MOUNTAIN LIFE - Ontario | Winter 2016 - page 92

TheBlizzard is a true“mountainbike–feeling” fat bike.With suspension-optimized
design, agile trail bikegeometry, and truly capableparts specs, theBlizzardboasts
legendaryRockyMountain ridequality on snow, sand, andanything else youget
yourself into.New for 2016: Rocky has ekedout evenmore clearance in the rear triangle
and removed the front derailleurmount for a cleaner look and lighterweight.The
Blizzard -50° now comes stockwitha120mm fork.Wheel size: 26”x 4.7”
With a shearling lining, 400gThinsulateUltra insulation, and a dual-density EVA footbed for
stability, the newPowPow II is encased inUltraDry-treated leather andquilted taffeta for
warmth, durability and longevity.TheVenture outsole utilizesVasque’s proprietary dual density
rubber compound, ColdHoldTechnology,which adheres to cold surfaceswithhard, biting
perimeter lugs, and softer,more compliant center lugs.AmoldedTPUheel counter acts as a
strap stabilizer on a snowshoe binding aswell as a convenient kick-off at the endof a longday.
& available inCanada at Sail Outdoors
This sleek-profile, ultra-lightweight
faux-down-fill jacketwith a high-
densityDWRwater-repellent outer shell
provides enhanced thermal properties,
for maximum protectionwhen you
need it most. Includes elasticized cuffs,
adjustable hem, chin saver, and internal
full-length stormflap. Packable into its
own zipperedpocket. Canadian company
Stormtechperformance apparel has been
successfully conquering the challengesof
extremeandunpredictable climates since
Only CanadaGooseHutterite duck down candeliver that all-enveloping feeling—like
wearing a sleepingbag.The new Summit Jacket boasts aTEI (Thermal Experience
Index) of 4, or -25°C—CanadaGoose’s second-warmest—so it’s lighter andmore
compact than theArctic-readyTEI 5 rating. It’s cut long in the back for greater
protection andwarmth andoffers versatilitywith removable/adjustable/insulated
hood and recessed, adjustable Lycra stretch cuffs.Other details include inner storm
flapwith fleece-lined chinguard, strips of reflective tape across chest andonback of
hood, and single-hand-adjustable hemdrawcord.
With its supply chain completelywithin theU.S.,
Farm to Feet is able to ensure the highest quality
materials and endproducts,while having as little
impact on the environment as possible.Once thewool
is grown and sheared in theRockyMountains, the
remainingprocesses take placewithin 300miles of its
sustainability-focused knitting facility inMt.Airy,NC.
All Farm to Feet socks feature seamless toe closures,
a comfort compression fit from the top through the
arch, and cushioning for ultimate performance and
or Canadian enquiries
This 625-fill-power duck-down jacketwill keep you
snugwhen thewind starts starts tobite and themid-
thigh lengthprovides extra coverage you’ll appreciate.
Insulated and extra-roomy hood keepswindout and
earswarm.The two zippered fleece-lined front pockets
are good for numbhands and cellphones.DWR coating
keeps badweather out.The face fabric and lining/
backer aremade of recycledpolyester fromdisposable
products, such as plastic bottles.This jacket uses
about 75% less crude oil thanonemade of traditional
polyester.Add in themodest pricetag and you’ve got a
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