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How to Pick a Winter Jacket

How to Pick a Winter Jacket

What’s a Winter Jacket? A winter jacket is typically a coat with some added insulation and length that makes it appropriate for cold-weather usage. Unlike lightweight jackets worn as a mid layer under an outer shell, winter jackets are meant to be more of a stand-alone garment, and should be able to provide enough warmth when worn as a main layer. Since a solid... Read More
Top 10 Winter Activities For Students

Top 10 Winter Activities For Students

So, it’s the end of February. We get it, you’re tired. By this point assignments are piling up, group projects are getting you down, and the thought of your next deadline is looming over your head. The stress is very real, and you’ve probably become very aware of how hard it is to get enough sleep, drink enough water, or eat a balanced diet. It’s poutine and a... Read More
How to Layer

How to Layer

Layering: What to Wear on your Outdoor Adventures! Thinking of doing some activities in the great outdoors? Well then it’s time we talk about layers. For a long time now, the outdoor world has adopted a basic 3-layer system, which is actually quite flexible. You could easily get by with a single layer on a hot and sunny day. Or you may need as many as four... Read More
Your Guide to Base-layering

Your Guide to Base-layering

If you’re not there yet, it is probably time for you to get serious about getting comfortable outdoors. We are talking about layering. To put it simply, layering is the key to outdoor happiness. Your base layer is the first of three essential layers and it’s main purpose is to handle moisture. The second layer is for insulation and it retains warmth. The third... Read More
A Guide to Mid-layers

A Guide to Mid-layers

Mid-layers can be hard to navigate, so we’ve decided to help. Here is your guide to some of our favourite mid-layer jackets! We have honed in on two different categories; down, and everything else!  The “everything else” category is mostly synthetic, but we have also tossed in a merino based piece as well. Synthetic Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoodie... Read More

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