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"The Totem Pole is a slender, 65-meter-tall sea-stack on the Tasman Peninsula, on the south coast of Tasmania."

When Will Stanhope got the call to attempt to free climb it, he couldn't say no. Read Will's gripping story on The Bird:
Will Stanhope And The Totem Pole in Tasmania. Words by: Will Stanhope | Photos by: Cameron Maier. The Totem Pole is a slender, 65-meter-tall sea-stack on the Tasman Peninsula, on the south coast of Tasmania. It was made world famous when, in 1998, Paul Pritchard, legendary British climber, ...
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"Squamish is a mecca, home to a distinct brand of granite crystals, crimping, smearing and jamming."

Writer Drew Copeland chats with Marc-Andre Leclerc & Vikki Weldon about the progression and impact of the Squamish climbing scene:
The Squamish Progression - Part One: Leclerc & Weldon. Words by: Drew Copeland. As increasing numbers of climbers come to Squamish to test themselves on the growing bounty of routes, standards are pushed. The new normal reaches a level inconceivable by those who were on the edge only 20 years ...
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Our Blade 28 has just been voted "Best Carry On". Meet your new travel companion:
A carry on bag should make travel as easy as possible, with flexible portability and quick access to gear - just like our Best Carry On winner...
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Our Sports Marketing Specialist, Justin Sweeny, has been plotting a Mt. Waddington adventure for as long as we can remember. Yesterday morning he set sail with Eric Hjorleifson Christina Lusti, Jimmy Martinello and Bradford McArthur on the trip of a lifetime.

Follow this epic crew every step of the way through the Coast Mountain Range on our snapchat channel @ arcteryxhq.
Waddington – Following In the Footsteps. Words by: Jill Macdonald. Justin Sweeny - his official title here is NA Sports Marketing Specialist but in reality he is a firecracker. Crushing mountains, climbs and distances whenever and wherever, as often as he can while still holding down a full-time ...
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Congrats to Rob Pizem for completing the first free ascent of Human Centipede V 5.13 (2200 feet and then some) on the Red Sentinel in Zion.

His full recap and mind-blowing photos from Jeremiah Watt are up on The Bird:
6 Month Reflections: Rob Pizem And His First Free Ascent In Zion. Words by: Rob Pizem Photos by: Jeremiah Watt. I try to reflect on the experiences that I have whether they are with my family, friends, or climbing. I don't really get to reflect unless I am on a long stretch of deserted road and ...
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If you've ever shot photos in the freezing cold you know it's...unpleasant to say the least.
Dan Carr Photography offers up some valuable tricks of the trade so you don't ever miss a shot because of low temps:
Tips for photography in cold weather and extreme conditions. Dan Carr teaches you how to take care of your camera gear and yourself.
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Jonathan Siegrist checks in from Switzerland:
Switzerland. I was here two years ago. I slept in a barn, I partied in Zurich, I climbed some great routes. It definitely left an impression on me. The people I met in Switzerland took such incredible care of me. Showing me c...
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When we launched the Acrux AR, Katy Whittaker went straight to the "best mountain people" to find out what they look for in the perfect boot:
Words by: Katy Whittaker Photos by: Colin Scotchford & Klemen Gricar. I would define the best people in the mountains as: those who have the ability to not just to take care of number 1 but also 2,3 and 4 as well in the toughest of conditions, those with the knowledge to make the best decisions ...
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Summiting Ama Dablam // Tales of the first alpine style ascent of the South East Ridge of the 6856 meter giant from Sebastien Rougegre on The Bird:
First Alpine Style Ascent South East Ridge Ama Dablam, 6856 meters. Also called the « Lagunak Ridge » of Ama Dablam Nepal, Khumbu Himal 5th – 29th October 2015. Summit Ama Dablam on 25th October 2015 at 10:20am. Words & Photos by: Sébastien Rougegré. Initially, we wanted to climb Pumori West ...
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"How were we to know that it would take 70L of gas just to get to the back of the wood arm?"

Adding a boat to your ski adventure mean a whole new set of challenges.Greg Hill shares his stories from Mt. Clemenceau on The Bird:
Ski Adventures By Boat On Mount Clemenceau With Greg Hill. Words by: Greg Hill Photos by: Greg Hill, Sean Cochrane and Andrew McNab. “We are almost half way through our gas, and we aren't even half way to our destination.” Boating across the Kinbasket Lake in central BC and up the wood arm was ...
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Great read from Will Stanhope: 
Part of a new generation of bold Canadian climbers, Will Stanhope and Andrew Boyd risk it all and bag a free ascent on the South Face of the Turret in the Adamants.
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Arc’teryx was founded in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1991, where it maintains its Worldwide Head Office, design studios, and main manufacturing facilities.

Driven by innovation, Arc’teryx was founded to build better gear. We didn’t just focus on incremental advancements, but on radically improving the status quo. We began with climbing harnesses and then proceeded to tackle packs and apparel with the same single-minded obsession for creating the lightest, best performing, and highest quality products available. To realize our vision we’ve created groundbreaking new construction technology, developed paradigm-shifting designs and harnessed major fabric technology developments.

The resulting deluge of recognition, and mimicry, has cemented our reputation at the pinnacle of the outdoor world. Our designers strive not to better the competition, but to challenge assumptions about how outdoor products should be built. Their visionary thinking is fused with our proprietary construction processes and our unrivalled craftsmanship to create the best outdoor gear made. Regardless of product, by selecting our brand you're insured that your Arc’teryx product will be one of the most innovative and superbly crafted packs, harnesses or mountain apparel pieces available.

As the next season arrives, we continue to raise the bar for the industry by introducing superior advancements in fit and fabrics, and revising and developing new products. A concentrated mountain core quests for new horizons, and we work feverishly to supply innovative solutions. We refine, tailor and hone until revolutions emerge. Intrinsically linked with the future, we passionately stoke this evolution in action.