it’s easy to get out and enjoy the outdoors even when the weather may be a little less enjoyable. Because running … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Baffin, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Helly Hansen, HotShots, Icebreaker, Kamik, Mackage, Merrell, Mons Royale, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, SIDAS, Sorel, The North Face. Are You Ready for the Bomb Cyclone?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Are You Ready for the Bomb Cyclone?

Are You Ready for the Bomb Cyclone?

Winter is here and has been leaving its mark on the east coast with continuous snowfall, extreme weather warnings and a “bomb Cyclone” on the horizon. If you’re not a fan of the frigid temperatures and sharp winds of winter, now may be the time to book a tropical vacation somewhere warm because for the east … 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 ›

Outdoor Research. Outdoor Research Men’s Ferrosi Hooded Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Outdoor Research Men’s Ferrosi Hooded Jacket Reviewed

Outdoor Research Men’s Ferrosi Hooded Jacket Reviewed

Straight-up, this is my GO-TO hooded jacket. This is actually the second Ferrosi Hooded jacket I own now. I bought one last fall after it was recommended by a rock climbing friend who spent some time in Chile climbing, he absolutely thrashes gear. He recommended it to me for Ski-Touring as a wind-cutting, breathable, water … Read more ›

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Our 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Men

Softshell jackets are known for their exceptional breathability, flexibility, and weather resistant properties, making them ideal garments for all aerobic activities. Softshells are versatile and perform well as a layer under a waterproof shell or as a stand-alone jacket in sunny, more mild weather. Whether you’re a skier, cyclist, runner, climber, or mountaineer, a softshell … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women

Our Top 6 Best Softshell Jackets For Women

A softshell jacket should be a staple in any outdoor enthusiast’s wardrobe. For mountaineers, ski tourers, and even cyclists, softshells make an optimal layering piece for high-output aerobic activities in a variety of weather conditions. On cool, dry days, they make a great stand-alone layer, but when the rains are pouring, you’ll want to pair … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Outdoor Research, Salomon, The North Face. Top Men’s Summer Hats for Hiking, Fishing & Paddling. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Top Men’s Summer Hats for Hiking, Fishing & Paddling

Top Men’s Summer Hats for Hiking, Fishing & Paddling

Keep your face protected out on the lake and up in the mountains with a technical summer cap. For full face and neck coverage, reach for a full-brimmed hat and focus on catching dinner. If you’re not a fan of the full brim, other technical caps are great for running or a game of tennis. Sunscreen … Read more ›