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81789RE: [BackpackGearTest] Owner Review - Arc'teryx Atom LT Jacket

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  • Paul Rickard
    Dec 3, 2012
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      Hey,

      Went with UK date format, did send this today!

      Thanks,

      Paul

      To: BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com
      From: plcmark@...
      Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:31:21 -0600
      Subject: Re: [BackpackGearTest] Owner Review - Arc'teryx Atom LT Jacket


























      Paul,



      Somebody or something (on my side of the pond?) turned the date of the OR

      into March 12, 2012 !



      Mark



      On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Paul Rickard <lizardman400@...>wrote:



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      > Men's Atom LT Jacket by Arc'teryx

      >

      > OR

      > March 12, 2012

      >

      > TESTER INFORMATION

      >

      > NAME: Paul Rickard

      > EMAIL: lizardman400@...

      > AGE: 19

      >

      > LOCATION: Devon, England, United Kingdom

      > GENDER: M

      > HEIGHT: 6' 3" (1.91 m)

      > WEIGHT: 260 lb (118.00 kg)

      >

      > Started

      > walking outdoors properly around 4 years ago, have since completely my

      > full Gold DofE, NNAS Awards and now a DofE Supervisor and assessor. Work

      > in the outdoors doing Canoeing, Kayaking, Rock climbing (indoor and

      > outdoor), Hill and Mountain Walking and some bushcraft. Run my own

      > outdoor club which provides outdoor education services to

      > schools/organisations/Uniformed Youth Groups.

      >

      > Love putting gear through tough conditions!

      >

      > PRODUCT INFORMATION

      >

      > Manufacturer: Arc'teryx

      > Year of Manufacture: 2012

      > Manufacturer's Website: <<HYPERLINK GOES HERE - "

      > http://www.arcteryx.com/?EN">>

      >

      > MSRP: UK �160

      > Listed Weight: 326g (11.5oz)

      > Measured Weight: 327g (11.5oz)

      > Other

      > details: "Insulated, mid-layer jacket with wind and moisture resistant

      > outer face fabric; Ideal as a layering piece for cold weather

      > activities."

      >

      > FIELD USE

      >

      > Having owned the jacket for 2 months now I have

      > had a chance to get out in some of the colder weather we've had

      > recently. This jacket is superb, been up on Dartmoor while wearing it

      > and it's handled harsh winds well and kept heat in while not getting

      > clammy which can easily happen with an insulated jacket.

      >

      > Although a very basic design it's still top of the list for needed

      > kit, two outside pockets are large with soft lining which keeps hands

      > both comfortable and warm. Inside pocket keeps map protected from

      > elements and always useful.

      >

      > As their website says this jacket is designed as a midlayer and will

      > not keep you protected from heavy rain/snow. In light rain the water

      > will bead and run off the jacket though so there is some protection

      > there but you will need a hard shell to provide protection from heavy

      > rains.

      >

      > For the weight of this jacket the level of warmth is amazing, easily

      > outdoes some of the real bulky insulation jackets out there from other

      > brands, this packs down small and weighs so little that it would be

      > silly not to take it on any trip.

      >

      > The durability so far has been great, no signs of wear yet and can't

      > seen there being any soon. Zips always work spot on, no tugging or

      > jamming.

      >

      > SUMMARY

      >

      > This is one of those jackets

      > that you can't resist wearing as much as possible. I have worn this

      > jacket for popping in to town, climbing and for chucking on after

      > canoeing. It performs brilliantly at every oppurtunity and I am yet to

      > find any faults.

      >

      > THINGS I LIKE

      >

      > Warmth

      > Weight

      > Durability

      > Style

      >

      > THINGS I DON'T LIKE

      >

      > No hood on my jacket but is availible with one

      >

      > SIGNATURE

      >

      > Paul Rickard

      >

      >



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