Barbour, Black Diamond, Buff, Canada Goose, Coal, dale of norway, Hestra, Icebreaker, Mackage, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Smartwool, The North Face, Wigwam, Winter. What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Outdoor Skating this Winter

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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Eureka Alpenlite 2XT Review

The Eureka Alpenlite 2XT tent is a 4 season tent. However, I believe it excels in the shoulder season and colder months. I received this tent in the warmer months and had been anxiously awaiting giving it a proper winter test. Fortunately (depending on how you view it) winter came early as it often tends to on … Read more ›

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In The Mountains With Rab: Technical Clothing For Extreme Conditions

Buenos Aires, 1973. Rab Carrington, the Scottish climber and mountaineer is preparing to head out for the mountains of Patagonia when he finds out that his equipment got lost in transit. Knowing that he couldn’t venture into the great outdoors without his gear, he learned how to make his own sleeping bags. Rab was born … 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 ›

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Forever an Olympian: Keeping The Sochi Halfpipe Dream Alive With Keltie Hansen

I was standing on the school steps waiting to get picked up. I zipped up my jacket to ward off the cold Edmonton winter, adjusted my hat and peered down the road, looking for the minivan. There it was, it was easy to recognize because of the Thule Box full of skis on top. I … Read more ›

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9 Heritage Brands You Need To Know

Heritage brands in the true sense are brands that have stood the test of time. Most have been around longer than anyone can remember and continue to uphold the values that have guided them from the very beginning. Words like craftsmanship and durability are often used to describe heritage gear and apparel because they’re built … Read more ›

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20 Unique Camping Gift Ideas for Hikers and Campers

Everyone has outdoor enthusiasts on their gift list: a camping lover with an intrepid spirit and nearly impossible to shop for come the holidays. It’s one thing to go through camping gear gifts for our hiking, and backpacking friends. Camping articles like the best winter camping sleeping bags can be helpful but sometimes we want … Read more ›

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Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Kids 2019

Stocking stuffers for the kids? A good question…The kids will probably be so full of chocolate and sugar come Christmas morning, any extra sweets in their stocking will be overdoing it. With this guide to Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids, you’ll delight little ones of all ages with a gift that’s fun and practical all … Read more ›