Blogs

Borrowed words to Shop Local

For months I have wanted to write something to express my desire for people to understand how important it is to shop local and support small business. Every time I typed something up, I discarded it feeling I was whining or complaining which are two...

Plan ahead & prepare

Of all the skills and training I have in various sports and activities that I do, the most important skill I possess is my ability to plan ahead & prepare. Usually listed and taught in many outdoor curriculums and prominent in “Leave No Tra...

Why does my rain gear not work?

Spend enough days in the outdoors teaching canoe courses, guiding groups, or just paddling on personal adventures and you will spend some time in the rain. This past summer I spent a LOT of time in the rain. It rained at least 1 of the days on every ...

Never Stop your kids from Exploring...

by Lisa Walker, Saskatoon Store Manager What does “Never Stop Exploring” mean to you? Since I have been selling The North Face products for most of my adult life, I can fully appreciate the products, brand, and their slogan “Never ...

Post trip travel packing tips...

After every trip we like to review all the things we packed, the stuff we used, and the items we wished we had. While packing for our latest trip to Ireland, we often commented on how it’s easier for us to pack for an outdoor adventure like can...

In the city...

 Apr 16, 2019   Ambassadors
One of the big things that The North Face believes in is to Never Stop Exploring. Exploration can take many shapes. On the trail, on the road, in the wild, and even in the city. This past February I was lucky enough to travel to one of my favorite ci...

#shoplocal

 Nov 16, 2018
The Prairie Summit Shop fully supports the #shoplocal initiative. Our stores are stocked full with a brand that is recognized world wide, but we are locally owned, managed, and operated. The North Face could have opened a corporate run store in our c...

Get Lost, or don't. A blog about canoe navigation...

On a recent paddling trip down the Paull River this summer our paddling crew came to the realization that today’s maps offer a variety of details, or sometimes a lack of details. This was my 4th canoe trip on the Paull River departing from Paul...

Kids were Born to Explore...

Kids were Born to Explore, and as parents we have to be skilled and ready to go! It’s a wonderful experience to see the joy in your kids’ eyes as they are exploring the outdoors. It doesn’t take much effort to find an adventure for...

Ski Families have all the fun...

Ski families have all the fun… The ski season is wrapping up and we have one last trip to Fernie coming up for their closing weekend. We had one of the best ski seasons ever with our family with trips to both Montana and Fernie this winter. O...
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