While most brilliant gear can bask in the glory of being visibly seen, a handy baselayer is often stuffed out of sight neglected. Tasked with carrying out an existence in sweaty … Read more
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Released alongside the release of its 2010 glove, a video documenting the design and engineering behind Arc’teryx’s fall handwear reveals a level of detail you wouldn’t think possible. Get hold of the glove … Read more
Earlier this month, the ever-illuminated hub of London’s Piccadilly played host to a new group, as discerning lovers of the outdoors trod their mountain-worthy treads to opening of Arc’teryx’s European flagship … Read more
For any outdoors enthusiast, British Columbia’s seaboard town Vancouver is an enviable place to live and grow a business – proximity to trails, climbing and snowsports is arguably unrivalled. It’s … Read more
Next month Ines Papert and Arc’teryx will be touring the UK to present the Harbin Roadshow, starting at Kendal Mountain Festival on 17th November. The show consists of a photo exhibition … Read more
As Canada’s third largest city, Vancouver has a problem that often goes unreported – homelessness. At the end of January, I made a pilgrimage to the headquarters and Arc’teryx in the city while I was in town waiting for the bus to Whistler. Though my visit saw me head straight to the factory store and mega discounts, I was also able to learn more about what the brand is doing to alleviate the daily trials of the homeless.
After reviewing the Cita Bra earlier this month, I headed out with another recent addition to Arc’teryx’s trail running line. The new running legging, the Cita 3/4 tight, extends the brand’s focus on breathability for high intensity exercise. With this feature in mind I looked at the product’s general ability in handling a warm and heated environment – conditions at distance from Arc’teryx’s alpine heritage. Of course comfort would come into play as I assessed the material’s limits in the summer season.
Renowned for its high performance outdoor collections, Arc’teryx provides a good place to start the search for climbing equipment and apparel. Arc’teryx brought out their first collection of ‘warp strength’ harnesses in 2008 and have been working on improving these already lightweight harnesses for the past three years. The results are impressive to say the least at compare with the degree of specificity usually offered by climbing specific brands.
Weighing in a just 415 grammes, the Cierzo 25 Litre backpack from Arc’teryx builds upon the brand’s performance focus in an ultra minimalist design that takes lightweight to a new level. Despite … Read more
Will Ross, January 30, 2021
Canadian cycling apparel brand 7mesh were recently featured in a Cycling Tips podcast episode with the three founders sharing the backstory to the emergent company. 7mesh’s roots started in the … Read more
In the brief moment between lockdowns, Arc’teryx’s London store held an event to promote Greater Goods products, sold in aid of Flock Together. Greater Goods make fashionable apparel out of … Read more
In the latest episode of BDTV, Black Diamond have documented the status of the iconic Le Telepherique at La Grave, France in a neat short interviewing its various engineers. Completed … Read more
Alex Daffern, June 13, 2015
Saturday 23 May – Beinn Dorain & Beinn an Dothaid: The forecast was favourable and I was trying to get these two done in anticipation of Rachel’s arrival for lunch. … Read more
The bubbling scene of branded content has, fortunately, spilled into outdoors, opening a new stream of content wrapped around the company’s message. Brands themselves are now acting as publishers, telling … Read more
Earlier this month, an unusual event took place in the Koh-e-Baba Mountain Range in the central Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan. For just the second time, the Afghan Ski Challenge (ASC) found its form, … Read more
Thursday night saw the London premiere of All.I.Can, a film by Sherpas Cinema and sponsored by Arc’teryx and a number of other adventure brands. The film has been two years in the making and is now midway through its worldwide tour. Claimed by ESPN to be ‘The best movie in skiing,’ All.I.Can could be well worth the watch this season.
The Arc’teryx Pro Shell range includes some of the best waterproof tops on the market including the Alpha SV which received the Backpacker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. The main distinctiveness of the Canada made jackets is their well thought out, simple and brilliantly effective designs. The question is: does the newly redesigned Beta AR offer anything special to this range?
Aware of a growing trail running trend in adventure sports, Arc’teryx have diversified their collection of high quality performance products by expanding an established alpine collection to include active wear. … Read more
Arc’teryx has been making high performance clothing and sporting goods since 1989 with it’s central focus on climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and hiking related activities. For those curious minded readers out there, the name and logo refer to the Archeaopteryx, the earliest known bird and interestingly the most complete skeleton to date.
For some wild riding this winter take the train to the French Alps and check out La Grave. Less commercial than other resorts, La Grave has become known amongst ski … Read more