heated gloves, Hestra, HotShots, Lenz, Outdoor Research, SIDAS, Therm-ic. The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide

The Future is in Warm Hands: Heated Gloves Buying Guide

When deep cold strikes your regular gloves or mittens might not cut it against the freeze. Extremities get numb and nothing is worse than cold hands and cold fingers, especially out on the ski slopes or scaling an icy mountain. Fortunately in the never-ending world of innovative outdoor products, there are electric heated gloves – … Read more ›

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Choosing the Best Ski Goggles in 2020

I’ve been at the skiing game for a long time, and when I took a group of novice friends for a trip to the mountain, it gave me a whole new perspective on things.  Most of my friends were equipped pretty basically—but in some cases pretty poorly. Despite blue skies and fresh powder, equipment problems … Read more ›

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Review: SPY Bravo Colorblock Goggles

On the mountain the weather can change very quickly, so you always need to be ready. Having a checklist of what to bring skiing is important, and packing all the essentials will ensure you’re prepared. Whether you’re carving the slopes on a sunny afternoon, or exploring the backcountry on an overcast morning, visibility is key. … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Deuter, Fjällräven, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mammut, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest. How to Pick a Hiking Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly over-pack … Read more ›

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Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide

With all the snow we’ve had in winter 2020, the conditions are ideal to strap on your snowshoes and head out on an adventure. For beginners, finding the best snowshoes among all those available on the market can be a little daunting. Especially since the models offered nowadays are more specialized. You can leave the … Read more ›

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 ›

Alta Peak, Columbia, RDS certified. Review: Alta Peak Down Jacket by Columbia. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Review: Alta Peak Down Jacket by Columbia

Review: Alta Peak Down Jacket by Columbia

Down puffer jackets have been a staple in the outdoor industry for decades now. The natural insulation and lightweight of down feathers make for an incredibly versatile material in outdoor apparel. They’ve been a personal favourite of mine for some time, and more often than not, I find myself slipping a puffer into my backpack … 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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Kombi B2 Merino Blend Base Layers Reviewed

No matter what you like doing during the winter – whether it’s skiing, hiking, tubing, running or even ice fishing, there’s one thing you always have to make sure of: staying warm and dry. Choosing the right base layer makes all the difference when it comes to enjoying your time outside during colder days. Known … Read more ›

Baffin, Outdoor Research, Salomon, Smartwool, snowshoes, Sorel, The North Face. Best Snowshoe Boots 2020. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Best Snowshoe Boots 2020

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 ›