Seek no shelter – with the Beta SV’s superior durability, you’ll be well-equipped for the harshest environments on the planet. It’s no secret that Arc’teryx makes top-shelf technical apparel, but proving so is often easier said than done. In order to show off the renowned brand’s toughest hardshell, we put together a versatile layering system and set out to demonstrate that our gear was as rugged as the terrain we found ourselves in. From glacier treks on Europe’s largest ice cap to steamy saunters across apocalyptic lava flows, it’s safe to say everyone was satisfied with the results.

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