Why Climb Without a Rope?

Words By: Ben Osborne Cover Photo By: John Price In a world where climbers and outdoor athletes are required to… Read more

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The Caicos Challenge

Words By: Mario Rigby The Caicos Challenge was a gruelling five-day expedition. It was a test of endurance, both physically… Read more

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Staying Sane in the Rain

Words By: Quentin Roberts Photos By: Quentin Roberts + Jesse Huey The North pillar of Tengkangpoche (6487m) stands above the… Read more

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Nawalakw: Reclaiming Connection

Words By: Emily Martin “Every day when you are out on the land you come home and there’s an aura… Read more

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The Hero’s Journey

Words By: Emily Thomas Photos By: Chandler Borries Beau Martino lived a comfortable and admittedly privileged life working in tech... Read more

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Nawalakw: Reclaiming Connection

Words By: Emily Martin “Every day when you are out on the land you come home and there’s an aura... Read more

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Moment in Climb

If climbing in the 50’s was the origin story of a nascent sport, the 80-90’s were its coming of age.... Read more

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MIKHAIL MARTIN: BUILDING A COMMUNITY IN NATURE

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Emiliano Granado Why is it that we think being in the outdoors only consists... Read more

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Chuan He (River)

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Wang Zhen Climbing is what makes this Beijing University professor truly happy. The anticipation... Read more

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Nicole McLaughlin

A New York-based designer with a focus on sustainability, Nicole McLaughlin has been a leader in the upcycling space since... Read more

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PETE DEVRIES: INVESTING IN WHAT TRULY MATTERS

Words: Emily Martin Photos By: Jeremy Koreski “Go outside. Leave your phone at home. Go for a walk. Go for... Read more

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MICHELLE PARKER: LIVING COMPASSIONATELY

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Aaron Blatt Skiing is what makes Michelle feel most intensely connected. To herself and... Read more

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PAULI TRENKWALDER

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Manuel Ferrigato Mountains have always played a central theme in Pauli’s life. As a... Read more

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ADAM CAMPBELL: EMBRACING CONNECTION

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: John Price Adam tackles sports requiring a deep focus. Where a lapse in concentration... Read more

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CHARACTERS View All

CHARACTERS | Nancy Hoo

Words: D’arcy McLeish Photos: Jordan Manley & Julian Kenchenten “It may sound a bit strange, but I listen for noise... Read more

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CHARACTERS | Tanya Hall, Quiet Crusher

In college, Design Manager Tanya Hall had a tough time staying interested in her studies. Then she discovered climbing. Switching to product design, there was a direct correlation between hands and..

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CHARACTERS | Josh Barringer, Heavy Metal Scientist

Josh Barringer's favourite days are cold and wet. When he’s not testing our long distance trail running products, heavy metal inspires his copywriting. Freedom is being self-sufficient.

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CHARACTERS | 翠英, Smooth Operator

翠英, (Ying), came to work at Arc’teryx because of the logo. She had no experience in the apparel industry, but she did not let that stop her from finding her..

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CHARACTERS | YINTA, WAGGUS, SMITHERS BC

Hut Life at the Burnie Glacier Chalet

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CHARACTERS | Angela Percival

A storm in the mountains is not the worst thing Angela Percival can imagine. She actually prays for bad weather. But minus 40 degree cold is more about survival than..

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CHARACTERS | Silvia Moser

Bellissima: From Italy, pro skier Silvia Moser’s tough year takes a turn toward the divine – in Stewart, BC

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CHARACTERS | Jevon Zyp

You cannot outrun a wolverine. Jevon Zyp tried it once. He wouldn’t recommend it. But he respects the wildest, scariest beast of the woods as part and parcel of what..

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CHARACTERS | Brian Hall

Hankin Evelyn: The Patriarch Of Backcountry Skiing in Smithers

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THINGS WE CARE ABOUT View All

Nawalakw: Reclaiming Connection

Words By: Emily Martin “Every day when you are out on the land you come home and there’s an aura... Read more

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Pride 2021

At Arc’teryx, we believe the path to a better self begins in nature — outside of our doors and ourselves.... Read more

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ReBird™ Takes Flight

What’s the problem?   The fashion industry manufactures 100 billion garments annually – enough for every human on the planet to... Read more

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REBIRD – USED GEAR: IN-STORE EXCLUSIVE

Our Used Gear program has been online in North America for over a year, and we felt it was time... Read more

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Behind the Scenes: “DURGA: Forging a New Trail”

Words By: Emily Hopcian Photos By: Kopal Goyal In Hinduism, Durga is a goddess of war, whose mythology centers around combating... Read more

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating three women’s stories, beyond their shells: a VP matriarch, an ER nurse moonlighting as... Read more

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Used Gear: Spring Cleaning

There’s something about the changing of seasons that make us want to start fresh. To clear space for new opportunities,... Read more

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THE PATH IS MADE BY WALKING IT

You probably got the memo by now: 2020 is a reckoning. We are all being called to account. Systemic failures... Read more

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Find Outer Peace

Sometimes hope flutters in the wind like a leaf during an autumnal shift. The rains come. The snow falls upon... Read more

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Trade In For Winter: USED Gear November

Buying used gear is better for your wallet and the planet. Trading in your gear gets you store credit to... Read more

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ALPINISM & CLIMBING View All

Why Climb Without a Rope?

