7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection

Patagonia’s Spring 2017 Rainwear Collection

While spring is about thawing out after a long winter and reintroducing your lawnmower to the busy lawn that won’t stop growing, it is also the season of rain and reliable rainwear. Those determined blossoms need a drink in order to continue to bloom and without the rain, the thick snow piles littering the streets would … 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 , , , , , , , 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Smartwool. How to Layer For Outdoor Activities. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

Dressing appropriately for the weather and your outdoor activities can be problematic thanks to misleading weather reports and cheeky weather systems; do you dress for the 15-20mm of rain that is being forecasted or do you let your optimism takeover and bring out the shorts and sunhat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma and pa … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Patagonia, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017

Top 5 Ski Kits for Men 2017

With a new year comes new adventures and new ski opportunities so if you haven’t gotten a chance to play in the snow yet, the time is now. If you’re still searching for the right ski kit we’ve got the top selection so you can flaunt your skills on the mountain in style. 1. Arc’teryx … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Top 5 Ski Kits for Women 2017

Ski season is upon us and if you haven’t gotten out to enjoy a few turns yet, you’re well overdo. If it’s gear that is keeping you from the snow, here are our top five women’s ski kits for 2017. 1. Arc’teryx Arc’teryx is a Canadian-made brand based out of Vancouver, BC and is well-known … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Norrona, Oakley, Patagonia, POC, Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool, The North Face. How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes

How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes

With Halloween behind us and the next holiday on the horizon being Christmas, it’s time to start planning Christmas holidays for the family. For some a staycation is the perfect Christmas holiday and allows you to either relax and enjoy your own home or get caught up on things around the house that you’ve been … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, Burton, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Ski & Snowboard. What to Wear Downhill Skiing. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Downhill Skiing

What to Wear Downhill Skiing

Whether you stick to the groomers in the resort or you’re out shredding the back-country lines, your ski wear needs to be reliable. Stay warm out on the hill this winter with this ski apparel guide; because you payed big amounts of money to shred snow all day, not count the marshmallows in your hot … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Dynafit, Norrona, Patagonia, Pomoca, Ski & Snowboard. Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products

Backcountry Skiing Highlight Products

Before we get started it is vital to note that when I say backcountry that I don’t want you to visualize those insane shots of pro skiers skiing chin-high powder in avalanche terrain. I’m talking about whatever place you are comfortable skiing that you had to get to the top of using your own legs. This … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Coal, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Salomon, The North Face. Gift Guide for Winter Headwear. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for Winter Headwear

Gift Guide for Winter Headwear

With winter weather comes frigid, icy winds so an exposed head can lead to a cold body. Whether you’re commuting to class or work or you’re enjoying the snow on the mountain or in the park, a warm hat or toque is essential. Not everyone is a hat or toque person but there are stylish … Read more ›