Arc’teryx, Druide, HotShots, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Ski & Snowboard. Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-Country Ski Apparel Guide

Cross-country skiing is an aerobic exercise that can be used as a means of transportation over snow-covered terrain or as an enjoyable winter activity. It requires no chairlifts or snowmobiles and can be practiced nearly anywhere whether the terrain is flat or undulating, as long as the athlete is capable. Because cross-country skiing is a … Read more ›

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The North Face Denali Fleece is Back

Did The North Face Denali Fleece ever go out of style? Apparently. But right now, these jackets and sweaters are back with a vengeance, and winning fans from the city to more traditional mountain settings. Much like the re-launch of Nuptse, everyone from Hypebeasts to climbing and hiking enthusiasts is lauding the arrival of the … Read more ›

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Choose the Right Snowshoes: Snowshoe Gear Guide

With all the snow that has fallen this winter, the conditions are ideal to put on your snowshoes and go on an adventure. For beginners, finding the right model among all those available on the market can be a little complicated. Especially that the models offered nowadays are highly specialized. You can leave the huge … Read more ›

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The North Face Summit Series with FUTURELIGHT

Introducing The North Face Summit Series with FUTURELIGHT Collection – “the world’s finest alpine equipment.” A collection of gear designed to keep climbers protected and comfortable in the harshest locations in the most extreme conditions. The North Face’s Summit Series with Futurelight Collection focuses on creating a pinnacle kit for climbers using the best materials and … Read more ›

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Snowed into Colorado’s San Juan Mountains at Black Diamond Ski Lodge Camp

‘Guys, the road is reopening soon!’ We could see snowplows finish clearing the last of the white concrete-like crust that had blocked our path. Sounds of TNT avalanche probes rung throughout the alpine valley. In a line of vehicles at the checkpoint, our crew sat in the truck bed with our skis, ready to be … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , , , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX

Whether you experience surprise showers while you’re tackling mountain peaks or you’re shredding powder lines on epic mountain adventures, a weatherproof shell is essential. It keeps you dry and protected from all the elements and allows you to enjoy a day in nature rain or shine. To ensure you remain dry and smiling on the trails … Read more ›

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BLACKYAK—Himalayas on the Mind

Yaks, powerful beasts that survived the ice age, roam the Himalayas, surviving and thriving in otherwise uninhabitable conditions. The people and mountaineers of the region have long benefitted from yaks for transportation, wool, milk and meat. With the animal as its talisman, the outdoor company BLACKYAK emerged from South Korea – one of the largest … Read more ›

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Discover The ThermoBall Eco Collection From The North Face

For over 50 years, The North Face has been a leader in the outwear industry. One of the original mountaineering brands, they’re continually developing and improving their line of products. From the city to the mountains, they make gear and clothing that can handle nature’s demands. Whether it’s the innovative new Futurelight collection, the iconic … Read more ›

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Best Arc’teryx Hardshell Jackets—His & Hers

Best Arc’teryx Hardshell Jackets What are the best hardshell jackets by Arc’teryx for men and women? First, ask yourself what you want a hardshell for—waterproof for staying dry in the rain, breathable with vents for high-output activities, something you could wear layered over an insulator on the mountain or standalone in the rainforest. There are … Read more ›

Peak Performance, Ski & Snowboard. Discover Peak Performance Ski Kits. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Discover Peak Performance Ski Kits

Discover Peak Performance Ski Kits

Ski season is upon us and so are the winter storms, bringing in daydream-worthy forecasts that have powder hounds antsy for epic ski days. Whether you’re a backcountry explorer earning your turns or you prefer to stick to the resort and lap the corduroy, the Peak Performance Ski Kits collection has a little something stylish … Read more ›

Helly Hansen. Helly Hansen’s LifaLoft: Exceptional Warmth Without the Weight. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Helly Hansen’s LifaLoft: Exceptional Warmth Without the Weight

Helly Hansen’s LifaLoft: Exceptional Warmth Without the Weight

Layering for a day in the mountains is always a crucial part of the overall experience. Feeling too cold can quickly shorten a day so as mom always said, “it’s better to be safe than sorry” and layer up. While layering is key, the types of layers you choose are also important because too many … Read more ›

Mammut. On the Mountains with Mammut: Alpine Performance Signed By Swiss Craftsmanship. Posted on Categories Apparel·Brand Stories·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on On the Mountains with Mammut: Alpine Performance Signed By Swiss Craftsmanship

On the Mountains with Mammut: Alpine Performance Signed By Swiss Craftsmanship

We landed in Zurich on a beautifully warm Sunday morning in mid-April—a stark contrast from the almost winter-like weather we left behind in Montreal. We were greeted inside the hyper-modern airport terminal by Kris and Mark, Mammut representatives doubling as our tour guides for the next 6-days of adventure throughout Switzerland. Our journey had the … Read more ›