Arc'teryx Delta AR Zip
Fabric: Polartec® Thermal Pro® High Loft Grid
Price Paid: $94.93
If you’re looking for warmth, comfort and durability in a mid-layer, the Delta AR Zip is an ideal choice. I’ve compared this layer to Mountain Hardwear’s Micro Chill Zip-T and The North Face’s Micro TKA and found that while these garments do perform well, the Delta AR is warmer and more comfortable, primarily due to its functional design features and fabric material. Its long length keeps out the elements, and it’s soft, comfortable high-loft grid fabric traps heat and wick’s moisture very efficiently. Also, a long front zip quickly vents heat and helps regulate body temperature.
When combined with a lined soft shell (i.e. Venta SV Jacket), or GTX hard shell, my ascents of peaks in NYS’s Adirondack and Catskill Mountains are warm and comfortable, even in temperature ranges as low as -10 to 10 degrees. I’m always amazed at its insulating properties. It also packs light and even looks great with jeans. Care is simple; a warm wash followed by a low heat dry cycle gets it clean.
I received my first Delta AR as a gift this past Christmas, but after using it so often peak-bagging and around town, I purchased another to make sure I always have one available to keep me warm and comfortable this cold Winter season.
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Layer the Arc'teryx Men's Delta AR Zip Neck Shirt over a baselayer, under a vest, under a jacket, or just wear it on its own. A high-loft fleece inner face provides exceptional insulation, and a smooth grid outer face slides smoothly under a shell jacket. This shirt packs down so small, you almost need a magnifying glass to find it in your pack. But pull it out, and voila--you have a handy warm layer to keep you comfy while you belay your climbing partner or settle in to evening camp.
Free Shipping. Arcteryx Men's Delta AR Zip DECENT FEATURES of the Arcteryx Men's Delta AR Zip Polartec Thermal Pro High Loft Grid provides good warmth-to-weight High collar provides warmth and layers easily 1/2 zip provides rapid ventilation and works well with other layers, harnesses and packs Trim fit aids moisture transfer from inner to outer layers The SPECS of the Arcteryx Men's Delta AR Zip Weight: (M): 9.7 oz / 330 g Fit: Trim, hip length Polartec Thermal Pro High Loft Grid This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
Schooled in versatility, this efficient layer traps heat and packs small. Grid texture layers with ease, the deep zip vents heat and the long cut tucks in to keep snow out.
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The Arc'teryx Delta AR Zip Neck is schooled in versatility, this efficient layer traps heat and packs small. Grid texture layers easily, and the deep front zipper vents heat while the long cut hem tucks in to keep snow out.