I joined Arc’teryx 4 years ago. My current role is Senior Design Developer, working with our athletes and the design team to create the best garment for each outdoor activity. Although my previous job and current job sound completely different, they are quite similar in their pursuit of excellence. › Read More
The Guide: Arc'teryx Athlete Christina Lusti Takes The Lead with photos by Angela Percival
I am now working as an ACMG assistant ski guide and Arc’teryx/Volkl athlete during the winter months. My love for the mountains has opened up a life of opportunity and incredible experiences. Living out new adventures through skiing with great friends is something I plan to be able to do the rest of my life... › Read More
With basecamp situated at 5000 metres, you’d better take your time getting there – which brings us to acclimatization. It’s a boring, painful but necessary process.  › Read More
Over a two-week period in February 2015, I traveled with Arc'teryx athletes Jon Walsh, Jesse Huey and Paul McSorley on a mission to Senja Norway, located at the 68th and 69th parallels north of the Arctic Circle. › Read More
“Mellow Joe” Lax and the Whiskey Tahoe Tool Kit photos by Brad Slack
Whiskey Tahoe Foxtrot?!?! Even in the last two years, which have been unusually warm on the Coast Mountains, Lax has managed to consistently find his way into spined-up, beastly lines that look like they’re straight out of Alaska’s Chugach Range. And he’s managed to get them in good condition, which is no small feat in this seemingly-changing climate of ours. › Read More
An empty beer bottle flew over the top of the wall to shatter on the concrete sidewalk. A head appeared over the parapet. “Yo, whatcha guys doin’? Trainin’ for Everest?” a local drinker asked gruffly. › Read More
Arc’teryx has nailed it with the features of this harness. While still maintaining the lightweight and sleek profile that Arc’teryx harnesses are known for, the AR-385a does not skimp on any of the features that make for a quality harness. › Read More
Oliana: Katy Whittaker's Perspective On Climbing Setbacks
Words by Katy Whittaker, Photos by Alex Haslehurst, Rob Greenwood and Jonny Baker.  › Read More
Words and photos from Pebbleshoo.com "We were stoked to finally get a pair of the Acrux FL shoes on our feet. We'd been seeing glimpses of them online and after using many different shoes over the years, these really had us intrigued. › Read More
The following moves are etched into my mind.  I remember scrambling for finger jams, peering down between my legs and seeing the distant piece of protection, trying to stuff in another cam, only to find it was too big, trying to shake out my arms, and forging ahead, hell-bent on getting to the anchor.  My world shrunk down to the only the most imperative things:  the slick, crystalline footholds underneath me, the feel of the bone-white granite, and the surging desire to push on.  I arrived at the anchor doused in chalk and sweat, tired to the core, and buzzing from the tips of my fingers to my toes.  › Read More

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