• Arc'teryx - Cerium SV Hooded Down Jacket - Men's - Lichen
  • Arc'teryx - Cerium SV Hooded Down Jacket - Men's - Lichen
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Arc'teryx Cerium SV Hooded Down Jacket - Men's

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$264.99 $525.00

Item #ARC00P5

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Tech Specs

Material:
[face fabric] Arato 10 (100% nylon), DWR treatment, [lining] Arato 7 (100% nylon)
Insulation:
[body] European grey goose down, [shoulders, cuffs] Coreloft synthetic
Fill Weight:
850
Baffle Construction:
Down Contour (pleated)
Fit:
regular
Length:
hip, drop hem
Center Back Length:
27.3in
Hood:
insulated StormHood, adjustable
Pockets:
[external] 2 zippered hand, [internal] 1 zippered with stuff sack
Claimed Weight:
[medium] 14.6oz
Recommended Use:
backpacking, hiking, ice climbing, mountaineering
Manufacturer Warranty:
limited

Find challenge from the mountains, not gear.

The Arc'teryx Men's Cerium SV Hooded Down Jacket is built with extreme functionality in mind, specifically for those challenging backcountry and alpine situations. When your life depends on your gear, the last thing you want to be thinking about is whether or not your jacket is up to the task. The warmest option in the Cerium series, (the Arc'teryx line of minimalist, lightweight, technical, down insulated jackets) and designed to tackle severe weather head on, this jacket is a dependable midlayer in frigid conditions or a standalone jacket in bitter, dry conditions.

The Cerium starts with down composite mapping, which strategically places down and synthetic insulation in key areas. As down only provides warmth if it's lofty and dry, synthetic insulation is placed in areas that are more prone to moisture, such as the cuffs and shoulders, for maximum warmth. The baffle construction also helps in heat retention. Designed in a linear pleated baffle structure that creates volume and maximizes the down loft toward the body, the baffles are reducing negative air space, essentially erasing cold spots that can be common in quilted down jackets. To top off the warmth, a DWR coating is used on the lightweight Arato face fabric to help repel light precipitation to keep the insulation dry.

When conditions get really extreme, the adjustable StormHood can be worn over your helmet to help seal in your body heat and the No Slip Zip design of the main zipper ensures that while you're climbing or moving around a lot, the zipper won't creep down allowing cold air in. When a downpour starts, the down insulation is highly compressible so you can comfortably layer the Cerium SV under a technical shell to keep dry and warm. In fact, a stuff sack is included with the Cerium so you can pack it away easily without it taking up too much room or weight in your pack when you're at lower, warmer elevations.

  • Technical down piece for superior warmth as a standalone or midlayer
  • DWR treatment repels moisture to keep down dry and protected
  • Lofty and warm 850 down fill maximizes warmth to weight ratio
  • Down Composite Mapping strategically places insulation for warmth
  • Down Contour baffles reduce cold spots for all-around comfort
  • Insulated StormHood shields from the cold even with a helmet on
  • No Slip Zip keeps jacket from unzipping through strenuous movements
  • Arc'teryx designs with a minimalist, less is more approach

Like wearing a sleeping bag

    Love this jacket. I use it touring where I run really hot on the uphill. I usually skin in just a base layer, so anytime we stop I can pull out this beast and keep warm. It is bulkier than using a smaller mid layer, but bomber in the cold and also a nice safety precaution in case we run into an extended stay. I sized up to go over layers

    Love this Jacket

      for the price its great! warm, light weight, and comfortable. great jacket
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      Perfect!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: Runs small
      • Size Bought: small

      This puffy is outstanding. It fits great and is very warm. You can layer it up or wear it with a t-shirt. I live in Utah and wanted something that I could use as an extreme mid layer or just wear around town. This checks all boxes.

      Next Level

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

      There's others out there, but not much can keep up. Extraordinary warm.

      Super warm

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

      Incredibly warm and packable! Fairly expensive but absolutely worth every penny.

      A Furnace

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

      My brother's had a Cerium SV for a couple years now and decided to get me one for Christmas. He's always referred to it as a sleeping bag and he's not far off - it's like wearing a furnace. Historically, I've stuck with the Atom LT & AR, and have been content with those jackets for winter layering. But, this is in a totally different league. No more having to wear a flannel/hoodie under my Atom AR. You only need a light shirt under this, or you'll be too hot. I'm really looking forward to using it more this winter and utilizing it on future adventures.

