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, 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, 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 ›

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 ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Patagonia. The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabrics Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·OutdoorsTags , , , ,

The Ultimate Waterproof-Breathable Fabrics Guide

When we think of waterproof coats, the main thing that comes to mind is GORE-TEX because it is one of the most popular and renowned waterproof membranes. The truth is, there are multiple other waterproof breathable fabrics that do the job—depending on what the job is you need them to do! Below is a guide … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Marmot, Norrona, The North Face. Top 5 GORE-TEX Coats to Stay Dry. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 GORE-TEX Coats to Stay Dry

Top 5 GORE-TEX Coats to Stay Dry

Take your pick of the four seasons and you’ll find that each one comes with unexpected weather and changing temperatures. Ready to embark on an outdoor adventure? Fortunately, we are not made of sugar so a little rain and mud shouldn’t’ keep you from enjoying the outdoors, it only makes it more exciting! And with … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Mackage, Norrona, Patagonia, Peak Performance, Quartz Co., The North Face, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women

Top 11 Winter Jackets for Women

Wintertime is a chance to unlock your inner winter fashion diva and flaunt your style on the mountain, in the city, and at the local iced-over pond. Wherever you go this winter, you want to be warm and have a reliable winter coat to explore in the snow. Whether you spend your winters on the … Read more ›

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Techwear Guide To Winter In The City

Techwear is all about functionality. It applies the principles of technical wear to the style of streetwear. These sleek and modern designs are made to hold up against the elements while giving you the ability to move freely through the city. In the past decade, outerwear companies have been taking their technical expertise and applying … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Burton, Canada Goose, Jackets, Nobis, Norrona, Patagonia, Quartz Co., Winter. How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , , 7 Comments on How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

How to Choose the Right Winter Jacket

From maneuvering your way through fresh powder on the slopes to making your way through icy city streets, staying warm is key when the cold months of winter roll around. Knowing how to choose the right winter jacket is essential to not only surviving but thriving in the snow. Some might have a selection of … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Flannel Shirt Reviewed

As a Canadian, I know a thing or two about flannels. Some might say we are all born wearing one, I have yet to check that fact tho… But one thing I do know is that a flannel jacket is a key component to any good Canadians wardrobe. When I first saw the Svalbard Flannel Shirt, … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna  Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Anorak Reviewed

Over the years, I’ve owned a lot of tech apparel, but the Svalbard Cotton jacket from Norrøna is definitely one worth mentioning. I’ve always look at Norrøna as the pinnacle of technical clothing, they seem to merge high-quality materials with style very well. As someone who spends a lot of time outdoors, I rely on … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Svalbard Cotton Jacket Reviewed

The Svalbard Cotton Jacket is great for the person that wants it all. This jacket can be worn out on the hiking trails, out biking, running errands in town, or out for dinner with a pair of black skinny jeans. I am in love with the indigo night colour (dark blue) – it looks sharp … Read more ›