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Sneak Peek – Velocity Systems Arc’teryx Assault Pack Medical Inserts

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Although the set of inserts for the Arc’teryx LEAF Assault Pack won’t be released until SHOT Show 2018, they made a soft debut last night at the Arc’teryx LEAF event in Washington DC.

Look for Assault 30 & 45 variants with grab and go features to take full advantage of the Assault Pack’s design.

Arc’teryx LEAF Reception in Washington, DC

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Visitors to the Arc’teryx brand store at 11th and H ran into this sign on the door yesterday.


That’s because Arc’teryx took advantage of the international participation in AUSA’s Annual Meeting and Exposition by hosting a LEAF reception at the Washington DC store last night.


In addition to some great food, it was an excellent opportunity to get members of the user community together with Arc’teryx personnel and representatives of the supply chain.

A few door prizes were given away by the store and a fundraiser was also held on behalf of the Special Operations Care Fund with Raffle prizes donated by Arc’teryx and Velocity Systems.


I’d like to thank the Arc’teryx LEAF team for hosting, as well as the Washington, DC Arc’teryx store staff for their hard work.

On a final note, one person was missed at last night’s event and that’s the lady who put it all together. Thanks Jo Salamon! Hopefully, this will become an annual event and Jo will be there with the rest of us.

TACWRK’s Uni’Corn Raffle Ends Soon

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Berlin-based TACWRK is holding a Raffle with three Arc’teryx Uni’corn, seen below, as the prizes.


You’ve still got until the 13th of September to participate in this Raffle and donate to this worthy cause which will benefit several charities, including GDK, Bundespolizei-Stiftung, Bundeswehr Sozialwerk, Kampfschwimmer Association, SOC-F.

To enter, visit


Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

TACWRK raffles the Arc’teryx Echo Pack, in 3 colorways: Woodland, Desert, Black.

Not only do you have the chance to win a great and exclusive prize, but to also do something for a good cause! The limited UNI’CORN TICKET patches are your entry ticket to the raffle. The entire sales benefits from these patches and all UNI’CORN merchandise will be donated to selected charity organizations!

All in all, the Arc’teryx Echo Pack is a backpackers dream becoming true! Until 13th of September you have the chance to participate in the exclusive competition and support with your donation!

So if you still believe that unicorns are corny, glitter farting ponies with cotton candy tails you´ve probably never seen a real uncompromising roughneck unicorn on an all dominating HAHO mission. UNI´CORNS ARE REAL!

More information can be found on TACWRK’s website

Arc’teryx LEAF Cold WX Wool

Friday, August 25th, 2017

I wore Arc’teryx LEAF’s Cold WX Wool baselayers throughout last winter. They are very comfortable. The engineered core spun wool combines the natural anti-odour properties of Merino wool with increased durability perfect for multiple day wear. For this winter, you might want to check out the LS Shirt AR and Bottom AR.

LS Shirt AR


Bottom AR


• Wool retains warmth when damp, transfers moisture away from core
• Low profile seams improve next-to-skin comfort
• Articulated fit allows full range of movement

Offered in Black and Crocodile, sizes XS – XXL.

Arc’teryx Issues Recall Of Their Procline Ski Boots

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

In cooperation with Health Canada and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Arc’teryx has issued a recall of their Fall 2016, Procline Ski Boots. You can read the recall notice here.

In a small number of boots, the axis pin has dislodged which could cause the skier to lose control or fall and suffer injuries. All 2016 Procline Boots will be repaired to secure the axis pin and allow the boot to function as designed.

All of the Arc’teryx Fall 2017 Procline boot production now includes the redesigned axis pin. While there have been no injuries reported involving any Procline Ski Boots, our commitment to our users’ safety leads us to issue this recall to make the required axis pin repair.

If you own any Procline Ski Boots, we request that you visit for more information and instructions on how to return your boot free of charge for the required repair.

The website also offers an extensive FAQ page where most of your questions can be answered.

Innovation and quality are foundational building blocks of our Brand’s design culture. We wish you to know that over our 25+ year history of making climbing equipment we have been, and remain; committed to creating products that enable consumers to move safely in the mountains.

Arc’teryx Norvan 14 Assault Hydration Vest

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Designed for use as a runner vest, complete with a built-in, roll-top pack, the Norvan 14 Hydration Vest from Arc’teryx will debut in Spring 2018. It weighs just 415 g / 14.6 oz and is made from Warpknit mesh. The vest integrates mesh pockets which keep your gear secure, yet allow one handed access. Additionally, it comes with a 2 liter Source Hydration bladder and features adjustable straps to keep your load under control.

Officially, it’s called the Norvan 14 Hydration Vest, but no sooner did I get it out of the packaging than I realized the two front mesh pockets would accept magazines. Consequently, I’m calling it the Norvan 14 Assault Vest, due to its Black color, the standard color for assault vests up through the 1990s.

Remember, these mesh pockets were intended for soft flasks or GPS devices, but I found that I could fit a single 30 rd AR mag or 2 x 30 rd MP5 magazines in either pocket.

Here you can see the roll-top detail of the 14 liter integrated pack. It’s not waterproof, but rather highly water resistant.

Look for the Norvan 14 next Spring.

TACWRX Shows Us Uni’corns Come In Packs

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

We have some further hints on the upcoming TACWRk „unicorn“ raffle for you: It‘s not just one „unicorn“ but a unicorn TRINITY!

From the pictures we can tell, it appears to be the extremely rare ARC‘TERYX LEAF Echo pack in three different colorways: Woodland, 3-color Desert, Black.

According to our sources, next week all details should be revealed. We‘ll keep you posted!