ACC, Running. ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte. Posted on Categories CityTags , Leave a comment on ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte

ACC Running Club: an interview with club founder & Altitude Sports Buyer Simon Pelletier-Marcotte

We at Altitude Sports are all-season runners – but spring and summer are when we hit the streets in numbers. Our new ACC club welcomes any runner, no matter your level. This year we’ll be involved in the sponsorship of running events, holding product testing clinics across Quebec, and showing up almost any place where … 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

Arc’teryx, Inov-8, Running, Salomon, Saucony. Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Top 5 Gore-Tex® Running Shoes

Take your running routine to the next level rain or shine in one of our top Gore-Tex® running shoes. With the right apparel  footwear, you can say goodbye to boring indoor routines on the treadmill and tackle the wet weather with confidence. Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX Tackle slush, mud and rain in the Norvna VT … 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, Biking & Cycling, Camping, Running. Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , 2 Comments on Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Phasic Sun Hoody Reviewed

Arc’Teryx is no stranger to producing high-quality goods that just simply, work. The Phasic Sun Hoody has quickly become a staple for any of my adventure’s and it still remains that understated but stylish Arc’Teryx allure. I’ve always been a fan of Arc’Teryx equipment, mainly because it is a no-fuss, easy cleaning and durable no matter … Read the article

Running, Salomon. Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags , Leave a comment on Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed

Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX Shoes Reviewed

Trying new shoes and evaluating them? Yes, okay … Salomons? You bet, obviously yes! I had the chance to get to test out the Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX shoes during a trip to the Adirondacks and here’s what I thought. Shop Salomon Footwear Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Very … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Running. Arc’teryx Norvan Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Norvan Jacket Reviewed

Arc’teryx Norvan Jacket Reviewed

“How did you just do that whole race in that jacket?” As with many good-natured cross-country skiers, a racer had approached me for a handshake. We had just crossed the finish line, exhausted, and using our skate skiing poles to hold us up. “Aren’t you boiling in that thing?” And that’s been the story of … 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

Running, Salomon. Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , 2 Comments on Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review

Salomon S-LAB XA Amphib Trail Running Shoe Review

Cross-country running can often be spent crossing streams or battling muddy sections (losing shoes in the mud is a specialty of mine) and a shoe that can thrive in these conditions can potentially get you on the podium. Hense, new to the line-up is the S-LAB XA Amphib shoe. Shop Salomon Our review of this … Read the article

Running, Salomon. Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG Trail Running Shoes Reviewed. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG Trail Running Shoes Reviewed

Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG Trail Running Shoes Reviewed

Don’t be offended but the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG might not be your shoe. And the people at Salomon are probably fine with that. After all, they arguably hold the largest share in the ever-expanding trail running market. And they made the Speedcross, a shoe that every runner should own. But Salomon had a … Read the article

Hoka One One, Running, Salomon. Top Running Routes in Ottawa. Posted on Categories City·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Top Running Routes in Ottawa

Top Running Routes in Ottawa

Some welcome spring with a weekend dedicated to de-cluttering hidden corners of the house and putting away the winter gear into storage. Others may welcome the longed-for spring season by purchasing a fresh new pair of running shoes, a new spring running wardrobe and researching new running routes in their area. If you’re part of … Read the article