If you want a jacket that performs across alpine disciplines, including ski mountaineering, ice climbing, a trans-alpine crossing and the like, you need a hardshell jacket like the Alpha Ar Jacket from Arc'teryx. Equipped with reinforcements in high-stress areas, this robust jacket is up to any alpine challenge and fit to provide you with the protection you need in adverse conditions. Thanks to their use of Gore-Tex Pro, this jacket is waterproof, and all zips are water repellent. In addition, this waterproof jacket comes complete with a storm hood equipped with glove-friendly cords for easy adjustments. Plus, its helmet compatible. The brim is reinforced and is equipped to take on strong winds.
Another great feature that ice and rock climbers will appreciate is the hem adjusters Arcteryx incorporated into the Alpha AR Jacket. This will prevent the jacket from slipping out from under your climbing harness. Thanks to the 2-way zip, you can also belay well in this jacket, since youll always have easy access to your climbing harness. So, whether you wear your harness over or underneath the jacket doesnt matter. A fantastic choice for any alpinist - the Arcteryx Alpha AR Jacket!