Osprey. Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Behind the Seams: A Closer Look at Osprey’s Concept to Commercialization Process

Last October I had the pleasure of visiting Osprey’s Vietnam headquarters and two of their nearby factories. While I was there to learn about Osprey and their products, I was also lucky enough to immerse myself into Vietnamese culture and get a taste of life as an Osprey employee. It was delightful to meet the … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Gregory, Hydrapak, Mountain Hardwear, Osprey, Platypus, The North Face, Therm-a-Rest, vaude. 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 properly 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 … Read the article

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Backpack Gift Guide for Urban Commuters & Backcountry Explorers

We’ve all been there once… leaving the house while juggling a wallet, keys, a granola bar snack or two, maybe a laptop and a hairbrush or a book to read if you’re stuck in transit. In moments like these, any kind of bag is necessary for your sanity and just simplicity. You can stow all … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Fitletic, Gregory, Icebreaker, Mizuno, Osprey, Petzl, Salomon, Saucony, Shock Absorber, The North Face, Under Armour. How to Dress for Winter Running. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress for Winter Running

How to Dress for Winter Running

Running during the winter time can be a bit daunting for a number of reasons, icy paths, cold temperatures, lack of visibility etc, but with the right gear, you can beat the winter blues. Stretch out your outdoor, running routine and keep hitting the pavement or snow this winter season with this winter running guide. … Read the article

Osprey. Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey Ozone 46L Travel Backpack Reviewed

Osprey has been in the backpack business since 1974.  It’s all they do – so it isn’t surprising that they do it very well.  The Ozone 46L Travel Pack is no exception. This bag provides ample, well-organized storage, and comfortable ventilated straps all in an extremely light weight package. Shop Osprey Backpacks Our review of … Read the article

Burton, chrome, Filson, Fjällräven, Osprey, Thule, Topo Designs. Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

It will be your most loyal companion as you peer out the window of the train at landscapes zipping by and it will accompany you during your longest layovers between flights. When it comes to selecting the perfect carry-on bag, it’s important to choose a bag that’s right for you and fulfills your needs. If your … Read the article

Dakine, Osprey, The North Face, Thule. Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel

Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel

When it comes to vacation, the first decision to make (and this is often the most difficult of all) is where to go. Will you be flying to the other side of the world to discover the Australian Outback or do you prefer to explore the steep streets lined with colorful houses in San Francisco? … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Gregory, Osprey, The North Face. Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Top Backpacks for Multi-Day Hikes

Choosing a backpack is always a bit tricky, especially when you leave for a long time and you plan to put away your whole life. Are you the kind of person to be afraid of missing something on a trip? Are you the type to repack your bag countless times in order to fit as … Read the article

Camelbak, Clif Bar, Gregory, Nuun, Osprey, Running, Salomon. How to Carry Water While Running. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Carry Water While Running

How to Carry Water While Running

It’s a natural fact that we get thirsty while exercising because out bodies need that H2O to survive and function properly. Whether we be running, cycling or hiking, it is essential to stay hydrated but sometimes it’s not all that easy.  Carrying Water While Exercising Bikes are generally equipped with water bottle holders that are … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Dakine, Gregory, Mammut, Marmot, MSR, Norrona, Osprey, Ski & Snowboard, The North Face, Thule. Top Backcountry Backpacks. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Top Backcountry Backpacks

Top Backcountry Backpacks

Ski season is right around the corner and depending where you live in Canada, some lucky souls have already glided their first tracks through fresh, fluffy powder this season. For those who have yet to feel this satisfaction, they continue to fight back their stoke and stare wide-eyed watching ski films as they add the … Read the article

Lowe Alpine, Norrona, Osprey, Patagonia. How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

How to Choose the Right Travel Backpack

So you’ve just spontaneously booked your flight to Southeast Asia leaving in three months and you’re planning what you’re going to bring and how it will all fit in your backpack because you don’t feel like rolling luggage between a billion small cities. Sure enough after crawling around the basement at your parent’s house for … Read the article