How warm is the arcteryx Atom LT?

How warm is the arcteryx Atom LT?

How warm is the Atom LT? Answer: The Atomo LT is rated down to about 38 degrees Fahrenheit in our experience with moderate to light activity. With layering, the Atom LT can go much lower e.g. an outer shell or baselayer.

What is the difference between arcteryx Atom LT and SL?

In summary, their main differences are: Atom LT is A LOT warmer, and also a little bit more weather resistant. Atom SL is A LOT lighter, and also a little bit more breathable and packable. Designed more for warm weather (during the summer and/or spring) use in the upper alpines.

Is Atom LT good for winter?

This is where the Atom LT Hoody really shines. It works extremely well as an insulating layer beneath a GoreTex shell in cold, wet conditions. It’s an effective outer layer when worn over a light base layer and a medium-weight pull-over. It also compresses down nicely for carrying it in a pack.

Is Atom LT warm enough?

Breathability. One of the compromises of the Atom’s efficient warmth and decent weather resistance is breathability. Unlike active-insulation jackets like the Patagonia Nano-Air, Black Diamond First Light, and even Arc’teryx’s own Proton LT, the Atom runs fairly warm during high-output sports like ski touring.

Is Atom LT breathable?

Breathability. Compared to classics in the lightweight jacket category, the Atom LT Hoody is impressively breathable. This is thanks to its hybrid design, which features weather-resistant front, back, and arms, as well as breathable side panels.

Is the Atom LT warm enough?

It’s unbelievably warm for the weight,” and, “It’s light enough to layer under a shell and warm enough to wear on its own in shoulder seasons.

How do I clean my Atom LT hoody?

Use a gentle detergent on the delicate setting of your washing machine. Do not clean the jacket in hot water. Set your washer to cool, and do not use fabric softener. Tumble dry only on low or extra-low and on a delicate setting on your dryer.

Is Atom LT windproof?

Featuring a weather-resistant shell, synthetic insulation, and excellent coverage from its collar and adjustable hood, the Arc’teryx Atom LT does a nice job in light to moderate precipitation and wind.

How cold is LT atom?

Weather Resistance As an outer shell, the optimal temperature range for the Atom LT Hoody is between 5°C and -10°C (41F to 14F). In colder climates, we recommend delegating the Atom LT to midlayer and sporting a warmer outer, like the Arc’teryx Beta SV.

Which is better Arc teryx atom or proton Lt?

In the end, those looking for a high-performance piece will be better off with the Proton LT, but the Atom is the more versatile design if you plan to wear it casually and around town. At 12.9 ounces for a men’s medium (the listed weight is 13.2 oz.), the Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody is reasonably light and easy to haul around in a pack.

How much does an Arc teryx atom Lt hoody cost?

At 5’9” and 155 pounds, I opted for my standard men’s medium and found it to be pretty much perfect. In addition to the men’s jacket we tested, the Atom LT also comes in a women’s hoody that was also revised for 2020, clocks in at 11.3 ounces, costs the same at $259]

Is the Arc’teryx atom Lt a cult classic?

The Arc’teryx Atom LT is a cult classic. Aside from new colors, it’s only seen a few updates over the years, mostly because so many people feel like it’s perfect right out of the oven. The Atom LT has accumulated a die-hard following over the years, and it’s easy to see why.

How big is an Arc teryx small jacket?

We weighed our size men’s small jacket at 12.2 ounces. While this is about three ounces heavier than the lightest option in this review, it is notably the lightest of the similar stretch active layers that we’ve tested. Like all of the Arc’teryx models in this review, this one cannot stuff into its own pocket and zip closed.

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