Futurelight, The North Face. The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·CityTags , Leave a comment on The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight

The North Face: Gearing up for Spring with Futurelight

Back in October, we were introduced to the future of lightweight waterproof apparel with the Futurelight Collection from The North Face. After years spent trying to develop their own waterproof technology, The North Face finally found a way to rework their membrane to allow air to escape, while completely stopping rain and snow from entering. … Read more ›

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 ›

The North Face. 90’s Retro Performance: The North Face Extreme Collection. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·City·UncategorizedTags Leave a comment on 90’s Retro Performance: The North Face Extreme Collection

90’s Retro Performance: The North Face Extreme Collection

We wouldn’t be surprised if The North Face dug up their latest collection from a time capsule they buried deep underground back in the 90’s. Either that or they’ve found a way to time travel. Whether they’re releasing futuristic new waterproof membranes like FUTURELIGHT or going retro with the Nuptse, they’re travelling through space and time … 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 ›

Canada Goose, Marmot, Patagonia, The North Face. Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest

Top 10 Jackets to Wear to Igloofest

Only in Montreal could you find an EDM festival held during the coldest month of the year. Here, we really know what it’s like to party at -15°C. And we know how to stay warm while showing off our carefully-selected retro/space-age look that’ll stand out in the crowd. So without further ado, here’s our top … 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 ›

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, 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 ›