Arc’teryx, BLACKYAK, Burton, Fjällräven, Icebreaker, Norrona, Patagonia, The North Face. Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

Fleece VS Down VS Merino Wool; The Ultimate Mid-Layer Face-Off

When gearing up for a weekend in the mountains or a day exploring new trails, it is important to pack efficiently and dress wisely. Knowing how to layer for outdoor activities is crucial and it is important to have an idea of the weather and the demands of the activities you will be doing. Your … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Dynafit, Norrona, Outdoor Research, The North Face. What is a Softshell?. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on What is a Softshell?

What is a Softshell?

Each jacket has its role and place in your wardrobe, whether it be for outdoor pursuits in the mountains or stylish evenings in the city. Rain coats are for drizzly days; waterproof shells are for adventuring up mountain peaks; parkas are ideal for harsh winter weather; lightly insulated jackets work as layering pieces or as … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Rab, The North Face. How to Find the Perfect Raincoat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 8 Comments on How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

  Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those somber, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look … Read the article

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

Women’s Norrøna Wool Base Layers Reviewed

  Finding the perfect pair of base layers that fit just right and are as comfortable as they are warm is a bonus and with the Norrøna wool base layer set, I was pretty impressed.  I first tested these base layers during a weekend of ski touring at High Camp Turtagrø and they quickly became … Read the article

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Men’s Tamok Gore-Tex Pants Reviewed

  To keep my lower body dry while on the mountain I always wear my Norrøna Tamok Gore-Tex pants. They’re a sleek, waterproof pair of snow pants for all types of adventures. I’ve used my Tamok pants for everything from splitboarding to shoveling out the driveway. Shop Norrøna Our review of this product 9.5 / … Read the article

Anon, Arc’teryx, atlas, Black Diamond, Castelli, Craft, CW-X Conditioning Wear, fat biking, Garneau, Gore Bike Wear, Gregory, ice climbing, Jetboil, Merrell, Mountain Hardwear, Norrona, Oakley, Patagonia, Running, Saucony, Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool, snowshoes, SUGOi, winter camping, winter running. The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

For some winter is a dreaded season filled with frigid temperatures, grey skies and lack of colour but for others, this is a season of fun and excitement! If you are a winter lover, you already know what greatness the season has to offer and most likely spend your days enjoying all of the following … Read the article

Norrona. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Alpha® insulation is the new insulation on the block and slowly more and more brands are starting to discover its uniqueness and effectiveness. At a first glance, it doesn’t look like much but once I tried Norrøna’s Lofoten Powershield Alpha jacket I quickly understood what all the fuss was about. Shop Norrøna’s Alpha® Products Our … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Scarpa, The North Face. What to Wear Ice Climbing. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Ice Climbing

What to Wear Ice Climbing

For the thrill seekers and adventurers among us, ice climbing is yet another seasonal activity that fulfills adrenaline addictions and opportunities to discover new heights and personal limits. Most commonly done over the winter months for obvious weather reasons, ice climbing is an exciting sport that deserves great respect and proper knowledge of the techniques, safety and … Read the article

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Similar to shopping for jeans, shopping for the right ski pants can also be a deceiving task. You want to find a pair that not only looks great but also functions appropriately for the type of skiing you will be doing because features are important. Norrøna’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro pants offer a relaxed fit and offer … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Buff, Craft, Dynafit, Icebreaker, Leki, Mammut, MSR, Norrona, Patagonia, Pomoca, Ski & Snowboard. Ski Touring Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Ski Touring Guide

Ski Touring Guide

Do you ever notice tiny-ant-people traversing across far away mountains when you are heading up the chairlift for your first run of the day? Or spot tracks zig-zagging up steep, snowy pitches leaving behind a trail like that of a snail and wonder who the heck got up there and how? This is ski touring. … Read the article

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Men’s Falketind PrimaLoft60 Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Men’s Falketind PrimaLoft60 Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Men’s Falketind PrimaLoft60 Jacket Reviewed

As important as an outer shell jacket may be, what really keeps you warm is your layers underneath. When I’m out on the hill snowboarding I almost always wear my Norrøna Falketind PrimaLoft60 Jacket. This puffy type mid-layer jacket has proven to keep me warm and comfy wherever I go. Shop Norrøna’s falketind Collection Our review … Read the article