. New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada. Posted on Categories UncategorizedLeave a comment on New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

Cozy sheepskin lined footwear and women’s winter boots – that’s how UGG built its reputation in Canada, the United States, and beyond. When most of us think of the brand, we see people (mostly women) walking around campuses, offices, or cities in the ultra-warm suede boots during the colder months, not summer sandals. But sandals … 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 ›

ACC, Running. ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte. Posted on Categories CityTags , 1 Comment on ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte

ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte

We at Altitude Sports are all-season runners – but spring and summer are when we hit the streets in numbers. Our new ACC club welcomes any runner, no matter your level. This year we’ll be involved in the sponsorship of running events, holding product testing clinics across Quebec, and showing up almost any place where … Read more ›

The North Face. The Ultimate DryVent Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 2 Comments on The Ultimate DryVent Guide

The Ultimate DryVent Guide

Waterproof outerwear is essential for any wardrobe, no matter the season or the wearer’s style. Whether you have a closet full of waterproof garments or you rely on that one classic raincoat that’s gotten you through the toughest showers for women or men, there are a variety of waterproof fabrics and membranes which are sure … Read more ›

. Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf. Posted on Categories Brand Stories·UncategorizedLeave a comment on Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf

Catching Waves in El Salvador with Rip Curl & OuiSurf

Rip Curl is synonymous with surfing. The Australian brand creates everything you need to get started catching waves along with styles for riders on the WSL professional circuit. Their ‘The Search’ campaign captures surfers from around the world in pursuit of the best waves and vibes, which is something I was yearning to experience to … 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. Having an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you’ll be doing will make choosing those layers simple. But midlayers – like fleece vs down vs merino wool –  aren’t just for the mountains. You can wear them all fall and … Read more ›

Nobis. Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas

Our most popular men’s and women’s Nobis winter parkas

Freezing Canadian winters demand the warmth of a sophisticated down parka. Thankfully, Nobis (which in Latin means ‘us’) has over a decade of expertise designing men’s and women’s winter apparel in Toronto for freezing northern weather. Their refined collection of jackets, coats, and accessories continues to elevate and resonate, but in this feature, we’ll focus … Read more ›

Dr Martens. Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots

Our Five Most Popular Dr. Martens Boots

Established in 1945, Dr. Martens remain the innovative footwear of urban individuals. Founder Dr. Klaus Maertens created these boots with his soon to be patented air-cushioned sole to help heal his broken foot. Almost 75 years later, Klaus’ invention has morphed into a collection of bold yet simple footwear that transcends culture, and are now … Read more ›

Quartz Co.. JS X Quartz Co. | Inspired by Japan, Influenced by Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Brand Stories·CityTags Leave a comment on JS X Quartz Co. | Inspired by Japan, Influenced by Canadian Winters

JS X Quartz Co. | Inspired by Japan, Influenced by Canadian Winters

Jean-Philippe Robert, CEO of Quartz Co. in Montreal, is used to visiting Japan. We at Altitude Sports followed him during his latest trip to discover his favourite hidden gems in Tokyo. On a late autumn day the two of us set out wandering Tokyo, I with my camera, both of us wearing our JS X … Read more ›

Nau. Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags Leave a comment on Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Nau: Eco-Friendly Designs and the Future of Sustainable Clothing

Portland is a progressive city. It’s renowned for a blend of do-it-yourself startups, craft breweries, and as headquarters for multiple athletic companies. In 2007, a former Portland-based executive decided to start an eco-friendly clothing and outerwear brand, drawing inspiration from a trip to Polynesia. The executive chose a name inspired by the Maori greeting “Nau … Read more ›

Canada Goose, down, down insulated, how to wash down coat, Jackets, Nobis, Quartz Co.. How to Clean Your Down Coat. Posted on Categories UncategorizedTags , , , , , , 5 Comments on How to Clean Your Down Coat

How to Clean Your Down Coat

When you purchase a high-end down coat, you’re making an investment. A good one at that: the right coat keeps you warm, dry and stylish all winter long. If you take good care of your coat, it can last many years – even a lifetime. Why not take advantage of the change of season to … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canadian brand, Therme parka. The Arc’teryx Therme Parka. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , 4 Comments on The Arc’teryx Therme Parka

The Arc’teryx Therme Parka

Arc’teryx has a classic on its hands. The Arc’teryx Therme Parka is waterproof, windproof and very warm, able to handle anything a cold winter can throw at an urbanite. Insulated with goose down, it has a great warmth-to-weight ratio, and Coreloft synthetic insulation is strategically placed at points prone to moisture buildup, so you stay … Read more ›