Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket - Women's
XS, S, M, L, XL
281 g / 9.9 oz
Athletic fit, Hip Length
340NR GORE-TEX® Paclite® 2L
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The Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket is an excellent all-around GORE-TEX jacket with Paclite product technology that is ideal emergency kit for hikers and trekkers and those who require lightweight and packable storm protection. With user-friendly features like large hand-warmer pockets, a trim fitting Storm Hood and dropped rear hem, this piece is a great choice to pack away for when the weather turns nasty on the trail.
Moosejaw Staff Pick - Shirley, Moosejaw Secret Headquarters The Arc'teryx Women's Beta SL Jacket is an emergency rain jacket for hiking and backpacking. If you're going for a hike and the weather is unstable, or looking to lighten your load, the Beta SL is up to the challenge. The SL stands for super lightweight, to provide you with protection in unexpected rain or Snow. The jacket packs down nice and small, taking up less space in your pack until you need it. The Gore-Tex PacLite sheds the wet stuff and blocks wind as well. A durable water repellent finish allows water to bead up on the surface and roll off, without soaking in. The trim Fit prevents fabric from flapping in the breeze and pockets Are set High, staying out of the way of your hipbelt while remaining usable. Tuck a trail snack into your pocket and rack up the miles. Features of the Arcteryx Women's Beta SL Jacket Gore-TEX two-layer construction with Paclite product Technology delivers proven weather protection with a High level of breathability Superlight and compressible, designed as emergency weather protection Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight Fully seam-sealed with Gore seam tape for waterproofness Articulated patterning and no-lift gusseted underarms for unrestricted mobility Trim-Fitting StormHood is laminated, adjustable and offers complete coverage without restricting movement or visibility Laminated die-cut Velcro cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won't catch or tear off Laminated hem has an adjustable drawcord to seal cold drafts out WaterTight full length front zip with a zipper garage to protect zipper closure from Snow and rain Anatomical shaping for improved Fit and comfort WaterTight external zippers Are Highly water resistant Fabric has a mini ripstop construction that provides added tear strength without impacting weight Laminated High-strength hanger loop The trim Fit reduces fabric requirements and improves breathability Micro corded zipper pulls Lightweight nylon fabric with a mini ripstop construction for increased tear strength and durability Waterproof, windproof, breathable and Snow-shedding Lightweight, compressible and packable DWR finish helps repel water from fabric surface Hood designed for full weather protection StormHood can be cinched with one-handed drawcords, allowing it to rotate with the head without obscuring vision when turning from side to side Front zipper height varies according to the intended use; protects chin and neck from wind, Snow and rain The world's first WaterTight zippers to pass the W.L. Gore extreme wet weather test Tiny Gore seam tape (13 mm) Laminated brim Laminated chin guard Two hand pockets with WaterTight zippers Embroidered logo Lightest weight materials available to provide High weather protection, Performance and packability, but with the right amount of durability
Weighing only 280 grams (9.9 oz) and highly packable, the women's Beta SL Jacket is carefully designed to stay unnoticed until it's needed. Intended as emergency weather protection for hikers, backpackers and trekkers, it is made from N40r GORE-TEXA(R) fabric with PacliteA(R) product technology for reliable, proven waterproof/breathable performance. Designed specifically for women, the patterning, built in freedom of movement and careful feature placement elevate the Beta SL's fit and functionality. MOST PACKABLE As weight and space are critical factors in the Beta SL's performance, the lightest and most packable GORE-TEXA(R) fabric, N40r GORE-TEXA(R) fabric with PacliteA(R) product technology, is used. Waterproof and highly breathable, the fabric protects from the weather and offers a higher level of comfort during activity. As the Beta SL is intended for periodic emergency use, a less abrasion resistant textile is used to eliminate weight and bulk. However, the fabric has a mini ripstop construction that provides added tear strength without impacting weight. SIMPLICITY IN ACTION The goal was to pare the Beta SL to its essence and achieve specific functional requirements for the lowest possible weight. Careful, efficient construction techniques allow Arc'teryx to use micro seam allowances and tiny (13 mm) GOREA(R) seam tape. The Trim fit reduces fabric requirements and improves breathability. Carefully articulated patterning and gusseted underarms provide freedom of movement without adding bulk. The low profile Stormhood(TM) offers complete coverage with a streamlined design. This is a true minimalist's hardshell, designed to be light, small and efficient. Technical Features Waterproof Snow-shedding 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 Laminated high-strength hanger loop GORE-TEX two-layer construction Tiny GORE seam tape (13 mm) Patterning Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort Gender specific patterning Articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility No-lift gusseted underarms Hood Configuration Laminated brim Adjustable hood drawcords Trim-fitting StormHood Collar Configuration Laminated chin guard Zippers & Fly Configuration WaterTight external zippers Micro corded zipper pulls Zipper garages to protect zipper closure from snow and rain WaterTight full length front zip Cuff & Sleeves Configuration Laminated die-cut Velcro cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won't catch or tear off Hem Configuration Adjustable hem drawcord Laminated hem Pocket Configuration Two hand pockets with WaterTight zippers Note: Our WaterTight zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture Logos & Label Configuration Embroidered logo
Some ladies like to sport it anytime there's a chance of bad weather, and others like to stash the lightweight, super-packable Arc'teryx Women's Beta SL Jacket in the backpack or hydration pack until weather hits. Either way, they can count on the Gore-Tex Paclite technology for waterproof breathable storm protection.