. 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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Best Snowshoe Boots 2020

Have you decided that this winter is the perfect year for you to snowshoe? Good idea! Accessible and enjoyable, the activity is gaining a lot of popularity, with more and more people trying it every day. Snowshoe trails abound and models are evolving more and more, to the delight of users. Once you get your … 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 ›

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Canada Goose vs Arc’teryx—the Showdown

What are more iconic Canadian brands than Canada Goose and Arc’teryx? Arc’teryx, born in the Coast Mountains, offers minimalist style and technical performance, 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? Canada Goose vs Arc’teryx will answer all … 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 ›

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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 ›

. Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports. Posted on Categories Buying Guides3 Comments on Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports

Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports

This year, make Altitude Sports your one-stop-shop for everything winter— jackets, boots, snow pants, base layers, mittens and hats. We’ve got the biggest brands to get you from the streets to the slopes. To add some ease to your Boxing Day shopping preparations, we’ve created an FAQ compiled from the most frequently asked questions from … Read more ›

Alti Fest, Coupons, Discounts. Save During Alti Fest. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , Leave a comment on Save During Alti Fest

Save During Alti Fest

Alti Fest is our prime sales event for the best deals, including savings of up to 55% off technical urban and outdoor apparel. From Friday January 24 to Tuesday January 28 save big on our premium winter sales event—winter jackets & winter boots, ski & snowboard apparel, training and camping gear and much more! Alti … Read more ›

. 10 Best Matt & Nat Backpacks. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityLeave a comment on 10 Best Matt & Nat Backpacks

10 Best Matt & Nat Backpacks

For the student or the stylish professional, you can’t help but admire the elegance and timeless style of Matt & Nat’s backpacks. It goes without saying that they make beautiful bags, but most of all Matt & Nat is recognized for their vegan designs and use of recycled fabrics. Whether I’m heading into town, travelling … Read more ›