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Arc'teryx Beta AR Jacket - Women's

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    Beta AR Jacket

    The ultra-versatile Arc'teryx Women's Beta AR Jacket is the ultimate outdoor companion, capable of taking on everything from skiing and hiking to alpine expeditions. The streamlined jacket is light and packable making it an easy grab for any adventurous trip. Arc'teryx has a commitment to deliver use specific, function driven products for women and the classic Beta AR showcases this beautifully.

    The Beta AR is made with Gore-Tex Pro and sealed with tiny, weight saving Gore-taped seams to shut out rain and snow while still maintaining breathability for high-intensity activities. Laminated zippers are icing on the cake, and in combination with the construction, offer you weather protection from blinding snow, sideways rain storms, and even a toddler throwing apple juice your way. High-wear areas of the jacket, such as the shoulders and forearms, are reinforced with extremely abrasion-resistant N80p-X Gore-Tex Pro for elevated durability without tacking on too much weight.

    At under a pound, the Beta AR is light on weight, but it's also heavy on features that are essential to your active life. Laminated underarm vents open quickly and without hassle, and the underarm gussets with the e3D patterning and articulated elbows give you freedom of movement without any pulling or tugs from the material of the jacket. When zipped fully, the microsuede collar provides draft protection whether the hood is up or down, and the helmet-compatible DropHood provides complete coverage without impacting your peripheral vision. As a bonus, the design of the collar and hood mean you can have the jacket zipped all the way up and still be able to throw the hood on should unexpected conditions hit you in the alpine. If the adventure you have lined up requires a pack or a harness, the hip length secures comfortably underneath and the slightly elevated hand pockets can still be accessed even when you're all geared up.

    • Function driven jacket to tackle a range of terrain and conditions
    • Gore-Tex Pro shell is durable, waterproof, windproof, and breathable
    • Hybrid mapping places heavier weight fabrics in high-wear areas
    • Fully taped seams and DWR treatment offer maximum weather protection
    • DropHood is helmet compatible, can be pulled on without unzipping
    • WaterTight underarm vents allow for heat dumping on burly ascents
    • Hip length and higher hand pockets are harness or pack compatible
    • e3D patterning and articulated elbows enable free range of motion
    • Item #ARC00TO

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [body] N40p-X 3L Gore-tex Pro, DWR treatment, [reinforcement panels] N80-X 3L Gore-tex Pro, DWR treatment
    Seams
    fully sealed
    Fit
    regular/relaxed
    Length
    hip
    Center Back Length
    26.5in
    Hood
    Helment compatible DropHood
    Pockets
    2 zippered hand, 1 zippered interior chest
    Venting
    zippered under arm vents
    Claimed Weight
    13.5oz
    Recommended Use
    skiing, snowboarding, backpacking, canyoneering, casual, hiking, ice climbing, mountaineering, ski mountaineering
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited

    Tech Specs

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    I didn't get to wear it in the rain!

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 105lbs

    This I think is one of the cutest jackets from Arc'teryx. I know that is usually not why you pick out such a high-quality option but it doesn't hurt!
    This jacket fits me really well and moves with my body. The jacket does not come up when I lift my arms up.
    I'm 5'2 and 105 pounds and I typically wear an XS and I am an XS in this as well! It offers extra room in the upper arms so you can wear insulation if needed and not get your sleeves pushed up your arm!
    I wish I could have worn this in gnarlier conditions but I just didn't get the chance!
    Being an Arc'teryx item with Goretex I know it has been tested in a bunch of different ways about 1000 times! When you want to be dry and stay dry, you should always look into Arc'teryx!

    Don't forget you can also retreat fabrics a few times each season to keep that waterproofing at its very best!

    Awesome shell

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    This shell has all the features you need to stay warm and dry whether you're in the city or on the mountain. In a storm it keeps all the water out, and has a very functional hood that stays tight on your head to keep you dry. When you're on the move, the pit zips are a great feature for ventilation. Feels super light and durable - all around awesome. I could comfortably wear a small or medium, but went with medium because I like to fit layers under.

    Stay Dry and Look Good Doing It!

