Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, 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

Gearing up for a weekend in the mountains? Packing efficiently and dressing wisely is crucial. 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. While a base layer is the root of a good layering system, … Read more ›

Camping, The North Face. How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

How To Choose The Right Backpacking Tent

Quebec, like Canada, has its fair share of hidden gems. With a geography as diverse as the people who inhabit it, there’s still plenty left to explore. Now’s the time to step out of wi-fi range and beyond those campsites easily accessible by car. By bike or on foot, for those of you willing to … Read more ›

Backpacks, Burton, Fjällräven, Fluf, Herschel Supply Co., The North Face. Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , 1 Comment on Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

Top 5 Backpacks for Grade-Schoolers

The excitement of back to school is here. Whether your little ones are starting their first year, or heading back for another, it’s time to start shopping for school supplies. From pencils to calculators, getting all the essentials is key. The most important supply is the one that’s going to carry the rest. They might … 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 ›

Adidas, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Inov-8, Mizuno, Salomon, Saucony, The North Face, Under Armour. Finding the Perfect Running Shoe. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

Finding the Perfect Running Shoe

The sport of running has been developing for millions of years since is was first used as a strategy for hunting used by the Australopithecus. Competitive running was later used for entertainment as it became a part of religious festivals such as the Tailteann Games in Ireland and then the Olympic Games which date back … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, LifeStraw, MSR, Oakley, Petzl, Pristine, Rab, Suunto, The North Face, Victorinox, VSSL. Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing.  I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home.  Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … Read more ›

The North Face. You Can Have it All – Ultra Fastpack III Trail Runners by The North Face. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on You Can Have it All – Ultra Fastpack III Trail Runners by The North Face

You Can Have it All – Ultra Fastpack III Trail Runners by The North Face

The right pair of shoes makes all the difference when getting outside and active. This is especially true of trail running, where you push your limits on demanding terrain and not always in the easiest weather conditions. The Ultra series by The North Face features their Fastpack models, designed for runners looking to devour the … Read more ›

The North Face. Wear This, Do Good: The Bottle Source Collection by The North Face. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Wear This, Do Good: The Bottle Source Collection by The North Face

Wear This, Do Good: The Bottle Source Collection by The North Face

384,000 pounds of recycled plastic bottles. That’s what The North Face’s Bottle Source collection is made of. It’s a remarkable initiative with both style and a plus for the planet. Discover the collection Chandail à capuchon Bottle Source – Homme Shop Chandail à capuchon Bottle Source – Homme Shop Chandail à capuchon Bottle Source – … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , 1 Comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will be … Read more ›

The North Face. Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back with The North Face

The plan was simple: fly to California for a project, then ride to Joshua Tree to explore the National Park in the desert with The North Face. That morning we’d set out from LA with supplies strapped to our dual-sport bikes. But the plan had been in jeopardy. The longest US Government shutdown in history … Read more ›