Founded as Rock Solid in 1989, the company then re-branded in 1991 as the brand we know today, Arc'teryx.  Named as a nod to the Archaeopteryx Lithographica, the first reptile to develop feathers for flight - echoing the brand's appetite for innovation.  Arc&rsquoteryx is a global design company based in North Vancouver, B.C, that specialises in technical high-performance outerwear and equipment inspired by the coast mountains in Canada.
In the Coast Mountain Range behind their headquarters and design centre in North Vancouver, products are field tested in real-world conditions allowing the best-fitting, longest-lasting, highest-performing technical products available.  Offering a wide range of GORE-TEX shell jackets and lightweight down parks for all conditions and experiences, mountaineering, ice and rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and trail running.