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Vancouver gear shopping

Discussion in 'Canada' started by chicski, Jan 7, 2020.

  1. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Anywhere in downtown Vancouver good for ski clothing? Particularly interested in a Karbon jacket.
     
  2. northsail

    northsail One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Sales should still be on. A few in city including Sportchek, North, Arc'teryx.
    30min walk to W.Broadway over Cambie Bridge for MEC and a few others.
     
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  3. Sami-P

    Sami-P Hard Yards

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    Check out:

    The Destination Slope And Surf
    267 Pemberton Avenue
    North Vancouver, BC, CA
    V7P 2R4
    Tel: 604 9847191

    We normally shop at somewhere like Comor Sports at W 4th Ave, Vancouver. Good luck.
     
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  4. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Brand new store just opened called Sporting Life. We got stuck in their Calgary store for hours!
     
  5. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pretty sure Swiss Sporthaus in west Vancouver has Karbon
     
  6. Karbon

    Karbon Hard Yards

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  7. Hoodie

    Hoodie Hard Yards

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    Think about buying before you go and claim the gst on the way out via TRS - then you don’t have FX or Canadian GST issues
     
  8. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bit late. I’m here. Bought a North Face jacket.
     
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  9. Karbon

    Karbon Hard Yards

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    What!!

    PS. I have no commercial association with Karbon but been wearing it for 10 years and love it.
     
  10. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’ve had a Karbon jacket in the past and it was great quality. Couldn’t find any in downtown Van. Happy with the NF.
     
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  11. Shoey

    Shoey Hard Yards

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    I went to the Arc'teryx factory outlet in Nth Vancouver last Saturday. Not exactly downtown but 30mins bus - bought a Sabre jacket there. Price reasonable - not jaw-dropping, more like equiv to online prices but get to try it on and have option to return.

    Also been to MEC and Sports Junkie on this forum recommendation - they are fairly downtown. Skis currently with Sports Junkie to edge & wax for this weekend.
     
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  12. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    You have to go there between December 26 and the 30th to get jaw dropping prices, two years ago I got a down jacket, fake down, wind stopper shell, half wool half pet hoodie, and two lighter weight mid layers and paid about $800 everything was 60% to 70%.

    this year we got the last day of the sale, I was literally the last one in, I used the I’ve flown from Australia for this sale card. Brought nothing as funnily enough I didn’t need anything. They had some ski jackets and pants that tempted but the colours didn’t quite work for me.