Arc’teryx Women’s Alpha SV Jacket

The Alpha SV, the most durable Arc’teryx hardshell for climbers and alpinists, is now stronger and lighter. Exceptionally hardwearing waterproof, breathable N100p-X 3L GORE-TEX Pro fabric delivers outstanding abrasion resistance. Optimized construction, WaterTight zippers with RS sliders, and minimized seams shed grams. Fully featured with a helmet compatible StormHood, pit zips, and articulated construction, the Alpha SV remains the proven choice for extended use in severe conditions.

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Technical Features

  • Waterproof
  • Windproof
  • Breathable
  • Highly durable
  • Abrasion resistant

Construction

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  • Laminated high-strength hanger loop
  • Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight
  • GORE-TEX® Pro three-layer construction
  • Strategically placed narrow GORE® seam tape (8mm width)
  • Arc’teryx Nu water repellent treatment

 

Design

  • Generous cut for easy layering
  • Womens’ specific design for optimal fit and performance

Patterning

  • Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort
  • Articulated patterning for unrestricted mobility
  • No-lift gusseted underarms

 

 

Hood Configuration

  • Laminated brim
  • Helmet compatible StormHood™
  • Cohaesive™ hood adjustments for ease of use with mittens or gloves

Collar Configuration

  • Laminated chin guard

Zippers & Fly Configuration

  • WaterTight™ external zippers
  • Pit zippers for easy venting
  • WaterTight™ Vislon front zip
  • Micro corded zipper pulls

Cuff & Sleeves Configuration

  • Laminated die-cut Velcro® cuff adjusters with elastic
  • Die-cut Velcro® cuff adjusters reduce bulk, and won’t catch or tear off

Waist & Belt Configuration

  • Adjustable elastic waist drawcord

Hem Configuration

  • Drop back hem
  • Laminated hem
  • Cohaesive™ hem adjusters function as Hemlock™ to prevent jacket from slipping out from under a climbing harness

Pocket Configuration

  • Two internal laminated pockets
  • Internal chest pocket with zip
  • Two high, crossover hand pockets with WaterTight™ zips
  • One internal dump pocket
  • Left bicep pocket with WaterTight™ zip
  • Note: Our WaterTight™ zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof. We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture

Materials

  • N100p-X 3L GORE-TEX® Pro
  • GORE-TEX®  

Care

  • Machine wash in warm water (30°C).
  • Double rinse.
  • Do not use fabric softener.
  • Tumble dry on medium heat.
  • Do not iron.

Awards

  • Outdoor Magazine Test Win (Germany)
  • Backpacker Magazine’s Lifetime Award
  • Outdoor Gear Lab Editor’s Choice Award
  • Men’s Journal Gear Lab Approved
  • Forbes.com – Top 5 New Winter Gear Pieces 2013

For more, check out: http://www.arcteryx.com

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