If youre looking for a minimalistic hardshell jacket for multiple activities, the Arcteryx Women's Zeta Lt Jacket is the perfect choice! Like her big sister, the Women's Zeta Ar Jacket, this lightweight hardshell jacket is perfect for trekking and walking in mountainous regions. The difference between the two lies in the lighter fabric used for the upper and the reduced number of features. This is how Arcteryx was able to reduce the weight if the waterproof jacket without diminishing its functionality.
The upper consists of a lightly woven, yet tough 3-layer Gore-Tex laminate. Thanks to the integrated membrane, this laminate is: Windproof, waterproof and breathable. That way, youll stay nice and dry, regardless of how much you sweat on those strenuous ascents or if you run into a storm. For the laminates backer, Arcteryx used GORE C-KNIT technology. Due to its unique construction, this inner layer is not only extremely comfortable but also much lighter than conventional Gore-Tex laminates.
Of course, the minimalistic design of the Arcteryx Women's Zeta Lt Jacket contributes to the low weight as well. The hood is equipped with a high collar and can be adjusted according to your head shape. Plus, itll move with you and wont obstruct your field of view. In addition, there are two convenient pockets for small items, such as an energy bar. The handy inside pocket, adjustable waistband as well as hook and loop fasteners on the cuffs add the finishing touches to the wonderful design. The lightweight Arcteryx Women's Zeta Lt Jacket is quite the jacket!