Arc'teryx Alpha LT Jacket
Fantastic lightweight waterproof jacket. I have the…
Fantastic lightweight waterproof jacket.
I have the women's version which I am stoked with. Unlike many other wet weather jackets this one is cut really well for women meaning you get a great fit and avoid bulk but still have full range of movement.
The breathability is excellent so I don't have the problem of sweating each time I put it on which I have had with other waterproof jackets.
I haven't tested it in constant torrential rain yet, but so far it has stood up in rainstorms with no problems.
The big plus about this jacket is the lightweight packability. This jacket packs down so small compared to other fully waterproof jackets.
The only thing I don't like about it are the pockets. I find the pockets on the front to be a bit inconvenient and uncomfortable, but that's just my opinion, some people may love them.
Overall I have no regrets, definitely pricey, but if you are prepared to pay it, (or can find it a bit cheaper somewhere) it is well worth it.
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On Sale. Free Shipping. Arcteryx Women's Alpha LT Jacket DECENT FEATURES of the Arcteryx Women's Alpha LT Jacket 3D anatomical patterning and fit for unrestricted movement Water Tight Vislon centre front zip Crossover chest pockets with laminated Water Tight zippers Internal laminated pocket with zipper Removable HemLock inserts keep jacket in position under harness Laminated Water Tight pit zips The SPECS of the Arcteryx Women's Alpha LT Jacket Weight: (M): 11.7 oz / 332 g Fit: XPD fit with e3D, hip length Fabric: 320N Gore-Tex Pro Shell 3L This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
Lightweight, decked-out, waterproof, and ultra-breathable, the Alpha LT Jacket from ARCTERYX is all you could want in a hardshell jacket, and more. Constructed with 3 layers of waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX laminate, this hip-length, hooded shell protects both you and your small gear from cold, wet downpours.
- Mountain Gear
The Arc'teryx Women's Alpha LT Jacket gives mountain travelers the full-on weather protection needed to handle storms without the bulk of most winter jackets. Fully taped seams and three-layer Gore-Tex Pro fabric handles any amount of rain or snow, and this whole jacket weighs well under 12 ounces. Arc'teryx held back on the bells and whistles to keep the heft down, but you still get a full storm hood, laminated underarm zips, and two large front pockets.
Description of Arcteryx Alpha LT Jacket - WomensThe Arcteryx Alpha LT is the tool of choice for the fast and light alpine crowd. Tough GORE-TEX Pro Shell serves up full weather protection and is further enhanced by our technical features. Lightweight and supple, this alpine focused jacket features an improved Storm Hood and the harness HemLock keeps the jacket hem from rising above a climbing harness. Arcteryx Gore-Tex Amazing.FeaturesLaminated high-strength hanger loopGORE-TEX three-layer constructionTiny GORE seam tape 13 mmMicro seam allowance 1.6 mm reduces bulk and weightOne-hand adjustable drawcordsArticulated elbowsNo-lift gusseted underarmsHelmet compatible Storm HoodStealth hood adjustersWaterTight external zippersMolded zipper garagesLaminated pit zippers allow for faster ventingFull front zip with wind flapInternal chest pocket with laminated zipTwo high, crossover hand pockets with laminated zippers Removable HemLock inserts keep jacket in position under harness
- US Outdoor Store