We are back at it again with a Canada Goose comparison and today we will see how The North Face measures up to it. These are two of our most reviewed and compared brands, and on our site you can find a number of other comparisons of Canada Goose and The North Face to other brands.
We picked these two because they are two of the most renowned outdoor brands in North America and have quite a reputation for the high quality of their products.
Even though Canada Goose makes exclusively winter wear, namely down jackets, whereas The North Face has a wider product range, including not solely heavy winter wear but also technical pieces for different sports, there is common ground between the two as we will see in this comparison.
With that being said, let’s get started!
When it comes to winter jackets, the options available are numerous. From lightweight ones, to parkas that will keep you warm in freezing weather, the choices are many and sometimes a tad too much.
Regardless of style, cut or design, a proper winter jacket that is meant to provide warmth will almost always be an insulated one. And while there are several materials that provide considerable insulation, jackets that are padded are either insulated with Down or with another synthetic type of insulator.
In some of our past articles we have looked at down versus the most renowned synthetic insulator, PrimaLoft, and have also seen whether a down-insulated jacket is better than one insulated with synthetic padding.
Today we will be looking at another really well-known synthetic insulator, ThermoBall by The North Face, and see how it differs from real down, as well as how it compares to it.
Time for a look at some ski jackets and Helly Hansen is our brand of choice for today. We have compiled a selection of seven of their best ski jackets, for men and women. They are highly functional jackets, waterproof and with quality materials, that will make you wish you could ski all year round.
All of them are designed to perform perfectly, despite weather conditions, low temperatures and dangerous terrains, keeping you protected at all times, so you can spend the day carefree and enjoying yourself.
A couple of weeks ago we took a look at Marmot vs. Patagonia and earlier than that we took a look at Patagonia vs. The North Face, where we learned more about the brands’ history, their products and the manufacturing process.
As you have seen in the title, it’s now time to look at two of those brands again, this time Marmot vs. The North Face, and determine which one would be the best choice for you.
At the beginning of Spring, considering that usually the weather becomes unstable, it’s really necessary to have the proper attire for outdoor activities and both these brands provide some of the best designs out there when it comes to technical clothing and especially jackets.
We picked them in particular as they are quite comparable in regards to the products they make and how those products perform, leaving quite some room for discussion as to which of the two is the better brand.
With that being said, let’s get right into today’s comparison!
It has been a while since we’ve looked at sports jackets and that is why, for this week’s selection, we picked 8 brilliant jackets for outdoor enthusiasts.
Whether you are hiking, fishing, camping or simply enjoy spending time in nature, then we have just the perfect picks for you.
To make things even better, we picked all of them from one single brand, Columbia. Columbia is one of the best brands when it comes to outdoor gear. They create top quality products and are constantly reviewing and improving the fabric technology, craftsmanship and design.
It is a recurring brand in our reviews and for very good reason, as you are about to see in a moment.
A good garment should not only look well-made and be of high quality, but it should also fit comfortably.
While typical materials that are used in clothes, such as polyester, nylon, cotton, wool, etc., do an already good job on their own being comfortable to the touch and to wear as you go about your day, sometimes they require a little bit of help to provide the perfect fit.
Enter elastane, the material that revolutionized the clothing industry ever since its invention in 1937.
In a past article of ours, in which we touched on how elastane is used in jackets, we discussed its qualities and the reasons why it has become such an important part of the outdoor clothing industry. You can find it here.
Today we will take a look at how elastane is used in other areas of the clothing industry and also learn more about the difference between its commonly used names like Lycra, Spandex, etc.
When winter is slowly ending and avid outdoors’ lovers start looking for spring garments to take with them on hikes and adventures, it’s a great time to take a look at two renowned brands that are popular choices among those who spend a lot of time out in nature.
Patagonia and Columbia are two well-known American outdoor brands, which design quality technical garments and gear for having a safe and comfortable time out in the elements.
We have extensively featured Columbia in some of our past selections and reviews, and have also looked at Patagonia. Also, both of these brands have been up against The North Face here and here in past brand comparisons.
Today it’s time to see how these two brands measure up against each other and which of the two is better. Without further ado, let’s get started.