WINNER: Win the latest evolution of the Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket (£500)

by Arc'teryx Sep/2012
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The lucky winner is Michelle Cheah and the answer is N80p-X GORE-TEX® Face fabric.

N80p-X GORE-TEX® Face fabric was developed over a five year period and is very abrasion resistant. The breathability in wet conditions is better using the DWR (durable water repellent) materials. Woven from an 80 denier false twist texture, high tenacity nylon yarn, the fabric is durably waterproof and breathable, while at the same time being supple, quiet and 10 percent lighter than the former version of the fabric.

Made in Canada, the Alpha SV Jacket is Arc'teryx's top of the range hard shell jacket. Answer the question below to win one. You've got until 14th October to get your answer in.

A UK Review for the new Alpha SV Jacket at said:

"Within the first few seconds of trying this jacket on, you instantly realise the difference between this and just about any other shell on earth."

Arc' Naming Scheme: Alpha SV Jacket

Alpha: Climbing and alpinism focused pieces: harness compatible length and waistline; chest pockets accessible while wearing a pack or harness; maximum articulation for overhead motions; helmet compatible hoods; drop hem; highest possible durability-to-weight ratio; emphasis on lightweight materials.

SV: SEVERE WEATHER: Employs the most durable materials for prolonged use and provides the most weather protection in the harshest weather conditions.

Learn more: Arc' Naming Scheme

This competition has now closed.

UK Stockists for the Alpha SV Jacket include: Cotswolds, Ellis Brighams, Facewest, Snow and Rock, Homebarn at Clapham, Joe Browns in Llanberis, Kountry Kit of Devon, Outside in Hathersage, Safety & Protection Equipment of London, The Epicentre in Ambleside, Trek Kitt of Hereford, Ultimate Outdoors, We Love Mountains of Hull, and White and Bishop of Hull.

Find an Arc'teryx stockist near you at

Arcteryx Alpha SV, 64 kb

- This competition is only open to registered users at and
- Competition closes on 14th October at 09.00 GMT.
- The winners will be notified by email.
- Prizes will only be posted to a UK or Ireland address.
- The winners' names will be announced on UKC/UKH and

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