Stian Hagen | Cutting Teeth In Chamonix

Stian Hagen is the ski bum that never gave up the dream. The Norwegian has called Chamonix home for two decades and still rocks the ski world.

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Squamish Exposed | John Price’s 10 Favourite Climbing Images

In preparation for the Squamish Exposed Photo Showdown at the 2017 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy, we asked photographer John Price to select 10 of his favourite climbing images

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No Plans, No Partners: Chamonix With Mark Smiley and Friends

Words and photos by Seth Adams. I came to Chamonix with no plans and no partners. I was just hoping… Read more

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WADDINGTON, MUNDAY STYLE

In May 2016, a crew set out on a mission to climb Mt Waddington, located in the very remote reaches of the Coast Mountain Range.
They had three weeks. It was hot and late in the season.

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ON ALL AROUNDING | Arc’teryx Athlete Katie Bono

Why Having A Diverse Skill And Mindset Is Important In Any Sport

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SPEAK UP TO SAVE BEARS EARS

Arc’teryx CEO, Jon Hoerauf, is asking YOU to Speak up to Save Bears Ears now

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Bora Through The Ages

Our Friends And Fans Share Their Favourite Bora Memories

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Squamish Exposed | John Price’s 10 Favourite Climbing Images

In preparation for the Squamish Exposed Photo Showdown at the 2017 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy, we asked photographer John Price to select 10 of his favourite climbing images

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No Plans, No Partners: Chamonix With Mark Smiley and Friends

Words and photos by Seth Adams. I came to Chamonix with no plans and no partners. I was just hoping… Read more

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ON ALL AROUNDING | Arc’teryx Athlete Katie Bono

Why Having A Diverse Skill And Mindset Is Important In Any Sport

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SPEAK UP TO SAVE BEARS EARS

Arc’teryx CEO, Jon Hoerauf, is asking YOU to Speak up to Save Bears Ears now

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Cochamo, Chile | Vikki Weldon & Jo Bulmer

Vikki Weldon And Jo Bulmer In Chilean Patagonia

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All About The Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival with Katy Whittaker

Katy Whittaker Goes In Depth About the Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival

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Jonathan Siegrist Climbs Pachamama 5.15a/b

J-Star Changes His Approach To Climb His Hardest Route To Date

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To Bolt Or Not to Be | Nina Caprez In Smith Rock

To Bolt or Not to Be carries a historic aura. It was love at first sight for me. A line of 40 meters in a perfectly smooth and vertical wall. The route has over one hundred moves, all on tiny crimps.

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WHY GREENLAND? A Photo Essay

What initially drew me to Greenland was how little I knew of it. With 80% of its land covered in ice, I was moved by the mystery of its non-ice covered landscape, its sheer remoteness and 3000km of Chamonix style peaks that were rumoured to make up the coastline of East Greenland.

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RAINFOREST ICE | Jason Kruk and Paul McSorley In Squamish

One is fully aware of the rarity of rainforest ice. When it forms it’s usually of high quality. It’s a gift to be cherished.

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Arc’teryx Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City

Arc’teryx, a company that has long supported preservation of wild spaces, formally announces today its withdrawal from Outdoor Retailer in… Read more

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BETA FROM GUIDES: Mountain Conditions Report (MCR)

Mountain Conditions Report hosts professional information from guides. Up to date information on climbs, hikes, ski routes, access issues. A free backcountry resource.

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Safe Travel In Avalanche Terrain: Mountain Conditions Report (MCR)

Snowpack observations, route recommendations and resources in your area. Marc Piché, Technical Director for the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), explains how to use the beta available on the MCR and who is posting it. Playing safe begins with relevant and timely information.

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Nina Caprez: Spank The Monkey — 5.13d R

“Spank The Monkey” follows an unsettlingly sharp, exposed and runout arête up the Northeast face of the distinctive formation.

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Favourite Gear: Katy Whittaker Picks

Everybody has that one favourite piece of gear. You know, that one item that you’re reluctant to wash because it means you can’t wear it for a whole 24 hours; the jacket that never gets put away because you are constantly using it or the one that now resides in your rucksack ready for every outing.

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Skiing & Snowboarding View All

Stian Hagen | Cutting Teeth In Chamonix

Stian Hagen is the ski bum that never gave up the dream. The Norwegian has called Chamonix home for two decades and still rocks the ski world.

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Going Uphill Sucks | A Humble Opinion

How could going up ever be more fun than going down, folks?

