Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Marmot, Rab, The North Face. How to Clean Your Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Clean Your Rain Jacket

How to Clean Your Rain Jacket

You’ve found the perfect rain jacket. It’s lightweight, wind-resistant, waterproof, and stylish. You’ve invested time and money to purchase this jacket. But like any good investment, you want it to last. Even the most durable and water-resistant jackets will begin to lose their effectiveness over time. That doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with the jacket … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, BLACKYAK, Columbia, Filson, Futurelight, gore-tex, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Best Rain Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , 11 Comments on How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

How to Find the Best Rain Jacket

Outdoor enthusiast or not, when it starts to rain, you want to stay dry. With the number of technical terms used to describe clothing, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a quick guide on how to find the best rain jacket for your needs. What’s the difference between waterproof … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Eagle Creek, Filson, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Patagonia, Smartwool, The North Face, Thule, Travel, Vans. Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Travelling by plane, whether for business or pleasure, is a reality in many people’s lives. While some people seem to bring their entire wardrobe every time they fly, others have mastered the art of ultra-light travel.  What should you pack to travel light? I’ve been traveling for most of my adult life and have learned … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Eagle Creek, Filson, Herschel, Herschel Supply Co., Matt & Nat, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Patagonia, Sherpa, The North Face. The Best Weekend Travel Bags. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best Weekend Travel Bags

The Best Weekend Travel Bags

Planning a weekend away? Maybe you’re heading up to the cottage or roughing it on the campgrounds. Some time away from the city hidden amongst the trees can do wonders. Or maybe you’re used to living out in the country and you want a weekend amongst the bright lights of the city? Whatever you have … 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 ›

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, Kanuk, Mackage, The North Face, Winter. Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , 13 Comments on Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Winter is coming. Whether it’s trekking through the backcountry, or taking on snow-covered city streets, Canadians know how brutal winter can be. Ski jackets, winter parkas, bomber jackets, and puffer jackets – whatever the style, whatever the purpose, winter apparel has to keep you warm. Keeping that in mind, here’s our selection for men and … 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 ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Fitletic, Gregory, Icebreaker, Mizuno, Osprey, Petzl, Salomon, Saucony, Shock Absorber, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Dress for Winter Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress for Winter Running

How to Dress for Winter Running

Running during winter can be daunting. Icy paths, cold temperatures, lack of visibility, and a number of other factors can make life difficult. But with the right gear, you can beat the winter blues, so be ready when you hit the trails with this winter running guide. Finding The Right Footwear Running gurus won’t stop … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Buff, CEP Compression, Craft, Fitletic, Salomon, Shock Absorber, Smartwool, Suunto, The North Face. Running Gift Ideas for 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·Gift GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Running Gift Ideas for 2019

Running Gift Ideas for 2019

Running has evolved beyond simple footwear. Likewise, running gift ideas for runners are tougher to come up with than you might think. There are unique gifts for runners to think of, from recovery rollers to watches, base layers to headwear, gloves to headphones, and of course shoes. Running Gift Ideas Fortunately for the runner in … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Baffin, Buff, Christmas, gift guide, GSI outdoors, Leatherman, Norrona, Patagonia, SAXX Underwear, The North Face, Vallier. Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·Gift GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Men 2019

Men can be impossible to shop for, especially if their taste and style are difficult to pinpoint. Trust us – we get it. Maybe your ski-loving dad has been using the same scarf and gloves for a decade even if they’ve seen better days? Perhaps your boyfriend keeps the same ragged wallet because he can’t … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Brixton, Coal, Glerups, hydro flask, Icebreaker, Mackage, Matt & Nat, Shinola, Smartwool, Westerly. Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·Gift GuidesTags , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Women 2019

Stocking stuffers are the sneaky-hard gifts to find—small items that don’t scream dollar store. Hard enough to shop regular gifts for her, right? Well worry no more: Altitude Sports has you covered with a carefully-catered list replete with quality, warmth, style and functionality. Melt any woman’s heart with our gift guide of Stocking Stuffers for … Read more ›