Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Making the most of things. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Making the most of things

Making the most of things

Here in Revelstoke, like almost every other area in Western Canada, we have been suffering from some unusually warm temperatures for mid February, caused by a Pineapple Express (the weather phenomenon not the film!). Unfortunately these mild temperatures have been followed by cold snaps which have partially melted and then re-frozen the powder snow we’d … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind

How to Kite Ski & Feel the Wind

The record-shattering solo crossing of Antarctica by Quebec’s own Frédéric Dion has given fuel to the imagination of people reading about his exploits back home. As an avid follower of Antarctic explorers, one record in particular stood out to me amongst his other accomplishment: travelling 627 km in one day. Six hundred and twenty-seven kilometers! … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador

Interview with Ali Livingston, Norrøna Ambassador

Norrøna, a brand out of Norway, arrived at Altitude-sports.com this season. The name doesn’t really ring a bell? Try reading this article, and then this one, or even this one. We search out and found 3 amazing ski bums, all of whom are now our Norrøna ambassadors: Ali Livingston, Lucile Drouineau and Alexandre Charron. Meet Alasdair, aka Ali, a lover of … Read more ›

Black Diamond, Ski & Snowboard. The Black Diamond Front Point Bibs review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on The Black Diamond Front Point Bibs review

The Black Diamond Front Point Bibs review

Testing products can be such a chore, especially when it dumps a foot of snow on the test day.  Oh well, I pow(d)ered through. Our review of this product 9.3 / 10 The pros are: Comfy Resistant Great cut The cons are: Will it live up to its name As I pulled them out of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Bogs, Canada Goose, Icebreaker, Merrell, Ski & Snowboard. 10% Discount in Mont-Tremblant With Ski Pass. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on 10% Discount in Mont-Tremblant With Ski Pass

10% Discount in Mont-Tremblant With Ski Pass

We thought you would like to know, if ever you are in the Laurentians. The Altitude-sports.com Mont-Tremblant store gives all customers with a day or season’s pass for the Tremblant resort or Mont Blanc a 10% discount off any full-priced items*. Heading home from a nice day of skiing up north, or forgot your ski … Read more ›