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, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Outdoor Research. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , Leave a comment 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, 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, hiking, Outdoor Research, Running, The North Face. Top Women’s Summer Hats for Your Outdoor Lifestyle. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top Women’s Summer Hats for Your Outdoor Lifestyle

Top Women’s Summer Hats for Your Outdoor Lifestyle

Finding a balance between too much and not enough sun can be a challenge and finishing the day with a crusty, red face is never flattering. Seek shade from a technical summer hat during your outdoor activities this summer. Whether you’re hiking through the mountains, running at the beach or paddling your local lake catching dinner, … Read more ›

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Top Women’s Sun Hats & Caps for Summer 2017

When the sun is shining, sometimes you need more than just a pair of sunglasses to keep the sun off your face. In this case, a sunhat or cap is the perfect alternative. They can provide shade and protection for your face, and depending on the style, the back of your neck a well. Summer hats … 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 ›

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 , , , , , , , 1 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 ›