Arc’teryx Steps into New Terrain with Launch of First Independent Footwear Line

Arc'teryx Launches Its First Independent Footwear Line

In a significant brand evolution, Arc’teryx Equipment has unveiled its inaugural independent footwear collection for Spring 2024. This landmark launch signifies a new chapter in the brand’s journey, diversifying its product range with a series of innovative designs that blend the worlds of running and climbing. The collection introduces three groundbreaking models: the Vertex Alpine, Sylan, and Kragg, each crafted to meet the specific demands of mountain athletes.

Crafted in the Spirit of Innovation

Arc'teryx Launches Its First Independent Footwear Line

For the first time in its history, Arc’teryx’s footwear line was conceived and designed by its dedicated in-house team at the Arc’teryx Portland Creation Centre. This strategic move underscores the brand’s ambition to redefine its identity within the footwear sector.

“Our aim is to establish Arc’teryx as a leading name in footwear, paralleling our reputation in hardshell apparel,” explained Ovidio Garcia, Arc’teryx VP of Footwear. Through extensive collaboration with athletes and rigorous testing, the brand’s commitment to innovation and problem-solving has culminated in this highly anticipated release.

Read more: New running shoe releases 2024

Designs that Defy Boundaries

The new footwear collection is poised to disrupt traditional categories, offering versatile solutions for various mountain activities. Each model is available in designs tailored for both men and women, with select styles featuring a GORE-TEX version for enhanced weather resistance.

new Arc'teryx Footwear Line
  • Vertex Alpine: This approach shoe is engineered for alpine adventures, offering unmatched grip for both on-trail traction and precise climbing capabilities.
new Arc'teryx Footwear Line
  • Sylan: Designed for the mountain runner, the Sylan combines a rocker silhouette with a technical outsole, optimizing propulsion and comfort across challenging terrains.
new Arc'teryx Footwear Line
  • Kragg: Ideal for quick approaches and post-climb recovery, the Kragg offers breathability, flexibility, and durability, with a unique collapsible heel for ease of use.

Commitment to Sustainable Innovation

Arc’teryx’s foray into footwear is more than a product launch; it represents a commitment to sustainability and performance. The brand continues to invest in technologies and designs that not only enhance athlete performance but also embody sustainable practices and long-term durability.

This approach aligns with Arc’teryx’s broader mission to deliver products that inspire and empower outdoor enthusiasts.

Availability and Further Information

The Vertex Alpine, Sylan, and Kragg are now available worldwide through Arc’teryx’s online platform and retail stores. For more details about the collection and Arc’teryx’s innovative approach to footwear, visit their official website.

About Arc’teryx

Based in the Coast Mountains of Canada, Arc’teryx is renowned for its high-performance outerwear and equipment, designed with an uncompromising commitment to quality, innovation, and functional minimalism.

Distributed globally, Arc’teryx products are the culmination of relentless problem-solving and a dedication to improving the outdoor experience through thoughtful design.

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