atlas, Fimbulvetr, Garneau, MSR, Sea to Summit, snowshoes, tubbs. Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide. Posted on Categories Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing the Best Snowshoes: Reviews & Guide

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 ›

ski, ski touring, Spyder. Spyder Solitaire GTX Ski Kit Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Spyder Solitaire GTX Ski Kit Reviewed

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 ›

. 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 ›

Baselayer, Kombi. Kombi B2 Merino Blend Base Layers Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Kombi B2 Merino Blend Base Layers Reviewed

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Canadian brand, down insulated, Jackets, Shelburne parka. Canada Goose vs Arc’teryx—the Showdown. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Canada Goose vs Arc’teryx—the Showdown

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 ›

Camping, eureka, winter camping. Eureka Alpenlite 2XT Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Eureka Alpenlite 2XT Review

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 ›

. Alti Action: Donate & Save. Posted on Categories Outdoors8 Comments on Alti Action: Donate & Save

Alti Action: Donate & Save

This spring, we are relaunching our Alti Action program! With the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts, an increasing number of people are relying on food banks to get meals on the table. This year, our customers have the chance to help and make an impactful change by supporting Moisson Montréal or Breakfast Club of Canada. … Read more ›

Rab. In The Mountains With Rab: Technical Clothing For Extreme Conditions. Posted on Categories Apparel·Outdoors·UncategorizedTags Leave a comment on In The Mountains With Rab: Technical Clothing For Extreme Conditions

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 ›