Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket
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Suited for all alpine environments, the versatile Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket is a classic mountaineering shell. Shaped specifically for women, this streamlined jacket provides complete weather protection in a durable and lightweight package. Waterproof, breathable, lightweight, and durable Taped seams for added weatherproofness Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort Gender specific patterning Articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility Articulated elbows No-lift gusseted underarms Helmet compatible Drop Hood(TM) with laminated brim Adjustable hood drawcords Chin guard with brushed microsuede facing for added comfort WaterTight(TM) external zippers Laminated pit zippers allow for faster venting Corded zipper-pulls reduce noise and are easy to grab WaterTight(TM) Vislon front zip Zipper garages to protect zipper closure from snow and rain Die-cut Velcro(R) cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won't catch or tear off Drop back hem Adjustable hem drawcord Laminated hem Internal chest pocket with laminated zip Two high-volume hand pockets Note: The WaterTight(TM) zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture
The women's waterproof and windproof Arc'teryx Beta AR jacket is the backcountry minimalist's dream, offering durable, lightweight and convenient storm protection. Hip-length Gore-Tex(R) Pro Shell jacket reduces layering overlap and bulkiness; reinforced shoulders and elbows survive alpine abuse. Gore-Tex Pro Shell three-layer laminate fabric is tough, extremely breathable and durably waterproof and windproof. Fewer seams mean lighter weight; thin (flat seams) reduce chafing and abrasion. Helmet-compatible Drop Hood(TM) offers fast access to storm protection; it lies below the high collar when not in use and can be cinched in to seal the collar. Hood's cord locks are concealed underneath a waterproof flap to maintain a clean finish and protect them from potential snow and ice buildup; they adjust easily with one hand. WaterTight(TM) front and pocket zippers reduce flap bulkiness; Molded Zipper Garages(TM) ensure a leak-free seal. Jacket features a full-length front zipper backed by a laminated interior windflap; laminated chin guard protects sensitive skin. Pit zippers allow easy and efficient ventilation; WaterTight zippers do away with bulky zipper flaps. Features a laminated hem drawcord and micro die-cut cuffs with rip-and-stick closures. Hand pockets are vertically oriented in a traditional "chicken-wing" position for everyday comfort and are accessible while wearing a harness or backpack. Internal chest pocket features a durable, non-bulky laminated zipper. No-lift gusseted underarms allow jacket to stay in place when arms are raised, ensuring unhindered movement; articulated elbows provide a non-binding fit. The Arc-teryx Beta AR jacket features a dropped rear hem exceptional coverage. Athletic, close-fitting cut aids warmth without inhibiting movement.