. Alti Action: Donate & Save. Posted on Categories Outdoors

Alti Action: Donate & Save

This winter we are relaunching our Alti Action program. Once again our customers have the chance to give back and make an impactful change to the natural world around us all. What It Is With the Alti Action plan, from January 15 until January 23, 2020, you can choose to donate $15 to one of … Read more ›

Barbour, Black Diamond, Buff, Canada Goose, Coal, dale of norway, Hestra, Icebreaker, Mackage, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Winter. What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter

Whether it’s heading up north for some skiing, heading to the woods for some snowshoeing, or in this case, lacing up and taking a few laps on the nearest frozen pond, staying warm, stylish, and cozy is essential. Here’s our guide on what to wear outdoor skating in Canada this winter. Outdoor Skating Essentials Whatever … Read more ›

Adidas, FitBit, hydro flask, Patagonia, Running, Under Armour, winter running. 10 Workout Essentials for your Gym Bag. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , ,

10 Workout Essentials for your Gym Bag

Getting in shape has never been more relevant for the modern man and woman. Everyone it seems is more fitness-conscious as we become more informed about health—and we’re heading outside for our workout more than ever before. But going to the gym in winter with a gym bag full of workout essentials and cool workout … Read more ›

. La Canadienne: Warm and Stylish Boots for Montreal Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·City·Uncategorized

La Canadienne: Warm and Stylish Boots for Montreal Winters

Born in Montreal, Canada’s fashion capital, La Canadienne pays tribute to its origins with its range of stylish winter boots. Elegant, sophisticated and most importantly warm, their selection has enough to please every woman’s taste. Discover some of our favourite boots to get you through winter in style. Elegant High Boots Nothing compliments a dress, … Read more ›

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Spyder Solitaire GTX Ski Kit Reviewed

Spyder has always been one of my favourite iconic high-end brands you can wear on the slopes. I’ve worn their apparel for years and although my tastes have changed and I’ve tried different brands, I’ve always come back to them. Recently I was on the lookout for a new ski outfit. I wanted something comfortable, … Read more ›

Canadian brand, Kanuk, made in Canada, Quebec, urban, winter jackets. Kanuk—A Turn to the New. Posted on Categories Brand StoriesTags , , , , ,

Kanuk—A Turn to the New

Kanuk winter jackets seem to be everywhere these days. And with reason. A Montreal icon for over 50 years, Kanuk felt an overhaul was needed—something fresh, younger more dynamic, while still holding onto their DNA. A successful transformation by all metrics. Quality, Montreal Style Let’s dive into the reasons Kanuk had built up such a … Read more ›

. A Winter Weekend with my Cabin Essentials. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Outdoors

A Winter Weekend with my Cabin Essentials

The winter weekend cabin getaway—nothing quite like it to kick back and relax in total isolation (despite the neighbours). Getting away from the city, breathing in fresh air, reading by the fireplace…I can’t imagine winter without at least a week at the cabin. Or without my cabin essentials. It’s also a golden opportunity to get … Read more ›

BLACKYAK. Made For Missions: The BLACKYAK Watusi Expedition Suit. Posted on Categories ApparelTags

Made For Missions: The BLACKYAK Watusi Expedition Suit

There are 14 peaks in the world that rise above 8000 m. Atop these mountains, you’re likely to face some of the deadliest conditions known to man. Temperatures dropping below -30°C are not uncommon and frostbite can occur in an instant. Strong winds have been known to knock climbers over the edge, and avalanches have … Read more ›

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What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding

The temperature is dropping, and winter is just around the corner—time for ski season! You’re free to imagine wonderful days on the ski hill, breathing in the fresh mountain air and exploring new terrain with friends and family. But you won’t get far if you’re not prepared. It’s tough to enjoy winter on or off … Read more ›

. Filson Alaskan Guide Shirt Reviewed. Posted on Categories Uncategorized

Filson Alaskan Guide Shirt Reviewed

Established in 1897 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Filson is the leading outfitter and manufacturer of unfailing goods for outdoor enthusiasts. They have a reputation for being reliable and hard-wearing, a favourite among those who would rather be outdoors, and the same is true for  Filson flannel shirts. I have a few Filson shirts now, and … Read more ›

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Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Winter is coming. Whether it’s trekking through the backcountry, or taking on snow-covered city streets, Canadians know how brutal winter can be. Ski jackets, winter parkas, bomber jackets, and puffer jackets – whatever the style, whatever the purpose, winter apparel has to keep you warm. Keeping that in mind, here’s our selection for men and … Read more ›

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Eureka Alpenlite 2XT Review

The Eureka Alpenlite 2XT tent is a 4 season tent. However, I believe it excels in the shoulder season and colder months. I received this tent in the warmer months and had been anxiously awaiting giving it a proper winter test. Fortunately (depending on how you view it) winter came early as it often tends to on … Read more ›

Rab. In The Mountains With Rab: Technical Clothing For Extreme Conditions. Posted on Categories Apparel·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags

In The Mountains With Rab: Technical Clothing For Extreme Conditions

Buenos Aires, 1973. Rab Carrington, the Scottish climber and mountaineer is preparing to head out for the mountains of Patagonia when he finds out that his equipment got lost in transit. Knowing that he couldn’t venture into the great outdoors without his gear, he learned how to make his own sleeping bags. Rab was born … Read more ›

Mammut. Mammut Delta X: Performance Apparel for the Urban Environment. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·UncategorizedTags

Mammut Delta X: Performance Apparel for the Urban Environment

Mammut is Swiss engineering at its finest. Founded in 1862, their outerwear and climbing gear is made to take on the toughest mountain conditions—from the Alps to the Himalayas. From their beginnings making durable climbing ropes and avalanche transceivers, Mammut has continued to push the boundaries of mountaineering, by designing all the gear and apparel … Read more ›