Free Shipping on Orders Over $50*

Description

Arc's multitasker.

Arc'teryx made the Atom LT Hooded Insulation Jacket versatile for year-round mountain adventures from climbing to skiing. Its Tinthan shell is light yet durable, and the DWR coating sheds rainfall to help keep you dry on hikes and backpacking trips. Breathable Polartec Power Stretch side panels make sure you can move around with complete freedom of motion, whether you're wearing it as a midlayer or an external shell. Synthetic Coreloft insulation retains its warmth in wet weather, and the adjustable StormHood slides over helmets with ease. Arc'teryx also added an adjustable hem, a zippered internal pocket, and two zippered hand pockets for your convenience.

  • Tinthan shell with DWR coating
  • Polartec Power Stretch side panels
  • Coreloft insulation
  • Trim fit, hip length
  • Helmet-compatible StormHood
  • Adjustable hem
  • Zippered internal and hand pockets

Share your thoughts

What do you think of the

Arc'teryx Atom LT Hooded Insulated Jacket - Men's

? Share a...

Write a review

No file chosen

Rather attach a photo from another website?

Rather attach a photo from your computer?

    Add a:
  • Share a photo
  • Share a video

Familiarity: (Optional)

Product Fit: (Optional)

Only jpg, jpeg, png, gif or bmp files please.

Submit

Here's what others have to say...

5 5

Favorite Piece of Gear

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

Everest Base Camp, 4-season backpacking, international travel, the kid's soccer games... This jacket goes everywhere with me. It is amazingly warm given it's light weight and compact size. It layers well, breathes great, is a little water resistant (it's not a rain coat, of course) and is sooooo comfortable. The newly-designed hood fits nicely and keeps out the wind & cold.

Rather than endlessly shower compliments, I'll just say I'm an avid hiker/backpacker and gear hound. This, folks, is my favorite piece of gear.

Favorite Piece of Gear
5 5

Greatest Piece in my Kit

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

I've had this jacket for over 2 years and I feel compelled to share my sentiments. If you are considering buying this jacket, do it. You will most certainly get your moneys worth. I've put this jacket through the wringer and it is still in great shape; the zipper works, the adjustable hem is still functional and there are only a 2 holes. I've worn this jacket while climbing and the fabric is extremely abrasion resistant. You don't have to worry about thrashing this piece in a chimney because its tougher than you are. This jacket has become my favorite layer for skiing and I always take it with me over my UL Down. I'll wear it on a cold day while ascending and it does pretty well regulating body temp. I generally wear this with a long sleeve Cap 2 (Patagonia) and my hardshell over them both. It is a killer mid-layer. I probably wear this jacket on average 4/7 days a week during the entire year. I've had my Ghost Whisperer down from MH for half as long and the zipper on that jacket broke and the adjustable hem ripped out. This jacket is not as warm as down, but is ideal for active pursuits. I wear it when I'm reading a book at home or cruising around town. I will always have this layer. 5'8", 160 M fits great.

Responded on

Hi prap, Just curious on the fit for you, I am the same height and weight, but occasionally have trouble with arc'teryx chest being too small. Do you know what your chest measures? Thanks.

5 5

Perfect.

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

Lightweight, very soft, lightly insulated, and sufficiently warm. Ideal for every day use and layering when it's very cold.

The sides are made of a stretchy material to assist with breathability and mobility, the zipper is smooth and easy to use one-handed, the hood is great, and the collar hits high enough on the face to help keep out the cold. No complaints, and I'm not sure if I'll ever buy another jacket.

This seems to be an updated model with a reflective chest logo (I've seen chest name tags on older jackets), a darker grey and brighter red interior (on the carbon color), and an improved wrist elastic.

I'm 5' 5" and wear large T-shirts, but the medium is a perfect fit. The hem ends mid-zipper, right below the openings to my pockets, and the sleeves are just right, where they don't bunch up but are long enough to put my hands inside.

This layers perfectly with the Arc'teryx Rush jacket (also a size medium), allowing for great mobility, warmth, and breathability. I use the Atom LT for just about everything, and layer the shell when it's raining, snowing, or freezing.
http://www.backcountry.com/arcteryx-rush-jacket-mens

If you're looking for something a little lighter, the Atom LT insulated vest is the same thing but without a hood and sleeves.
http://www.backcountry.com/arcteryx-atom-lt-insulated-vest-mens

5 5

Workhorse

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

I have only had this jacket for the past two months and have used it almost everyday since. The jacket is lightweight, but provides the layer you need when hitting the trail or walking around town on a cold day. Training with a weighted pack covering distance and elevation, this jacket breathes and does not build up the layer of moisture that many create while pushing the pace. The hood is easy on and off depending on my needs and will easily accommodate my climbing helmet in March for my Rainier winter climb. The Atom LT Hoody is form and function built into one jacket.

5 5

Should be renamed the Workhorse

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

It's pretty simple. You can use this jacket for just about anything. Running around town and need a quick outer layer? Check. Ski touring and need a breathable jacket? Check. Stuck in the blizzard that will end the world as we know it and use it as a mid layer? Check. You really don't have to take it off until the temps get above 70. Enjoy the best value purchase you will make this year.

