The All-Mountain Beta Arc’teryx Is Ready for Anything

A technical all-mountain shell is one of the most valuable garments you can add to your arsenal of outdoor gear.

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I recently took the Beta with me on a strike mission to Mammoth. An unexpected storm was a surprise and we were blessed with fresh snow on a bluebird day when we arrived.

Packing for the trip in the middle of a rainstorm was not ideal, but it was a great first test for the Beta Arc’teryx, which kept me totally dry and was easy to shake off and roll into my duffel when it was time to go.

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The GORE-TEX fabric is surprisingly soft but durable enough to not rip from close calls with brush and terrain. At Mammoth I used it as my daily walk around jacket and took it tubing and on a couple hikes. It’s only a shell and has no insulation, but the fit allows for a nice warm layer without feeling tight.

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The Beta jacket handled the highs and lows of Mammoth weather and activities, and was comfortable to wear throughout the day and into the night. I’m excited to have a go-to jacket technical jacket that looks sharp and will keep me dry no matter how much I get dumped on.

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