Game Changing GearArc'Teryx: Women's & Men's Outerwear, Layers, Packs, & Shoes
Founded by Canadian climbers in 1989, and named for the Archaeopteryx dinosaur, Arc'teryx is a high-performance outerwear and equipment company with an obsession for innovation and a relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance. Arc'teryx has a reputation for developing disruptive technology, that results in the lightest, most durable, highest performing gear imaginable.
Arc'teryx gear establishes a level of confidence that allows you to push further, climb higher, and be be more comfortable. The are committed to creating products that help you achieve goals with products perform beyond expectations. Discovering simple solutions to complex problems is at the core of the Arc'teryx design philosophy.
Like most things in life, the Arc'teryx quality and innovation contribute to the price, and at first glance might be considered a little expensive. Experienced outdoor enthusiasts understand the value and consider Arc'teryx a wise investment, because they understand that for Arc'teryx longevity is a priority. The innovative materials and techniques that go into each product result in what many consider the longest lasting outdoor apparel in the world. Arc'teryx feels that this not only offers long term value, but is also a strong environmental statement –they create products designed to endure years of use and abuse rather than less expensive disposable products that have to be re-purchased over and over and end up crowding our landfills.
At OutlandUSA.com many of us have invested in Arc'teryx apparel because we believe it is the very best. Some of our favorites include the Arc'teryx Men's Rampart Long Pants, the Men's Beta SL and Women's Riel LS Shirt, and the C40 Chalk Bag.
If you're wondering which Arc'teryx jacket is right for you, explore our content below for some additional information that helps breakdown the model names. Arc'teryx uses two letter suffixes for each model to easily communicate both the materials it is made of and the environment the garment is designed for. If you want to learn even more check out the Arc'teryx FAQ & Tips below.
LINGER by Arc'teryx
Somewhere along the way we lost the path. Replaced challenge with comfort. And forgot the gift that a full pack and strong legs give.Beyond the next ridge, there are possibilities.Fill your lungs, sling your pack, and go.
When you go the extra mile, and find that place of wonder, Linger.
How Arc'teryx Names their Products
Climbing and alpinism focused pieces: harness compatible length and waistline; chest pockets accessible while wearing a pack or harness; maximum articulation for overhead motions; helmet compatible hoods; drop hem; highest possible durability-to-weight ratio; emphasis on lightweight materials.
All around mountain use garments: moderate length; hand pockets; interior pockets; moderate articulation; room for layers; helmet compatible hoods; drop hem
All around mountain use garments: longest length; chest pockets; interior pockets; moderate – expedition articulation and room for layers; helmet compatible hoods; drop hem
Highly breathable textiles with stretch and differing degrees of thermal efficiency that can be worn as water-resistant outer layers. High degree of abrasion resistance.
Air permeable mid layer fleece garments with differing degrees of thermal efficiency
Air permeable mid layer fleece with a hard faced smooth outer surface made with hydrophobic Bonded Poly Micro-Grid Fleece
Insulated, windproof, waterproof outer layers
Insulated mid layers made with hydrophobic synthetic material that resists absorbing moisture. Outer fabric has a water-repellent finish.
Mid-weight, mid layer fleece that resembles wool knit
Moisture wicking base layer for interval activities