Arc'teryx Beta SL

Keeps you dry no matter what. Protection from wind and an extra layer when the temperature dips.

MSRP

$299

Technical Details

Material

Gore-Tex PacLite waterproof/breathable membrane

Weight

11.1oz

Hood

yes, adjustable

Pockets

2 zippered hand

Pros

  • Small compressed size for a 3-layer Gore-Tex jacket
  • Super lightweight
  • Great range-of-motion
  • Comfortable
  • Hood design
  • Breathable

Cons

  • No pit zips
  • Expensive compared to competitors

Why We Like It

If I could only own one jacket, this would be it. This minimalist, do-anything, go-anywhere jacket is just what you need when the weather turns for the worst. Whether you're exploring the streets of Bangkok, or climbing the Matterhorn, this jacket will provided the versatility and durability you need without compromising pack space.

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