Video: The Science and Design That Goes Into Your Outdoor Gear

There is no question that there is a lot of technology and design decisions that go into making modern outdoor gear. But exactly how much thought is put into the products we use?

This video from Arc’teryx takes us behind the scenes to better understand exactly what goes into the design, creating, and bringing to market a new piece of outdoor equipment.

As you can probably imagine, for a brand like Arc’teryx, that involves quite a lot of decision making, starting with the fabrics and zippers used in construction, all the way up to how the product is put together. This is a pretty enlightening video for gear heads that will probably make you think differently about your favorite jacket, pack, or climbing training board.

Kraig Becker