Meet QuICK Climb Boston

Words by: Brigid Mander Photos by: Simone Schiess It is part of the shared human condition to shy away from… 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 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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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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Finding Ourselves in Nature

Words by: Florence Williams Feature image by: Mattias Fredriksson Recently a friend described to me that he feels like he’s… Read more

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Unsung Heroes

Photos: Robin O’Neill  A few weeks ago, we asked you to nominate a group or organization of unsung heroes in… Read more

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The Coming of Age of Izzy Lynch

Words by: Cassidy Randall  Photos by: Zoya Lynch  At the base of the gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, teeming with… 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

Meet QuICK Climb Boston

Words by: Brigid Mander Photos by: Simone Schiess It is part of the shared human condition to shy away from... Read more

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Finding Ourselves in Nature

Words by: Florence Williams Feature image by: Mattias Fredriksson Recently a friend described to me that he feels like he’s... Read more

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Unsung Heroes

Photos: Robin O’Neill  A few weeks ago, we asked you to nominate a group or organization of unsung heroes in... 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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Science Based Targets

THE POWER OF SAYING I DO Before the solution, there is resolution. Our resolution, in the face of a climate crisis,... Read more

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From Alpha SV to PPE

  The call for medical gowns came directly from our community. After 10 days of collaborating with local health authorities... Read more

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TOGETHER For What’s To Come

Words by: Lisa Richardson Header image by: Robin O’Neill  Now is the time to pause and reflect. Like, actually, stop... Read more

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Each For Equal

Words by: Shelma Jun It was with great excitement that we launched the Flash Foxy Education and Leadership Development Fund... Read more

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Walk in Another Person’s Shoes  

Words by: Brigid Mander Photos by: Venture Trust In 2019, Arc’teryx donated $24,540.10 CAD to Venture Trust through its grant... Read more

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Celebrating The Problem Solvers

This fall we invited our audience to nominate people they know who are dedicating time to solving problems effecting their... Read more

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Alpinism & Climbing View All

Each For Equal

Words by: Shelma Jun It was with great excitement that we launched the Flash Foxy Education and Leadership Development Fund... Read more

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Ascent of Link Sar

Words by: Steve Swenson Photos by: Steve Swenson & Graham Zimmerman Until 2019, Link Sar was one of the world’s... Read more

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Life on the Bigwall

Words by: Quentin Lindfield Roberts Photos by: John Price Towards the end of last summer Quentin Roberts spent three weeks... 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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Curiosity

Words by: Nina Caprez Photos by: Jeff Ruiz Exactly a year ago, I climbed The Nose of El Capitan completely... 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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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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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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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

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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The Coming of Age of Izzy Lynch

Words by: Cassidy Randall  Photos by: Zoya Lynch  At the base of the gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, teeming with... Read more

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Journey to Waddington

Words by: Forrest Coots and Steve Ogle Photos by: Steve Ogle Waddington, or “The Wad” as it is known among... Read more

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Welcome to the Team Tatum Monod

Words by: Brigid Mander Photos by: Blake Jorgenson In 2011, a kid from Banff showed up at the Freeride World... Read more

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The Problem Solvers: Danyelle Magnan

Words: Mike Berard Photos: Zoya Lynch “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s an innocuous question... Read more

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The Kootenay Kid: Sam Kuch

Words: Ben Osborne Photos: Grant Gunderson Much like his hometown ski hill of Whitewater, British Columbia, Sam Kuch has long... Read more

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Electric Greg

Words by: Greg Hill Photos by: Anthony Bonello, Bruno Long, and Mattias Fredriksson For many years, I was conflicted about... Read more

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On The Brink

Words by: Mike Berard Photos by: Jacob Slot On March 13th 1988, 6:50 AM, two massive avalanches released from the... 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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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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People & PlacesView All

Welcome to the Team Tatum Monod

Words by: Brigid Mander Photos by: Blake Jorgenson In 2011, a kid from Banff showed up at the Freeride World... Read more

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The Problem Solvers: Danyelle Magnan

Words: Mike Berard Photos: Zoya Lynch “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s an innocuous question... Read more

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The Kootenay Kid: Sam Kuch

Words: Ben Osborne Photos: Grant Gunderson Much like his hometown ski hill of Whitewater, British Columbia, Sam Kuch has long... 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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Celebrating The Problem Solvers

This fall we invited our audience to nominate people they know who are dedicating time to solving problems effecting their... Read more

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Problem Solvers: Craig Morrison, Oasis Skateboard Factory

Words by: Julia Brucculieri Photos by: Jay Perry When most people think about high school, building skateboards probably isn’t the... Read more

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Problem Solvers: Elise Van Middelem, SUGi

Words by: Julia Brucculieri Photos by: Justin Hession As environmental issues continue to make headlines around the world, it feels... Read more

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Electric Greg

Words by: Greg Hill Photos by: Anthony Bonello, Bruno Long, and Mattias Fredriksson For many years, I was conflicted about... 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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Curiosity

Words by: Nina Caprez Photos by: Jeff Ruiz Exactly a year ago, I climbed The Nose of El Capitan completely... Read more

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Academies & Trips View All

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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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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Gear Reviews & Product Care View All

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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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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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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Hiking & Trekking View All

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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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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