Arc’teryx, Buff, Christmas, gift guide, GSI outdoors, Leatherman, Norrona, Patagonia, SAXX Underwear, The North Face, Vallier. Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019

Men can be impossible to shop for, especially if their taste and style are difficult to pinpoint. Trust us – we get it. Maybe your ski-loving dad has been using the same scarf and gloves for a decade even if they’ve seen better days? Perhaps your boyfriend keeps the same ragged wallet because he can’t … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Insulation Guide

You know Fall is here when the ground is covered in leaves, and usually that means winter is just around the corner. Whether you’re planning on buying a new jacket or shopping for a new sleeping bag, you’ve probably noticed that the outerwear in stores has all kinds of mini-guides to the technology, and insulation … Read more ›

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Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off

It’s always best to know how to layer for outdoor activities. An idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you’ll be doing will make choosing those layers simple. But mid layers – like fleece vs down vs merino wool –  aren’t just for the mountains. You can wear them all fall and … Read more ›

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Top 10 Best Lightweight Down Jackets for Winter 2019

Throughout the long winter, jackets become an intrinsic part of our daily lives. With terms like 3-layer GORE-TEX, Durable Water Repellent and hydrophobic down it can all get a bit confusing. So in this article, we’re going to look at the real-world use of these winter jackets. Here are the top 10 best lightweight down … Read more ›

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14 Best Kid’s Winter Jackets

Best Kid’s Winter Jackets – It’s Time To Buy Back to school is done. The first snowfall is around the corner. And the biggest parent dilemma of the season has again arrived – finding the best kid’s winter jackets. We need a guide to something warm, waterproof, and comfortable for your boy or girl to … Read more ›

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How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

From maneuvering your way through fresh powder on the slopes to making your way through icy city streets, staying warm is key when the cold months of winter roll around. Knowing how to choose the right winter jacket is essential to not only surviving but thriving in the snow. Some might have a selection of … Read more ›

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What is Techwear: Apparel of the Future

What is techwear? It’s the abbreviated, stylized word for technical wear. It’s urban apparel that uses high-quality fabrics, and technical detailing to create a product that can stand up to the elements. It’s nothing new. Brands like The North Face and Patagonia have been making high-quality technical wear for years. You know that old, dorky-looking … Read more ›

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The Top Urban Bags & Backpacks for Wet Weather Commutes

As the days get shorter and fall weather begins to arrive, your commute might come with some unexpected showers. By bike, or on foot, if you’re making your way to work or school, crosstown traffic and inclement weather might get in your way. When the rain starts to fall, having a waterproof or water-resistant bag … Read more ›

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How To Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel

No matter the length of the flight, comfortable plane attire is a must for travelling. From running to the gate to 9 hours layovers, wearing the right outfit can make all the difference. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, you shouldn’t have to choose between comfort and style. Shop our brands below for tips … Read more ›

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Patagonia Stretch Rainshadow Jacket Review

Patagonia – the name conjures a remote part of Argentina and incredible natural beauty. To the outdoor clothing industry, it represents an iconic brand logo of a mountain sunset, amazing clothing, and sustainability. Led by its founder Yvon Chouinard, the clothing company has promised 1% off all profits toward environmental causes. The company also doesn’t … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabric & Technology Guide

When we think of waterproof raincoats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX® because it is one of the most popular and renown waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof and breathable fabrics that are nearly as good although they may hide from the spotlight. Below is a guide to … Read more ›

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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 ›