Canada Goose, Marmot, Patagonia, The North Face. Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest

Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest

Only in Montreal could you find an EDM festival held during the coldest month of the year. Here, we really know what it’s like to party at -15°C. And we know how to stay warm while showing off our carefully-selected retro/space-age look that’ll stand out in the crowd. So without further ado, here’s our top … Read more ›

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What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter

Whether it’s heading up north for some skiing, heading to the woods for some snowshoeing, or in this case, lacing up and taking a few laps on the nearest frozen pond, staying warm, stylish, and cozy is essential. Here’s our guide on what to wear outdoor skating in Canada this winter. Outdoor Skating Essentials Whatever … 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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Canada Goose and Arc’teryx—the Showdown

What are more iconic Canadian brands than Canada Goose and Arc’teryx? Arc’teryx, born in the Coast Mountains, offers minimal technical performance wear answering the needs of athletes and urbanites alike. Canada Goose gives you powerfully-warm urban style forged from polar expeditions up north. Which one to choose? Read Canadian-Made & Designed Winter Coats Canada Goose … 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 ›

. His and Her Christmas Sweaters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Gift GuidesLeave a comment on His and Her Christmas Sweaters

His and Her Christmas Sweaters

What says Christmas more than His and Her Christmas sweaters? Relaxing by the fireplace with family and friends, with your favourite Christmas music in your ears and favourite Christmas libation in your hand—all while snug inside your Christmas sweater, the last word in holiday comfort.  Which brings us to this guide, a collection of His … Read more ›

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Kamik Kids Winter Boots Review

So we are in-between seasons here in Canada and are kicking it with our Kamik kids winter boots and a pair for mom (that’s me). With a 4-year old in tow you tend to fly by the seat of your pants and have to take things as they come, ready or not. It’s a must … Read more ›