Win a trip to Squamish, B.C.! Take a tour of the Arc'teryx Head Office & Design Center AND run up some routes at the Climbing Academy in the breathtaking Squamish, B.C.





A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.

P.S. If you need help with haiku structure, check out

How to enter

  1. Using Instagram, snap a photo of you on a climbing adventure.
  2. In the caption include your 5-7-5 three-line haiku . Describe your experience, thoughts, or philosophical musings. The tone is up to you: reflective, upbeat, funny, frustrated--all feelings are valid.
  3. Use the hashtag #ClimbSquamishBC, tag your climbing partner, @GearCoop and @Arcteryx at the end of your caption. You will automatically be entered into the contest*. There is no limit to the number of haikus you are allowed to enter.
Contest ends May 17, 2016, 11:59 pm PST

*You and your climbing partner must have a valid passport. By submitting the necessary components for entry you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions for the contest.


Climb Squamish, BC

Trip date: July 13, 2016 - July 17, 2016

The winner and a friend will get suited up in Arc’teryx. Fly to Vancouver, Canada and check out the Arc’teryx Head Office & Design Centre...

... Head over to Squamish’s Climbing Academy Festival* ...

*you will be able to pick out your own clinics

... Hang out, Climb, Have a good time. After the Festival Fly back home psyched about climbing!

Arc'teryx Climbing Academy

Pursue your perfect mountain experience

Squamish, BC | July 14-17, 2016

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