Seasonal activities fall winter

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SEASONAL ACTIVITIES FALL WINTER

How to choose your ski and snowboard socks

How to choose your ski and snowboard socks

Find the ideal ski sock for your winter outings. Here are some tips for selecting ski socks that offer warmth, comfort and support.

Les sports d'hiver à pratiquer au Québec

Winter sports to enjoy in Quebec

Land of snow and ice, Quebec offers a variety of winter sports to enjoy in its vast snow-covered spaces.

Winter camping tips

Winter camping tips

Are you looking for a new challenge, or do you simply love the outdoors in winter?

Mastering the art of ski carving

How to carve on skis: Tips for successful carved turns

Learn to carve on the ski slopes. Discover effective carving tips and techniques to improve your control and fluidity on the slopes.

Comment choisir sa planche à neige divisible - Le guide complet

How to choose your splitboard - The complete guide

Find the ideal size to suit your style and needs. Tips for choosing the optimal length and width!

Person downhill skiing

How to Choose the Right Size for Your Downhill Ski Boots

Discover our complete guide for how to correctly measure your foot and choose ski boots that will give you the comfort, support and performance you need on the slopes.

Ultimate Ski Trip Packing List: Essentials for Your Winter Getaway

Ultimate Ski Trip Packing List: Essentials for Your Winter Getaway

We've put together the ultimate ski trip packing checklist, so can be sure to have everything you need for the best trip ever.

Ski de fond à Montréal : Les 10 meilleurs endroits où pratiquer

Cross-country skiing Montreal: The 10 best places to practice

There’s no shortage of great cross-country ski trails in the Greater Montreal area. Here are our favourite spots.

How to choose your classic cross-country skis

How to choose your classic cross-country skis: sizing and tips

Not sure which cross-country skis will work best for you? There are many options to choose from, here are some factors to consider when making your choice.

Ski de fond : 7 endroits magiques à découvrir autour de Québec

Cross-country skiing: 7 spots to discover in and around Quebec City

Winter in Quebec City is generally associated with snow, cold temperatures and lots of winter sports!

Fishing permits in Quebec: Regulations and fees

Fishing license in Quebec: Regulations and fees

Get all the necessary info on fishing permits in Quebec: where to get them, what the regulations are, and more tips for a successful season.

women's figure skates

How To Buy Your Ice Skates

You want to find skates that will allow you to practice this sport comfortably. We'll help you choose the right skates for kids and adults. Choose your skates based on your age, the type of skating you will do, and level of support you feel that you need.

Friends rinding their snowboards on the slope

How to choose the perfect snowboard: The complete 2024 guide

Not sure which snowboard to choose? Look no further! We are here to help you find the snowboard best suited for your needs.

woman doing yoga

Why yoga and cross-country skiing are a great match

Did you know your yoga practice can actually help you improve your cross-country skiing? The two activities have some skill and strength requirements in common that make them an ideal pair.

Person snowboarding

Downhill skiing and snowboarding: Our best products for the slopes

Want to downhill ski or snowboard this winter? Here are our tips for choosing the right gear according to your level!

Discover downhill skiing

Discover downhill skiing

Looking to discover a uniquely thrilling sport? Want to get a breath of fresh air? Downhill skiing may just be the sport for you.

woman ready to play with her tennis racquet

How to choose a tennis racket

The choice of a tennis racquet should not be taken lightly. A racquet that is too heavy will interfere with your game which can lead to injury. On the other hand, a racquet that is too light offers less stability, control and shock absorption, which can also lead to injuries such as tennis elbow.

The benefits of yoga for athletes

The benefits of yoga for athletes

Yoga, with its ancient roots and holistic philosophy, offers more benefits than just flexibility and balance.

sheep's head

Why choose merino wool?

The key to a successful outdoor activity? Put on Merino wool base layers. Antimicrobial, stretchy and breathable, Merino wool protects the body against temperature changes. This fabric is extremely effective in all seasons.

woman and man cross-country skiing

The benefits of cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing, also known as Nordic skiing, can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. Discover how this winter sport can benefit your physical and mental health!

A Look at Canada's Downhill Ski Trails

Top 10 most surprising ski resorts in Canada

Unusual settings, thrilling challenges, and surprisingly affordable season passes—these top spots will inspire you to try downhill skiing for the first time or fall in love with the sport all over again.

trekking boots on a mountain hiking

How to choose the right hiking footwear

Deciding what kind of hiking shoes or boots to get can be tricky—there are so many options! It helps to think about the terrain you are going to explore and the load you plan to carry.

family cross-country skiing

The best cross-country ski trails in and around Ottawa

Discover some of the best cross-country ski trails in and around the city of Ottawa. A great winter activity for the whole family!

