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Super light, compressible GORE-TEX jacket with Paclite product technology. Designed specifically as packable emergency weather protection. Beta Series: All-round mountain apparel | SL: Super Light.

Designed to stay unnoticed until itb0[*s needed, the super lightweight, compressible waterproof/breathable Beta SL Jacket weighs a scant 315 grams (11.1 oz). Made from N40r GORE-TEX fabric with Paclite product technology, it delivers proven complete weather protection with a high level of breathability.


As weight and space are critical factors in the Beta SLb0[*s performance, the lightest and most packable GORE-TEX fabric, N40r GORE-TEX fabric with Paclite product technology, is used. Waterproof and highly breathable, the fabric protects from the weather and offers a higher level of comfort during activity. As the Beta SL is intended for periodic emergency use, a less abrasion resistant textile is used to eliminate weight and bulk. However, the fabric has a mini ripstop construction that provides added tear strength without impacting weight.


The goal was to pare the Beta SL to its essence and achieve specific functional requirements for the lowest possible weight. Careful, efficient construction techniques allow Arcb0[*teryx to use micro seam allowances and tiny (13 mm) GORE seam tape. The Trim fit reduces fabric requirements and improves breathability. Carefully articulated patterning and gusseted underarms provide freedom of movement without adding bulk. The low profile Stormhood offers complete coverage with a streamlined design. This is a true minimalistb0[*s hardshell, designed to be light, small and efficient.





-Compressible and packable

-Laminated high-strength hanger loop

-Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight

-DWR finish (Durable Water Repellent) helps repel water from fabric surface

-Fully seam-sealed for waterproofness

-GORE-TEX two-layer construction

-Tiny GORE seam tape (13 mm)

-Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort

-Gender specific patterning

-Articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility

-No-lift gusseted underarms

-Laminated brim

-Adjustable hood drawcords

-Trim-fitting StormHood

-Laminated chin guard

-WaterTight external zippers

-Micro corded zipper pulls

-Zipper garages to protect zipper closure from snow and rain

-WaterTight full length front zip

-Laminated die-cut Velcro cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won't catch or tear off

-Laminated hem

-Adjustable hem drawcord

-Two hand pockets with WaterTight zippers

Note: Our WaterTight zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture

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