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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for Kids 2019

Stocking stuffers for the kids? A good question…The kids will probably be so full of chocolate and sugar come Christmas morning, any extra sweets in their stocking will be overdoing it. With this guide to Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids, you’ll delight little ones of all ages with a gift that’s fun and practical all … Read more ›

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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 ›

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Christmas Socks Gift Guide 2019

The holiday season is in full swing and gift ideas that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. We’re going to save you that trip to the dollar store for the gift exchange party with our fabulous Christmas socks gift guide! A pair of athletic or casual … Read more ›

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High-Performance Comfort: The Smartwool Intraknit Collection

Smartwool is the first name you think of when you hear merino wool. For decades they’ve been making their socks and apparel using the softest and most versatile natural fabric available. No fabric available has the next-to-skin softness of merino wool, and very few can match it for performance. This natural fibre is renewable and … 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 ›

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Rogers Pass With Smartwool: An Adventure Shaped By Climate Change

Go Far. Feel Good. This is Smartwool’s motto and our own state of mind as we headed to Roger’s Pass, British Columbia at the end of March for a weekend of ski touring. On the drive into the mountains, avalanche warnings for Banff and Kootenay National Parks flashed red. The B.C. sun was unusually strong … Read more ›

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Reviewing Smartwool’s New Base Layers For Winter 2019

Fall is here and that means ski season is just around the corner. It’s time to start planning your first snowy adventure and to make sure you have all the gear you need to survive the cold. The last thing you want is to have a bad time because you don’t have the proper equipment.  … Read more ›

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Carry-On Packing List For Ultra-Light Travel

Flying has become a regular occurrence for a lot of people these days. From weekends away to travelling for work, it seems like we’re always travelling. This has led to some of us becoming pros at ultra-light travel.  I’ve been travelling for most of my adult life and have learnt what essential things to pack … Read more ›

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Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool – The Ultimate Midlayer Face-Off

It’s always best to know how to layer for outdoor activities. An idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you’ll be doing will make choosing those layers simple. But mid layers – like fleece vs down vs merino wool –  aren’t just for the mountains. You can wear them all fall and … Read more ›