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6 Essentials For The Perfect Multi Sport Mission | Arc’teryx Athlete Michelle Parker

So what do you do when it’s 60º out and there is a LOT of snow? You multi sport! Truth be told, I’ve never actually mixed skiing and climbing until this season, but it seemed very appropriate this year.

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A Backcountry Love Triangle: Why I Left My Heart In Jackson Hole, WY

I’m on my way to this dreamy town to take a chance on a relationship I have considered, but shied away from for so long: ski mountaineering.

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AIRPLANE MODE: Greg Hill On Disconnecting In The Selkirks

It’s a wild struggle that we all face these days, this irrepressible need to check in on life. Although nothing is so urgent that we need to check so frequently, we have become programmed with a need.

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The White Rush: Searching For Snow Traces In The Dolomites

This is a summary of an extraordinary journey on skis back to the beginning of alpine skiing in San Martino di Castrozza.

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BETA FROM GUIDES: Mountain Conditions Report (MCR)

Mountain Conditions Report hosts professional information from guides. Up to date information on climbs, hikes, ski routes, access issues. A free backcountry resource.

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A KOOTENAY CRUSH

An isolated section of BC’s Powder Highway, the region has a history of gold rush development, boom and bust natural resource-based economies, and settlers who have chosen to hide away, for various reasons.

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Protecting the Humans – A Jacket’s Rant

I am a jacket. And not just any jacket. I am a ten-year-old (equivalent to an ancient elder in my world) Arc’teryx Fission SL Jacket. An ultra light, fully waterproof, insulated GORE-tex mountain warrior.

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Safe Travel In Avalanche Terrain: Mountain Conditions Report (MCR)

Snowpack observations, route recommendations and resources in your area. Marc Piché, Technical Director for the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), explains how to use the beta available on the MCR and who is posting it. Playing safe begins with relevant and timely information.

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Cheers, to the Freakin WKND

Words by: Jill Young | Photos by: Sarah Frood A year ago I would have cringed at the thought of… Read more

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The Spearhead Traverse: A Whistler Classic

The Coast Range Mountains are known for their steep peaks with quality freeride and ski mountaineering lines. At the heart of these popular mountains sits Whistler Blackcomb Resort — and easy access to the world class terrain just beyond.

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Volcanic Shoulder Season: Ski Touring In Chile

It was early October and normally I would be taking full advantage of leaf peeping season in the Colorado Rockies. But after a decade of prioritizing riding my mountain bike, it was time to revisit my first true love: Skiing. This time in Chile.

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Greg Hill’s Five Rules To Live By

“I made this video for the simple purpose of scaring people a little bit and getting them to think and understand the risks they are taking in the backcountry.”

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HOMEGROWN: BC Style Skiing At Whitecap Alpine Adventures

Words by Jill Macdonald. Photos courtesy of Wright Photography, Austin Ross, Jonathan Wong and Robin O’Neill. A cabin in the woods… Read more

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SPEAK UP TO SAVE BEARS EARS

Arc’teryx CEO, Jon Hoerauf, is asking YOU to Speak up to Save Bears Ears now

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Bora Through The Ages

Our Friends And Fans Share Their Favourite Bora Memories

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6 Essentials For The Perfect Multi Sport Mission | Arc’teryx Athlete Michelle Parker

So what do you do when it’s 60º out and there is a LOT of snow? You multi sport! Truth be told, I’ve never actually mixed skiing and climbing until this season, but it seemed very appropriate this year.

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INSPIRING EVOLUTION | Empowering Student Development In Wild Places

Humility, tenacity, and intelligence are just a few examples of ‘soft skills’ that every climber, mountaineer, engineer, and educator would agree are universal assets. How does one acquire such traits?

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Shelter, BC Style

Words by Andrew Findlay. Photos by Steve Ogle In a comfortable, middle class existence, it’s easy to take shelter for granted…. Read more

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Ben Weiland In Nahanni National Park

Ted Grant is a bush pilot who has been flying the remote western edge of Canada’s Northwest Territories for over… Read more

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A Weekend On The Icefields Parkway by Photographer Michael Overbeck

This was an ambitious idea to say the least. Malcolm Watson and myself set out to run, hike, climb, and… Read more

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Photographer Margus Riga In Japan

Words & Photos by: Margus Riga I thought I knew what deep was… until I went to Japan. A friend… Read more

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Events & News View All

Squamish Exposed | John Price’s 10 Favourite Climbing Images

In preparation for the Squamish Exposed Photo Showdown at the 2017 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy, we asked photographer John Price to select 10 of his favourite climbing images

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Arc’teryx Withdraws from Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City

Arc’teryx, a company that has long supported preservation of wild spaces, formally announces today its withdrawal from Outdoor Retailer in… Read more

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The White Rush: Searching For Snow Traces In The Dolomites

This is a summary of an extraordinary journey on skis back to the beginning of alpine skiing in San Martino di Castrozza.