Words By: Ben Osborne Cover Photo By: John Price In a world where climbers and outdoor athletes are required to... Read more

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Staying Sane in the Rain

Words By: Quentin Roberts Photos By: Quentin Roberts + Jesse Huey The North pillar of Tengkangpoche (6487m) stands above the... Read more

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Moment in Climb

If climbing in the 50’s was the origin story of a nascent sport, the 80-90’s were its coming of age.... Read more

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MIKHAIL MARTIN: BUILDING A COMMUNITY IN NATURE

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Emiliano Granado Why is it that we think being in the outdoors only consists... Read more

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Rock ‘n’ Road

Two German alpinists CARO NORTH (29) and INES PAPERT (46) travel by mountain bike from east to west of Switzerland... Read more

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Makatea

Words By: Nina Caprez Photos By: Jim Martinello I dream a lot. Almost every morning I wake up and remember,... Read more

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Holiday Film Festival

Dig out your ugly sweater, load up on eggnog, grab the remote, and settle in for two weeks of films,... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Alannah Yip

She brings focus, stoke and formidable brain power to everything she does whether it’s building a training wall outfitted with... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Paul McSorley

Paul’s drive for climbing comes from the unknown of each new route and the comradery of the friends that join... Read more

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Storm on Cloud Nine

Words by: Luka Lindic Photos by: Klaus Fengler Last year, as I was worked on the red-point ascent of the... Read more

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TRAIL RUNNINGView All

The Caicos Challenge

Words By: Mario Rigby The Caicos Challenge was a gruelling five-day expedition. It was a test of endurance, both physically... Read more

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Fuel for the Journey

Words By: Eric Carter Photos By: Guy Fattal In the build-up to Eliud Kipchoge’s two-hour marathon attempt, sports scientists in... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Janelle Smiley

With instinctual endurance and speedy style, Janelle Smiley summits peaks so smoothly that some wonder if she was a mountain... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Adam Campbell

Adventurous and motivated, Campbell’s passion lies in exploring the alpine, whether it’s running, skiing or climbing. Adam is a member... Read more

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The Mira Rai Initiative

Words by: Adam Campbell Photos & Captions by: Robin O’Neill This story is in memory of our dear friend Dr.... Read more

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Transformation in the Winds

Words by: Janelle Smiley Photos by: Brenton Reagan The alarm went off at 5am, minutes later I was picking up... Read more

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Coeur du Temps

Words: Josh Barringer Photos: Angela Percival Each new adventure and new place I’m fortunate to visit, I always try to... Read more

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Chasing the Rain

Words by: Tessa Strain Photos by: Jacob Slot I never realized how much I loved running in the rain until... Read more

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Mental Health in the Outdoor Space

Words by: Janelle Smiley Photos by: Ryan Taylor I run for freedom, I run for passion, and I run for health. Not... Read more

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Postcards From The Rockies

Words: Greg Hill Photos: Bruno Long

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SKIING & SNOWBOARDING View All

The Text

Words By: Adam Campbell Photos By: Andrew McNab On Saturday morning of April 17th, I got a text from Greg... Read more

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Takeaways from the Tetons

Words By: Lily Krass The wind was howling in the Tetons as our group of six peered over the edge... Read more

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MICHELLE PARKER: LIVING COMPASSIONATELY

Words By: Emily Martin Photos By: Aaron Blatt Skiing is what makes Michelle feel most intensely connected. To herself and... Read more

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New Heights for Hight

Words By: Mary Walsh  Photos By: Aaron Blatt  In 2019, during a winter of record-breaking snowfall in Lake Tahoe, California,... Read more

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Piece by Piece

Words By: Lisa Richardson Photos By: Robin O’Neill Julia Niles has never been one to shirk from struggle – you... Read more

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Backcountry Etiquette: The Basics

Words by: Jill Macdonald This winter it’s going to be elbow room only out there. Let’s enjoy our days in... Read more

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Holiday Film Festival

Dig out your ugly sweater, load up on eggnog, grab the remote, and settle in for two weeks of films,... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Tatum Monod

The first woman to do a double backflip on skis, Tatum Monod tried ski racing, and competing on freeride tour,... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Sam Kuch

Within one season, he went from being a roofer who ripped aka the best skier no one had ever heard... Read more

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Train Like Tatum

We may not all ski like Tatum Monod (double back flip anyone?) but that doesn’t mean we can’t train like... Read more

