Arc'teryxBeta LT Jacket - Women's

Total weather protection for any adventure.

Hiking in the fall, ice climbing in the winter, and skiing in the spring—it seems like you wear the Arc'teryx Women's Beta LT Jacket all year. That's probably because its lightweight Gore-Tex Pro fabric keeps you dry through the heaviest downpours while remaining breathable enough for summer alpine ascents. Or maybe it's the durable nylon face fabric that takes any beating you throw at it, or the trim fit, or the e3D patterning that enhances your range of motion when you reach through those technical cruxes on your ice route.

Weighing in at a mere 11 ounces, the Beta LT is the lightest option in the Beta line, and is ideal for fast-and-light missions, spring touring, and summer peak-bagging. The adjustable, helmet-compatible StormHood features a laminated brim that doesn't hinder your visibility when hiking through the rain. Its WaterTight Vislon front zipper repels water, and the drop-back hem is adjustable so you're sealed from head to hips in total weather protection while you play outside.

  • Lightweight shell versatile enough for every season
  • Gore-Tex Pro shell is waterproof and highly breathable
  • Taped seams and DWR finish for added weatherproofing
  • Longer, trimmer fit for improved coverage and performance
  • e3D patterning enhances mobility and comfort
  • Gusseted underarms allow better mobility
  • Adjustable hood with laminated brim maintains visibility
  • Drop-back hem provides increased coverage
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perfect service

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: small

online service, handle process, response time, deliver time..... every thing is perfect.
Aspen Glow color, for a gift to my wife, she love it very much.

A Necessity For Mountain Lovers!!

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

After getting this jacket, I can't imagine going into the mountains without it. It keeps me dry (even when I frolic under a waterfall), packs up small when I put it in my bag and the colour is aaaaamazing! There's no going back to any other jacket, this is a 10/10 winner.

Haven't worn, but excited to.

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Large

I just got this the other day, and while I haven't worn it yet, I'm really excited to put it to use! I got this for touring and all around cold or wet weather use with layers underneath. I usually wear a medium top, sometimes small, and with this I ordered a large. It fits with a good bit of room, but I really don't think I'd order a medium. It'd be too fitted (this is very Euro-slim). Just be aware of that. As an added bonus, the Fiesta color is bomb!

EDIT: I just wasn't satisfied with this purchase as time went on and I kept looking at it hanging with my other coats. It's a steep price for not having normal pockets (like, what?) or pit zips. I will say that the pockets it does have are deep and efficient with space, but like I said... a very expensive jacket for what it offers. Would be warm with multiple layers underneath, I think, but again: no pit-zips?! Seems crazzzyyyy.

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Only missing one thing..

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

... in my opinion that is. I've been on this impossible hunt for a rain jacket with an inner chest pocket. I'm yet to find something, but that is about the only thing I'm feeling this lacks. It's wonderful otherwise!

Super light weight, flattering fit

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

What i love about this jacket:

1)I am petite and often find Arcteryx to run large, however this jacket runs true to size and it has a shape

2) super lightweight, with all the excellent goretex waterproofing and breathability attributes

3) layers super well, packs small

4) the hood is amazing - it protects from wind and elements really well

photo - - showing how amazing the hood is! Mega protection from wind and chill!

Super light weight, flattering fit

Great Fitting Jacket

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

I bought this jacket in Firefly for my mom and loved it so much I had to purchase it for myself. I have the Arc'teryx Atom LT and it fits perfectly under this jacket. I love that it has extra length in the arms and torso because I'm tall and it's hard to find jackets that fit well. I usually wear a size small in most clothing but since I layer under my jackets I have both the Atom and this in medium.

Excellent Performance, Great Fit

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

Size: 5' 4.75"; between 108-112 lbs. depending on the season. I have the Beta LT in Viridian in size small.

Fit: when thinking about what size you should get, consider the activities you'll be doing--will you be skiing in very cold weather, hiking in variable weather, walking your dog, or ice climbing? This jacket fits true to size, and if you get your normal size, you might not feel comfortable wearing your base and down/synthetic layers underneath. I ski and hike in this (and also bought it with climbing in mind), and though it's a little big (but still flattering) when I'm not wearing layers underneath, it's perfect for those extra layers. To get the most versatility out of this jacket, I would order a size up depending on how bulky your layers are. The hood fits beautifully over a skiing helmet, and though it doesn't have a powder skirt, that's alright--you just have to not fall as much :) Finally, the length is moderately long on me, and I also have a pretty long torso. Because "moderately" and "pretty" aren't very descriptive, I've attached a photo to show where this jacket hits me length-wise. I also have long arms (+1 ape index) and the jacket is long on my arms by about 1.5 inches, but I definitely prefer this over having them being too short.

Because it has Gore-Tex Pro, Arc'teryx decided not to include the pit zips. For me, after skiing in some pretty warm weather, I wished a couple times that there were pit zips, but it is very, very breathable, and this is only a minor complaint. If you're hiking in very warm weather and you don't want to get clammy underneath your jacket, you might want to go with one of their other models with pit zips. I'm a moderate sweater.

As far as general performance goes, in my experience, I haven't found anything better than this jacket. If you're hesitating about the price, just keep in mind that if you take care of this jacket (use a technical gear wash--NOT normal detergent!), you'll have it for years and years.

Excellent Performance, Great Fit

thumbs up!

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

While my Beta LT has only seen 2 moderate downpours thus far, I am happy with its performance. It starts to soak up water after a bit (it doesn't all bead off) but I stay dry on the inside, which is what really matters, right?

"Viridian" colour is a little teal-er than my monitor suggested but I got past that and am keeping the jacket.

Fit is flattering: I am sausage-shaped, 130 lbs, 5'6", and this jacket makes me look like I actually have curves. That's pretty cool.