Arc’teryx, Burton, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

When gearing up for a weekend in the mountains or a day exploring new trails, it is important to pack efficiently and dress wisely. Knowing how to layer for outdoor activities is crucial and it is important to have an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you will be doing. Your … 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 ›

Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool. Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Adventures in Iceland with Smartwool

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 ›

Smartwool. The Smartwool Smartloft review. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Smartwool Smartloft review

The Smartwool Smartloft review

Iceland is known for many things. OK, just kidding. But what it should be known for is ski touring – holy moly does it have amazing ski touring. And where there’s touring, there’s cold weather with extreme and variable conditions. That’s where Smartwool’s Smartloft jackets and vests come into play. Shop Smartwool’s Smartloft Collection  I … Read more ›

Burton, Darn Tough, Icebreaker, Instance, Kari Traa, Smartwool, Wigwam. Christmas Socks Gift Ideas. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Christmas Socks Gift Ideas

Christmas Socks Gift Ideas

The holiday season is in full swing and finding presents that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. Luckily, a pair of athletic or casual socks from our collection of feet-focused brands are always an appreciated Christmas gift. Especially when the socks have a quality that’s built … Read more ›

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

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Her

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, CEP Compression, Craft, Fitletic, Salomon, Shock Absorber, Smartwool, Suunto, The North Face. Best Gifts For Runners. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Gifts For Runners

Best Gifts For Runners

Today running has evolved beyond simple footwear. Likewise, 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. Gift Ideas For Runners Fortunately for the runner … Read more ›

Smartwool. Icebreaker Men’s Bodyfit ZONE 150 Base Layer review. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Icebreaker Men’s Bodyfit ZONE 150 Base Layer review

Icebreaker Men’s Bodyfit ZONE 150 Base Layer review

Base layers.  Is there something maybe less interesting in the outdoor community than underwear?  Everyone talks about the much cooler looking outer layers.  Big puffy jackets filled with wonder insulation.  Technical shells with miracle coatings that shed water, created by scientists in lab coats for our benefit. I’d ask you to think about what you’d … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft 120 Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft 120 Jacket Reviewed

Smartwool Smartloft 120 Jacket Reviewed

I’m going to start this review off with a very bold claim. This jacket be one of the best-constructed clothing items I’ve ever owned. I think this item is something everyone should have in their wardrobe, and while you bock at the price tag, just know, this jacket is worth every penny if you’re seriously … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed

Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed

If you haven’t read my previous blog review on the Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Shirt explaining a wee bit of the history and reason’s why Merino wool is so good, go read it before carrying on! Although this may look like another trendy hoodie to wear day to day, the Smartloft 150 Hoodie is much … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed

Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed

Is Merino worth it? An investment or just another marketing tool to make you spend more money? Let’s find out. First off what is Merino wool? Its origins are from Southern Spain many centuries ago but more recently it is most commonly found and associated with New Zealand and Australian sheep. Known for its softness … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Smartwool Smartloft Insulation: Giving Merino a Second Life

Cooler weather calls for layers, insulated clothing and this season’s Smartwool Smartloft insulation. The brand has embraced the beloved characteristics of wool and branched out to create the ‘world’s most comfortable insulation’ – Smartloft. Made from 50% recycled materials, this light, lofty, warm and sustainable insulation is made up of 88% wool and 12% polyester. The 88% wool … Read more ›