Beta SL


Beta SL
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Beta SL
Manufacturer Arc'teryx
Page By Dan Dalton
Page Type Mar 16, 2007 / Mar 16, 2007
Object ID 2852
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Product Description

The Beta SL Jacket from Arc’Teryx offers good, all-around protection for extended wear. It features lightweight Gore-Tex® Paclite construction along with no-lift gusseted underarms and reinforced shoulders and elbows.


-Two-layer Gore-Tex® Paclite® with Gore-Tex® XCR reinforcements combine to provide waterproof and windproof protection that’s highly breathable

-It has WaterTight™ pit zips, front zip and pocket zippers for added protection

-There are Gore-Tex XCR reinforcements in the shoulders and elbows for added durability

-It has two zippered hand pockets for secure storage

-The die cut Velcro™ cuffs keep water and snow from creeping up your sleeves

-It has a helmet compatible Stow Hood™


-Weight: 15.2 ounces

-Waterproofing: 2-layer Gore-Tex Paclite / 3-layer Gore-Tex XCR

-Shell fabric: 2.9 ounce / square yard 2-layer fabric

-Secondary fabric: 5.3 ounce / square yard 3-layer fabric

Specifications based on size medium.




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Dan Dalton - Mar 16, 2007 3:25 pm - Voted 5/5

Greatest jacket...
ever! I am continually impressed by this jacket. It is super light weight, (cannot even really tell I am wearing it), and it shed water, no problem. Really like the reinforced elbows and shoulders as well for when you scrape up against rock. The stow away hood is great, it is nice not to have the hood flapping around and getting in the way when you don't need it. If you are looking for the lightest waterproof and windproof multi-use jacket, this is the one.


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