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Allta Polar L8 Bib

Allta Polar L8 Bib

Regular price $169.49 USD
Regular price $495.00 USD Sale price $169.49 USD
Color: Rescue Red Rescue Red Manatee Grey
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Availability: Only 285 Left!

The Allta Polar Bib has an OVERSIZED fit intended to have up to 4 layers under.

Not Eligible for ID.Me or Additional Discounts

Trade Agreements Act Compliant
Designed in Seattle. Imported.

Feature overview

Extreme Cold Weather

Specifically designed and constructed with advanced fabrics and insulation to withstand extremely cold temperatures.

Thermal Management

Specifically designed to regulate temperature by utilizing specific fabrics or insulation in targeted areas.

Water Resistant

Utilizes specifically chosen fabrics or treatments designed to impart water-resistant properties.

Ultrapackable

Intentionally designed and constructed to be highly packable.

Description

The Allta Polar L8 Bib is built to trudge through the coldest, wettest, and most difficult polar obstacles around. Keep your heat on lockdown while warding off the elements with power-packed PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation and carefully mapped ripstop protection, and access storage, venting, and the call of nature with strategic zip points.

Specifications

Technical Features

  • Breathable
  • Windproof
  • Water resistant
  • Durable
  • Fast drying

Design Details

  • Articulated knees
  • Cordura® nylon insteps
  • Four-point adjustable suspenders
  • Hook and Loop waist cinch
  • Full-length zippered side vents with double wind flaps provide easy access without sacrificing protection
  • Crotch-to-rear zip fly allows you to answer when nature calls without taking the whole bib off
  • Included stuff sack

Fabric Treatment

  • DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish repels moisture

Pocket Details

  • Two zippered hand pockets
  • Two zippered horizontal chest pockets

Construction

  • 70-denier micro ripstop nylon shell
  • 40-denier CORDURA® ripstop nylon mapped shell
  • Dobby full dull nylon lining
  • 8 oz. PrimaLoft® Gold Eco Insulation is constructed from 55% recycled materials, withstands temperatures as low as -70° F, is water-repellent, breathable, retains warmth when wet, and dries faster than down
  • Weight (Size L): 56.4 oz
  • Imported | TAA Compliant

Sustainability

  • Sustainably sourced Finnish fox fur ruff liner
  • Insulation is crafted from 55% post-consumer recycled content
  • Certified STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® | confirmed free from harmful levels of more than 100 substances
  • bluesign®-certified textiles have been verified for ecological safety at every step of manufacturing
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Allta Polar L8 Bib
Regular price $169.49 USD
Regular price $495.00 USD Sale price $169.49 USD

PRIMALOFT® GOLD

Earth-friendly PrimaLoft® Gold Eco Insulation is 55% recycled materials and supports system climate performance down to -70° F. Built to handle moisture, this lightweight synthetic insulation is water resistant, retains heat even if it does get wet, and gets you back to dry faster than down.

WEATHER PROTECTION

A 70-denier micro ripstop shell provides windproof and water-resistant protection while retaining breathability to keep you warm, dry, and sweat-free. Double-layer 40-denier CORDURA® ripstop mapped to key areas minimizes heat loss.

ADJUSTABILITY & ACCESS

Four-point adjustable suspenders and a Hook and Loop waist cinch enable a just-right fit. Full-length zippered side vents with double wind flaps provide easy access without sacrificing protection, and a special crotch-to-rear zip fly allows you to answer when nature calls without taking the whole bib off.

Customer Reviews

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D.
Good, but many details could be improved

Right out of the box I overstretched a zipper pull and the under-crotch zipper was catching on the outer storm flap. From using primaloft insulation and similar fabric I know it will perform in the cold, but in my experience the reinforced durable cordura areas may just end up soaking more water and taking longer to dry. Usually for me, even most quality DWR will wear off after a few days in the backcountry. I am going to replace or reinforce the thin rubber zipper pulls with some stronger cordage, in a way that will give more surface area for mitten use. Next, after sewing grosgrain onto the outer storm flap, I shouldn't have so many zipper snag issues. Finally, I bet Beyond will fix these issues in the next iteration which is why this one is on closeout. However, the details make all the difference, and I'm also willing to bet the storm flaps are too short to block wind very well. I've experienced near frost nip on certain parts of my body that were tucked away behind inadequate zipper fly storm flaps before -- let's just say that now I own underwear with a windproof panel in the front. While the double storm flap feature is a good idea, the internal flaps are not rigid enough and end up folded backwards, thereby not stopping any wind. And the outer flaps are missing on the legs, especially the lower part, which combined with non water resistant small zippers, will probably lead to iced up zippers hard to unzip. The bib will definitely keep you warm, but for a quality backcountry piece of kit, I would expect some of these design features to be improved in the future. Also, the shoulder straps are lacking-I can pull directly upwards and cause the rear velcro to separate, and on the front the metal G hooks have a very wide opening that slips off too easily. I would prefer a non metal low profile quick release buckle (Kuiu's use of duraflex buckles comes to mind) or a different G hook.

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Mrs. K.
Slow

It’s been 14 days and I still have not received what I ordered. So I am not pleased yet, but I hope the product is well worth the wait.

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Clifford Kaganak
Slow in delivery

Have not yet received my order!
I’m not satisfied, don’t think I’ll order from you company again

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Austin Danula
Great fit

Great fit, keeps me warm and looks great with great SUPERB materials and design.

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Robert
My review of the Allta Polar L8 Bib

Excellent quality, super comfortable. The front zipper makes getting in and out of the bib so convenient.