Aigle, Bogs, Hunter. How to Choose the Best Rain Boots. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Best Rain Boots

How to Choose the Best Rain Boots

There’s nothing more unpleasant than starting your morning by stepping in a puddle and spending the rest of the day with wet feet. Regardless of the season, avoid the discomfort of a day with soggy, wet feet and invest in a good pair of rain boots. Whether you’re beating the spring or fall days of … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, BLACKYAK, Columbia, Filson, Futurelight, gore-tex, 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 ›

Backpacks, Canadian brand, Handbags, Matt & Nat, PETA, vegan, Wallets. It’s in the Bag: Matt & Nat Spring-Summer 2020 Collection. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on It’s in the Bag: Matt & Nat Spring-Summer 2020 Collection

It’s in the Bag: Matt & Nat Spring-Summer 2020 Collection

The new Matt & Nat collection for spring-summer 2020 is a wide array of bags manufactured true to their cruelty-free promise, using vegan leather and PETA-approved materials. Backpacks, wallets, crossbody bags and an exciting palette make this one of our favourite sustainable brand collections we’ve seen. The Canadian brand is committed to producing ethically-responsible bags … Read more ›

heated gloves, Hestra, HotShots, Lenz, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Therm-ic. The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide

The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide

When deep cold strikes your regular gloves or mittens might not cut it against the freeze. Extremities get numb and nothing is worse than cold hands and cold fingers, especially out on the ski slopes or scaling an icy mountain. Fortunately in the never-ending world of innovative outdoor products, there are electric heated gloves – … Read more ›

Canada, fun, Kids, March break, winter activities. Unique March Break Activities for 6 Canadian Cities. Posted on Categories City·UncategorizedTags , , , , Leave a comment on Unique March Break Activities for 6 Canadian Cities

Unique March Break Activities for 6 Canadian Cities

Unique March break activities with kids is an annual puzzle that gets more complex with every passing season. It’s a dream come true for the little ones but it can stress out parents, especially when the kids go all zombie-mode with the consoles and social media. But as hard as it is to think up … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Eagle Creek, Filson, Herschel, Herschel Supply Co., Matt & Nat, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Patagonia, Sherpa, The North Face. The Best Weekend Travel Bags. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best Weekend Travel Bags

The Best Weekend Travel Bags

Planning a weekend away? Maybe you’re heading up to the cottage or roughing it on the campgrounds. Some time away from the city hidden amongst the trees can do wonders. Or maybe you’re used to living out in the country and you want a weekend amongst the bright lights of the city? Whatever you have … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Deuter, Fjällräven, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mammut, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly over-pack … Read more ›

atlas, Fimbulvetr, Garneau, MSR, Sea to Summit, snowshoes, tubbs. Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide. Posted on Categories Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide

Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide

With all the snow we’ve had in winter 2020, the conditions are ideal to strap on your snowshoes and head out on an adventure. For beginners, finding the best snowshoes among all those available on the market can be a little daunting. Especially since the models offered nowadays are more specialized. You can leave the … 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 , , , , , , 1 Comment on 10 Workout Essentials for your Gym Bag

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Kanuk, Mackage, The North Face, Winter. Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 13 Comments on Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

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 ›

. Alti Action: Donate & Save. Posted on Categories Outdoors8 Comments on Alti Action: Donate & Save

Alti Action: Donate & Save

This spring, we are relaunching our Alti Action program! With the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts, an increasing number of people are relying on food banks to get meals on the table. This year, our customers have the chance to help and make an impactful change by supporting Moisson Montréal or Breakfast Club of Canada. … Read more ›

. DCP for Rip Curl Snow Gear: The Canadian Snowboarding Legend talks his Career & The Search. Posted on Categories ApparelLeave a comment on DCP for Rip Curl Snow Gear: The Canadian Snowboarding Legend talks his Career & The Search

DCP for Rip Curl Snow Gear: The Canadian Snowboarding Legend talks his Career & The Search

When most snowboarders think of Rip Curl, images of surfers, swimwear, and wetsuits come to mind. That image is changing thanks to the brand’s development of The Search Series outerwear and their new rider partnerships with legendary snowboarders like DCP.  Rip Curl’s founders were actually snow fanatics who’ve made ‘Mountainwear’ since 1986. They’re dedicated to … Read more ›