Outdoor News & Events

Katy Whittaker And Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Battle British Limestone - photos by Clark and Eder
What happens when two climbing athletes work to achieve slightly different goals on the same site? Arc'teryx athletes Mina Leslie Wutastyk and Katy Whittaker teamed up to tackle the British monster of Raven Tor's ‘Mecca The Mid Life Crisis’. Katy worked for the 8b+ and Mina the extension of it, 8c. They each offer their perspectives of the other's battle along the way.   › Read More
  "Whether I am guiding, climbing recreationally or working in some other capacity in the mountains is irrelevant.  My individual risk management responsibilities will vary depending on the group and my role within it, however, the collective acceptable risk level for the trip must be met in similar ways". Marc Piché › Read More
Snowmaking and Climate Change: Wayne Flann's Observations
Veteran snow safety and ski rescue professional Wayne Flann has joined us for the 2014/15 season to give us thoughtful info about conditions in the Sea To Sky corridor of British Columbia and to teach us a thing or two about understanding the weather - and how it relates to our time in the backcountry... › Read More
For Arc´teryx athlete Thibaud Duchosal spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the best time for what he calls a ‘volcano experience’. He and his small crew of Argentinean pro skier Lucas Swieykoswski and French filmmaker Laurent Jamet, just came back from their South America trip. Their initial plan: three volcanoes in ten days - Lanin in Argentina plus Puyehue and Tronador in Chile. › Read More
ACMG Ski Guide & Apprentice Alpine Guide Erica Roles was the 2014 recipient of the Arc'teryx ACMG scholarship designed to help guides on their quests to become Internationally Certificate Mountain Guides. She writes about the process of earning her certifications - and touches on life as a female guide (and mother) in a typically male-dominated industry... › Read More