Climate Report: 2021

At Arc’teryx, we design for the mountain athlete — climbing sheer rock faces, running rocky alpine trails, or heading deep… Read more

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Creation Theory: Finding Beauty in the Chaos with Ben Sturgulewski and Ben Moon

The work of creation is rarely a smooth or straightforward thing. More often, it’s unruly, unpredictable and tumultuous — much… Read more

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One Is Not Enough: NEXUS is Coming to Shift the Paradigm

From a distance, the green helicopter looks like a dragonfly. It buzzes back and forth until it descends towards us…. Read more

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Cole Richardson Has Arrived

Cole Richardson shouldn’t be. That is to say, the skier he is doesn’t make sense—not when you consider where he… Read more

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Off The Beaten Path

To honour World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2022, we had Arc’teryx athlete Pauli Trenkwalder, a Mountain Guide &… Read more

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Climbing, Growing, and Eating Ice Cream with Tylie Mills

Tylie first saw climbers in the Skaha Bluffs on a family trip to the Okanagan when she was seven. On… Read more

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Pete Devries Was Built for Island X

  There’s a lot of justifiable reasons to invite Pete Devries on surf trips and it isn’t just due to… Read more

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The Motherload Returns

How do you lose an entire living cow the first day you own it? That’s the question Tessa Treadway wears… Read more

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Catch Up: Michelle Parker & Katie Holden

When Michelle Parker got invited to Alaska on her first trip to film more than a decade ago, it was… Read more

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Our Arctic: A Wake-Up Call to the Imminent Thaw

James Bradley is an Environmental Scientist at Queen Mary University of London. James studies the exchange of carbon between various… Read more

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Postcards From The Himalaya

Borne from a feeling of being cooped up, I started researching interesting places to go skiing. I’ve never been to… Read more

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Pride 2022

Image by: Abby Cooper  Over the last few years, you may have noticed that we’ve changed our Arc’teryx brand logo… Read more

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Searching For Awe

words :: Adam Campbell photos :: Angela Percival There are no roads into Mount Edziza Provincial Park, but there are… Read more

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The Long Way Home

Words By: Max Kroneck Photos By: Max Kroneck & Jochen Mesle Enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming documentary and… Read more

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Alpinism & Climbing View All

THE EVOLUTION OF ASHIMA SHIRAISHI

Words By: Cyrena Lee Photos By: ASATO iiDA A conversation with former child prodigy and professional climber Ashima Shiraishi, now… Read more

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Not Alone

Header Image Courtesy Of: Heather Mosher Words By: Lisa Richardson The film Not Alone documents Arc’teryx athlete Sarah Hueniken’s intense journey from digging her close… Read more

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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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SCIENCE ON HIGH

Words By: Alison Criscitiello In May 2021, our small team of four climbed Mount Logan for the purpose of doing… 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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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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BUILT | For What’s To Come

  Alannah is many things: engineer, athlete, coach, to name but a few. She holds seven Canadian national titles for… Read more

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Skiing & Snowboarding View All

The Motherload Returns

How do you lose an entire living cow the first day you own it? That’s the question Tessa Treadway wears… Read more

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Spencer O’Brien: Riding Large

Words by: Lisa Richardson Photos by: Tyler Ravelle From the time she first began to snowboard at age 11, Spencer… Read more

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Nch’Kay’s Hidden Gems

Words By: Eric Carter  Photos By:  Pat Valade I crept towards the edge, trying to judge if the snow beneath feet… Read more

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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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What Women Want

Words by: Lisa Richardson Asking what women want to wear on the ski hill sparks a collaboration between lead designers… Read more

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TOGETHER | For What’s To Come

  Janelle has climbed 48 of the classic climbs in North America, holds the women’s speed record for running the… Read more

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People & PlacesView All

Cole Richardson Has Arrived

Cole Richardson shouldn’t be. That is to say, the skier he is doesn’t make sense—not when you consider where he… Read more

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Postcards From The Himalaya

Borne from a feeling of being cooped up, I started researching interesting places to go skiing. I’ve never been to… Read more

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JOIN THE Arc’teryx Run ’22

Global Running Day is coming up on June 1st. To celebrate, we’re hosting a virtual run and highlighting local 5km… Read more

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Searching For Awe

words :: Adam Campbell photos :: Angela Percival There are no roads into Mount Edziza Provincial Park, but there are… Read more

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The Long Way Home

Words By: Max Kroneck Photos By: Max Kroneck & Jochen Mesle Enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming documentary and… Read more

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USHA: THE FIRST

One set of hands touched every piece Arc’teryx produced in the company’s start-up days. Her name is Usha. She was… Read more

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THE EVOLUTION OF ASHIMA SHIRAISHI

Words By: Cyrena Lee Photos By: ASATO iiDA A conversation with former child prodigy and professional climber Ashima Shiraishi, now… 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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Events & News 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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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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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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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 are our top tips for making winter mountain running fun, safe, and enjoyable.

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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, insulated GORE-tex mountain warrior.

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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; the jacket that never gets put away because you are constantly using it or the one that now resides in your rucksack ready for every outing.

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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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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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