One of two pit zips on this smartly designed anorak runs all the way from elbow to hem, making it a cinch to get the pullover on and off–even over a puffy jacket.
The vents, plus breathable Gore-Tex Paclite, minimize overheating. $250; 10 oz. (w’s medium); men’s S-XXL, women’s XS-XL; arcteryx.com
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