Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL
Weight 281 g / 9.9 oz
Fit Athletic fit, Hip Length
Materials 340NR GORE-TEX® Paclite® 2L

While the women's version hasn't been reviewed yet, there are 7 reviews for other versions of the Beta SL Jacket. Read all reviews »

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Arc'teryx's Beta SL Jacket page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Intended as packable weather protection for hikers, backpackers and trekkers and weighing only 9.9 oz , the Beta SL jacket is carefully designed to stay unnoticed until it's needed when rain rolls in.


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

- Moosejaw

Designed for the light and fast fanatic, the Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket for women is streamlined to deliver complete weather protection without excess weight and bulk. Patterned in GORE-TEX PacLite, this shell is laminated at the cuff, chin guard, hem drawcord, and zippers for extreme weight saving. WaterTight zippers and a trim fitting Drop Hood help control the body environment, while the No-lift gusseted underarms allow for unrestricted movement. A hip length design, one-hand pull cords and two hand pockets add convenience.

- Altrec Outdoors

Description of Arcteryx Beta SL Jacket - WomensThe waist length Beta SL is an excellent all-around GORE-TEX Paclite jacket that is ideal for hikers or those who require lightweight and packable storm protection without all of our Ascent specific features. With a trim fitting Drop Hood and lowered hand-warmer pockets, this piece is a great choice if climbing helmets and harnesses arent in the backpack. FeaturesWaterproofBreathableLightweightCompressible and packableDWR finish Durable Water Repellent helps bead water from fabric surfaceMicro-seam allowance 1.6 mm reduces bulk and weightTiny GORE seam tape 13 mmNo-lift gusseted underarmsAdjustable hood drawcordsTrim-fitting Drop HoodLaminated chin guardTwo hand pockets with laminated zippersWaterTight external zippersNote Arcteryx WaterTight zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moistureLaminated die-cut Velcro cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and wont catch or tear offLaminated hemAdjustable hem drawcord

- US Outdoor Store