Arc’teryx, Brixton, Coal, Glerups, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Shinola, Smartwool, Westerly. Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019

What greater dilemma than a gift for her? The right Christmas stocking ideas can cause even more headaches. Well worry no more: Altitude Sports has you covered with a carefully-catered list replete with quality, warmth, style and functionality. You’ll find everything to melt any woman’s heart with our gift guide of Stocking Stuffers for Her. … Read more ›

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Techwear Guide To Winter In The City

Techwear is all about functionality. It applies the principles of technical wear to the style of streetwear. These sleek and modern designs are made to hold up against the elements while giving you the ability to move freely through the city. In the past decade, outerwear companies have been taking their technical expertise and applying … Read more ›

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Christmas Socks Gift Guide 2019

The holiday season is in full swing and gift ideas that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. We’re going to save you that trip to the dollar store for the gift exchange party with our fabulous Christmas socks gift guide! A pair of athletic or casual … Read more ›

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Rogers Pass With Smartwool: An Adventure Shaped By Climate Change

Go Far. Feel Good. This is Smartwool’s motto and our own state of mind as we headed to Roger’s Pass, British Columbia at the end of March for a weekend of ski touring. On the drive into the mountains, avalanche warnings for Banff and Kootenay National Parks flashed red. The B.C. sun was unusually strong … Read more ›

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Reviewing Smartwool’s New Base Layers For Winter 2019

Fall is here and that means ski season is just around the corner. It’s time to start planning your first snowy adventure and to make sure you have all the gear you need to survive the cold. The last thing you want is to have a bad time because you don’t have the proper equipment.  … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, CEP Compression, Craft, Fitletic, Salomon, Shock Absorber, Smartwool, Suunto, The North Face. Running Gift Ideas for 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Gift Ideas for 2019

Running Gift Ideas for 2019

Running has evolved beyond simple footwear. Likewise, running gift ideas for runners are tougher to come up with than you might think. There are unique gifts for runners to think of, from recovery rollers to watches, base layers to headwear, gloves to headphones, and of course shoes. Running Gift Ideas Fortunately for the runner in … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, down insulated, fleece, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, merino wool, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off

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 ›

Baffin, Camping, Columbia, Hiking & Trekking, Hush Puppies, Icebreaker, Kamik, Keen, Merrell, Salomon, Saucony, Smartwool, Sorel, Sperry Top-Sider, The North Face, UGG Australia, Winter, winter boots, Wolverine. Winter Boot Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 22 Comments on Winter Boot Guide

Winter Boot Guide

There are a few important features to consider when shopping for womens’ winter boots or for mens’ winter boots other than the style and the fashionista factor. Yes, the look of a winter boot will play a large roll in the decision-making process, but the technical features are equally as important. Where and when you … 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Birkenstock, Carhartt Work In Progress, FIG Clothing, French Connection, Icebreaker, KAVU, Merrell, Patagonia, prana, Smartwool, Sperry, The North Face, Travel. How To Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , 3 Comments on How To Dress Comfortably For Plane Travel

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 ›

Brixton, Fjällräven, GSI outdoors, Nixon, Smartwool, Snow Peak, Sorel, Therm-a-Rest, Ucon Acrobatics. Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means love is growing in the air. Pink, red and white hues add a festive touch to shop windows and romantic deals for two are popping up everywhere you look. Looking for that perfect gift for your special someone? Whether your partner is a chic and sophisticated urban … Read more ›

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Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool

“Weather isn’t rocket science, it’s way harder than rocket science” – Robert (our ski guide) Let’s start at the end: Iceland changed my life. I was brought to the land of ice by Smartwool Canada to learn about their Fall-Winter product line. What better place than Iceland to discover and test Smartwool’s merino wool products? … Read more ›