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

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

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 ›

. A Winter Weekend with my Cabin Essentials. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsLeave a comment on A Winter Weekend with my Cabin Essentials

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 Leave a comment on Made For Missions: The BLACKYAK Watusi Expedition Suit

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Hestra, Icebreaker, Kombi, Patagonia, Ski & Snowboard, skiing, Smartwool, snowboard, The North Face. What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on What To Wear Skiing & Snowboarding

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 ›

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 ›

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

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 ›

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Fat Biking Do’s and Don’ts

As a new father, I’m challenged for every second of the day, with very little time to work out. I’m an avid cyclist in the summertime, so winter is usually when I gain a few pounds and then try to sweat them away on cross country skis and snowshoes. What’s needed at times like these … Read more ›

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

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 ›

. 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 ›

Canadian brand, environmental, FIG Clothing, made in Canada, Modal, sustainable, Travel. Sustainability, Comfort, Style—FIG Clothing’s LUG & BEY Modal Sweaters. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Sustainability, Comfort, Style—FIG Clothing’s LUG & BEY Modal Sweaters

Sustainability, Comfort, Style—FIG Clothing’s LUG & BEY Modal Sweaters

When it comes to eco-responsible clothing, do we really need to look further than FIG Clothing from Montreal? Their initiatives include building relationships with domestic Canadian manufacturers, finding international suppliers who meet their criteria of responsible business, and driving their production chain sustainably. The FIG Clothing Lug & Bey sweaters fit these criteria to a … Read more ›