Beautiful and practical outdoor equipment is the biggest draw of The Big Country. Take the Add-a-Twist backpack organiser ($49) from Swedish brand Light My Fire as evidence of that – these waterproof and airtight containers are sleek, stackable and won the top prize at this year's Red Dot Design Award. Many of its products in stock, such as the minimalistic, portable meal kits, make outdoor camping a breeze.
Outdoor Life is exactly what it says on the tin. Here, there's a large array of equipment for climbing, hiking, skiing and general outdoor travel from well-known brands like Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, Patagonia and The North Face.
If you’re all for packing light, hit up Marmot for weather-resistant clothing that will keep you warm and dry, minus the bulk. Think lightweight waterproof jackets ($166) that doubles as a windbreaker, and convertible pants ($109) for the light-packing traveller. Occasionally, the store hosts free talks in the evening by travellers to share their adventure stories, and weekend pop-up markets with sister outlet Campers' Corner.
X-Boundaries carries lightweight and quick-dry outdoor apparel and sensible footwear for the next time you plan a winter holiday – or step into another one of our sub-zero degree malls. For a rough and tumble vacation, look it up for collapsible camp stoves (from $7.90), hiking thermal socks ($24.90) and backpacks (from $99.90).
It’s not just about the high-performance sports at Key Power Sports, even though it does stock plenty of gear and compression wear. Fitness brands like Manduka and Lorna Jane can be found here, along with a good range of rehabilitation products as such form rollers (from $35) and massage balls (from $40).
Seasoned marathoners and casual joggers will find Running Lab more their speed. Besides the wide selection of running shoes and accessories, the store runs free in-house gait analysis where trained staff examine you as you walk or run on a treadmill, analyse your foot type and determine your running goals to recommend you the best pair of sneakers for your needs.
From running shoes to camping gears to winter wear, this sports-themed mall is brimming with fitness shops and centres that carry well-known brands like Nike, Light My Fire and The North Face. Shop through Running Lab's wide selection of shoes and accessories for all your track and field needs. And for outdoor enthusiasts, get your travel equipments in order at stores like The Big Country, Outdoor Life and Marmot.