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Arc'teryx Alpha SL Jacket Men's

Superlight, exceptionally packable GORE-TEX® with Paclite® product technology jacket created for climbers and alpinists needing emergency waterproof/breathable protection in sudden storms. Alpha Series: Climbing and alpine focused systems | SL: Super light. Carefully designed to be as light and packable as possible without sacrificing key elements required by alpinists and climbers, the Alpha SL delivers highly effective waterproof/breathable protection for sudden storms. By putting intense focus on design, fabric and feature selection, Arc’teryx designers held the weight at 305g (10.8 oz), and allowed the jacket to easily pack into its own hood or included stuff sack.

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Superlight, exceptionally packable GORE-TEX® with Paclite® product technology jacket created for climbers and alpinists needing emergency waterproof/breathable protection in sudden storms. Alpha Series: Climbing and alpine focused systems | SL: Super light. Carefully designed to be as light and packable…

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$275.00
Specs Sizing

Technical Features

  • Waterproof
  • Windproof
  • Breathable
  • Lightweight
  • Compressible and packable

Construction

  • DWR finish (Durable Water Repellent) helps repel water from fabric surface
  • Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight
  • Fully seam-sealed for waterproofness
  • Narrow GORE® seam tape

Design

  • One-hand adjustable drawcords

Patterning

  • Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort
  • Gender specific patterning
  • Articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility
  • Articulated elbows
  • No-lift gusseted underarms

Hood Configuration

  • Helmet compatible StormHood™

Collar Configuration

  • Laminated chin guard

Zippers & Fly Configuration

  • WaterTight™ external zippers
  • Zipper garages to protect zipper closure from snow and rain
  • Micro corded zipper pulls
  • WaterTight™ full length front zip

Cuff & Sleeves Configuration

  • Laminated die-cut Velcro® cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won't catch or tear off

Waist & Belt Configuration

  • Adjustable elastic waist drawcord

Hem Configuration

  • Laminated hem
  • Drop back hem
  • Harness HemLock™ inserts keep jacket in position under harness

Pocket Configuration

  • Chest pocket with WaterTight™ zip
  • Note: Arc'Teryx WaterTight™ zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture

Integrated Features

  • Includes stuff sack with webbing loop to clip to a harness
Size Small Medium Large XL
Chest 38 40 43 46
Waist 31 33 36 39
Hip 38 40 43 46
Sleeve 33 34 35 36

 

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Reviews 43211 4/5 stars based on 1 reviews.

43211   

Excellent, no pockets, no pit-zip jacket

Lightweight, very packable, this jacket hides well in the bag. But its truly minimal. Thus, for those of us who like using pockets - for food, gloves, maps, or whatever - take note: there's only one Napoleon (though very roomy). And for those who like pit-zips (remember: zippers = weight), this is not your jacket, either. So, there's a reason for the feather-weight, and a price as well. The rest is Arcteryx, including smart features to leave it below the harness (or backpack). Nicely done.

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