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ACADEMIES & TRIPS View All

Diversity & Inclusion in the Outdoors

Words By: Shelma Jun Photos By: Flash Foxy As we find ourselves deep into a world pandemic that has made... Read more

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Jackson Hole Exposed Photo Showdown – 2020

Earlier this year at the Arc’teryx Backcountry Academy, six professional photographers went head to head in a photo showdown style... Read more

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Transformation in the Winds

Words by: Janelle Smiley Photos by: Brenton Reagan The alarm went off at 5am, minutes later I was picking up... Read more

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Faces of the Backcountry

Words by: Shelma Jun Photos by: Vanessa Fukuyama The third annual Arc’teryx Backcountry Academy in Jackson Hole, WY just wrapped.... Read more

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Diamond in the Wind

Words by: Jeff Burke Photos by: Brenton Reagan We arrived late. The dirt road to Allen’s Diamond 4 Ranch left Hwy 26 and wound... Read more

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The Hard Road to Jackson 

Words by: Matt Coté Photos by: Greg Hill “How’s the road?” I ask, peering past Greg Hill’s white knuckles and onto an even whiter... Read more

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Squamish Exposed 2019

Six of the industry’s top climbing photographers took to the granite walls of Squamish, British Columbia last week, joined by... Read more

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CLIMBING CHINA

Words: Jonathan Siegrist Photos: Tara Kerzhner One of my first international climbing trips was to China back in the winter of... Read more

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Storming Chamonix

For the past eight summers, Arc’teryx has stormed the town of Chamonix to celebrate Alpinism while inspiring and enabling the... Read more

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Big Mountain Weekend 2019

Words: Katy Whittaker The Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival and Big Mountain Weekend are back. The Arc’teryx Big Mountain Weekend will kick... Read more

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GEAR REVIEWS & PRODUCT CARE View All

Athlete Picks: Alannah Yip

She brings focus, stoke and formidable brain power to everything she does whether it’s building a training wall outfitted with... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Paul McSorley

Paul’s drive for climbing comes from the unknown of each new route and the comradery of the friends that join... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Janelle Smiley

With instinctual endurance and speedy style, Janelle Smiley summits peaks so smoothly that some wonder if she was a mountain... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Tatum Monod

The first woman to do a double backflip on skis, Tatum Monod tried ski racing, and competing on freeride tour,... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Adam Campbell

Adventurous and motivated, Campbell’s passion lies in exploring the alpine, whether it’s running, skiing or climbing. Adam is a member... Read more

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Athlete Picks: Sam Kuch

Within one season, he went from being a roofer who ripped aka the best skier no one had ever heard... Read more

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More Than a Feeling

The search for comfort is universal. But comfort is narrowing. It keeps us inside, extinguishing the call of adventure that... Read more

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Found

Words by: Will Gadd  A little over a year ago I wrote a simple, personal and passionate plea to the... Read more

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Behind the Lens: The Venda Anorak

The new Venda Anorak offers GORE-TEX weatherproof protection, refined for the urban landscape. This relaxed, almost oversized Women’s pullover was... Read more

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The Resurrection of The Nuclei FL

Words: Morgan Tilton Photos: John Price When our designer JJ Mah first caught wind that professional climber Will Stanhope lived in... Read more

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HIKING & TREKKING View All

Quality over Quantity

Words By: Janelle Smiley  Photos By: Megan Peterson  The shift in my life began just after one of my largest... Read more

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Backcountry Etiquette: The Basics

Words by: Jill Macdonald This winter it’s going to be elbow room only out there. Let’s enjoy our days in... Read more

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Take a Hike

Words By: Natalie Panek Photos By: Natalie Panek and Arc’teryx I love waking up with the sun on a backpacking... Read more

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A Coast Never Lost

Words by: L. Renee Blount Photos by: L.Renee Blount Three hours north of San Francisco, you’ll find a section of pristine... Read more

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The Otter Trail

Words by: Deborah Schäfer Photos by: Hugo Vincent The Otter trail is a 45 km long coastal hike in the Garden Route National Park. Five days walking on South... Read more

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Diamond in the Wind

Words by: Jeff Burke Photos by: Brenton Reagan We arrived late. The dirt road to Allen’s Diamond 4 Ranch left Hwy 26 and wound... Read more

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On Rae’s Trail

Photos & Words by: Frank Wolf In 1854, John Rae travelled 550 km by foot from Hudson Bay to the... Read more

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Fall Colours in South Tyrol

Words and Photos: Rishad Daroowala If there is such thing as a happy place, the Dolomite Mountains may be mine…... Read more

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In The Land of Happiness, There Should Be No Tears

Words by: Hyo Kim Photos by: Michael Turek I’m caught in a meditative state before I even arrive at the... Read more

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Big City Mountaineers

Words: Jill Macdonald Photos: Big City Mountaineers In 2018, Arc’teryx selected Big City Mountaineers as one of its annual IMBY... Read more

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