Originate

Words By: Brigid Mander Photos By: Angela Percival Michelle Parker is certainly one of the most talented, versatile and influential female athletes the ski industry has ever had… Read more

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UNICEF UPSHIFT

Words by: Amber Turnau  Photos by: UNICEF Canada  On November 6, we’ll be donating 100% of proceeds from sales on arcteryx.com to UPSHIFT,… 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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VOTING ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Photos by: Robin O’Neill As individuals, each action we take and every dollar we spend is a vote based on… Read more

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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

UNICEF UPSHIFT

Words by: Amber Turnau  Photos by: UNICEF Canada  On November 6, we’ll be donating 100% of proceeds from sales on arcteryx.com to UPSHIFT,... Read more

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Ocean Wise Plastics Lab

Photos by: Rishad Daroowala & Jimmy Martinello How your laundry is contributing to microfiber pollution in the ocean New report... 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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VOTING ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Photos by: Robin O’Neill As individuals, each action we take and every dollar we spend is a vote based on... Read more

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The Good Problems

Words by: Mike Berard  Photos by: Ryan Richardson The problems we share can bring us together. In politics, we find... Read more

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Mad About Science: Cybermentor

Words: Jill Macdonald On September 4, 2019, Arc’teryx will donate 100% of proceeds from the day’s sales on www.arcteryx.com to... Read more

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Break Down The Barriers

Words: Jill Macdonald Photos: Adaptive Climbing Group On August 7, 2019, Arc’teryx will donate 100% of proceeds from the day’s... Read more

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Do Right Days

We believe that Arc’teryx can be a force for positive change. We create this change not only by improving 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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For The Planet

The science is increasingly clear about the scope and impacts of the problem and of our limited time window left to... Read more

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Alpinism & Climbing View All

The Good Problems

Words by: Mike Berard  Photos by: Ryan Richardson The problems we share can bring us together. In politics, we find... Read more

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The Luck of the Irish

Words by: Will Gadd Photos by: John Price “Climbing is recreation, recreation is British, and we aren’t British!” That’s the beer-fuelled pub explanation... Read more

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이원성 | DUALITY

Words By: Shelma Jun Photos By: Sasha Turrentine & Jenn Flemming This is part two of a series on Arc’teryx Ambassador Shelma Jun’s investigation of how... 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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이원성 | DUALITY

Words By: Shelma Jun Photos By: Sasha Turrentine & Jenn Flemming This is part one of a series on Arc’teryx Ambassador Shelma Jun’s investigation of how... Read more

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End Of Silence

Words By: Luka Lindic Photos By: Stefan Wiebel I am in the middle of a grey slab desperately looking for... Read more

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Break Down The Barriers

Words: Jill Macdonald Photos: Adaptive Climbing Group On August 7, 2019, Arc’teryx will donate 100% of proceeds from the day’s... Read more

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Voie Petit

Words: Nina Caprez A day has 24 hours. I wish mine had 40 or more. I live my life fully and... 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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Passing It On

Words: Katie Bono Photos: Savannah Cummins If you’re lucky, you have at least one person in your life with a... Read more

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Trail RunningView All

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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Wanderlust

Words & Photos: Florian Reichert “Before I turn 70 I want you to take me across the Alps – on... Read more

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Skiing & Snowboarding View All

Originate

Words By: Brigid Mander Photos By: Angela Percival Michelle Parker is certainly one of the most talented, versatile and influential female athletes the ski industry has ever had... Read more

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Off the Map: In Search of Mt. Saipal

Words: Forrest Coots Photos: Jason Thompson Stepping out of the relative comfort and safety of our bivy, under a cloudless... Read more

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From Sage Brush To 14,000ft

Forrest Coots and Chad Sayers recently returned from a road trip down the backbone of California for a week of... Read more

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Just Like Riding A Bike

Words: Shelma Jun As I sat at my dining room table one week ago, repeatedly watching a YouTube video on... Read more

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Jackson Hole Exposed 2019

The storm of the season, followed by a few ice-cold, bluebird days, set the six photographers competing in the second... Read more

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POW Canada

Words: D’arcy McLeish The world’s climate is changing, there is no doubt. But the effects of that change are no... Read more

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Deep Snow, Making Friends and Staying Alive

Words: D’arcy McLeish Cover Photo: Andy Bardon What’s the best part about skiing? Ok, maybe the second-best part, as the... Read more

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KINDRED

Words: Izzy Lynch Photos: Zoya Lynch The first time I summited a mountain while ski touring I was nine years... Read more

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Monkey See, Monkey Do

Words & Photos: Andrew Strain The Japanese Alps are mountains, on mountains, on mountains. Perched atop the deciduous ridges, towers... Read more

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The Race To Freeskiing

Words and Photos: Mattias Fredriksson Christina Lustenberger made it all the way to the Olympics, but the toll it took... Read more

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People & PlacesView All

Originate

Words By: Brigid Mander Photos By: Angela Percival Michelle Parker is certainly one of the most talented, versatile and influential female athletes the ski industry has ever had... Read more