Two people cross-country skiing

The best places to cross-country ski in and around Calgary

Find some of the best trails for all levels of cross-country skiing!

man ready for a cross-country ski race

Nutrition strategies for cross-country skiers

Your race day performance will be impacted by what you eat before and during the race. Post-race nutrition is also an important part of your body's recovery. Follow our nutritionist's tips for optimal results.

young snowboarding girl

How to snowboard for beginners : Tips for your first day

Not sure how to approach your first time sliding and carving into the snow? Starting a new sport is exciting, but it can also be stressful. Don’t forget that every rider has been in the same position as you are right now. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your first day of snowboarding.

friends on a ski hill

How to pick your ski jacket and pants

Whether you are shopping for yourself or your kids, you want to be sure to get the right type of winter gear for your chosen activities. In this article, we’ll share a few tips for how to choose the right ski jacket and ski pants to keep you going all winter long.

Ice fishing rod close up

Ice fishing in Quebec: Where to practice this winter?

Dive into the magic of ice fishing in Quebec. Discover the best spots, helpful tricks and tips to be properly equipped for this winter adventure.

woman wearing ski goggles

How to choose your new ski or snowboard goggles

Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts agree: having improved visibility on the slopes is not only safer, but makes the sport more fun. Here are some of the criteria to consider before buying a new pair of ski or snowboard goggles. Better visibility will increase your enjoyment of the sport.

family tobogganing

Winter Socks: A Mini-Guide

Staying warm on cold winter days means having the right gear from head to toe! We'll help you find the best socks for your favourite winter activities. By keeping your feet warm you will be able to comfortably (and safely) enjoy your favourite outdoor winter activities for longer.

Top 30 Gift Ideas

Top 30 Gift Ideas

Find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list this year. Games, clothing, accessories and more for all ages and all activities.

young girl playing ping pong

7 family sports activities

Looking for ways to keep the kids occupied? Enjoy time together on the weekends with these fun family activities that get everyone moving.

Choisir ses bâtons de ski de fond

How to choose your cross-country ski poles: What size do you need?

Before choosing your cross-country ski poles, there are a few key factors to consider – your physical fitness and level of skiing, the type of wrist strap and grip you need, the required stiffness of the shaft and your height.

close-up on ice skates

The health benefits of ice skating

The list is as long as the Rideau Canal! Whether you want to strengthen your muscles, work on your balance, or just get some fresh air with your family, ice skating is one of the best winter sports around. Discover its key benefits.

woman and man skiing

How to choose the right skis

If you’re just getting into downhill skiing, you want to get the right size skis and poles so you feel comfortable and can progress in the sport.

climbing or mountaineering ropes

How to choose your climbing or mountaineering rope

Length, diameter, treatment . . . Choosing the right climbing rope is important for your safety and the lifespan of your gear. We’re here to guide you!

kids playing soccer

Why team sports are great for kids

Most kids love the experience of participating in team sports. As it happens, engaging in such activities offers a plethora of benefits, encompassing both physical and mental aspects, that young athletes can benefit from.

kids on a soccer field

Advice from Kids: Why Should We Play Sports?

Want to have more fun while doing sports? Get tips from young athletes on topics like motivation, how to fuel your body like a pro and the best reasons to stay active on a daily basis.

a man and a woman motivate each other

Getting active: How to find the motivation?

f you’ve taken a break from sports and fitness, you may not necessarily be ready to hit the ground running when it comes to getting back to an active lifestyle. Sometimes it’s best to ease back slowly, finding motivation from various sources along the way.

Quelles sont les règles du biathlon?

What are the biathlon rules?

Le biathlon est une discipline sportive qui allie ski de fond et tir à la carabine. Il est pratiqué sur des distances allant de 7,5 km à 20 km.

family camping

How to choose the right sleeping bag

After a long day of hiking, a good night’s sleep helps your body rest and recover. That's why it's important to have the right sleeping bag: you want something season-appropriate, comfortable and, above all, easy to transport.

women dancing in a Zumba class

The importance of sports communities

Sport is a central part of our personal and social lives. It’s a wonderful way to push yourself, have fun, and learn about yourself; all while taking care of your well-being. These benefits multiply when you train with other people. Read on to learn more!