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Merino Wool is Great for Summer!

Merino is an ideal fibre for summer apparel in hot, dry, and humid conditions.  This is because it has evolved in nature to keep sheep alive and comfortable in all the extremes of heat, cold and we...

Are You Thinking of Running this Spring?

It was a long, snowy, cold difficult winter.  But finally, we are seeing crocuses and yes that sun is staying with us longer and longer! We are all feeling the doldrums and the stress of darkness, ...

Solace in Siurana from Rab© The Mountain People

We’ve featured this Blog from Rab because we were struck by 2 things…. That this short climbing adventure when covid restrictions eased briefly was called a “solace” and by this quote from their em...

You need a Zoleo in Yukon. Here's Why.

Zoleo is a satellite communicator.  This means that it does not depend on our spotty or non-existent cell service.  This means you have a text service in the bush: you can send messages to literall...

Merino Wool

Northerners love merino wool.  Washable, non-itchy, non-stinky, warm in winter, cool in summer, merino is the most comfortable fabric.  It comes in different weights so that you can choose the warm...