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Day: 28 April 2014

Arc’teryx Customer Service – Review

At the start of 2014 I managed to put a cut in my Arc’teryx Fission SL jacket. The Fission SL is a super light weight Goretex pro jacket that is insulated. It’s a great jacket that is both light and warm and it has served me well through the British winters for the last couple of years. Unfortunately I managed to brush past a wall (bricks had sharp edges) and put a 5 to 6cm straight cut in the front of the jacket.


To say I was gutted would be an understatement. I looked at possible solutions for repair – tape, glue, patch etc. All were viable but to be honest if it’s less than perfect it would simply annoy me. So the only option was to contact Arc’teryx direct. To be honest I didn’t hold out much hope as I expected the repair to be hugely expensive and therefore not cost effective. But is was worth a go. Continue reading

Sunny Day On Linville

Sunny Day On Linville from Ryan McAvoy on Vimeo.

Robby, Mike, Matthew and I motivated early one morning for a low water lap on the famous Linville Gorge. Low water but still tons of fun. Enjoy.

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