Gear Guide: Arctica Announces Launch of New Down ‘Packet’
It’s a pillow: The Arctica Down Packet is a soft down pillow when packed into its huge rear storage pocket. Keep one in your car for comfort or in case of emergency. Take a Packet instead of that pillow from home and travel neatly on the plane or to your next event. Recover with a power nap between races or after that long hike.
It’s a pack: The Arctica Down Packet works like a pack with its huge rear storage compartment at the back is perfect for storing things like granola bars, ski straps, cat tracks, gloves and that secret go fast wax. There are nine total pockets in the Packet – the Packet Pocket, two handwarmer pockets, two chest pockets, a pass pocket with lanyard on the arm, two large internal stow pockets, and one internal zippered pocket.
It’s a jacket: The Arctica Down Packet quickly and easily converts to a jacket when you need it. It is insulated with warm and cozy 650-fill power ethically sourced goose down to keep you warm in sub zero temperatures and constructed of DURALITE, a micro denier nylon fabric that fends off moisture and glides on easily over base layers or an Arctica GS Speed Suit. Two-way center front zipper, removable and adjustable helmet compatible hood and a one hand adjustable hem round out the features of this multifunctional piece.
The Arctica Down Packet is available in a family of sizes including men’s, women’s, and youth sizing each from small thru extra large. The Arctica Down Packet, an exceptional value at just $250 for adults and $200 for youth.
About Arctica: Arctica manufactures high quality, performance apparel for alpine skiers and racers worldwide. Arctica was born at the base of the mid-west’s most popular ski racing courses, the action sports apparel brand creates premium functional outerwear instilled with racing heritage. Known for innovation, Arctica has been providing full side zip race pants in a rainbow of colors 365 days/year to the world of alpine ski racing since 2008. Arctica continues to support the growth of ski racing by offering innovative products at a great value that are designed with ski racers in mind. Arctica’s mission is to offer quality products with excellent service at an exceptional value. The tenets they live by are: Quality. Service. Value.
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