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Save During Alti Fest

From July 11 to 15 save big on our premium summer sales event - t-shirts, runners, shorts, caps, training, hiking, camping gear and much more! Alti Fest is also...
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Save During Alti Fest

From July 11 to 15 save big on our premium summer sales event - t-shirts, runners, shorts, caps, training, hiking, camping gear and much more! Alti Fest is also your chance to sign up for an Altitude Sports Membership - on sale for $20! You can take full advantage of all the impressive member perks including free returns in Canada. Even better, during Alti Fest Members get triple the Membership Discount - 15% on items, even those already on sale (normally 5%). become a member Q:When does Alti Fest begin? A: Alti Fest begins on JULY 11, 2022 and will finish

10 Summer Camp Essentials for 2022

My first “summer camp” experience was on an overnight school trip at Camp Olympia, a sports camp near Lake Livingston in Texas. I was around nine years old, so my main concern was bringing cute outfits that definitely didn’t prepare me for the outdoors.To sum it up, I brought way too much cotton and not enough dry-fit. Since my parents aren’t the outdoorsy type, they didn’t know much about helping me pack better-suited clothes. But if I could speak to my younger self, I’d suggest bringing quick-drying, breathable clothing for hot days, plus something warm for chilly nights in the woods. Our

Battle of the Brands: The North Face vs Arc’teryx

In both the fashion and adventure worlds, The North Face is a veritable icon. With a history spanning some 55 years, the brand has become an international phenomenon. Their apparel is as popular in the boardrooms of Silicon Valley as on remote Himalayan summits. Today, we’re going to see how this veteran company stacks up against one of its most respected contemporaries, the forward-thinking Arc’teryx. The North Face brand overview Arc’teryx brand overview The North Face vs Arc’teryx brand comparison Verdict: and the best brand is… The North Face Overview A Brief History The North Face was founded by husband-and-wife duo Douglas and

Alti Action 2022 – Join the Cause

Thank you for joining the cause!Since 2017, Alti has contributed more than $580,000 to our partner organizations. We’re proud to announce that $58,830 was raised for Zero Ceiling, Trans Canada Trail, Pour 3 Points, and the Canadian Red Cross during our spring 2022 campaign. What It IsStarting May 24, 2022, Alti Action is partnering with three organisations that need your help. You can either choose to donate to one of our partner organizations: Zero Ceiling, Pour 3 Points, Trans Canada Trail or the Canadian Red Cross. Our partner orgs work hard to provide healthy environments to those in need, and your support is

Battle of the Brands: Fjällräven VS Arc’teryx

Choosing the right brand for your outdoor adventures can be daunting. With so many great options on the market, it’s easy to succumb to paralysis by analysis. To make things a little easier, we decided to explore two of the most celebrated companies in the outdoor gear scene: Fjällräven and Arc’teryx. In this Battle of the Brands, we look at these heavy hitters, both notorious for producing some of the most cutting-edge, stylish clothing, accessories, and equipment around. By the end of this article you’ll feel confident about which brand is best for you. Fjällräven Overview A Brief History Fjällräven

Battle of the Brands: Helly Hansen VS Arc’teryx

Today we’ve got the battle of modern versus heritage. Helly Hansen, the seasoned outdoor industry veteran, had its start back in 1877. Arc’teryx, despite its prehistoric name, dates back to the late 1980s. In other words, Helly Hansen walked so Arc’teryx could run. Both are heavy hitters in the outdoor apparel industry, and today they’re facing off. We’ll be looking at the history of these two brands before highlighting a few of their standout pieces. Then we’ll be taking a deep dive into metrics like durability, performance, price, and style. Helly Hansen Overview A Brief History There aren’t many brands

Battle of the Brands: Canada Goose vs. Arc’teryx

In the premium outdoor gear scene, perhaps no two brands are as celebrated as Arc'teryx and Canada Goose. In many ways, each of them shares a common history: Both were born in Canada; both have risen to international acclaim; both straddle the frontier of style and performance. Similarities aside, what differentiates one brand from the other? Which brand promises greater value? And, most importantly, which brand should be your next wardrobe staple? In this Battle of the Brands, we take an in-depth look to help you decide which is right for you. Canada Goose Overview A Brief History An Icon

SAXX Vibe Boxers & Sleepwalker Pyjamas Reviewed

SAXX UNDERWEAR PIECES - Reviewed Without any further ado, let's hop into a brief overview of each reviewed piece: SAXX Sleepwalker Short Sleeve SAXX Vibe boxer SAXX Sleepwalker pants ShoeChaussureBagSacTentTente Brand Name | Product Type Product Name Price: 0.00$ Just when you thought a lazy Sunday couldn't get any better, Sleepwalker brings together the over-the-top softness of premium Modal with non-chafing Flat Out Seams to make a sleepwear tee that's better than breakfast in bed. Pair with the Snooze or Sleepwalker Pant for max relaxation mode. Available in a short and long sleeve. Price: 0.00$ Shop short sleeve Shop long