      Grabbed this for a friend and this is what she said about it:

      I really like this jacket! I run hot and it is very breathable and comfortable. The pit zips are a great addition for spring skiing and the long front zippered pockets are nicely accessible even with bulky gloves on. The front zipper comes up high enough to cover most of my neck and even some of my face as well as my collared insulated jacket underneath. Kept me dry in the rain and the snow, was breathable the whole time. Also, great color Arc'teryx!



      Stay Dry and Look Good Doing It!

      The Perfect All Around

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Medium
      • Height: 5'7"
      • Weight: 125lbs

      I had been wanting this shell for a while and finally splurged and so glad I did. It is the perfect blend of protection to weight to style. It packs down pretty small so I can take it with me everywhere and it feels like next to nothing when I am wearing it but offers full protection from any weather and wind.
      I also chose this one because I like how the collar zips up independent of the hood. I found for sizing in most Arc’teryx jackets I go with a medium even though I am small chested because it gives me more freedom of movement around the arms and shoulders and fits better in the hips and allows for better layering with insulation.

      Your New Secret Weapon...

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Medium
      • Height: 5'10"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      This shell is incredible. Featuring high quality Gore Tex, with some versatile and well placed venting options, this shell is exactly what any outdoor adventurer should have in their quiver. I love the large venting zips under the arm for easy heat dumping or better yet, to create yourself a wind vest. Rain, sleet, wind, and insane snow, I really value what this piece has to offer. All the way down to the design of the hood to keep it on and comfortable, I couldn't be happier! I Got a Medium (normally between size S and M) to be able to layer under and the fit is exactly what I had hoped for. Comfortable and layers over well without being to boxy and square. The sleeves were plenty long enough for my longer arms and the natural bend in the elbow allowed for comfort and unnoticeable (if any) resistance in the movement. Highly recommend if you are looking for the do it all piece. Snow shell, rain jacket, wind vest or pack it down in your bag for not too much lost space. LOVE IT!

      Great Shell

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Medium
      • Height: 5'7"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      I've used this shell a handful of times on a trip to Costa Rica, and it lived up to expectations! It's completely waterproof but didn't feel like a tent, and if I got a little too hot the under arm vents came in to save the day! Or night, in the rain forest. I loved the fit and the material didn't make me feel sticky or uncomfortable at all.

      Forever Shell

      • Height: 5'11"
      • Weight: 140lbs

      This shell is so meticulously designed to be the perfect touring shell. It is pretty bare-bones, so if you are looking something with lots of pockets/features, this isn't it. The pit zips are amazing, and the overall fit is very comfortable and flattering. I am 5'11" and found the small to fit perfectly. I usually wear a small and struggle with sleeve lengths, but these sleeves were perfect.

      Amazing shell

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Height: 5'3"
      • Weight: 125lbs

      This jacket is completely waterproof and has some awesome features. I wore it snowshoeing while it was snowing and loved having the pit zips to help ventilate and dump heat. The hood was plenty large if I had worn a helmet, but since I wasn't, it was nice to be able to sinch it back so I could see. The pockets zipped from top down to open it (opposite of a typical jacket) and that probably will take some getting used to. It was a tad stiff in the collar area which is great to keep yourself warm and dry, but wasn't my favorite as it did make me feel a tad constricted. I was wearing my hooded Atom LT under it which may have just been too much fabric around my neck area. Overall, an amazing jacket that will not fail you.

      I got an xs but should have gotten a small to layer underneath. A small is my typical size but thought the xs fit fine when I initially tried it on. Once I layered up, I realized I should have gone with my regular size small.

      Well Designed Premium Shell

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Large
      • Height: 5'10"
      • Weight: 146lbs

      This premium technical shell is truly an activity specific design that has versatile use. The Gore-Tex Pro 3L fabric is nothing less than highly durable, waterproof and breathable (did you know that the "Gore-tex Pro 3L" is even more breathable than "Gore-tex 3-Layer fabric"--which is also very breathable-- by a claimed 35%) and the fabric thickness that's bonded to the GTX membrane, 40 & 80D, is to be expected with the Pro 3L...doesn't feel heavy or thick, but it's still tough, durable and dependable. I've spent much time in extreme weather conditions in the mountains here in Utah and this jacket never fails. I prefer the "AR" (All Around) weight and features to the "SV" (sevier) to keep the jacket more versatile, and love the pit zips when I'm touring and active and need to dump heat fast. Clean, classic design is great to wear out on a snowy night after a great day on the mountain as well.

