Big Agnes, Black Diamond, Burton, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, MSR, Tents, The North Face. The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

The Best 3-Season Tents of 2019

Camping season is upon us and so is the yearly tent search. With so many tents on the market to choose from, it can be an extremely difficult task to settle on just one. If your camping outings take you no farther than a few meters from the car, any tent, large or small will be … Read the article

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Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?

Have you heard of the Islands of the People? A place that sits in the Northern Pacific Ocean, exposed to the harsh brutal Arctic storms, worlds removed from the reaches of modern connectivity. Should you choose to venture to the archipelago you can do so via air or sea. Choosing the seafaring route my friends … Read the article

The North Face. Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back on Dual-Sport Bikes. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back on Dual-Sport Bikes

Never Stop Exploring Responsibly: L.A. to Joshua Tree & Back on Dual-Sport Bikes

The plan was simple: fly to California for a project, then ride to Joshua Tree to explore the National Park in the desert with The North Face. That morning we’d set out from LA with supplies strapped to our dual-sport bikes. But the plan had been in jeopardy. The longest US Government shutdown in history … Read the article

Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

Top 5 Sleeping Bags of 2019

The magic of camping comes mainly from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a calm lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. To truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the required energy. Even in the forest … Read the article

Hiking & Trekking, Winter. Dog Sledding in Nunavut. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Dog Sledding in Nunavut

Dog Sledding in Nunavut

Canada is a Northern country.  Many may not realize this since most of us live along the Southern edge of the nation, but the geographical center of Canada is near Baker Lake, roughly two hours West of Iqaluit.  There’s a whole lot of Arctic in Canada during the winter. My guilty secret is that despite … Read the article

Icebreaker. Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

Counting Kate’s Sheep at a Remote New Zealand Station with Icebreaker

A herd of merino sheep crowded one side of the road – a confused mass punctuated by random bleating. With calm confidence, two young flannel-clad shepherds on horseback guided the animals away from the dusty track. If a sheep strayed, a shepherd whistled, and sheepdogs pounced, bringing the wanderer back in line. The scene is … Read the article

Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … Read the article

Ski & Snowboard, Travel. Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

Once Upon a Wild, West Coast Ski Trip

It was October. That morning, when I opened my apartment door, the air crackled with cold and it smelled like winter. Fate must have also been lurking in the air. No more than a few hours later, I received a message from my long-time skiing friends, “let’s live our old teenage promise: A Ski Trip … Read the article

Adidas, Arc’teryx, Brooks, Hoka One One, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Running Shoes. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Running Shoes

Top 5 Running Shoes

Ready for your daily jogging routine? The beauty of running is that it is a particularly accessible sport. It can be practiced anywhere, anytime, and with minimal equipment. In fact, the only thing that is really important to consider is the pair of shoes that you will be wearing. Finding a good pair is essential, … Read the article