Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL
Weight 292 g / 10.3 oz
Fit Trim fit, with e3D patterning, Hip Length
Materials 292N GORE-TEX® Active Shell 3L, 244N GORE-TEX® Active Shell 3L

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Arc'teryx's Men's Alpha FL Jacket page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Arc'teryx Men's Alpha FL Jacket is a weatherproof jacket for alpine climbers that like to move fast. Using Gore-TEX Pro 3L fabric, this jacket provides waterproof protection that is lightweight and packable. Pull it from your pack whenever the weather takes a turn, or wear it for a full day of Climbing. The minimal, but useful, Features allow the jacket to come in at a mere 11.1 ounces. An adjustable hood that Fits over your helmet, a single chest pocket and adjustable cuffs keep you functional through the rain or Snow. Even the hem stays put underneath your harness. Features of the Arcteryx Men's Alpha FL Jacket Allows moisture vapour to pass quickly through to the Gore-Tex membrane Gore micro grid woven backer delivers garments that Are the lightest and most compact in the industry Helmet compatible StormHood External pocket: 1 chest pocket with RS zipper slider Internal pocket: 1 laminated security pocket Custom cohaesive hem adjustments also function as HemLock, preventing jackets from slipping out from under a harness Stuff sack with clip-in loop Designed to prevent your jacket from riding up while Climbing, this removable foam insert installed at the hem, "locks" it under your harness 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

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Lining up 12 pitches in a day is a serious endeavor, and while you'd prefer to do it in perfect weather, sometimes that's not just how things go, so you need an ultra-light rain shell like the Arc'teryx Alpha FL Men's Jacket. The lightest Gore-Tex Pro jacket that Arc'teryx makes, the FL (Fast and Light, if you were wondering) is the speed demon of the climbing-and-alpinism-oriented Alpha series, with a lightweight 3-layer design, waterproof and breathable membrane, and taped critical seams to keep you dry without any extra bulk. Unlike average shells, the FL is designed specifically with climbers in mind. It has a trim fit to eliminate any extra material, and an e3D ergonomic design that's articulated in all the right places to facilitate climbing movements The slim profile also makes it easy to see your harness, so you don't waste time and energy trying to grab piece of gear from it, while the removable HemLock foam hem inserts keep your jacket from sliding up under your harness and leaving you exposed. The helmet-compatible StormHood adjust with a single-handed pull, and the entire package stuffs into the included stuff sack and clips onto your harness with a webbing loop, making it easy to carry and quickly accessible when the clouds gather.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

The Alpha FL jacket is the lightest Gore-Tex(R) Pro Arc'teryx jacket made for climbers and alpinists. Minimal features max out breathability and minimize weight for your fast-and-light adventures.

- REI refers to the men's version

Arc'teryx Men's Alpine Jackets Alpha FL Jacket - Men's-Stingrey-X-Large 286067. A clean feature set and trim fit keep the weight and packed size to the minimum while providing uncompromising breath ability. Reinforced in high-wear hip and shoulders.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version