Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

The magic of camping comes mainly from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a calm lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. To truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the required energy. Even in the forest … Read more ›

cycling, Garneau. Altitude Sports X Garneau Cycling Kit: The 2019 Edition Has Arrived. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Altitude Sports X Garneau Cycling Kit: The 2019 Edition Has Arrived

Altitude Sports X Garneau Cycling Kit: The 2019 Edition Has Arrived

Get your bike ready, the latest Altitude Sports X Garneau collaboration has finally arrived! Every year since 2015, Altitude Sports and Garneau have teamed up to create an exclusive collection of cycling apparel and accessories that combines style and performance. The years go by and cycling apparel looks alike… except when it comes to the … Read more ›

Biolite, Camping, Jetboil, MSR, optimus, winter camping. How to Choose a Stove For Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Choose a Stove For Camping

How to Choose a Stove For Camping

Breakfast, lunch, dinner… whatever the meal, it is possible to cook like a chef on excursions away from civilization. When it comes to cooking meals in the heart of nature, having a stove adapted to your tastes and needs makes all the difference. There are, however, many types and it can be difficult to find … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Columbia, hydro flask, Lolë, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Nixon, Pendleton, Pixie Mood, Ray-Ban, Shinola, Suunto, The North Face. Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Gift GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is not so far away which means it’s time to start the search for the perfect gift to bring tears of joy to the wonderful woman who has watched your grow over the years. While we should celebrate our mothers every day of the year, this special day is just for them; an … Read more ›

Osprey. Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process. Posted on Categories Brand Stories·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Last October I had the pleasure of visiting Osprey’s Vietnam headquarters and two of their nearby factories. While I was there to learn about Osprey and their products, I was also lucky enough to immerse myself into Vietnamese culture and get a taste of life as an Osprey employee. It was delightful to meet the … Read more ›

. Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam. Posted on Categories Brand Stories·Uncategorized5 Comments on Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam

Discovering Osprey’s Commitment to Design in Vietnam

Stepping out of Ho Chi Minh airport is a shock of heat compared to autumn in Montreal. It wasn’t my first time in Asia, and the feeling of jet lag combined with a sticky hug of equatorial humidity brought back immediate memories. We were greeted warmly by the North American Osprey team who had arrived … Read more ›

Columbia, Helly Hansen, The North Face. Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , Leave a comment on Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

Top Waterproof Raincoats for Kids

With spring underway, it’s time to start preparing for the seasonal transition and surprise, spring showers. Hiking, fishing or apple picking, no matter what family activity you have planned, do not let bad weather prevent you from enjoying it. Once you’ve found the perfect raincoat to suit your style, the next step for an enjoyable spring is finding the … Read more ›

Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Poler Stuff, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick the Right Tent. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Pick the Right Tent

How to Pick the Right Tent

Camping; the action of escaping civilization to spend a night (or more) in the wilderness sleeping under the stars with just a tent and the basics; a time to relax and refuel the mind. This is a favourite pastime that has been enjoyed by many for centuries and continues to evolve year-after-year with new technologies … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Inov-8, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Take your running routine to the next level rain or shine in one of our top Gore-Tex® running shoes. With the right apparel and footwear, you can say goodbye to boring indoor routines on the treadmill and tackle the wet weather with confidence. Shop Our Running Collection Arc’teryx Norvan LD GTX Trail  Tackle slush, mud … Read more ›

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

. Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly. Posted on Categories EquipmentLeave a comment on Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly

Goggle Care: How to Care For & Maintain Your Goggles Properly

Similar to glasses, goggles lenses damage easily without proper care and maintenance. This can lead to shortened longevity, not what you want when purchasing the best of the best. Let’s look at some pointers on proper goggle care and maintenance to keep your goggles as good as new season after season. Shop Our Goggle Collection … Read more ›