What is Athleisure Wear & How to Master the Style

Athleisure, the comfortable aesthetic that blurs the line between the clothes you’d wear to the gym and those you’d wear to the café, has become completely embedded in the fashion world and in our wardrobes. In a matter of years, athleisure has gone from a trend to a lifestyle. Whether you’re new to athleisure or your daily uniform consists of leggings and a sleek crewneck, we’re breaking down how to build the perfect athleisure wardrobe that’s packed with pieces from some of our favourite brands.Athleisure wear: a brief definitionHow to wear athleisure styleThe perfect athleisure wardrobeAlso read: Gorpcore Trend 101: What

Gorpcore Trend 101: What is it & How to Adopt it

The Gorpcore trend owes its name to a hiker's primary source of energy: Good Ol' Raisins and Peanuts. Trail mix, in other words. The past few years have seen a massive influx of technical clothing into the wardrobes of streetwear enthusiasts, but more recently, it's been outdoor brands that have broken into the high-fashion market. Among others, we've seen renowned designers partner with Arc'teryx, The North Face, Salomon, Snow Peak and other industry leaders. Like many other trends, this one has been embraced by big-name celebrities, to the point where the style has found a niche in our culture. And

Battle of the Brands: Rab vs Arc’teryx

Rab brand overviewArc’teryx brand overviewRab vs Arc’teryx brand comparisonVerdict: and the best brand is… Rab Overview A Brief HistoryIn 1973, in the midst of a dock worker strike, Rab Carrington found himself stranded in Buenos Aires. He was an avid climber and mountaineer, travelling south, destined for the devilish peaks of Patagonia. But now, suddenly, he had neither the luggage nor the money to go on. Luckily, Argentine-native and close friend Hector Vieytes hooked Carrington up with a job in his textile factory. It was here that Carrington learned the fundamental sewing techniques that, nearly a decade later, would lead to the birth of

Boxing Day Sales FAQ at Altitude Sports

We're very sorry, but our Altitude Sports Boxing Week 2021 is over. See you next year! To add some ease to your Boxing Day shopping preparations, we've created an FAQ compiled from the most frequently asked questions from our customers in previous years. With answers to every question, you won't miss out on any discounts.Plus, we've got tremendous deals going on at our sister site, The Last Hunt. Get to the Hunt while the going is good and shop incredible past-season discounts on premium brands!  All You Need to Know About Boxing Day at Altitude Sports Q: When does Boxing

Cyber Monday Deals on The Last Hunt

To make your Cyber Monday shopping even easier, we've created a Cyber Monday FAQ - a collection of the most frequently asked questions from our clients, in time for our Cyber Speed Sale. The hope is that after you read this Cyber Monday FAQ, all your questions will be answered. And after that, all that's left for you to do is circle the dates on your calendar and set your alarm so you can be sure to be first in on the best deals. ShoeChaussureBagSacTentTente BEST cyber speed DEALS Product Name 120.00$ CA239.99$ CA Shop Product Name 49.87$ CA85.99$ CA

Cyber Monday Deals at Altitude Sports

Though Black Friday may have passed, that doesn't mean the deals are over. Cyber Monday (plus Cyber Week!) is a great time for catching discounted finds. This year, Cyber Monday falls on November 29 in Canada, and some of the best deals will be featured on this day only. But many amazing deals and fantastic savings still await on both Altitude Sports and our partner site, The Last Hunt, until the end of Cyber Week on December 5.Shop discounts on the most-coveted styles, including 2021's best winter jackets, sweaters, hiking boots, merino layers, plus loads of deals on ski apparel, camping

Arc’teryx Black Friday Sale

Inspired by the mountains, Arc’teryx specializes in high-quality urban and technical equipment and apparel. From breathable jackets to stylish and ultra-technical trousers, we’ve got the products you want at incredibly low prices. From durable hard shells to lightweight down jackets, Altitude-Sports has the stuff you need at the prices you want. Arc'teryx Black Friday Sales This year, Black Friday falls on November 26, 2021, but you can take advantage of special offers starting Monday, November 22rd. Also keep in mind Black Friday continues until Cyber Monday, and for the following week until December 5. This will give you the chance