5 5

Love this jacket!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

This is one of the greatest jackets that I own. I love it so much that I have two different ones. I'm 5'9" and 160 lbs and the Medium fits me perfectly. This jacket is super warm for its weight. I will wear this thing by itself down to about 20 degrees F, and all they way up to 60 degrees F, so it's crazy versatile. I no longer take fleece jackets backpacking because this jacket is lighter and packs smaller. I pack this jacket into it's own sleeve to make it easy to store. This thing does shed some moisture, but if you put this under a hard shell, you'll be able to battle most elements that mother nature is going to throw at you.

5 5

Great All Around Jacket

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This has quickly become my go-to jacket because of its perfect combination of ample warmth, light weight, breathability, and wind blocking capability. I also really appreciate the minimal design--I feel like Arc'teryx generally trims their products down to the bare essentials, and this jacket is a great example of that. I can easily take it from an outdoor setting to a more professional environment without worrying because of its low-profile look.

So far I've mostly used it commuting to school on my bike in temperatures ranging from 20-40 and it is perfect. It breathes fairly well and blocks the wind like a champ. I generally only wear a t-shirt underneath and it is definitely warm enough for me. In light precipitation the DWR finish does its job and the water will bead up and roll off, which is nice but will probably only last for a little while. The hood works really well at sealing your head from the elements and the cinch is a really nice addition from last year's model, in case you need to tighten it up a bit. My only complaint with the hood is that it doesn't move very well with my head, which makes visibility somewhat of a problem when cycling, but it's not a huge deal.

I am 6' 2" 185 lbs with fairly long arms and the large fits perfectly--not too snug, not too loose. I noticed some people complaining about the zipper not staying up, but haven't had a problem with this so far. The construction is top-notch and the subtle elastic cuffs are a great feature. All in all this is probably the most versatile jacket I have owned and I would recommend it to anyone.

Does anyone know what is the main difference between atom leaf vs ordinary model?
Does leaf atom model have 40d fabric?
How does it compare in general to ordinary atom?

Responded on

The main differences between the leaf model and the regular one are that the leaf has a more durable face fabric (called Gossamera--same fabric as the Atom AR), it is a few ounces heavier, has a "vertically routed" hip adjustment cord, and the color of the logo matches the fabric color. In my experience, the leaf model fits a little baggier. I ended up going with the regular model because it fits a little trimmer and is more packable, which is what I was looking for.

Responded on

I use the LEAF Version- it is 2oz heavier and offers cord routing through the hand pockets in addition to using more durable face fabric.

I bought an Atom LT hoody about a year ago on BackCountry. I love everything about this jacket except for one major issue. The main front zipper will not stay all the way up when doing almost any sort of activity. It literally falls down 4-5 inches even when just wearing a backpack. I talked to Arcteryx with no resolve and was told it was by design to make one hand operation easy. My question is have they fixed this design issue for the new model this year? I love my jacket but this zipper issue is a tough one to overlook, just wish I could somehow get it resolved from a company like Arcteryx........

Responded on

I asked my buddy who used to work at Arc'teryx and he also says that the zipper is like that by design for easy one hand operation.

For instance, when you have a shell on and want easy access to some ventilation, you can unzip your shell and pull on the collar of the Atom LT to open it up some. While the zipper is soft, I have one myself and haven't had problems with it unzipping too much.

So to answer your question, no, they haven't fixed this--but they also don't see it as an issue since it was designed this way. Still love this jacket!

5 5

Perfect

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

5'11" 185 with Long Torso and Long Arms. I'm usually a large, but with Arcteryx, I've had sleeve length issues so I pulled trigger on XL. It's a bit loose in the chest, but the length in arms and torso is perfect.

As for performance, this thing is light and yet very warm. If it's not raining, I wear this. Period.

5 5

Amazing coat!

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size

This is my first experience with Arc'teryx and I must say, I am a believer. This is more comfortable than any light weight mid layer that I've ever worn (marmot, north face, etc). So warm, so soft, very light weight, very versatile. Wore it in about 30 degrees today and stayed very comfortable. This will go great under my shell for the slopes this season. I am 6'4" 200lbs, I wear the XL and it fits very good. Plenty long in the sleeves and close comfortably and snuggly around gloves to keep the wind out, plenty long past my butt which I like. Doesn't ride up with I raise my arms. The fabric just blows my mind it's so soft.. I can't stop rubbing my face on it. It's also trim fitted so it's still very "stylish" and not big and boxy. I couldn't be happier with this purchase and recommend this jacket. My only complaint (and it's not even a serious one) is that the Arc'teryx emblem isn't embroidered on, it's just a silk screened sticker that MIGHT wear off eventually. An embroidered emblem would be a pretty sweet cherry on top but I'm seriously nitpicking here.

5 5

The gift of all gifts!