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UNICEF UPSHIFT

Words by: Amber Turnau  Photos by: UNICEF Canada  On November 6, we’ll be donating 100% of proceeds from sales on arcteryx.com to UPSHIFT,... 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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Cut From the Same Cloth

Words: Josh Barringer What does it mean when Arc’teryx performance is brought to everyday life? The same design philosophy, same... Read more

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The Luck of the Irish

Words by: Will Gadd Photos by: John Price “Climbing is recreation, recreation is British, and we aren’t British!” That’s the beer-fuelled pub explanation... Read more

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이원성 | DUALITY

Words By: Shelma Jun Photos By: Sasha Turrentine & Jenn Flemming This is part two of a series on Arc’teryx Ambassador Shelma Jun’s investigation of how... 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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The Way of the Problem Solver

Words: Lisa Richardson We put our best energy into designing our gear. We build it to last, endure the wildest... Read more

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. A saying that always comes to mind for everything I own. Finding pieces... Read more

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Postcards From The Rockies

Words: Greg Hill Photos: Bruno Long

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Academies & Trips View All

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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Jackson Hole Exposed 2019

The storm of the season, followed by a few ice-cold, bluebird days, set the six photographers competing in the second... Read more

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Arc’teryx Climbing Academy 2018

The fourteenth annual Arc’teryx Climbing Academy has come to a close in the beautiful climbing mecca of Squamish, British Columbia.... Read more

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What Happens In Chamonix… The 2018 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy

It’s safe to say the 7th annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy left a lasting impression. This year’s event brought together hundreds... Read more

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Trad Is Rad

Words: Katy Whittaker In this day and age with bouldering gyms popping up all over the place, bolted sport cliffs... Read more

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#PressForProgress | International Women’s Day 2018

March 8, 2018 is International Women’s Day. In the news there are still too many examples of the wrongs that... Read more

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The Arc’teryx Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Academy 2018 | Photo Recap

We skied, we toured, we rappelled, and we partied. The inaugural Arc’teryx Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Academy in Jackson Hole, with... Read more

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Gear Reviews & Product Care View All

My Three Favourite Insulation Layers | Katy Whittaker

Words by Katy Whittaker. Photos by Alex Haselhurst. I remember getting my first ever down jacket when I was a... Read more

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Designed for The Wild | Arc’teryx Apparel Design Director Carl Moriarty

Words by Jill Young. Photos by Angela Percival. At Arc’teryx, our most innovative ideas and designs are born when we... Read more

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Tips For Winter Running In The Mountains

Mountains look their best with a covering of snow and have provided some of our most memorable runs, but these conditions also require a bit of forethought and care. Here..

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Protecting the Humans – A Jacket’s Rant

I am a jacket. And not just any jacket. I am a ten-year-old (equivalent to an ancient elder in my world) Arc’teryx Fission SL Jacket. An ultra light, fully waterproof,..

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Favourite Gear: Katy Whittaker Picks

Everybody has that one favourite piece of gear. You know, that one item that you're reluctant to wash because it means you can’t wear it for a whole 24 hours;..

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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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Tips for fast and light multipitch climbing: Ditch the backpack

Words by: Emilisa Frirdich On countless occasions I have cringed at the sight of climbers weighted down by large expedition... Read more

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WHAT DO IMFGA GUIDES LOOK FOR IN AN ALPINE BOOT?
KATY WHITTAKER ACRUX AR GTX BOOT REVIEW

Words by: Katy Whittaker | Photos by: Colin Scotchford & Klemen Gricar I would define the best people in the mountains as:... Read more

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Katy Whittaker & The Atom SL Hoody

Most die-hard Arc’teryx fans know of or own an Atom hoodie or jacket, the core piece in the family. The... Read more

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Arc’teryx And PFCs

You’ve probably heard a lot about PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals) in waterproof gear lately. So what are they and what is... Read more

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Hiking & Trekking View All

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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Running Wild

Text by: Tessa Strain Photos by: Jacob Slot Running company: Martin Schøber The Faroe Islands are located a troll’s unsuccessful... Read more

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A Summer in the North

Words & Photos: Michael Overbeck I’ve been planning this trip for as long as I can remember. In the third... Read more

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Big Days Out

Words & Photos: Florian Reichert In today’s world of superlatives, extremes and spectacular physical feats, covering 250 kilometers with 18,000... Read more

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Lessons From Pain and Recovery | Adam Campbell

Words by Adam Campbell. Photos by Cameron Sylvester. The recovery after breaking my back and hip and the medical complications... Read more

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Bora Through The Ages

Our Friends And Fans Share Their Favourite Bora Memories

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INSPIRING EVOLUTION | Empowering Student Development In Wild Places

Humility, tenacity, and intelligence are just a few examples of ‘soft skills’ that every climber, mountaineer, engineer, and educator would agree are universal assets. How does one acquire such traits?

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Tips For Winter Running In The Mountains

Mountains look their best with a covering of snow and have provided some of our most memorable runs, but these conditions also require a bit of forethought and care. Here..

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