Fjällräven Black Friday Sale

Fjällräven is a Swedish brand specializing in sustainable technical equipment. Their desire to inspire more people to experience nature has lead to the development of classic gear and apparel for urban and outdoor enthusiasts. Save on a wide range of other Fjällräven products. FJÄLLRÄVEN BLACK FRIDAY SALES This year, Black Friday falls on November 26, 2021, but you can take advantage of special offers starting Monday, November 22rd. Also keep in mind Black Friday continues until Cyber Monday, and for the following week until December 5. This will give you the chance to shop Fjällräven discounts for more than a week during our

The North Face Black Friday Sale

For over 50 years, The North Face has encouraged people to never stop exploring, and with their collection of technical clothing and equipment, you never have to. Get discounts on loads of products from The North Face. The North Face Black Friday Sales This year, Black Friday falls on November 26, 2021, but you can take advantage of sweet deals as of Monday, November 22. Black Friday also continues until Cyber Monday, and for another week after that, ending on December 5. This will give you the chance to shop The North Face discounts for more than a week during

Battle of the Brands: Patagonia VS Arc’teryx

Like politics, people feel a strong sense of loyalty towards their favourite brands. This is perhaps no truer than among the outdoor community. For you, a brand is about much more than fashion—it’s a philosophy. And, unlike politics, a brand’s commitment to sustainability, fairness, performance, and quality actually mean something.In this article, we find out how Patagonia stacks up against Arc’teryx. After touching on their respective histories, sustainable practices, and social responsibility, we’ll review one of their flagship products. We’ll also evaluate each product across five metrics: durability, performance, style, price, and corporate responsibility.Let's dive in!Patagonia brand overviewArc'teryx brand overviewPatagonia

Battle of the Brands: Norrøna vs Arc’teryx

Many outdoor apparel brands make big claims about quality and even bigger claims about performance. But of these brands, how many of them really deliver? Today, we look at two major companies that have withstood the test of time while continuing to outshine the competition in both quality and performance.We’ve pitted our beloved Canadian brand Arc’teryx against the legendary Norwegian brand Norrøna. In this article, we’ll touch on their history, social responsibility, sustainability, and flagship products to see how both brands have come to earn their reputation.Let’s begin!Norrøna brand overviewArc'teryx brand overviewNorrøna vs Arc'teryx brand comparison (durability, performance, price, style

Why is Canada Goose So Expensive? A Closer Look.

What makes a good winter jacket? In our cold Canadian climate, warmth is the number one criteria. While warmth can be subjective to a degree (some handle the cold better than others), -30°C is still -30°C and you don’t want to face the cold unprepared. A well insulated jacket should get the job done, but are all insulation types created equal, and on that same note, are all jackets created equal? The price would have you believe they are not, and to a certain extent price is a good indicator of quality. While branding has a lot to do with

Same Day & Next Day Delivery

Same Day & Next Day Delivery now available! As Canada’s only exclusively online outdoor retailer, Altitude Sports is very proud to announce a Same Day & Next Day Delivery option to customers in different Canadian markets. The Same Day Delivery program is available for Montreal residents; Greater Toronto Area residents, people living in Ottawa, and those living in Quebec City (and other Quebec locations) can benefit from Next-Day Delivery. You can check your delivery eligibility at checkout. Altitude Sports will honour the commitment on all orders placed by 1 PM Eastern every day, weekends included, in all markets. With substantial

Salomon Deals & Coupons for December 2019

What’s more satisfying than finding exactly what you’re looking for? Finding it for less. Altitude Sports regularly offers awesome savings on a wide selection of brands. Salomon is known for its hiking and racing gear designed for performance. Winter or summer, Salomon offers a wide range of products adapted to your adventures. Check out our deals on products from Salomon. Shop Salomon Discount Alert! From waterproof gear to rugged and ultra-technical hiking boots, Altitude-Sports has the stuff you need at the low prices you want. This month, take advantage of even greater discounts thanks to our huge Black Friday sale.

Avoiding the Plastic Vortex with icebreaker—One Swim & Panel Discussion at a Time

Feel like swimming through a huge pile of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean? That’s what icebreaker ambassador Ben Lecomte did with his Vortex Swim team in June 2019. Their destination was the infamous Pacific Trash Vortex in the Pacific Ocean somewhere between California and Japan. Ben swam more than 300 nautical miles towards it. Why? To raise awareness about a near-invisible threat to our ecosystem: microplastics.  On November 14, 2019 icebreaker presented a panel in collaboration with Altitude Sports about Ben’s expedition in the Pacific. Leaders in the sustainable development sector gathered in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood to discuss

Back to School 2019: The Essentials For Surviving A New Year At University

When it comes to the start of a new semester at University, you’re either looking forward to it or dreading it. It leaves no one indifferent. For some, it’s a snap back to reality, a curtain call on summer. For others, it’s the moment they’ve been waiting for when they can finally bust out their new school bag and get back into school mode. I love back to school. I might be a bit of a nerd, but I love heading back to campus in September. After a summer spent as an Intern at Altitude Sports, the return to class

