Heads up to all you ski mountaineers, if you bought a pair of Arc’teryx Procline boots you need to stop wearing them immediately or risk serious injury. Consumer Affairs reports they have received 18 reports of the axis pin located at the rear of the boot dislodging, resulting in damage to the boot and posing a fall hazard. No injuries have been reported from the flaw.
THE RECALL IS FOR Arc’teryx Procline ski mountaineering boots In the following models:
- Procline carbon support boot, Procline carbon lite boot. The boots were sold in one color, cayenne (orange)/black and in men’s sizes 7½ to 14 and women’s sizes 6 to 10½ (MONDO sizes 23-30.5). “Arc’teryx” is located on the front of the boot.
- Men’s Procline support boot, and Men’s Procline lite boot. The boots were sold in one color, grey/black and in sizes 7½ to 14 (MONDO sizes 25-30.5). “Arc’teryx” is located on the front of the boot.
- Women’s Procline lite boot, and Women’s Procline support boot. The boots were sold in one color, euphoria (yellow)/black and in sizes 6 to 10½ (MONDO sizes 23 – 27.5). “Arc’teryx” is located on the front of the boot.
*Only the models of boots listed above that do not have a colored dot on the inside of the spoiler (the upper portion of the rear of the boot) are included in the recall.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU OWN A PAIR OF THESE BOOTS:
Immediately stop using the recalled boots and return them to an authorized Arc’teryx dealer for a free repair. You can also contact Arc’teryx Equipment toll-free at 866-458-2473 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at Arcteryx.com and click on the recall banner located at the bottom of the page for more information.
Here’s arc’teryx’s promo video for the boot. If you own a pair or recognize them as a pair your ski buddy wears please return immediately: