The Outdoors Blog

The hassle of planning a group ski trip

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Article written by Photo Packager

When you love skiing, it eventually becomes tough to find places to practice it. After all, you probably only have so many local options and it doesn’t take long before those are exhausted, so then what? Of course, the solution is to go elsewhere to ski, but that can be a real hassle. This is especially true when you’re planning a group ski trip.

For one thing, you have to find a date that will work for everyone. Then you have to pick the people and make sure they get along. With Colorado college ski packages, for example, you need to make sure the group will blend well and not ruin the trip with infighting. Then you have to find a price that everyone can afford and budget out certain responsibilities.

Finally, there’s organizing the actual trip. Everyone needs to know when to leave and show up, where to meet, when to check in, etc. By the time you have this all planned out, you might not even care about the trip, much less your friends.

So leave these responsibilities up to the professionals.

Get Ready for Soccer Season

August 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Soccer Garage

Are you ready for soccer season? If you’re diehard fan of the sport, then you probably have two answers. “It’s always soccer season” and “yes.”

That probably also means you’re always on the hunt for the gear you need to get the most out of this year’s season. You need more than just a ball and the right shoes, you know. While you definitely want to have the skill set needed to be the star player, you also need to be busting out the best gear. To play like the best, you have to look like the best, after all.

So take a look through the available soccer bags to ensure you find one that can hold all your gear and look great at the same time. Opt for one that is easy to wash too, so you don’t end up with a bag that smells worse than a blind goalie.

Of course, you also want to have the best soccer clothes on the pitch. That way, people will know the best is coming and it’s best to just get out of your way.


Whether you still play the game or it’s just a sport you watch on TV, there’s no such thing as a semi-serious soccer fan. That means you probably want all the best gear for this obsession of yours (and understandably so). Head over to Soccer Garage then for everything from the best Adidas ball to the diadora soccer cleats you want on your feet.

The Best Outdoor Cushions

August 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Carlo Badalamenti

No matter where in Canada you live, everyone needs cushions for their home. Otherwise, how can you possibly get comfortable? With the right cushions, your entire home becomes that much more comfortable for you, your entire family and anyone who may be stopping over.

However, not all cushions are created the same, meaning your attempts at comfort could quickly come back to bite you in the worst ways. They could be uncomfortable or fall asleep easily and leave you in the same rut.

That’s why so many people prefer upholstery foam in Canada. You can’t beat it in terms of comfort, durability, breathability or price. Plus, whatever size or shape you need is easy to accommodate with this type of foam because it’s so malleable. So it doesn’t matter if you’re getting a custom piece of furniture done or if you have plans for reupholstering an old favorite piece.

Furthermore, you can get dry fast foam that is perfect for the outdoors. Even when the elements  try to beat up on it, this type of foam is able to fight right back.


Canada Foam by Mail offers the types of custom outdoor cushions Canadians love and just about any foam product you could want and all at a great price. On their website, you can find countless options in terms of memory foam and the different types of mattresses. So no matter what size bed you use, you’ll find the memory foam option that works best.

Replacing a Boat Mattress

August 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Carlo Badalamenti

Do you own a boat? If so, it’s probably the apple of your eye. After all, no one buys a boat and then doesn’t love spending every minute in it. This is especially true if you own a big enough boat that it has separate compartments and rooms on board. Maybe yours even possesses sleeping quarters. There’s nothing wrong with that!

But these types of boats also come with more maintenance and issues you need to stay on top of. One perfect example are your sleeping arrangements. Just because you’re out on the water doesn’t mean you have to rough it. In fact, part of the whole point is to enjoy some luxury to yourself.

So handling boat mattress replacement can sometimes be an ordeal. You want the most comfortable option possible, but depending on when you last replaced your mattress, that may be difficult to track down.

The good news is that now it’s simpler than ever. Just go with a foam mattress and you’re set. For even better results, pick a dry fast version so that you don’t have to worry about it getting a bit wet from time to time. After all, it is on a boat.


At The Foam Factory, you can find just about every type of cushion you could ever need and each one is more comfortable than the last. So whether you need boat cushions, replacements, an option for your RV, something to sleep on in your bedroom or just about anything else, this store will have what you’re looking for and then some.