Futurelight, The North Face. The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , Leave a comment on The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight

The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight

Back in October, we were introduced to the future of lightweight waterproof apparel with the Futurelight Collection from The North Face. After years spent trying to develop their own waterproof technology, The North Face finally found a way to rework their membrane to allow air to escape, while completely stopping rain and snow from entering. … Read more ›

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5 Easy At-Home Workouts

Like all of us, you’re probably stuck at home thanks to the coronavirus going around. Even though this is the right thing to do for the time being, staying confined between four walls can be difficult for your mental health. That’s why you can’t ignore your daily workout. Exercising is the best way to deal … Read more ›

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90’s Retro Performance: The North Face Extreme Collection

We wouldn’t be surprised if The North Face dug up their latest collection from a time capsule they buried deep underground back in the 90’s. Either that or they’ve found a way to time travel. Whether they’re releasing futuristic new waterproof membranes like FUTURELIGHT or going retro with the Nuptse, they’re travelling through space and time … 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 ›

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Asics x Reigning Champ: RCxA Performance Streetwear Apparel

Seen on the feet of leisurely joggers and marathon runners alike, Asics is one of the first names that comes to mind when you hear running. They’ve established themselves as leaders in running apparel and intuitively designed running shoes. Vancouver-born Reigning Champ has been around for over a decade and in that time they’ve managed … Read more ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Choosing the Best Ski Goggles in 2020

I’ve been at the skiing game for a long time, and when I took a group of novice friends for a trip to the mountain, it gave me a whole new perspective on things.  Most of my friends were equipped pretty basically—but in some cases pretty poorly. Despite blue skies and fresh powder, equipment problems … Read more ›

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10 Best Swimsuits for Travelling in 2020

It’s that time of year where everyone is fed up of clearing the snow from their driveway. Tired of maneuvering through snow and ice to get to work. In other words, it’s that time of year when cabin fever sets in and we’re all itching to get somewhere tropical, where we can swap the cold … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Eagle Creek, Filson, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face, Thule, Travel, Vans. Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Travelling by plane, whether for business or pleasure, is a reality in many people’s lives. While some people seem to bring their entire wardrobe every time they fly, others have mastered the art of ultra-light travel.  What should you pack to travel light? I’ve been traveling for most of my adult life and have learned … Read more ›

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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 ›