By Eric Yang
on 9.14.07

arcteryx_sidewinder.jpgSnow riders everywhere will appreciate the technically advanced Arc’terxy Sidewinder AR jacket&emdash;it’s made for the most demanding conditions.

  • Sidewinder hits below the hips for protection and warmth and is built for extreme weather and rugged conditions
  • Gore-Tex® 3L Pro Shell fabric is tough, extremely breathable and durably waterproof and windproof
  • Gore Micro Grid lining is a thin, low-denier, low-density woven fabric that allows the shell to slide easily over mid layers
  • A reduced number and thickness of seams offers improved abrasion- and snag-resistance, enhanced breathability and decreased weight
  • Strategically placed high-denier fabric reinforces areas that are prone to abrasion
  • Lightweight Stow Hood™ with molded brim compresses to hide within the jacket’s collar; it’s accessible though a watertight zipper
  • Curved watertight front zipper eliminates chin chafe and ensures total weatherproofness; laminated quick-dry chin guard protects soft skin
  • Features laminated watertight polyurethane exposed pit and pocket zippers, laminated DryCuffs™ and a laminated, adjustable powder skirt
  • Also features laminated hem, cord tunnels and zipper garages
  • Imbedded Recco® reflector enhances radio signals from search and rescue Recco detectors for quicker acquisition of position in an emergency
  • Multiple storage options: dual handwarmer pockets, chest pocket, interior chest pocket and Opti™ radio pocket

What this means to you: It’s not winter but take advantage of the early season to get your ski and boarding gear in order fo

Cost: $475 @ REI

20% discount with coupon code FALCPN7. Also free shipping. [valid with REI registration thru 9/20]

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