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Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket - Women's


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    Lighter and stronger than ever.

    When Arc'teryx set out to improve upon its already legendary Alpha SV Jacket, the seemingly contradictory concepts of lighter and stronger instantly came to mind, seeing that it's the go-to choice for 100-day skiers, professional mountain guides, and alpinists scaling the world's most daunting peaks. The newest iteration of the Arc'teryx Women's Alpha SV Jacket leverages a 100-denier nylon face (what Arc'teryx calls N100p-X) over the previous 80-denier fabric for twice the abrasion-resistance and 50% more strength against tears. It retains the legendary Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer membrane for guaranteed waterproofing and high levels of breathability when you're making first tracks on waist-deep days or pushing up peaks in the worst conditions imaginable.

    This increase in strength comes with a slight weight penalty (approximately 2% increase) in the face fabric. Offsetting this minute increase, Arc'teryx decreases the jacket's overall weight with narrower 8mm Gore seam tape, eliminating zipper garages with the use of WaterTight zippers and RS sliders, as well as custom Cohaesive hem adjusters that replace the previous version's Harness HemLock insert. This obsessive focus on weight savings makes the Alpha SV a top contender for light-and-fast alpine missions where nasty weather is expected.

    Besides saving weight, the Cohaesive hem adjuster offers a snug fit around the hip that's ideal for pairing with a climbing harness on alpine missions. WaterTight underarm zips provide extra breathability without sacrificing protection from oncoming precipitation, while the StormHood accommodates helmets during skiing and alpine climbing. Moreover, there's a plethora of pockets along the chest and bicep for quickly grabbing and stashing items on the move. These features make the Alpha SV a veritable fortress against the world's most demanding alpine environments, all without sacrificing functionality or storage like many lightweight jackets on the market.

    • Lightweight and rugged jacket for demanding alpine environments
    • 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro guarantees waterproof, breathable protection
    • N100p-X face fabric reinforces jacket from tears and abrasion
    • 8mm Gore seam tape for weight savings and extra breathability
    • WaterTight underarm zippers increase active-use ventilation
    • Cohaesive hem adjuster prevents riding up with climbing harness
    • Arc'teryx outerwear fuses legendary durability with unrelenting protection
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    Tech Specs

    [membrane] 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro, [face fabric] N100p-X (100D nylon)
    critical seams sealed with narrow Gore seam tape (8mm)
    hip with dropped rear hem
    Center Back Length
    28.3 in
    yes, helmet-compatible StormHood with Cohaesive hood adjusters
    [external] 2 chest w/WaterTight zippers and RS sliders, 1 left bicep w/WaterTight zipper and RS slider, [internal] 1 security, 1 dump
    WaterTight underarm zip vents
    Claimed Weight
    15.3 oz
    Recommended Use
    alpine & expedition, backcountry touring, skiing, snowboarding
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    Arc'teryx – Women's Alpha SV Jacket

    The Alpha SV, the most durable Arc’teryx hardshell for climbers and alpinists, is now stronger and lighter. Exceptionally hardwearing waterproof, breathable N100p-X 3L GORE-TEX® Pro fabric delivers outstanding abrasion resistance. Optimized construction, WaterTight™ zippers with RS™ sliders, and minimized seams shed grams. Fully featured with a helmet compatible StormHood™, pit zips, and articulated construction, the Alpha SV remains the proven choice for extended use in severe conditions.