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Outside Magazine’s Ali Carr Troxell reports on The North Face Better Naked Jacket.
“When you don’t need it, this five-ounce wind shell scrunches down into it’s own pocket. When you do, it feels nearly as good as advertised, thanks to chafe-free, flat-lock seams and perforated vents in the back that help keep air flowing.
Jusin Nyberg gives the thumbs up to the Merrell Road Glove in the 2013 Outside Magazine Gear Guide.
“The Road Glove is a moccasin with a Vibram sole. The foam is only four millimeters thick, and the ground feels slap-you-back hard, which all but forces you to run gingerly, and with perfect form; you don’t want to jump to this shoe straight from a traditional, but ease into it and you’ll develop freakish foot strength. 7oz.”
Residents and business owners ready themselves for another disruptive season
Ok, so you’ve managed to completely soak your sleeping bag while on a trip … it fell in the river, got left out in the rain, a moose pee’d on it or whatever. What do you do now?
One of the first things to consider is what you’re going to do tonight, at bed time. That soaked bag isn’t going to do you much good I’m afraid. Hopefully you have a sleeping pad and tent still available. Dress up in all Read the rest of this entry
Nikwax concentrated Tent & Gear Solarproof improves water repellency and increases fabrics protection against UV degradation. Use it this spring for a summer of care-free camping.
Maintains the water repellency of tents and outdoor gear. Protects tents and gear against UV degradation
One application can double the effective life of gear
Gear dries quickly for packing away
Easy to use. 150ml of this concentrate makes 350ml. $15.95
Parks Canada has organized a weekend at Rouge Park, in the east end, for you! If you don’t drive, they’ll even pick you up at the Breadblane YMCA right downtown and drop you off when you’re done. Only $88 for a family of four. Includes meals, equipment and transportation. Think that’s a good deal? T’is.
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Very capable, fully outfitted, and well proportioned smaller sea kayak with excellent initial and secondary stability. Designed to fit a wide range of paddlers (beginner, intermediate and advanced) wanting a high level of performance in a smaller lighter package. Read the rest of this entry
- Guardian Professional, Friday 15 March 2013 15.00 GMT
Most of us recognize the calming effect of a walk by the river or along a beach. Victorian doctors used to prescribe the “sea air” as a cure for an assortment of agues and ailments. Read the rest of this entry