Arc'teryx Staffer Sarah Stepec Reviews The Kapta Short
Words by Sarah Stepec. When I first came across the Kapta shorts I was looking for something that would allow me to comfortably run all distances. As an endurance athlete that spends a lot of time in the mountains, I had already pieced together a criteria based on a number of issues I’d been having. To sum this up, I wanted something that would allow me to focus on my performance and not what I am wearing. The Kapta Shorts have done good job at doing just that. › Read More
The idea was to encourage people to nominate a woman in their lives who inspired them to get outside and appreciate the natural environment that surrounds them. We were looking for positive role models that show us what dedication to an adventurous lifestyle looks like. › Read More
We have come to know the mountains and all of their varying conditions, so linking up some of the most stunning summits and cols seemed natural. The ‘Tour del Gran Paradiso’ covers it all so my twin sister Heike, Matthias and I would take up the challenge and assemble at 3 o´clock in the morning of the 9th of April. Our Goal: The ‘Tour del Gran Paradiso’ in a single day! › Read More
A Spanish climbing trip has truly become the sport climber's pilgrimage. Areas such as Oliana, Siurana, Santa Linya, and Margalef have become household names in the international  climbing community.  › Read More
Words and photos by Piotr Drożdż The most prestigious annual mountaineering award ceremony in the eyes of Luka Lindič On April 11th, at the ceremony held in Courmayeur, Italy, Luka Lindič, a member of the Arc'teryx team, together with his partners Marko Prezelj and Aleš Česen were awarded the prestigious Piolet d’Or for their ascent of the north face of Hagshu in India. Luka is probably the youngest person to receive “The Oscar of Alpinism”. › Read More
Not all of us had spent much time together outside of work, but we all spend a good amount of time in the mountains. Our combined experience in the outdoors helped us  worked together and this was the first time we were truly reliant on each other.  › Read More
Words have always been my fascination. Entire weekends, school assemblies, fire drills; I’ve read through them all. As a kid, locking diaries and notebooks were constant companions. I filled them with stories and pages out of my imagination. › Read More
As an Arc’teryx photographer, planning trips is one of my favourite parts of what I do. I love conspiring adventures. Fact is - I’d do it anyway. I’d go on that adventure with or without the work assignment. The photo or video assignment merely provides the focus while the deliverables outline the challenge. › Read More
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