In the Field

Inspiring stories featuring behind-the-curtain peeks at how our brands work, with exclusive content and collaborations from ambassadors and special guests.

  • Run for the Sky with VECTIV in Your Sole

    What drives a scientist to run the toughest races in the world? The North Face champion sky runner Hilary Allen talks about her motivation and how the revolutionary VECTIV trail running tech came to be.

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    Run for the Sky with VECTIV in Your Sole
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  • The Gold Standard

    Altitude Sports went to BLACKYAK’s Development Centre in Germany and saw the process behind their award-winning ski and alpine wear. We dropped in at the ISPO awards, and then put the gear to the test skiing the Austrian Alps. Follow along as we discover more about BLACKYAK.

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    The Gold Standard
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  • Tessa Treadway & the Art of Raising a 'Freerange Family

    As an accomplished skier, Tessa Treadway is no stranger to adventure. Now, with three young kids, Tessa is busy with her latest adventure: Motherhood. We caught up with Tessa at her B.C. home to discuss its joys and perils, maintaining an active lifestyle with kids, and her friendship with Peak Performance.

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  • Discovering the Ancient Wisdom of the Modern Brand

    We travelled across the globe to Kathmandu, Nepal to meet with the people that make Sherpa Adventure Gear such a unique brand. Read all about the brand’s scholarship program and women’s knitting factory.

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    Discovering the Ancient Wisdom of the Modern Brand
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  • Growing a Revolution—Patagonia, Regenerative Agriculture, and Saving the Planet

    Can agriculture save the planet? That’s what Patagonia believes. Patagonia is the outdoor company that’s made battling climate change their front line. Even their slogan states it: We’re in business to save the planet.

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    Growing a Revolution—Patagonia, Regenerative Agriculture, and Saving the Planet
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  • FORWARD: A Look to the Future for Quartz Co.

    In this time of crisis, Quartz Co. has distinguished itself by answering the call of Canadians. With its new FORWARD collection, Quartz Co. moves another step closer to a responsible future.

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    FORWARD: A Look to the Future for Quartz Co.
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  • Smartwool Makes a Difference By Judith Kasiama - Founder of Color The Trails

    In collaboration with Judith Kasiama, founder of Colour the Trails, Smartwool introduces Intraknit, their latest collection of ultra-performing merino base layers. Judith shows us that with the right apparel, and the right approach, the outdoors can be enjoyed by everyone.

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    Smartwool Makes a Difference By Judith Kasiama - Founder of Color The Trails
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  • EMBRACING WINTER IN MONTREAL: TOURING THE CITY’S HOTSPOTS WITH CANADA GOOSE

    On an unseasonably snowy day in November—one that broke record cold temperatures—we followed locals Gabrielle Lacasse and Elif Filoys around Montreal to some of their favourite destinations.

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  • Mountaineering With Mountain Hardwear: Training New Adventurers At Canada’s Most Historic Alpine Camp

    “We’re all here because we’re not all there,” commented Sylvia Forest, one of the lead guides at the Alpine Club of Canada’s General Mountaineering Camp.

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    Mountaineering With Mountain Hardwear: Training New Adventurers At Canada’s Most Historic Alpine Camp
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  • BLACKYAK IS NEXT: The Seoul-Based Mountaineering Brand From the World’s Future City

    Towers and heat. Exiting Incheon Airport, that was my first impression of South Korea as we drove into Seoul in +35 °C weather. Dome-like mountains with rocky orange tops bordered the distance.

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    BLACKYAK IS NEXT: The Seoul-Based Mountaineering Brand From the World’s Future City
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  • A Day & Night in the Life of POP Montreal with JanSport

    We met on a sunny Friday in late September in the Mile-End. We had all-access passes to POP Montreal. The Mile-End is one of Montreal’s coolest neighborhoods.

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    A Day & Night in the Life of POP Montreal with JanSport
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