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.
Ryan Proctor is our Digital Community Manager and the person responsible for curating and creating the content of The Bird. Beginning his ski career at the age of 5, he is an Ontario transplant who has been living in Whistler for the past ten years. He joined Arc’teryx in 2010 and while he’s not a big fan of employment in general, “this job has been good so far."
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:47
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:30
"I left my apartment in Grenoble, France for about two months and I have no idea what to expect. I travelled east to join the Petzl Roc Trip caravan headed to Romania. I don’t usually travel east to climb but I loved the idea of discovering new countries, cultures and new climbing areas..."
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:24
Our trip began with a whirlwind 72hrs in Paris and Dubai but quickly landed us in Kathmandu, with the welcome of a huge culture shock. After being landlocked with no oceans or mountains, our bodies yearned for a climb. Little did we know this would turn out to be the beginning stage of our spectacular scenic trek to Everest Base Camp. Go big or go home right? Or for us, go big THEN go home.
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 08:36
Professional photographers take thousands, or more accurately, millions of photos over a career. While many of their images will get published in magazines or online, there are those images that stand out to them as their favourites. We asked a few of our photographers to send us two of their favourite shots, published or not… Here are two from Arc’teryx photog Paul Bride
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 09:47
Our new line of daypacks will hit the backs of people around the world in Fall 2014. The naming scheme pays homage to our hometown of Vancouver, BC. For those not familiar with the geography or history of our sweet city, this blog provides a brief insight into the history of the names behind the packs....
Sun, 05/11/2014 - 10:36
Your prize piece is the one you just can't live without. The one that says it all every time you use it. You'll know when you've found it.
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 15:12
Arc’teryx athlete Vikki Weldon is a Squamish based climber who spends a good part of the year on the road traveling to climb. But, with world–class climbing right outside her front door, Vikki need not go far to find her zone. Let Vikki tell you about one of her favourite bouldering spots in Squamish, BC.
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:31
Nicolas Teichrob is a Vancouver Island based action sports photographer and filmer. We asked Nic to review our Carrier Duffle (35L) during his Fat Tire bike mission on Graham Island, Haida Gwaii on the West Coast of Canada this past winter.
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 20:51
In March 2014 Arc'teryx super athlete Greg Hill set a giant goal of ski touring 328,000 vertical feet or 100 vertical kilometers in one month. Mission accomplished!
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:40
Q. How long have you been a skier in life and for Arc’teryx? I have skied for 26 years and am fresh on the Arc’teryx team as of Feb 2014!