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
  • Fit: True to size

My brother recently graduated from Medical school and will be moving to DC where the winters can be pretty cold. I wanted to get him something more than just a tie and so I decided to get him this. To show that I REALLY care LOL. I personally have not just one but TWO of the women's version and love them and thought that this would be a good jacket for those cold east coast winters. HE LOVES IT! He is ecstatic to come to Utah to test it against our winter versus the east this x-mas. If you are looking for the gift that keeps on giving warmth, then this is your jacket. He is 5'9" and about 140-50 and the medium fits him perfectly. It is more trim cut so you can only really layer with a light sweater under it. Also the Posidon color is gorgeous!

Responded on

That's an awesome gift, Jane- it has the added bonus of being able to make your bro stand out and look way cooler than all of the DC folk wearing their North Face fleeces! (Seriously, there are sooooo many- DC casual in the winter is jeans and a North Face fleece)

Responded on

Thanks Travis it is a superior product for sure and I know that he'll enjoy it for sure.

5 5

Versatile

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

Great versatile jacket. Can be used from around town to hiking to layering for skiing to makeshift pillow at camp to makeshift blanket when ur stuck in an airport lol. Great warmth to weight ratio, this thing packs the heat given it's size/thickness. Fits nicely under a hard shell (I have put it under my sidewinder ), and packs into its own pocket. I also have the nano puff, this arc jacket is def more form fitting and trim cut than the nano. Order your usual size. Highly recommend, esp if u can grab it on sale.

Responded on

I've got a nano puff (no hood) and would like something a bit warmer. The Atom is on sale everywhere right now. How would you say the warmth compares to your nano puff?

Responded on

you're basically talking about primaloft (nanopuff) vs. coreloft (atom). coreloft is arc's proprietary insulation, while primaloft is more of an industry wide material. To be honest, you won't notice much difference in warmth between these jackets, they are very similar in that aspect. I would again reiterate that the atom is more fitted, so if you're looking to put it under a shell, def get an atom. disclosuer, my nano is a few years old, it's not the new nano 'air' model

this may also help u
http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Insulated-Jacket-Reviews/buying-advice

5 5

Best insulating layer.

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This jacket is one of my favorites. I can wear it in the lower 60s all the way down to the upper 30s, and even lower if I use it as a layering piece. The zipper is super smooth, the material is durable, and I particularly like the breathability of the stretchy material located on the sides. If you want an all-around, light weight, insulated jacket, look no further!

Hi!

What is the color of sleeves cuffs on green color? On official page I notice that they are grey but on attached picture i noticing they are same color as body color.

Please let me know.

Thanks!

Responded on

I would go with the image that is on the official Arc'teryx website, which shows them as gray. Your image may be an older version of the jacket, or maybe a knock off.

Have a question about the Carbon Copy color. Is this actually the black color? In REI and a few other sites like EVO, the carbon copy color is listed as black and their Carbon copy version has the blue trim and interior color. So which one is correct?

Responded on

According to Arcteryx's site, the Carbon Copy has a more matte finish and the red interior. http://arcteryx.com/product.aspx?language=EN&gender=mens&category=Insulated_Jackets&model=Atom-LT-Hoody.

Responded on

Carbon Copy is a dark, raw carbon fiber color. Think a shade lighter than slate. The red inside accents it well. This comes from someone who has tried on the jacket.

Responded on

It is graphite, rather nice dark grey, definitely NOT black. The stretchy material on the sides is black though, providing an accent/contrast.

Hi!

Can someone post real pictures of...

Hi!

Can someone post real pictures of POSEDION & KYANOS color. I am interested in blue but hard to pick the right blue ;)

Thanks for help!

Responded on

XYZ,

The colors BC.com uses are color-correct and good references. Poseidon is a darker blue, almost more of a "Navy Blue." Kyanos is lighter than Poseidon.

Responded on

Still would like to see how Kyanos look like compare to Poseidon. Looking this jacket same color - Poseidon do not look very dark blue to me:

Still would like to see how Kyanos look like compare to Poseidon. Looking this jacket same color - Poseidon do not look very dark blue to me: <br/>
Best Answer Responded on

Kyanos is pretty much the same colour as Olympus blue. I put the 2 jackets together and Kyanos was the slightest amount darker in hue.

5 5

New Atom LT is a worthy upgrade for some

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

Simple: one of the most versatile synthetic pieces you can buy.

Competitors: BD Access Hybrid/LT, Patagonia Nano Puff, OR Halogen Hoody

The Fall 2014 Atom LT includes a new hood, that uses the 'ballcap' adjuster behind the head- identical to the one used in the Cerium LT hoody.

It moves with your head, offering unparalleled peripheral vision.

It's less warm than the Nano puff, but more versatile. Awesome mid layer for skiing the cold days, or on it's own in the spring. Used it backpacking, walking around town, and on a bike. The fleece lined pockets are a greatly appreciated bonus.

Responded on

Patagonia is releasing new Nano puff called Nano Air. I think this jacket will be better compared to Atom LT (which I love btw).

See here , looks really good:
http://www.patagonia.com/us/product/mens-nano-air-hoody?p=84260-0

Responded on

Atom Lt also got a little longer in the torso than the previous version

Responded on

The Nano Air is nice, but lacks the internal pocket, fleece lined hand pockets and the windproof material of the jacket. Its outer material is 60 CFM- kind if like a softshell.

The Atom LT will be much more protective and offers a better hood