A water bottle that I can throw in my bag and not worry about it leaking everywhere…is that even possible? A water bottle that literally rolls into a ball and can fit … Continue reading
Mia Melon, inventors of functional and fashion forward waterproof outerwear for the ladies is a hip and local company born and raised in BC. Their patented #weatherproofme outerwear fabric is impermeable to wet weather and beyond street cool. It is … Continue reading
No matter what season it is, having a breathable go-to rain shell on hand for light showers and coastal soakers is a no-brainer. You need to have one on hand at all times. The question is which one to buy … Continue reading
When we venture away from our desk jobs, household chores, and TV and PC screens to enter our favorite white blanketed spaces, we renew our bodies and our sense of beauty, freedom, adventure, independence, and peace of mind. Each time, … Continue reading
Call me old-fashioned, but I’m not a fan of electronics in the outdoors.
Sure, I understand the safety reasons for carrying a cell phone in the backcountry. And I’ve been known to play around with GPS from time to time. … Continue reading
It should go without saying that a well-stocked first aid kit is an absolute must for every trip into the backcountry. Winter or summer, you can never be sure what will happen out there, and the mantra of every outdoor … Continue reading
Here’ a twist on the whole backcountry lighting market: A solar-powered light that’s actually affordable.
What a concept.
Marketed by Nokero as “the most economical solar light on the market,” the $15 Crestone Solar Light Bulb (N200) is almost ideal … Continue reading
Tasty. Natural. Energy foods. Turns out, these three things aren’t mutually exclusive.
The energy bars known as Chunks of Energy made me a believer.
Created more than two decades ago by a maple syrup harvester in western Massachusetts, these chewy … Continue reading
Granted, this is not breaking news. The company has been offering a range of energy products – including gels, gummy blocks, drink mixes and more – for years. But these days the … Continue reading