Took me years to put this together. Enjoy.
What do you like/dislike about this sheet? Any comments? Any improvements or additional features you'd like to see?
Reach out to me at canberk (at) outdoorcrunch (dot) com and let me know.
About this sheet
- This sheet came to life mid April 2021 - although the study conducted to obtain the information provided has a longer history (years).
- Price data is constantly being updated with the help of a JS code, a bot, and a server I purchased.
- Temp column refers to the lowest temperatures you can wear each jacket without feeling cold, assuming:
- You only have a t-shirt under them,
- When it's a little windy out,
- You're producing very little to no output (stationary use).
If you tend to run warmer or colder than average, then obviously shift these values accordingly.
- Performance ratings are given by category (see row colors). In other words, DO NOT USE these numbers when comparing products of different colors to one another.
- Following aspects are taken into account when assigning performance and temperature ratings:
- My own personal experience,
- Overall user experiences,
- Scientific sides to the tech specs,
- Chatting with Arcteryx, REI and Backcountry Customer Services,
- Consulting subject matter experts (well... kind of experts, let's say).
- The information given in this sheet only applies to the most recent revisions of these jackets. DO NOT USE the information here for previous revisions.
- Discontinued products are removed automatically. If/When Arc'teryx happens to decide to bring them back, they get added back in here automatically.
- I'm not an expert, and I don't claim these values to be 100% true for everyone. Take the information given in here with a grain of salt.
- Reach out to me at canberk (at) outdoorcrunch.com for your comments and suggestions. Always appreciate them.
- Further reading materials & supporting documents:
But remember, this rating scale consists of Arc'teryx (top notch quality) products only.
So yeah, even though some are only a 2 or a 3; they would STILL perform better than the products from other brands in most cases.