      For insulating layers in mid-winter,, besides a high quality baselayer and possibly a thin polartec fleece pullover (depending on conditions), I'll layer a thin synthetic insulated jacket under (such as the Arc'teryx Atom LT); or for the really frigid days I'll use a lightweight down insulating jacket. Fantastic all-around protective shell--highly recommend.

      Go Everywhere. Do Everything.

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: S
      • Height: 5'6"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      The Beta AR jacket from Arc'teryx is the ultimate shell for just about any activity under the sun. It's durable, waterproof, breathable, and has plenty of venting if you need to dump some heat throughout the day. The pockets are harness compatible, and the genius DropHood design means you won't need to unzip the neck of your jacket to throw the hood over your helmet when chilly winds pick up. I've taken this jacket skiing, climbing, and hiking for 6 years now and it's still in near-perfect shape. This thing is tried and true.

      If you have any questions about Arc'teryx gear, feel free to reach out! I'm their ambassador here in the office, and I'm always happy to chat about anything and everything Arc'teryx.

      Dry as a bone!

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
      • Fit: Runs small
      • Size Bought: L
      • Height: 5'4"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      I took this to Joe's Valley during a desert rain storm and was completely dry. I went with a L to ensure the mobility.

      Bait and Switch

      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: M
      • Height: 5'9"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      Over the past 12 years ive owned and used to death at least 5 Beta AR shells and just last week returned to update my ski collection during the Arcteryx sale. My shell arrived and i was greatly disappointed. A new customer would not know that the new version of the Beta AR is much lighter, less durable and bombproof. The coat runs short and its i length would make it duifficult to wear a pack with a waist belt or cover insulation underneath. To obtain the same quality of older versions of the Beta AR, i had to upgrade to the Alpha SV which is about $70 more.
      Stella

      Great technical piece

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Small
      • Height: 5'5"
      • Weight: 125lbs

      I used this jacket for a Backcountry ski yurt trip that turned out to be very rainy. It kept me dry and warm the whole time. I also really appreciate the zip open pits to stay aired out on the uphills. Large enough to fit a thinner puffy under but not oversized.

      Bomber shell for bae

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

      I bought this jacket as a Christmas gift for my gf and this is what she had to say about it: "I have been using this jacket both resort skiing and backcountry skiing for about a month and I love it! It performs better than any jacket I have had before. I love the under arm zippers because they allow me to stay cool on the uphills, and all zippers seal tightly so that I stay dry when it's really wet out. The wind does not cut through at all, and I am warm and comfortable on even the wettest days, without feeling clammy inside the coat. I love the plum color and the length is good because it keeps the snow out from below. The hood is a good shape, and fits over my helmet. I would recommend this jacket for anyone looking for a versatile ski shell that's able to keep up with changing conditions, activities, and terrain. "

      Best Jacket to own

      • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: XS
      • Height: 5'7"
      • Weight: 130lbs

      I bought this as a gift for my step-mom and she has put it through the wringer! She loved in when she visited Iceland especially as shown in the picture! She raves about this jacket. It's sturdy enough to put up with her bushwhacking and occasional mountain bike rides in the rain, and it is great for snowshoeing or skiing in the winter thanks to the pit zips to vent heat. This is more than a rain jacket, and it's what you'll find yourself reaching for constantly before heading out on your daily adventures. It can take a beating and keep you dry. Gotta love the Gore-Tex! It seems thin when you first get it. but that's the best part because it shaves some of the weight without sacrificing durability. The AR for all-round in this jacket's name means just that! It's excellent. Her only complaint is that she wishes the torso and sleeves were maybe an inch longer, but it gets the job done.

      Best Jacket to own

      Arc'teryx Beta AR (All Around)

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Medium
      • Height: 5'8"
      • Weight: 135lbs

      I love this jacket! I went to Italy and Switzerland and it poured rain every day. I stayed perfectly dry and comfortable. I can fit a hoodie and a puffy under it. The hood adjusts so that is isn't covering my face. The sleeves are long like most Arc'teryx jackets, they are supposed to be long. It isn't fitted, the jacket has space for layers. All in all, I really like it. No complaints.

      Arc'teryx Beta AR (All Around)