fall outdoor gear
Teva Men’s Forge Pro Shoes, $150 www.teva.com
Here’s a tricked-out multi- sport shoe ideal for a weekend tearing through the local hills. The Forge Pro off ers a number of features including big-time tread and external heel counter in a stylish, waterproof package. Don’t leave home without it.
Icebreaker Aspiring Hoodie, $229.99
Warm, soſt , dare I say it, this fl eece is downright luxurious. The Merino wool fabric in question has
been dubbed “RealFleece” and is being introduced in Canada this season
through the New Zealand company Icebreaker. Ideal for weekend hiking and other low-aerobic activities.
Kelty Redtail Backpack, $80 www.kelty.com
Every good weekend warrior needs a trusty day pack – comfortable, just large enough for a couple days or an aſt ernoon, with plenty of pockets for all the essentials. Kelty’s Redtail pack is the answer.
Patagonia Capilene 2 Lightweight Zip-Neck, $60 www.patagonia.com
Awesome base layer with quick wicking fi bres that get rid of all that moisture that could put a damper on your trekking day. It stretches, it bends to your will, and can take a beating and still look good for post-hike activities.
Salomon Quest 4D GTX Boots, $230
If serious trail tromping is in the cards for fall, Salomon’s new Quest 4D GTX boots will keep you safe, secure, not to
mention dry. But, here’s the good part, with the Quest 4D GTX, you won’t have to sacrifi ce that
extra bit of get-up-and-go – these puppies move.
The North Face Venture Pant, $90
You’re at the trailhead ready to get on with the day’s hike when a wild wind whips up and the rain
starts to fl y. Do you pack it in? No way. You reach into your pack and pull out
the pint-sized package that contains the ultimate
waterproof trekking pants from The North Face. You’re comfortable and good to go in all kinds of wet weather.
Keen Albina Sweater Knit Bag, $150 www.keencanada.ca
We love Keen’s Albina Sweater Knit bag for toting your workout gear to the offi ce. Adorable, fall-fashion-forward and stylish enough to take into work.
Merrell Davina Dress, $100 www.merrell.com
Could this be any cuter? Perfect for fall cot age weekends or apple picking excursions, Merrell’s Davina dress blends cozy comfort (fl annel) with fl irty style for outdoorsy gals. We think this is perfect for a cot age thanksgiving get together!
Brooks Vapor Dry 2 Glove, $45 www.brooksrunning.ca
When the mercury fi nally starts to drop this fall, and you’re out on a trail run or brisk hike on the weekend, a comfy pair of lycra running gloves will come in handy. The Brooks Vapor Dry 2 gloves will do the trick, transferring moisture and keeping you dry and warm.
36 / get out there / september + october 2010
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