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It’s hard to get deep into the outdoor ether if you’re not well equipped. And never before in the history of all things has there been gear like there is today. We use our team of experienced editors and contributors to help you sort through everything from skis to fly rods in your search for the ultimate outdoor experience.

These pants were made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do… I’ve had a frustratingly hard time over the years finding a technical shell…

I’m usually a Levi’s guy, and definitely not an orange-pants guy. But I’ve never had so many compliments on my trousers as when I’m wearing…

“It’s your connection to your bike.” That’s what one of my buddies said to me this summer as he was giving grief over my old pedals with…

Leaves are turning and pumpkins are out everywhere. It’s that time of year when the rowdiest of adventures return to being the exclusive property of…

While precise technicality is common for bike equipment, apparel makers have been missing the mark for years when it comes to bike clothing and coastal…

Mountain Hardwear has long been a leader in high-end expedition gear, but if you’re just car-camping or even doing simple overnighters, they’ve got you covered…

The Chromag Fubars OSX is one of the most ubiquitous and popular handlebars in Western Canada, here’s why: First off, this is a downhill/freeride bar,…

When you need dry, light and durable in the river When it’s too cold to wet wade, yet too warm for the full protection of…

The first thing that shines about the Fluid Enduro is how light it is. Compared to even the lightest traditional hiking boots, it feels featherweight….

Being somewhat of a hipster dufus, I like to wear my VANS everywhere. Weddings, funerals, biking, you name it. So in early March 2015, I…

When I head to the river, which has evolved into 50 days per season, I’m 40 kilometres from home, out of cell range, and deep…

The first time I put on a pair of glacier glasses, I was a 12 year old living in Quebec and I’m pretty sure I…

When you work at a desk most of the week, it’s important to have as much steez as you can when you step out onto…

“What is the Dynafit Beast 16 for?” That’s, more often than not, what I hear when this binding comes up in conversation amongst ski-tourers and…

Snow lovers across British Columbia are scrambling to find anything skiable right now, but if you’re motivated and willing to get up high, there are…

Though it may be July, and hot as hell, many of us are still dreaming about the next occasion to slide on snow. For the…

While ski touring is usually a popular winter pastime for many around the Kootenays, Mama Nature is saying “no” this season all too often. But…

When you work at a desk most of the week, it’s important to have as much steez as you can when you step out onto…

This thing looks rad. Stay tuned on the CMC and KMC blogs for a review. Press release: The Faroe is an essential piece of the…

You may notice we don’t review a ton of gear on here, but when we stumble across certain products we feel we absolutely must talk…