Garmin, Hiking & Trekking, Polar, Running, Ski & Snowboard, Suunto, tomtom. How to Choose the Right GPS Watch. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right GPS Watch

How to Choose the Right GPS Watch

Choosing the right GPS watch can seem like a tedious task that requires a great deal of research, product comparing and personal trial and error. Everyone has their preferences and when it comes to electronics, the stakes are higher as there are a lot of options to choose from.  The first step in choosing a … 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

Known for their technical products and precise attention to detail, it’s no surprise that Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry. Their carefully designed products are catered to specific activities and boast features that enhance their functionality within specified activities.  From the features and shapes to the materials used, each Arc’teryx products … Read more ›

Biking & Cycling, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits

Norrøna: Find the Perfect Fit, Size & Syle for Your Outdoor Pursuits

Shopping for new brands is exciting. Discovering new fits, styles, patterns and even new materials that you’ve never heard of before, it’s all part of the experience. North America is home to many great brands but just across the sea are even more brands well worth checking out. Norrøna, a technical Norwegian brand, is one of … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

Norrøna: High Camp Turtagrø 2017 Recap

This past weekend I had the pleasure to be a part of High Camp Turtagrø which is a ski touring event taking place in Jotunheimen West, a mountain range located in Norway. Technical Norwegian brand, Norrøna, was the main sponsor for this year’s event which unfolded fantastically and was enjoyed by many ski-goggle-tanned faces from around the … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Thule. Thule Upslope 35L Snowsports Backpack Review. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Thule Upslope 35L Snowsports Backpack Review

Thule Upslope 35L Snowsports Backpack Review

Nestled in the southeastern region of British Columbia is the town of Revelstoke, more commonly known for its epic powder pillows and adventure opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Altitude Sports collaborator, Simon Beazley, was stationed here over the winter months keeping busy with two athletes, Kevin Shepard and Josh Schneider, on a film project and testing some gear in … Read more ›

Holden, Ski & Snowboard. Holden Field Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Holden Field Pants Review

Holden Field Pants Review

Altitude Sports has collaborated with film maker, Simon Beazley, and two athletes of his choice to test some gear in the Revelstoke backcountry this past winter. The crew of three spent long hours over several weeks in order to fully put their gear to the test and enjoy some fun in the snow at the same … Read more ›

Dynafit, Ski & Snowboard. Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , 3 Comments on Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review

Dynafit Yotei GTX Pants Review

Earlier this winter, Altitude-blog.com collaborator, Simon Beazley, paired up with two athletes to put some gear to the test in Revelstoke’s backcountry. After multiple weeks of chasing storm systems and battling Mother Nature’s indecisive weather decisions, the crew was able to really test their gear to the limits. Backcountry snowboarder and snowmobiler, Josh Schneider, tested a pair of … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Pants Review

The Norrøna Gore-Tex Lofoten Pro pants are versatile, waterproof snow pants mainly directed towards adventures who like to spend time in the backcountry. They’re aimed to keep you dry but also have quick functions to vent heat, carry belongings and fit just right for when you’re on the go. I not only use these pants … Read more ›

Electric, Oakley, Ski & Snowboard, Von Zipper. Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review

Oakley MOD3 Helmet Review

Oakley has been a mainstay in the eyewear industry for decades and while they built their success upon their eyewear, they’ve branched out to cover everything from soft-goods to some awesome ​hard-goods such as the Mod3 Helmet. It’s not a surprise that when you sponsor top-level athletes, put on events and are one of the … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review

Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX® Pro Jacket Review

As your primary form of protection from the elements, your outer jacket should be able to stand up to anything mother nature can throw at it. So far, my Norrøna Lofoten GORE-TEX Pro Jacket has done just that! First impression When I first took this jacket out of the package I was super stoked just … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2017. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2017

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2017

Each year outdoor enthusiasts who chase their passion through sports, writing and filming, come together with fellow outdoor enthusiasts to produce inspiring and impressive films for the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. The films range from short films of only a few minutes to longer films of twenty minutes or more and showcase mountain … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe

Best Backcountry Ski Vacations in Europe

So you want to plan a ski trip but you don’t know where to go. With epic ski destinations scattered all around the world, picking one spot can be the hardest part but it also leaves endless opportunities for future trips. Deciding on a destination often comes down to what type of terrain you are … Read more ›