Best
Of
2016

2016 was full of adventure, hardship, close calls, victories and more… We have rounded up all of the best stories, photos and video from the past year to make it easy for you to look back at all the fun we had. The Arc’teryx Best Of 2016.

Essential Locations, Essential Gear

Words & Photos by: Rishad Daroowala This past month I completed a road trip across the USA in less than… Read more

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6 Essential Items for Backcountry Touring

Ian Holmes is obsessed with snowboard alpinism and gets out about 6-7 days a week, roughly 200 days a season…. Read more

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Start with the Mind: A mental approach to training and preparation

Photo: Ariadna Prat Barnadas Words & Photos by: Jonathan Siegrest Ever seen that one girl or guy at the gym… Read more

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Close Calls On Japanese Ice With Will Gadd

“Before I started climbing I’d done what I always do and made a plan of where I would try to jump if the whole pillar collapsed, but in the heat of the moment I hadn’t been able to do that…”

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Riders On The Storm:
Ines Papert & Mayan Smith-Gobat In Patagonia

Words by: Ines Papert | Photos by: Thomas Senf & Franz Walter Arc’teryx athlete Ines Papert just returned from her… Read more

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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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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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Divine Providence: Nina Caprez On-Sights Mont Blanc’s Most Difficult Route

By Nina Caprez. I am not quite sure what bit me when I did this route, but it must have… Read more

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Jonathan Siegrist: One Last Ass-Kicking Memory On The Diamond

My beaten body rests on a carpet of blissfully soft moss. Gradually I feel the dampness of the greenery soaking… Read more

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Brette Harrington: Rock Climbing in Frey

Words by: Brette Harrington Located in high in the mountains of Northern Patagonia, above the bustling town of Bariloche, is… Read more

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Words: Andy Salo | Photography: Andy Mann Huffing and puffing emanated from below my perch on the GT ledge, a… Read more

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Rituals

Words by: Jill Macdonald | Photos by: Dano Pendygrasse & Drew Smith Rituals are beginnings. Regardless of context, they are… Read more

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Establishing The Lindic-LeClerc Route On The Northeast Face of Tuzo

Words & Photos by: Marc-Andre Leclerc On April 1, 2016, Luka Lindič and I skied into the East Face of… Read more

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We Attempted A Climbing Trip with a Toddler and This is What Happened

Yes. You can still climb after kids. You just can’t do it in precisely the same way (ie Quietly. And… Read more

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Warranty Worthy Claims

Our Customer Service and Warranty teams are frequently asked – “what IS and is NOT covered under our Warranty Policy?”… Read more

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