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

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking. Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for March 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for March 2017

Arc’teryx Deals & Coupons for March 2017

The only thing more satisfying than finding the piece of equipment you have been searching for is finding it at a lower. Altitude Sports offers regular discounts on many products each month. Get discounts on a wide range of Arc’teryx products during the month of June. This reputable brand creates products inspired directly from the Canadian … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Fimbulvetr, Hiking & Trekking, MSR, NEMO Equipment, Petzl, Sea to Summit, Stanley, Suunto, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest, Victorinox. Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2017. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2017

Gift Guide for Hikers & Campers 2017

With Christmas in less than a week, the last minute Christmas shopping frenzy is well underway. If you’re the last minute shopping type who tries their hardest to avoid the Christmas crowds, why not enjoy some Christmas shopping from the comforts of your favourite chair at home? Altitude Sports is your one-stop-shop for Christmas presents … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Burton, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Running, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

The Ultimate Guide to GORE-TEX®

Often times when you think of waterproof outerwear and gear, GORE-TEX® is the first thing that comes to mind but what is it and why is it so prominent in our minds when we think of waterproofing? GORE-TEX® has made a name for itself within the outdoor industry and even in the fashion world too. … Read the article

Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hardwear, Running, Ski & Snowboard. The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Beta AR VS Norrøna Falketind GORE-TEX. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , 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 the article

Hiking & Trekking, The North Face. Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker

Discover The North Face Mountain Sneaker

Earlier this season, The North Face introduced their XtraFoam™ technology which was created to eliminate foot fatigue so that you can explore for longer. This technology is composed of four parts; an XtraFoam Core, Perimeter EVA Midsole, ESS Snake Plate™, and the Vibram® XS Trek Outsole. XtraFoam™ can now be found in a handful of The North Face boots … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Known for their technical products and precise attention to detail, it’s no surprise that Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry. Their carefully designed products are catered to specific activities and boast features that enhance their functionality within specified activities.  From the features and shapes to the materials used, each Arc’teryx products … Read the article

Hiking & Trekking, Running, The North Face. The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face has created the Apex Flex GTX jacket, a completely hydrophobic softshell jacket. Excellent for a rainy day adventure, protecting yourself against a windy mountain top or as a cool weather all round jacket. Shop The North Face Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Durable: With 3 layer GORE-TEX … Read the article

Biking & Cycling, Camping, Hiking & Trekking. 9 Summer Camps in Canada Your Child Will Love. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , 1 Comment on 9 Summer Camps in Canada Your Child Will Love

9 Summer Camps in Canada Your Child Will Love

Summertime, the few months of freedom that kids long for all school year long where they can play outside all day, sleep in and get to spend every hour of their days doing what they love. Some families will take these months to embark on family adventures to far off destinations in foreign countries. Others … Read the article