I'm toying with the idea of picking up an Arc'teryx LEAF jacket to replace a NorthFace fleece i have. I'm having trouble decoding the Arc'teryx product descriptions and I am also looking for some imput into the value and quality of the gear. I'm not adverse to paying top dollar for a good piece of gear that i can depend on for a number of years, but i personaly think that North Face gear is overpriced for what it delivers.
So the question for all AT owners/users here is, do you think that AT gear provides good value that justifies the high price of the LEAF product line? If so waht product would you recomend? i'm looking for something that i can wear in transitional seasons (IE early spring to no jacket weather and then mid fall into heavy coat winter), could be part of a layering system, and it would replace a NorthFace fleece. i would be OK with either a zip up or a pull over. i was thinking about the Atom LT jacket, the Covert Hoody, or the Naga Hoody.
Any help would be appreciated.