Read More

The Spearhead Traverse: A Whistler Classic

The Coast Range Mountains are known for their steep peaks with quality freeride and ski mountaineering lines. At the heart of these popular mountains sits Whistler Blackcomb Resort — and easy access to the world class terrain just beyond.

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HOMEGROWN: BC Style Skiing At Whitecap Alpine Adventures

Words by Jill Macdonald. Photos courtesy of Wright Photography, Austin Ross, Jonathan Wong and Robin O’Neill. A cabin in the woods… Read more

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Lost In China: Ines Papert and Luka Lindič On Kyzyl Asker

Arc’teryx athletes Ines Papert (42) of Germany and Luka Lindič (28) of Slovenia just came back from China with a… Read more

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Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish: The Recap

We might be biased, but we’re going to go ahead and say that the 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy was the… Read more

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All About The 2016 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy

Justin Sweeny is our in-house athlete manager here at Arc’teryx, but he also manages one of the biggest events of… Read more

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The Squamish Progression Part One: LeClerc & Weldon

As increasing numbers of climbers come to Squamish to test themselves on the growing bounty of routes, standards are pushed…. Read more

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Gear Reviews & Product Care View All

Tips For Winter Running In The Mountains

Mountains look their best with a covering of snow and have provided some of our most memorable runs, but these conditions also require a bit of forethought and care. Here are our top tips for making winter mountain running fun, safe, and enjoyable.

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Protecting the Humans – A Jacket’s Rant

I am a jacket. And not just any jacket. I am a ten-year-old (equivalent to an ancient elder in my world) Arc’teryx Fission SL Jacket. An ultra light, fully waterproof, insulated GORE-tex mountain warrior.

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Favourite Gear: Katy Whittaker Picks

Everybody has that one favourite piece of gear. You know, that one item that you’re reluctant to wash because it means you can’t wear it for a whole 24 hours; the jacket that never gets put away because you are constantly using it or the one that now resides in your rucksack ready for every outing.

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100+ Days: A Skier’s Journey in the Procline Boot

Words by Forrest Coots. Photos by Jordan Manley. It’s been a big season. Lots of hours logged on snow and… Read more

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Tips for fast and light multipitch climbing: Ditch the backpack

Words by: Emilisa Frirdich On countless occasions I have cringed at the sight of climbers weighted down by large expedition… Read more

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WHAT DO IMFGA GUIDES LOOK FOR IN AN ALPINE BOOT?
KATY WHITTAKER ACRUX AR GTX BOOT REVIEW

Words by: Katy Whittaker | Photos by: Colin Scotchford & Klemen Gricar I would define the best people in the mountains as:… Read more

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Katy Whittaker & The Atom SL Hoody

Most die-hard Arc’teryx fans know of or own an Atom hoodie or jacket, the core piece in the family. The… Read more

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Arc’teryx And PFCs

You’ve probably heard a lot about PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals) in waterproof gear lately. So what are they and what is… Read more

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Hiking & Trekking View All

Bora Through The Ages

Our Friends And Fans Share Their Favourite Bora Memories

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INSPIRING EVOLUTION | Empowering Student Development In Wild Places

Humility, tenacity, and intelligence are just a few examples of ‘soft skills’ that every climber, mountaineer, engineer, and educator would agree are universal assets. How does one acquire such traits?

Read More

Tips For Winter Running In The Mountains

Mountains look their best with a covering of snow and have provided some of our most memorable runs, but these conditions also require a bit of forethought and care. Here are our top tips for making winter mountain running fun, safe, and enjoyable.

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The Alps: A Second Time Around

Instead of crossing of bucket list items, I found greater reward in connecting with just a few locations in a more meaningful way. It reflects in my work and how I feel when I return from my travels.

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Via Ferrata: Mt Nimbus

True or False: In the beginning, all mountain routes were determined by aesthetics, not athletics. Certainly during the establishment of… Read more

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