Made in Canada Men’s Clothing Brands for Summer 2019

It’s Summer, and we're celebrating by showcasing our premium Made-in-Canada men's clothing brands. From Victoria's Viberg handmade leather boots to Vancouver's innovative Veilance, and Toronto's Bather swimwear, we've got you covered from coast-to-coast.  What sets these guys’ clothing brands apart from the competition - outside the fact they're made here? It’s quality. Their apparel is manufactured in Canada, giving them an edge on design and material production. They are also leagues ahead in aesthetic and refinement - let's call them trendsetters. Shorts, shirts, swim trunks, and fine denim - we've got the best in Canadian-made men's clothing for summer 2019

Made in Canada: Women’s Styles To Wear This Summer

With temperatures rising and the long weekend ahead, it’s time to break out this summer’s trends. Why not take advantage of the Canada Day Weekend to stock up on Canadian-made clothing? Whether soaking up the sun on a Vancouver beach, sipping an iced latte in a metropolis, strolling by the sea in Nova Scotia or living it up anywhere in between, these brands whip up the perfect summer looks. Shop our Canadian Brands   FIG's Modern, Wear-Anywhere Style ENI Dress Shop Now BEL Skirt Shop Now DAO Pants Shop Now Elegant, versatile and comfortable, FIG staples are the perfect companions

New UGG Women’s Sandals for Summer in Canada

Cozy sheepskin lined footwear and women’s winter boots - that’s how UGG built its reputation in Canada, the United States, and beyond. When most of us think of the brand, we see people (mostly women) walking around campuses, offices, or cities in the ultra-warm suede boots during the colder months, not summer sandals. But sandals are what we’re talking about - more specifically the new UGG Braelynn and Jane Patent women’s styles.  This brings us to the company’s newest 2019 summer collection, which happens to offer sandals and slides perfect for summer in North of the Border. Get ready to

A Journey through the Southwest

The first signs of spring are upon us. Every day the sun feels a bit warmer and daylight stretches out a bit longer. Ski lifts have now shut off for the season and wet snow gives way to muddy trails. We love winter in Quebec - the snow has a way of transforming a landscape like no other, but every year around this time we get the urge to go. This year we dreamed of desert towers, long open roads and cool nights under the stars. As a landscape photographer, road tripping through the Southwest is a rite of passage,

Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

A herd of merino sheep crowded one side of the road - a confused mass punctuated by random bleating. With calm confidence, two young flannel-clad shepherds on horseback guided the animals away from the dusty track. If a sheep strayed, a shepherd whistled, and sheepdogs pounced, bringing the wanderer back in line. The scene is out of a Western, but instead of a desert, we were hemmed in by the mountains surrounding Mt Nicholas Station in a secluded region of Queenstown, New Zealand. I jumped out of the boxy Land Rover to watch, pulling on my Tech Trainer jacket to

In the Cradle of Cycling: Touring Castelli’s Italian headquarters and riding the nearby Dolomites

I’m travelling to the Mecca of cycling, Fonzaso, in Italy’s Belluno province. I survey the rolling landscape from our van window as Monte Grappa beckons in the distance, a reminder of the history this part of the Venetian Prealps contains. Even better, I’ll be in the hands of Castelli, the cycling brand of all cycling brands. As a lifelong enthusiast, this trip is hard to grasp - but I’m buzzing and can’t wait to get out and begin exploring. We arrive at the villa we’ll be calling home, and I quickly realize my accommodation isn't an ordinary layover. It’s placed

A Weekend in the Life of Kari Traa

Head to Norway to live a journey in the life of Kari Traa, the brand and the founder. Everyone dreams of flying to a far-off destination knowing adventure awaits, but not knowing the exact details of that adventure. Well, I’ve always dreamed of this, and my recent trip to Norway with Kari Traa was my chance to live it. The only challenge was packing for the unknown. I arrived at Oslo and was greeted by smiling members of Kari Traa’s team waving Norwegian flags. Already, I was seeing the warm Kari Traa team spirit. Discover Kari Traa The team took

The Fjällräven Classic: Conquering the King’s Road

“Our mission is to inspire the world to discover and to walk within nature. We believe strongly it will make a saner future for everyone. And we have our experience and our passion for nature to guide us.''  -Martin Axelhed, President of Fjällräven The Classic hike was created by Ake Nordin, founder of Fjällräven, to celebrate the Scandinavian concept of friluftsliv, life in the outdoors. In 1970, the company started this weeklong outdoor hike, lending equipment and explaining how to use it. Forty years later, I am invited on the very same hike in Northern Sweden, continuing this splendid tradition.