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Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket - Women's

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Item #ARC1228

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Tech Specs

Material:
[membrane/laminate] Gore-Tex Paclite, [shell] 40D nylon
Seams:
fully taped
Fit:
athletic with e3D
Length:
hip
Center Back Length:
26.5 in
Hood:
yes
Pockets:
2 front zippered
Claimed Weight:
[medium] 9.8 oz
Recommended Use:
backcountry touring, hiking & camping
Manufacturer Warranty:
limited

Total weather protection that weighs next to nothing.

Some ladies like to sport it anytime there's a chance of bad weather, and others like to stash the lightweight, super-packable Arc'teryx Women's Beta SL Jacket in the backpack or hydration pack until weather hits. Either way, they can count on the Gore-Tex Paclite technology for waterproof breathable storm protection.

  • Gore-Tex Paclite technology and DWR finish fend off rain and snow while allowing water vapor to escape
  • Lightweight 40D nylon ripstop fabric won't take up much space in your pack or weigh you down
  • Micro-seams feature tiny Gore tape to reduce bulk and weight and high stitch counts for durability
  • Athletic fit is streamlined for weight savings; e3D design includes no-lift guesseted underams for excellent mobility
  • Weighs only 9.8 ounces, making it ideal for fast-and-light trips
  • Laminated cuff tabs and hem cord in the laminated hem seal out bad weather
  • Hand pockets with WaterTight zippers placed high for harness and hip-belt compatibility
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

Amazing Rain Jacket!!

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I love Arc'teryx and have been wanting on of their jackets for a while. Their jackets tend to fit a little weird on me, the chest is pretty tight but the sleeves and everything are a good length, so I never end up buying anything. But this jacket was different! I went up a size, I didn't want this to be too tight since it is a jacket and I will probably layer under it, and it ended up fitting perfectly! It didn't look too big, and it was a good fit! It was loose but not huge, which I wanted in the jacket.

It has been great so far, is definitely waterproof. There is no venting, but that hasn't been a problem for me yet. I love that it is pack-able and doesn't feel heavy. This is a great rain jacket and I can't wait to wear it more!

I bought it because its Pink.

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

I already had a couple technical shells, including one from Arcteryx and did not need another jacket . I literally only bought this (in Laminum Pink) because I had seen it in the store and thought the color was beautiful.

Like all Arcteryx its made well and im sure will last me a long time. A couple things that make this jacket different you should know about , if you care about more than the color :
PROS : Its super lightweight and packable . Boxier shape is good for layering . No extra zippers or gaiters to add bulk. Not super long = awesome for mountaineering or hiking. This is not a ski jacket .... its light and pared down and does its job repelling snow, wind and wetness ( wore it on Denali and encountered seriously insane weather (wind, cold, snow, more snow, more wind) for 3 weeks)

CONS: If you're wearing with a harness the pockets are in a weird place and if you have a high waist like me, you likely will have diffuculty accessing the pockets . My other Arcteryx shell has higher pockets . Perhaps this one is not meant for climbing ? Other con is - yep no pit zips. I knew this going into the purchase and bought it anyway (because PINK) and sort of regretted it when i was boiling on the glacier in the hot hot sun.

Overall though I'm happy with my purchase. Size-wise I bought a medium as i wore it with a lot of layers underneath. I would fit a small just fine with only a base layer.

Weird fit

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Small

Wasn’t a fan of this fit. It was short and not flattering. I returned

The Best, Most Versatile Jacket!

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

If I could only choose one jacket for the rest of my life this would be it.

Uses- EVERYTHING! It is amazingly light which makes it great for backpacking and travel. It packs up into its hood and is about the size of a Nalgene. It is durable and breathable enough to use ski touring. Classic and stylish enough for rainy days around town.

Fit- The trim fit is flattering yet still leaves room for layers. I am 5'4" 140 with a petite upper body. I have worn this over a puffy while skiing or just a t-shirt hiking both look and feel great. The adjustability in the hood gives it a perfect fit and blocks out the elements without interfering with my field of view.

Bottom line, this jacket has held up to Patagonian winds, a stormy backpacking trip in the PNW, windy dawn patrols, and rainy dog walks through town. Everyone could use this jacket.

Unanswered Question

i’m looking for something i can wear in extremely hot and humid weather...aka summertime in new orleans swamps. i’ve been told patagonia torrent shell would be a good fit but i like this brand.

Rad = RED/ORANGE

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

The Rad color is red - orange, not the pink-ish color listed above.

Rad = RED/ORANGE

Fancy fancy

  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Small

Sleek and classy coat. I was nervous about transitioning from an insulated coat to just a shell, but I was surprisingly warm on a 10 degree day in just this coat and a micro puff Patagonia layer.

Would you recommend the Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket - Women's for a snowboarding jacket?

Hey Abigail, you could definitely use this as a snowboarding jacket, sure!

Awesome

    I bought this for my mom a while ago, she was wanting an awesome jacket for her rainy hikes. She looooves this. It kept her dry all spring/summer during the rainy season and she took it with her to Costa Rica, it worked great! You can't really go wrong with Arcteryx, if you're willing to spend the money you'll have a product for life!

    total crap

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: L

    nothing like the photo. flimsy, color is way off, cut is not as shown. waste of time to deal with it.

