Cinemagraph photography is a little known style of image that takes advantage of digital displays. They are still photos that have subtle aspects of the image in motion; smoke, haze, fluttering fabric, running water, or the like. › Read More
Watching other para-climbers is a humbling experience because I know all to well the challenges they face behind the scenes before they even touch the start holds. These athletes inspire greatness and serve as a reminder of the strength of the human spirit. The comp fades quickly in my mind, but those memories always stay with me. › Read More
Life is pretty amazing on the West Coast of Canada. Not a day goes by that I don't see somebody in the street in Squamish just stop, look up at mountains and smile. I feel it too. The landscape is inspiring, the community of outdoor enthusiasts is thriving and the weather, well the weather has been simply astounding this year. › Read More
10 Places To Be Outside In Minneapolis and St Paul
Minneapolis and St. Paul are like most big cities: skyscrapers, traffic, and 9-to-5 workdays define the week for a lot of us. But that doesn’t slow us down. In fact, Minneapolis and St. Paul have won the fittest city for the third year in row. So, if you’re looking to experience the abundance of nature we are surrounded with in this city, here are some great ways to get outside.  › Read More
Arc’teryx athlete Greg Hill is a mountain slayer.  He has ski toured more vertical in a month than some of us do in a lifetime.  We asked Greg to test our new Lithic Comp system during his epic mountain missions.   › Read More
The ISSW is an international gathering of avalanche technicians, mountain guides and scientists who meet every two years to share findings from the field and the laboratory. It’s a diverse, closely knit community where sometimes sparks fly - as they should, since the topic of debate is safety. › Read More
How Much Snow?  Wayne Flann's View Of The 2014/2015 Winter Conditions In The BC Coastal Mountains
Veteran snow safety and ski rescue professional Wayne Flann is joining 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. His first installment includes his predictions for this season and a little lesson on El Nino vs La Nada.... › Read More
Hey Portland, heads up -  we're comin' in hot!  Our new Arc'teryx store opens in town November 1, 2014.  To help you enjoy the all the gear you pick up there, we wanted to give you tips on things to do and places to see in and around this great city...  › Read More
The crazy thing with the Petzl Roc Trip is that they take us to places where I have never thought about going in my life. A special part of these long trips is the unusual experiences you have with all of the people around you. We live every day of these trips together and have a lot of fun. Everyone of us can be a little crazy sometimes, but it’s great because you can really learn from each other and you accept more and more that people are different… and that is a good thing. › Read More
Years ago, flipping through a glossy new climbing rag, a photo caught my eye - A climber’s endeavor through an enormous streaked limestone roof over crystal clear turquoise water. Thailand? I asked myself. No, couldn’t be. They are wearing pants and a long sleeve shirt! I drew my attention to the tiny caption in the corner and read aloud… Lions Head, Ontario. Hmm. A seed of curiosity was planted. › Read More