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Why You Need an Arctica Packable Windbreaker

The Arctica Packable Windbreaker is the perfect minimalist jacket to wear all summer long. Whether you are hiking, biking or summer ski race training, this versatile pullover offers wind and rain resistance. For on-the-go convenience, it packs in to it’s own pocket so it is easy to keep handy when you need just “a little something” to put on.

Your go-to jacket for all summer activities

This lightweight anorak-style pullover is the perfect extra layer to stash in your pocket or bag to have handy when the need arises. Use it while hiking and walking the dog. For bike riding, it’s small enough to stash in your camelback, under seat bag or top tube/stem bag for lightweight and convenient protection when you need it.  It’s perfect to have handy when out on the water boating or for flat water kayaking or SUP-ing.

Arctica Packable Windbreaker is perfect for summer ski training at Mt Hood

Ideal for summer ski camp

Of course, the Arctica Packable Windbreaker is ideal for summer ski race training. In fact, this stylish anorak is probably the most versatile piece of gear you can take to summer ski camp.

Not only can you use this good-looking jacket on snow for protection from wind and water – but it also offers abrasion resistance and lightweight/breathable protection from the sun.

It’s perfect for early morning dryland training at Government Camp, afternoon hikes in the rain forest and evening bike rides. Take it along to wear in the breezy tree tops on the ropes course or while doing some watersports on a nearby lake or the Columbia River. This is the one piece of outer wear you don’t want to be without at Mt Hood.

Arctica Packable Windbreaker on a guy wearing and Arctica ski racing suit in winter

Use it in the winter too

Not only ideal for summer use, this versatile windproof pullover is perfect to layer under another jacket in the winter for extra wind protection. After all, when protected from the wind your body stays warm.

The many features of the Arctica Packable Windbreaker.


The Arctica Packable Windbreaker uses a nylon fabric with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish for lightweight and breathable wind and water repellency. The deep center front zipper allows for easy pull-on over your head and the adjustable hood fits most helmets. It has a large kangaroo pocket to carry just about anything you could want to carry. Plus a zippered drop-in torso pocket to safely store your phone and keys. This pocket also doubles as a stuff sack. The velcro adjustable cuffs and one hand-adjust drawcord hem further seal out wind and weather. Available for men and women in unisex sizing in three color ways – black, white and navy/white color block, this stylish pullover looks great on.

The Arctica Packable Windbreaker comes in 3 colors - white, colorblock and black.

For on-the-go convenience, get this versatile multi-purpose jacket. Take it on vacation or just keep it handy at home. Either way, the Arctica Packable Windbreaker will likely become your go-to jacket when running out the door. Lightweight, comfortable, stylish, water-resistant, windproof and breathable; it’s got all of the features you need.

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