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Total weather protection that packs into its own pocket.

Whether you're hiking the high Rockies in the summer or exploring ancient Incan ruins in Peru, the potential for serious rain showers exists every day. Always be prepared for wet weather with the Patagonia Men's Torrentshell Jacket. Made from H2No Performance shell fabric, this minimalist shell provides Patagonia's highest level of waterproof and breathable protection. Plus, the jacket can be stuffed into its own front pocket so you'll always have space to bring it along.

  • H2No Performance Standard shell fabric is made from nylon ripstop with a waterproof/breathable barrier and a Deluge DWR finish to provide Patagonia's highest level weather protection
  • Fully taped seams and DWR treated zippers keep wet conditions out
  • Regular fit leaves room for layers on chilly days
  • Underarm zips provide ventilation
  • Fixed helmet compatible hood rolls down for compact storage and provides added protection in stormy weather
  • Entire jacket can be stuffed into the front pocket for compact storage
  • Micro-fleece lined neck is soft against skin
  • Adjustable cuffs and a drawcord hem seal to keep moisture out and warmth in
  • Two front pockets stow essentials and warm up cold hands

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4 5

Good value, looks great

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This jacket does the job well. Wish the hood was a little bigger. Looks nice, typically fantastic Patagonia quality.

3 5

Oversized

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs large

I'm 6'1 and 170 lbs. I normally wear a large shirt or jacket, the large Torrentshell was bigger than I like, long in the sleeves, long in the body, a little baggy in the chest. Normal size might be right if you like extra room, if you like you clothes at all on the fitted side, I'd recommend going down a size.

5 5

Good jacket for the price

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size

I got this jacket for my dad when he went over to Ireland. He was a bit skeptical about paying this much for a rain jacket. I told him not to worry, it's a Patagonia. He didn't quite understand. When he got back from Ireland he couldn't stop telling me how awesome his jacket was and how dry it kept him. Now he understands.

Good jacket for the price
4 5

Good for the money thus far

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size

Still new to me, but thus far has been good. I was able to put it through a pretty good rain-stormy day while biking to work. It kept the rain out well, seem to breath relatively well (compared to my old jackets). The pit zips were a struggle to open while biking with a hand on the bars as they got hung up on the jacket. Also the hood almost covers my entire helmet, but not quite. I'm sure it would cover a mountaineering helmet without question. The pit zips are a really nice feature to cool off on humid day. Thus far I'm happy with my purchase. I'll try to update this review in a few months (after summer passes).

4 5

Good so far

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size

I have been caught in a couple rain storms and was glad to have it. Seems to breath well also.

I'm 5'11", 165 and I got a small and it fits just about right (my arms are a little long and it still works just fine).

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I am 5'4 and I just ordered a small, will it fit?

I am looking for a good rain shell. Which...

I am looking for a good rain shell. Which jacket do you recommend, Marmot Precip, Patagonia Torrentshell, or Mountain Hardwear Plasmic?

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The Patagonia Torrentshell is an excellent option. Personally I prefer the Torrentshell and Precip over the Plasmic because they have pit-zips and I feel like the fit is a little better. Between the torrentshell and Precip it is really a matter of fit. The Torrentshell is going to fit just a little shorter in the torso and slimmer than the Precip.

Viking Blue - L

Viking Blue - L

I received this jacket a few days ago and I simply couldn't be happier. I am 6ft 1, 180lbs and the large fits perfect! This morning, I took the pooch for a walk in a complete downpour and stayed 100% dry from the waist up. The hood is fantastic and easily adjustable. Moreover, the material is incredible: lightweight and comfortable (i.e. the liner will not stick to your skin). I had originally ordered the NF venture, I'm glad I made the switch!

5 5

Looks good even when sitting b*+c#...

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

I've had this jacket for 3 years now. I've thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in it. I've worn it through 2 hurricanes (Irene and Isaac), heavy snow storms/blizzards in Michigan, and the everyday rain of New Orleans. It's kept me dry and warm. Could it be more breathable? Of course, but for the price you can't beat it.

Looks good even when sitting b*+c#...
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Agreed!
Hahahaha. I admire the legs through the console technique, +3 pts.

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That was out of necessity. I had excruciating tendenitis in both knees. And needed to make room for Lucy.

5 5

Torrentshell

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift
  • Fit: True to size

Got this for my father and it fits like a charm. This jacket is light and packable with enough waterproof protection to hold over a storm.

2 5

Disappointed (again) with Patagonia

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs small

I want to wear Patagonia, I swear I do. The reputation, the history, the quality. Yet every time I buy their gear, it lets me down. Mostly due to size, but more and more due to quality (or perceived quality). I'm not abnormally sized: athletic build 5'8"/175. Patagonia Large feels like XL and Medium feels like Small. I bought the Medium, and there was no way this was going over anything more than a shirt. Yet Large is too long, and has room for me to shove one of my kids inside along with me. This is at least the 5th piece of Patagonia gear that I've tried with disappointing results. Also, this jacket also didn't have that quality feel I've always associated with Patagonia. For lack of a more detailed explanation, it felt cheap. How substantial should a rain shell feel? More than this one. This had a cheap imported feel. For $130 I want a technical rain shell that doesn't feel like something hanging at Target. I know I'll keep trying Patagonia, but it would be nice if they'd meet me half way.

5 5

I'm speechless.

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

Got this for use as my shell and I definitely made a great choice. First off the fit: I normally like my jacket a little big and I got a Large and it fits perfect. I have full use of my pockets when I have my Harness on. Not to mention the fact is compacts into its own pocket!!!! I got it right when we have a horrible winter storm come through southern OH, and the jacket has kept me completely dry. Even in a full rain My shirt I was wearing stayed dry. Amazing jacket, one down side that I knew when I bought was only two pockets. But thats not hard to get over. Love it!!!

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5 5

Great Jacket!

Bought this jacket along with the women's and absolutly love. Great protection and comfort. perfect in rainy/windy weather,

5 5

Great jacket.

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

Second one of these I've purchased. Gave one to my son at college because he lost my old marmot. This was better than my marmot and I'm a huge fan of theirs. Wore this in a pouring mountain rain stuck outside for a good hour+ and emerged completely dry. Really pleased with waterproof aspect. The hood is helpful and it's overall typical high quality Patagonia. Can't go wrong.

4 5

Bang for your buck

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

This is a good rain shell for the price, but is not Patagonia quality. It fits true to size, looks good, packs down well and protects from the rain, but I found myself getting very hot and sweaty in it, in not super hot temps. Besides breathability, it is a good product. Bottom line; its going to be as good or better than the other options for this price range, just not classic patagonia quality that comes with the name.

4 5

good for around town and backpacking

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

would not recomend it for climbing, not as durable, and not the most brethable.
the DWR didnt last as long as other jackets that i own, had to wash it with grangers.
taking those things aside, great jacket for the money and would recomend it

4 5

good bang for the buck

As far as rain shells go this one is pretty inexpensive! for a college student like myself who mostly spend the weekends out it's perfect. looks good, not constricting. It keeps ya from getting wet unless you're under a lot of pressure (physically). The waterproofness of this jacket fulfills the needs of most people for a really good price.