    Elisa!
    So sorry you did not like this! Hit me up to talk about some option that might work better for you: 801-619-7499

    Eh

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: S

    I needed a waterPROOF shell jacket and I decided to bite the bullet, spend the money and order the Arc'teryx Beta SL. The jacket itself is of decent quality, all the seams were taped and the stitching was good. It seems like it would have and kept me dry......

    But the cut of this jacket is so awkward I returned it . It's way too short in the front, barely coming to the top of my pants. The length in the back is good, but oddly disproportionate to the front. Also it is lacking a few features that would be nice in a jacket for this price, such as pit zips/vents, pockets big enough for an iphone, or an internal pocket. Overall this runs small, and if your between sizes or large chested DEFINITELY size up. If your looking for lots of layering room, maybe even size up 2x.

    I returned the Beta SL and ordered a Norrona shell..... and I LOVE the Norrona. Check those out before buying this, it had the extras I wanted and a better fit overall for a similar (or cheaper!) price.

    Lisa,

    Thank you for the review. Sorry the fit was not right for you. Glad you found a shell that worked!

    good

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      AMAZING

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

      This jacket is now one of my favorite things in my closet. I have always had a hard time finding a rain jacket that has a big enough hood until now. I love the color and does an excellent job on keeping me dry. The only thing that I don't like about this jacket is that the material is super noisy. But overall its amazing!

      Arc'teryx Beta SL Jacket - Women's

      • Size Bought: medium

      Very, very light weight. Got a medium, tried a large and the style was lost with that size on me. Medium will not allow some layering for Northwest rain. Longer back to front is a bit too much in its design. All other technical design detail as described are present. Made in China. Cost is $299 oka $300 plus tax......over priced.

      Happy Camper

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

      I finally coughed up for GoreTex because the DWR on other jackets kept wearing out too quickly. Worth every penny. I work at a backcountry lodge in Alaska and it rained so much this summer we were virtually under water--but this jacket kept me dry. Doesn't appear to be wearing out in areas that get repeated abrasion (like under pack straps and hip belt). This model doesn't have pit zips, which might be an issue in another climate region, but in the far north I don't miss them. Good fit (I usually get an XS but like the extra room for layering), and (my favorite part) a capacious hood to accommodate my be-hatted giant noggin. Solid jacket.

      Dry as a goose!

      Even though this jacket is the SL, it kept me SUPER dry during many coastal Alaskan rain storms. I shed water as well as this goose, and she is a pro! Review to follow.

      Dry as a goose!

      Rain free

        Best rain jacket out there. you could stay dry in a hurricane. Perfect fit and super comfy.

        Good

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

        I bought this jacket for my mother for her birthday. She really likes it and says it works well.

        Beauty

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

        I love the jacket!! Arc'teryx is so great, it's breathable, doesn't have armpit openings, but the seams are all perfect! It's been great for me so far!

        Arc'teryx

        Women's Apparel
        Alpha Sizes
         XSSMLXL
        Chest/Bust

        33in

        (84cm)

        35in

        (89cm)

        37in

        (94cm)

        40in

        (102cm)

        44in

        (112cm)

        Waist

        27in

        (68cm)

        28.5in

        (73cm)

        30.5in

        (78cm)

        34in

        (86cm)

        38in

        (96cm)

        Hip

        36in

        (92cm)

        38in

        (97cm)

        40in

        (102cm)

        43.5in

        (110cm)

        47in

        (120cm)

        Sleeve

        29.5in

        (75cm)

        30.5in

        (77cm)

        31.5in

        (80cm)

        32.5in

        (83cm)

        33in

        (84cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Short

        30.5in

        (77cm)

        31in

        (79cm)

        31.5in

        (80cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Regular

        32.5in

        (82cm)

        33in

        (84cm)

        33.5in

        (85cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Tall

        35in

        (90cm)

        36in

        (91cm)

        36.5in

        (93cm)

        Numeric Sizes
         0002468101214
        Bust

        30.5in

        (77cm)

        31.5in

        (80cm)

        32.5in

        (83cm)

        34in

        (86cm)

        35in

        (89cm)

        36in

        (92cm)

        37.5in

        (95cm)

        39.5in

        (100cm)

        41.5in

        (105cm)

        Waist

        24in

        (61cm)

        25in

        (64cm)

        26.5in

        (67cm)

        27.5in

        (70cm)

        28.5in

        (73cm)

        30in

        (76cm)

        31in

        (79cm)

        33in

        (84cm)

        35in

        (89cm)

        Hip

        33.5in

        (85cm)

        34.5in

        (88cm)

        36in

        (91cm)

        37in

        (94cm)

        38in

        (97cm)

        39.5in

        (100cm)

        40.5in

        (103cm)

        42.5in

        (108cm)

        44.5in

        (113cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Short

        30in

        (76cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Regular

        32in

        (81cm)

        Crotch to Floor:
        Tall

        35in

        (89cm)

        How to Measure:
        For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
        Bust:
        With arms relaxed at your sides, measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your bust/chest.
        Waist:
        Measure around your waist at the narrowest part.
        Hip:
        Standing with feet hip width apart, measure around your hips at the widest part.
        Inseam:
        From standing position, measure from your crotch to your ankle.
        Sleeve:
        With arm relaxed at your side and slightly bent, measure from center back neck, across shoulder to elbow and down to wrist.
        Crotch to Floor:
        With bare feet, measure from your crotch down the inside leg to the floor.
        *Actual inseam length will vary depending on what Arc'teryx deemed suitable for end use footwear.