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Arc'teryx adds summer weight insulation for Spring 2016 with the new Atom SL Hoody

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NORTH VANCOUVER July 29, 2015 – Expandingon one of its most popular and versatile product collections ever, ARC’TERYX proudly debuts the new Atom SL Hoody for spring 2016 – blending lightweight compressibility with thermal efficiency to create the ultimate summer insulation layer. Crafted with premium Coreloft® synthetic insulation with air permeable fleece side panels, the new Atom SL Hoody provides thermal regulation during high output activities while delivering a high degree of functionality to a broad range of activities.

Ideal for a multitude of active summer pursuits – from climbing to camping – the new Atom SL Hoody features the lightest weight Coreloft synthetic insulation with its quilted 40gsm construction. The jacket’s unique hybrid construction also features a wind-resistant and DWR treated main body with breathable fleece underarm and side panels for ventilation. Perfect for chilly summer mornings and evenings, the extremely versatile Atom SL Hoody performs well as an insulating mid layer while also providing ample breathability for active use as an outer layer.

With unprecedented attention to detail and thoughtful, simplified features, the Atom SL Hoody weighs only 250 grams and compacts down to fit easily into even the smallest waist packs. Two zippered hand pockets help for additional hand warmth while also keeping small items secure.

The unique cuff design of the Atom SL Hoody incorporates stretchy, wedge shaped panels that seal in warmth with a snug fit yet can also be pulled up the forearm for additional venting. The patented No-Slip-Zip™ front zip keeps the zipper from slipping open when you only want to “crack” the collar for a bit of excess air flow and heat release. A single cord lock at the back of the hood tightens the elastic cord that extends to the front of the hood and up over the brow, extending the Atom SL Hoody’s comfort range for when temperatures plummet.

The lightest option in the Atom collection, the Atom SL Hoody is designed for comfort during high-energy summer activities, functioning perfectly for inclement weather bouldering or cool evening hiking – allowing freedom of movement and breathability during brief, high output burns.

Extremely versatile, compact, lightweight, and windproof, the new Atom SL Hoody is the ideal summer weight insulation piece for active outdoor enthusiasts looking for that one jacket that does it all.

Arc’teryx Equipment is a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company based in North Vancouver, Canada. Our relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance delivers breakthrough experiences. The company’s industry-leading design and unique in-house manufacturing center creates technical products that can be trusted to perform in moments of extreme need.

Arc’teryx distributes its products through more than 3,000 retail locations worldwide, including ten branded stores in Europe, North America and Asia.

Arc’teryx is named for the Archaeopteryx Lithographica, the first reptile to develop the feather for flight. Evolution in Action.