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In the Macai jacket, Arc'teryx marries down and synthetic insulation with 3-layer Gore-Tex(R) in a slim, luxurious profile that will keep you warm, dry and out on the mountain.


The Arc'teryx Men's Macai Jacket is a waterproof, insulated jacket for cold, wet days of skiing and SnowBoarding. Built for groomed trails, this'll be the jacket you grab when the Snow is flying and you've got your feet strapped to Boards. Or Board. The N40p-X Gore-TEX 3L fabric prevents Snow and the unexpected rain from drenching you while a Hybrid combination of 750 fill European goose down and Coreloft synthetic Insulation warm the bones. Ski- and SnowBoard-specific Features include PowderGuard; vents that allow you to breath without letting Snow in, a Recco reflector and detachable powder skirt. The DropHood; is helmet-compatible and stays out of your way when the days Are cleArer. Pockets Are placed throughout to carry all the necessities such as credit card, lift pass, goggles and extra gloves. Features of the Arcteryx Men's Macai Jacket Tough and supple N40p-X 3L Gore-Tex fabric with tricot delivers waterproof/breathable protection Down Contour Construction adds thermal value, eliminates negative airspace and combines synthetic Insulation and down Down Composite Mapping maximizes Insulation beneFits Insulated, helmet compatible, DropHood, WaterTight front zip, removable powder skirt Mesh backed PowderGuard underarm vents Zippered hand pockets, sleeve pocket, chest pocket, one internal mesh dump pocket, one internal zippered pocket Involves the construction of an inner liner using synthetic fiber fill (Coreloft Compact) and down Insulation, placed inside a Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable shell Coreloft Compact layer sits next to the shell, protecting the down-lined inner surface from any moisture generated inside the jacket Down Contour Construction adds thermal value, eliminates negative air space and makes use of Down Composite Mapping to integrate down Insulation into a greater variety of weather conditions Down Composite Mapping places down at the core of the garment and synthetic Coreloft Insulation in Areas that Are prone to moisture buildup: hood, collar, hemlines and cuffs A full standalone collar with a separate hood DropHood 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 Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight Taped seams for added weatherproofness Smooth inner face-fabric allows for easy layering Anatomical shaping for Fit and comfort Articulated elbows No-lift gusseted underarms Athletic Fit for a Slimmer more flattering profile Laminated chin guard Soft chamois-lined collar Micro webbing zipper pulls Pit zippers with PowderGuard mesh backing, for easy venting Adjustable cuff with velcro closure Adjustable hem drawcord Mesh-lined PowderGuard vents for breathability, designed to prevent Snow from entering clothing Recco reflector Detachable powder skirt with gripper elastic and snap closure

- Moosejaw

Arc'teryx Men's Apparel Clothing Macai Jacket - Men's-Black/Black-Large 267312. Down Composite Mapping places synthetic Coreloft (which stays warm when wet) along the hem collar sleeves and underarms; areas prone to contact with moisture. 750 cu-in fill European Goose down lines the core and sleeves where warmth is most needed. The insulated DropHood fits over standard ski and snowboard helmets and is designed to rotate with your head. A removable powder skirt mesh lined PowderGuard underarm vents and a mesh-backed WaterTight front zip prevents snow entry but allows heat to escape.

- CampSaver.com

Supremely cold weather and relentless, driving snow storms are easier to stand against with the ARCTERYX Macai jacket. 750 fill down blended with Coreloft Compact 60 retains heat when the world gets cold. The waterproof GORE-TEX fabric and Down Contour Construction maximize protection and insulation. Insulated DropHood fits over your helmet and rotates with your head for unhindered vision.

- Mountain Gear

There you are, taking the lift up in the midst of sideways snow, but you're not worried; you have on the Arc'teryx Men's Macai Jacket. It's one tough and sporty son of a gun. This is a waterproof, down-insulated jacket for cold weather days in bounds or charging peaks in general. It's the first down-filled ski jacket from Arc'teryx; it gets the most out of this wonder insulator with its Down Contour Construction and Down Composite Mapping technologies. 750-fill European goose down lines the core and sleeves where warmth is most needed, while slim Coreloft Compact 60 insulation, which retains warmth when wet, is placed along the hem, collar, sleeves, and underarms, because these are the areas prone to more constant contact with moisture. A three-layer Gore-Tex shell surrounds this smart insulation, featuring the proprietary, tightly-woven N40p-X face fabric that includes a DWR treatment to slough off snow and rainfall. This premium waterproof, windproof, breathable protection plays in tandem a WaterTight external zippers, fully taped low-bulk microseams, a high collar with the insulated DropHood, and adjustable cuffs and hem to seal out the elements. Arc'teryx had functionality in mind when it built the Macai. An athletic fit with anatomical shaping, articulated elbows, and no-lift gusseted underarms gives you mobility as you ski and climb, and the hip length provides ample coverage no matter the conditions. The adjustable, insulated DropHood is helmet-compatible and is made to provide full visibility. A detachable powder skirt with gripper elastic and snap closure gives you options. As you work up a sweat skiing, you can dump excess heat out of the mesh-backed PowerGuard underarm vents while not allowing snow into the openings. Keep your compass, maps, pocket tools, and snacks organized in the generous amount of pockets; there's an internal chest pocket with laminated zip, two hand pockets with WaterTight zippers, a sleeve pocket with WaterTight zip, a che...

- Backcountry.com