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The super-lightweight men's short Arc'teryx Beta SL Rain Pants are waterproof, breathable pull-on shell pants that you'll want to carry in your hiking or trekking pack for unexpected rainstorms.

- REI refers to the men's version

Free Shipping. Arcteryx Men's Beta SL Pant FEATURES of the Arcteryx Men's Beta SL Pant Lightweight Gore-Tex fabric with Paclite techology is light and exceptionally compact Instep, lower leg and hem are reinforced with N150p-X Gore-Tex 3L with tricot technology 1/4 length Water Tight lower leg zippers Fly zipper access Elasticized waistband with drawcord Adjustable cuff drawcord, lace hook secures pants over boots Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight DWR finish (Durable Water Repellent) helps repel water from fabric surface Articulated knees and gusseted crotch

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

When sudden cloud bursts send everyone running for cover, pull the Arc'teryx Men's Beta SL Pant out of your pack and keep your legs dry while you push on towards the hut. Gore-Tex Paclite will shield you from the rain and, since it's the lightest fabric Gore-Tex makes, it helps keep these pants packable so you won't have to even consider leaving them behind just to save a little space. They have reinforced 3-layer Gore-Tex cuffs, too, so you won't slice your legs up powering through prickers; instead, you'll be eating up trail while all your weight-conscious companions hide under trees or spend the night roasting their hiking pants over the fire trying to dry them out.

- refers to the men's version

The men's Beta SL Pant from ARCTERYX is designed as a lightweight, packable, waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX pant with maximum mobility. Designed for take-along emergency use when the weather takes a turn for the worse, these pull-on waterproof pants are made from GORE-TEX Paclite fabric with durable, abrasion-resistant GORETEX Pro reinforcements at the hem and insteps. The lower leg zipper accommodates boots. Light, ergonomic and compact, the minimalist design helps maximize packability and reduce weight without sacrificing key features such as a gusseted crotch to provide freedom of movement and WaterTight lower leg zippers to accommodate boots.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

The Arc'teryx Beta SL Pant provides emergency protection when the weather takes a turn for the worse. With an abrasion resistant instep these pants are designed to fit over your boots for when the weather won't wait. Hike longer and climb higher with these pants! Waterproof Breathable Lightweight Compressible and packable Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight DWR finish (Durable Water Repellent) helps bead water from fabric surface GORE-TEX(R) two-layer construction Articulated knees Gusseted crotch WaterTight(TM) 1/4 length leg zippers Adjustable pant cuff drawcord Three layer GORE-TEX(R) reinforced instep patches Pull-on style with elasticized waist Waist drawcord

- OMCgear refers to the men's version