Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Lowa, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Stanley, Suunto, The North Face. How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

How to Prepare for a Long Winter Hike

Here’s to the adventurers that don’t let cold weather and the change of the seasons keep them inside and away from exploring the great outdoors. Unless it is pouring down with rain like a monsoon or snowing sideways that they cannot even see their own hand right in front of their face, they’re out there. … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Burton, Bushnell, Gerber, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Light My Fire, Mountain Hardwear, Patagonia, Salomon, Scarpa, The North Face. Winter Camping Survival Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Winter Camping Survival Guide

Winter Camping Survival Guide

Camping is a simple hobby loved by families, weekend-warriors, outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. I mean, who doesn’t love sleeping out under the peaceful, starry, night sky staring at the star constellations? The possibilities are endless and you can camp nearly wherever and whenever you wish, even in the winter. That’s right, camping isn’t just … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read more ›

7 For All Mankind, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Dakine, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., The North Face, winter jackets. Everything You Need to Know About Zippers. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , 16 Comments on Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Everything You Need to Know About Zippers

Zippers are everywhere from our pants and jackets to sleeping bags and backpacks. They’re far more convenient than a row of buttons or snaps and can be opened and closed in a matter of seconds. For these conveniences, zippers are used so often for a variety of products around the world. Zipper Mechanics Because zippers are used … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, Castelli, Dynafit, Louis Garneau, Norrona, The North Face. What to Wear Fat Biking this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Fat Biking this Winter

What to Wear Fat Biking this Winter

If you haven’t gotten to ride one yet, you definitely need to try a fat bike this winter. Becoming the next big thing in bike travel, fat bikes are more and more common to see around and certain brands are creating specific designs that are equipped for multi-day expeditions over rough terrain. Say goodbye to … Read more ›

Luminox, Watches. Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , 8 Comments on Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox Navy Seal Colormark 3050 Series Watch Review

Luminox is a watch company that has only been around since 1989, but has become a leader in watch technology used by military groups around the world. These include the US Coast Guard, the Navy SEALs who first asked Luminox to develop a watch for them in 1993. The Colormark 3050 series watch features a … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, Burton, Norrona, Patagonia, Salomon, Ski & Snowboard. What to Wear Downhill Skiing. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , 1 Comment on What to Wear Downhill Skiing

What to Wear Downhill Skiing

Whether you stick to the resort groomers in the resort or you’re out shredding the back-country lines, your ski wear needs to be reliable. Stay warm out on the hill this winter with this ski apparel guide. A Day in the Mountains Dressing for a day on the hill is all about staying warm & … Read more ›

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Discounted Canada Goose Doesn’t Exist

If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time shopping on the internet. You may even have looked for a Black Friday deal on Canada Goose. If you didn’t, this is what your search results would look like: Out of those five links, four lead to fraudulent websites. All the listed websites, other than … Read more ›

Baffin, Bogs, Boots, Kamik, Merrell, Sorel, The North Face, Timberland, UGG Australia, Winter. Best Wider Width Fitting Winter Boots. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , 15 Comments on Best Wider Width Fitting Winter Boots

Best Wider Width Fitting Winter Boots

If you have wide feet, finding a winter boot that you like and fits comfortably can be a challenge. There are lots of chic, stylish looking winter boots but they often have a narrow fit so the shopping process can become frustrating. You may find you’re having to keep going up a size in order … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Smartwool, Under Armour. How to Layer For Outdoor Activities. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

How to Layer For Outdoor Activities

Dressing appropriately for the weather and your outdoor activities can be problematic thanks to misleading weather reports and cheeky weather systems; do you dress for the 15-20mm of rain that is being forecasted or do you let your optimism take over and bring out the shorts and sun hat? As I’m sure most everyone’s ma … Read more ›

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Best Winter Jackets to Wear with a Suit

It can be hard finding a winter coat that complements the look of a perfectly pressed suit. Bomber jackets are too short to where with a suit, and a shell isn’t warm enough to take on winter. Stay warm and look good this winter with our choice of the best winter jackets to wear with … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Buff, Columbia Sportswear, Darn Tough, Fjällräven, Hanwag, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Roark Revival, Scarpa, Wigwam. So You Want to go Tree Planting?. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on So You Want to go Tree Planting?

So You Want to go Tree Planting?

For a lot of students, the middle to the end of April is the start of freedom known as summer holidays. Some will move back home to work and pay off student debts, many will book flights leaving the second they finish their last, torturous exam, and a few will pack their life in a … Read more ›