Canadian Great Outdoors Blog

When you’re hunting or ice fishing, driving your snowmobile, or completing winter chores, the conditions you experience in the winter months can be extreme: extreme cold, extreme ice, etc. Your footgear needs to be insulated and waterproof and slip-resistant to effectively protect you from wet snow and freezing temperatures for long periods of time.

Get extreme comfort and fit with the Arctic Ice Xtended Fit Extreme Conditions Boot. Bring on winter!

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No one likes to think about winter before it gets here, but it only makes sense to be prepared. Get the jump on Old Man Winter and outfit yourself with a pair of Woody Arctic Ice Hunting Boots. You’ll be ready when the snow flies!

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When comparing 2 similar items it's important to become familiar with the qualities and features of both products in order to make the best, informed decision about your purchase. In this blog we'll highlight the features of 2 of our popular styles, the Arctic Pro and Arctic Sport. From there we will expand upon the difference of each so that you can use this information to choose which would best suit your outdoor needs.

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"Socks, socks, wonderful socks! I am NEVER, NEVER going to take them off." Perhaps the little girl in Robert's Munsch's story book was wearing loveable Thermohair socks. If you've been pegged as that classic mother-in-law who buys lame socks and underwear as Christmas presents, you can break loose and buy socks that your son-in-law will absolutely love. Maybe this year you just want to go big in the stocking stuffer department, then don't buy cheap socks, instead get high quality ones that your family members will absolutely love. Nothing says I love you, thank you, you are appreciated, more than cozy warm feet this holiday season.

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Both kids and adults need to keep warm and protected once the cold winter arrives with its plummeting temperatures. How warm and comfortable you will stay outdoors has to do with how well you dress. We have some suggestions for how to help layer up right this winter season. At The Brown Bear we have a few products that will help you keep toasty warm in winter weather from two of our online stores, Canadian Great Outdoors and Moccasins Canada. We recommend layering up with superior gear that is guaranteed to keep you dry, warm and comfortable so you can enjoy the great outdoors. Plan to build that snowman, go downhill skiing or have a snowball fight and we'll supply you with the outdoor attire to ensure you have fun while you're at it!

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As you may already know, Mohair is the first hair sheared from a baby Angora goat. Kid mohair is extremely fine and the most soft and expensive of all the mohair grades, making it the perfect yarn for socks. Thermohair socks are made of 75% kid mohair and 25% nylon. Let's find out what makes these great socks also therapeutic.

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Life isn't always comfortable ... Your boots should be! This brand of rubber boot has become one of the fastest growing lines in the waterproof footwear market. MUCK Boots are literally the perfect footwear solution for everything. We'd like to highlight a few pairs of our favourite MUCK Boots that can be used as winter boots.

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Thermohair socks are sure to keep your feet toasty warm so they are ideal for those working, commuting or playing outside in the cold. Mohair is a renewable resource and an all natural fibre that is environmentally friendly. Learn more about why Thermohair socks are the best for warmth and comfort.

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