Anon, GoPro, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Oakley, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Otpics. The 10 Best Gifts for Ski Bums & Snowboarders. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The 10 Best Gifts for Ski Bums & Snowboarders

The 10 Best Gifts for Ski Bums & Snowboarders

Picking out the best gifts for the skiers and snowboarders in your life can be challenging. Whether it’s insulated ski jackets, snowboard pants, GORE-TEX mittens, or essential accessories, trying to find the right gear can be a tough task  – especially if you’re shopping for a rider with a particular taste or style. Thankfully our … Read more ›

Futurelight, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Winter. Introducing Futurelight: The Revolutionary New Technology From The North Face. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags , , , , Leave a comment on Introducing Futurelight: The Revolutionary New Technology From The North Face

Introducing Futurelight: The Revolutionary New Technology From The North Face

The future is here, and it’s lightweight, waterproof and more breathable than ever. On October 1st The North Face released its new technology, and it’s already turning heads. The North Face spent countless hours in the lab and on the mountains, developing their new technology called FUTURELIGHT. Designed with the help of athletes, this revolutionary … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Patagonia, Rab, Ski & Snowboard, Winter, winter jackets. Top 10 Best Lightweight Down Jackets for Winter 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 10 Best Lightweight Down Jackets for Winter 2019

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 ›

Burton, Camping, Canada Goose, Columbia Sportswear, down, Helly Hansen, Hiking & Trekking, Marmot, Patagonia, reima, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, warm, Winter. 14 Best Kid’s Winter Jackets. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on 14 Best Kid’s Winter Jackets

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Whether it’s winter in the Canadian backcountry or a rocky hiking trail in the summer, every environment has its challenges. Understanding this brings the need to develop clothing that can take on these rugged landscapes all year round. Arc’teryx combines high-performance fabrics and highly technical features with the knowledge and first-hand experience it takes to … Read more ›

SIDAS, Ski & Snowboard. Testing the Sidas Volcano Heat Insole & Heat Pack Neo in the Backcountry. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Testing the Sidas Volcano Heat Insole & Heat Pack Neo in the Backcountry

Testing the Sidas Volcano Heat Insole & Heat Pack Neo in the Backcountry

I grew up on the east coast of Canada where the temperature, in the winter, usually sits around -10 to -15 Celsius, and if you want to go ski with your buddies, well you got to tough out the temps. Our review of this product The pros are: Keep your feet nice and toast all … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 2 Comments on Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Rush Jacket Reviewed

Go further, climb higher, ski deeper… and look pretty damn cool while you’re at it. How about that? This is pretty much what the iconic Arc’teryx Rush Jacket is intended for. For me, a jacket that is solid enough to resist the east coast bushwhacks whilst delivering the technicalities to deal with the ups and … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Travel. Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

It was October. That morning, when I opened my apartment door, the air crackled with cold and it smelled like winter. Fate must have also been lurking in the air. No more than a few hours later, I received a message from my long-time skiing friends, “let’s live our old teenage promise: A Ski Trip … 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 ›

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Ski & Snowboard. Black Diamond Legend Gloves Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Black Diamond Legend Gloves Reviewed

Black Diamond Legend Gloves Reviewed

While planning a trip to western Canada, I was looking for a pair of durable gloves that could follow me everywhere, no matter the conditions. These are the basic reasons why I equipped myself with the Black Diamond Legend gloves and, after all, I was even better served than expected (until my boyfriend tried them … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Women’s Thorium AR Hoody Reviewed

I’ve been lucky enough to have Thorium AR Hoody from the beginning of winter.  From the first frosts and dumps of the season, to the current cold snap in the British Columbia Kootenay Interior, we’ve been through a lot this jacket and I.  As my first heavy-duty down from Arcteryx (I had used their Atom … Read more ›