Posted by: arvalond | 2012/01/24

ARC’TERYX Product Definitions

* Alpha:
Technical focussed high-end items
Goretex hardshell

* Theta:
All Around oriented
Goretex hardshell (Skiing inspired, usally 3 layer Gore) longer cut, powder skirt, waist draw cord and extra chest pockets.

* Beta:
Trimmed down, minimalist
Goretex hardshell (climbing) Cut shorter, with 2 hand pockets

* Fission:
Primaloft Insulated

* Gamma:
Softshell (mostly Polartech Power shield fabric)

* Switchback:
Ultralight Softshell

* Sigma:
Softshell(mostly Gore Windstopper fabric)

* Delta:
Insulation (Mid layer) pieces

* Rho:
Base layers ( synthetic and merino)

* Gothic:
Wool Abbreviations

* SV –Severe– Heavier (tougher) fabric , larger (helmet compatible) hoods
* AR–All Around– usally slightly lighter then SV and more all around features
* LT — Light– Lightweight ,usally XCR ,fewer features
* SL– superlight–Super Lightweight, lightest fabric, minimal pockets or vents
* SK–Ski– only SK item is the Theta SK pants, Great heavy duty bib ski pants
* MX–Mixed– Gamma MX series only, Polartech power shield
* Comp–Composite– Combination of hardshell and softshell
* RT- Rolltop
* M – Mountain
* LS – Long Sleeve
* SS – Short Sleeve

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