Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody - Insulated Jackets: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody - Insulated Jackets: Reviews

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Backcountry Staple

If you don't already have a jacket like the Atom LT Hoody in your quiver, it's time to add one. What's so great about it? Because it's lightly insulated with a highly compressible synthetic fill, it's impressively warm for such a light and packable jacket. Plus its stretchy and uninsulated panels of fleece under the arms make for a less bulky fit and up the comfort factor. If a lightweight down coat is an essential piece of insurance for winter trips into the backcountry, this is the summertime equivalent. Bonus: Come winter, its trim cut makes it the perfect midlayer for resort skiing. Also available without a hood for $179. 13 oz;
Warmth-to-Weight Ratio: 4.8
Wind/Water Resistance: 3.7

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