Tag Archives: getoutdoors

Best fall hikes in North America

  At Ironlace, we love adventures. We love the great outdoors and love getting our shoes dirty. In honour of the beautiful fall weather, we’ve rounded up some of the best fall hikes in North America. So if you happen to be in the area, be sure to bring your hikers and explore. Manitoba: Grey […]

Exercises to Improve Your Hike

  While we all think of hiking as being exercise, doing a few different exercises before the hike to prepare your body will make hiking a more enjoyable way to get fit. It’s preconditioning your body to prepare it for the bigger activity you’re looking forward to. You’ll find the hike easier and will be […]

Less Noise Makes for a Better Hunting Experience

Anyone who hunts has told the story about the animal in their sights that bolted from the slightest movement or the whisper of a sleeve rubbing against their jacket. It’s frustrating, but there are ways to reduce the amount of noise and make for a more positive hunt. 1. Start early. Really early. Get to […]

The Importance of Fire Safety

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At this time of year, it’s only natural to want to hit the trails for some camping and hiking. The outdoors provide a great escape from urban life, give opportunities for exercise and allow time and space to share and reflect with those we care about in a relaxed setting. Let’s keep it relaxed and […]

A Salute to the Quad Riders Association of BC

In a random web search to find some fun, I came upon the Quad Riders Association of BC website. Wow, what a great organization! They feature a wide range of events of their own and of ATV clubs throughout the province that are affordable, family-friendly and fun. There are four events featured in June and […]

In Case of Zombies

In taking a bit of a break today, I turned to my good friend Google for some amusement and found an interesting fact that zombie apocalypse watchers have been discussing for quite some time. In order to slow zombies down and prevent further attacks, when someone dies, you tie their shoelaces together before they turn […]

Why the Easter Bunny Needs Ironlaces

  We decided to do a bit of math with it being the Easter weekend and all. No, those things may not naturally go together, but shoelaces and the Easter Bunny do – at least in our minds. Taking a few stats from Santa, we wondered, would the Easter Bunny need Ironlaces for his running […]

Running Higher

Likely you’ve heard the term “Runner’s High”. It’s the psychological state of feeling that time is suspended and aches and pains are removed. It can even include a certain sense of euphoria or a bit of “I’m a super hero”. So what do laces have to do with achieving the Runner’s High when doing a […]

Outlasting Shoes and Saying Thanks

There are some environments where traditional shoelaces can’t take the pressure. We’ve had firefighters, chemical engineers, welders, hikers and more try our laces and confirm that Ironlace laces can take whatever is thrown at them. This is one of the things we love – not just our own tests, but the real life testing and […]

Picking the Right Shoe for Outdoors

Spending a lot of time outdoors means your everyday runners or basic hiking boot won’t last and certainly won’t be comfortable for hardcore outdoor adventures. For those who spend more time outside than in and do so in all kinds of weather, finding the right footwear (you’ve already found the right laces) is essential. So […]