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Where to Shop Canadian Rockies

Anatomy of a Day Pack

By Robyn Moore


Choose a pack with features like those of The North Face Banchee 35; (flashlight/safety green shown):

• 35-litre capacity at under three pounds

• 8+ internal and external pockets

• Opti Fit harness system micro adjusts for a close and comfortable fit


Staying Warm in the Canadian Rockies

Wool, goose down & high-tech synthetics.  By Kirsten Varsek


Thermoball Jackets (Photo: The North Face)


Shopping for winter sport clothing can be daunting: so many styles have few discernible differences. We suggest attacking the maze of snow suits with the rallying motto: “I just want to stay warm!” (more…)