      Runs short

      • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
      • Fit: Runs small
      • Size Bought: Large

      Love love love my women's version of this jacket so I bought the men's for my guy. He's a lean build at 6'1 and 175 lbs so I bought size Large. The jacket is beautiful and he was hoping to keep it but we are returning because it's very short in the front. The width was roomy enough on him for layering, which was fine for his use. The back was long enough but the front barely covered his belt and he kept wanting to pull it down which also made it look too short - bummer. Trying the Thorium SV next since the specs list it as a few inches longer.

      Performance and Sizing

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: Runs small
      • Size Bought: Large

      This thing is crazy rad. I ALWAYS run a Medium in Arc' stuff, but got the Large here because I want to be able to throw it over top of everything if need be - if I try that it will be pretty restricting. If I hadn't bought a large it would be way too tight to fit even as a mid-layer, but the L is perfect. It easily fits under my Medium Arc' Beta SV shell. I'm stoked on it and it's proven to really be a warm piece, though I do worry a little about its lasting durability with the 10D face fabric, and the 7 D interior fabric. I am used to not having to baby Arc stuff, so we'll see about this. If you're on the fence with sizing or have broader shoulders within your sizing category I recommend going up to the next size. I have a 42 inch chest.

      Update: I'm actually pleased with its durability. I love having this thing in my pack - safeguard against any cold. It would be nice if the hood adjustments were outside the collar instead of inside though and if the hem adjustments didn't require two hands to work. Got caught in freezing rain for about 15 minutes with this as my only jacket once and it held its loft well. Only felt water through the inner elbows where the down tends to retreat. The down shift in the rear of the jacket more than I would expect. Every few days I'l give it a couple good shakes and things even back out.

      Inferno warm

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      This is the cerium on steroids. Ridiculously warm. You wouldn't want to wear this on cool days as you would start sweating. This is for the colder days like single digits and below. I use this as a mid layer when the mercury drops. I've worn this in -30 degree weather in the high country of Colorado and my core was well protected from the chill.

      Arc'teryx

      Men's Apparel
      Alpha Sizes
       XSSMLXLXXL
      Chest

      36in

      (94cm)

      38in

      (97cm)

      40in

      (102cm)

      43in

      (109cm)

      46.5in

      (118cm)

      50in

      (128cm)

      Waist

      29in

      (74cm)

      31in

      (79cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      36in

      (92cm)

      39.5in

      (100cm)

      43.5in

      (110cm)

      Hip

      36in

      (92cm)

      38in

      (97cm)

      40in

      (102cm)

      43in

      (110cm)

      46.5in

      (118cm)

      50in

      (128cm)

      Sleeve

      32in

      (81cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      34in

      (86cm)

      35in

      (89cm)

      36in

      (91cm)

      37in

      (94cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Short

      30.5in

      (77cm)

      31in

      (79cm)

      31.5in

      (81cm)

      32.5in

      (82cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Regular

      32.5in

      (82cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      33.5in

      (86cm)

      34.5in

      (87cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Tall

      35in

      (90cm)

      36in

      (92cm)

      36.5in

      (93cm)

      37in

      (95cm)

      Numeric Sizes
       282930313233343638
      Waist

      28in

      (71cm)

      29in

      (74cm)

      30in

      (76cm)

      31in

      (79cm)

      32in

      (81cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      34in

      (86cm)

      36in

      (91cm)

      38in

      (96cm)

      Hip

      35in

      (89cm)

      36in

      (92cm)

      37in

      (94cm)

      38in

      (97cm)

      39in

      (99cm)

      40in

      (102cm)

      41in

      (104cm)

      43in

      (109cm)

      45in

      (114cm)

      Pant Inseam

      32in

      (81cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      33.5in

      (85cm)

      34in

      (86cm)

      35in

      (89cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Short

      30in

      (77cm)

      30.5in

      (78cm)

      31in

      (79cm)

      31.5in

      (80cm)

      32in

      (82cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Regular

      32in

      (82cm)

      32.5in

      (83cm)

      33in

      (84cm)

      33.5in

      (85cm)

      34in

      (87cm)

      35in

      (89cm)

      Crotch to Floor:
      Tall

      35in

      (89cm)

      35.5in

      (90cm)

      36in

      (92cm)

      36.5in

      (93cm)

      37in

      (94cm)

      38in

      (97cm)

      How to Measure:
      For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
      Chest:
      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.