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  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Underwater Blue/Navy Blue
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Underwater Blue
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Sporty Orange
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Oaks Brown
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Kelp Forest/Supply Green
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Kelp Forest
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's French Red
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Navy Blue
  • Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's Forge Grey
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Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket - Men's

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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, but you can 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 protection. Plus, the jacket can be stuffed into its own front pocket, so you'll always have space to bring it along inside that fanny pack you never leave home without.

    • H2No Performance Standard shell (2.5-layer)
    • DWR finish
    • Fully taped seams
    • Regular fit
    • 2-way adjustable hood with visor
    • Drawcord adjustable hem
    • Hook and loop adjustable cuffs
    • 2 hand pockets
    • Item #PAT01CO

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [membrane/laminate] H2No Performance Standard (2.5 layer), [face fabric] 50D 100% recycled nylon ripstop, DWR finish
    Seams
    fully sealed
    Fit
    regular
    Hood
    yes, 2-way adjustable
    Pockets
    2 hand (1 stowable)
    Claimed Weight
    12 oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping, climbing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Patagonia Torrentshell

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

    I got this for my boyfriend and he wears it as a light jacket even when it isn't raining because he likes it so much! The fit is great, and I got him the color Kelp Forrest, and he loves it. It's one of those jackets he will probably wear for 10 years and love forever .

    非常好

      这款衣服日常出行旅行非常合适,轻薄,透气,防水性能好,版型剪裁也很出色,我和老婆情侣款,都很喜欢。

      Love it!

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

      Let me start by saying that I first used this jacket for casual use in about 3 straight days of heavy rain, and it met my expectations. I haven't taken it out backpacking yet, but plan on doing so this spring. It's not the most technical jacket and I'm sure there are better jackets out there, but I doubt that you will find a better jacket at this price point. I have layered it with a fleece underneath and it works just fine. This jacket will suit my casual needs and being used on weekend backpacking trips.

      Awesome jacket!

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

      Great jacket. Vents under the armpits are great for to regulating temperature. I have two of these jackets - One for summer and one for winter to wear over top other jackets.

      Best basic rain jacket I've owned

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

      I have owned a Marmot and North Face rain jacket and the Patagonia Torrentshell is a step up. I owned the previous model for 6 years and wore is frequently in San Francisco and Utah. Always did the job. After too much use the inner lining started to peel and Patagonia warranty replaced my jacket with the updated model. Improvements were subtle but on point. My go to rain jacket for the California coast.

      Versatile Value

        The Torrentshell is a great jacket and a good value, and newly updated for this season. Not every person needs a $300+ technical gore-tex shell, and not every outing calls for one - that's where the Torrentshell comes in. Several companies offer $99 rain jackets, and the Torrentshell here is designed as a step up from those, while not breaking the bank. It's well made, fully waterproof, and fully windproof. All seams are taped, and the fabric itself goes through rigorous testing in Patagonia's in house fabric lab. If you turn the Torrentshell inside out you can really see the quality. All seams are meticulously taped and the patterns are well thought out by the designers to fit well and move well.

        More expensive shells will give you lighter fabrics that offer more breathability. A lot of the time when people think their Torrentshell isn't waterproof, it's actually condensation building up from the inside, even if they're not sweating. Breathable jackets work by allowing water vapor out when there are different atmospheric pressures between the micro climate next to your body under the jacket, and the outside world. So in warmer climates especially it will seem like the jacket isn't keeping water out, but it's actually keeping water in.

        Back to the updated Torrentshell itself, the interior of the jacket is a textured pattern designed to keep the jacket off of the skin and give it a little more comfort, while protecting the waterproof membrane of the jacket. For 2016 the fabric was updated to a higher performing and softer version of the previous jacket. The back of the neck has a small fleece patch for comfort, and to protect the jacket for the oils of the skin since that is one of the main contact points for a shell. The jacket also packs into it's own pocket which is great for travel, or for not taking up a lot of space in a pack.

        To sum it up the Torrentshell is waterproof, packable and versatile. It is not the most technical jacket on the market, but Patagonia is confident that for $129 you are getting your money's worth on a jacket that will last a long time and travel well and many different trips and activities. Patagonia will back that up with the Iron Clad guarantee if you're ever unhappy with your purchase.

        Great Rain Jacket

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

        I think this is a great shell, and was clutch living through Seattle weather. True, this is not as breathable as a softshell. I should know, I wore this in inclement weather commuting on my bike for more than a year.

        However, if I ever got too steamy I just opened the pit zips or the neck a little bit. I also used this quite a bit hiking, and was really impressed with it's ability to handle sustained precipitation.

        Overall, very impressed with this as a "rain jacket". My girlfriend owns one and I just purchased one for my father for a gift.

        Quick question,

        You mentioned you were able to open the pit zips (which is something I would like in a rain jacket) but in the specs section it doesn't have any mention of them whereas for other jackets it does.

        Do you have this model or the older one? (which I know had pit zips)

        Thanks!

        A gift for Dad.

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

        I got this for my dad and he seems pretty happy with it. This jacket fits true to size. The quality is fair but not the best by any means. For the average guy working around the yard, going shopping, or walking to the car in the rain, this coat is great. If you are looking to be out in some serious conditions I would keep looking. The Patagonia warranty is great but their quality seems to be slipping. The zippers on this coat could use major improvements. They just seem weak and you would expect better from Patagonia. Overall my dad likes it and seems happy. It will do great for what he needs but if your looking for a seriously tough rain jacket, keep looking.

        I'm done with Patagonia's DWR finish

        • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit:Runs large

        Bought a Torrentshell a decade ago, much better with a nice collar, but the finish flaked off, peeled at the seams, and had a funky plastic delamination smell, sticky feel. I sent it back to Patagonia, got a new one about 3 years ago. I wasn't crazy about the cheaper feel, but I gave it a shot.... Within a spring/fall transition, I noticed peeling seams. Later the DWR finish just 'wore off' in stress areas, and completely soaked my shoulders. I'm now sitting on another Patagonia gift card...
        my $19 eddie bauer is better

        Life in a plastic baggie

        • Familiarity:I've used it several times
        • Fit:Runs large

        This jacket keeps out rain. Not most of the rain, or even 99% of the rain: all of the rain.

        This might seem like a ringing endorsement until you see me, ascending out of a muddy canyon in a full downpour desperately flapping my jacket, trying to ventilate the miserable swampland that is my upper body.

        Or even later, relaxing under a tarp, waiting for the rain to pass, with the jacket crumpled up and tossed to the side until I "really" need it.

        These two moments, which I think thoroughly fall into "torrentshell situations" also build a case for how slim the jacket's window of usefulness really is: If I'm a swampy mess while moving, and feeling like a potato in a ziplock bag when sitting: when the hell am I gonna wear this thing?

        Because of this conundrum, I find the torrentshell to be the most underused part of my kit, and frequently consider switching back to a poncho for these kind of scenarios, since they pack smaller and weigh less.





        Works in limited situations

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

        The jacket does what it advertises—it keeps rain out, and it does it well.
        One of the drawbacks of the jacket is how unbreathable it is. It seems natural for rain jackets to be so, and even though there are zippers on both sides that are supposed to help with this very problem, it doesn't seem like they do so very effectively. I do not recommend if you're easily sweaty.
        This jacket is also very slight, in the sense that it only keeps rain out and does not provide any warmth. I would recommend a different jacket if you need to keep winter rains/snow out.

        What temperature ranges are best to wear the torrentshell jacket

        Is the Patagonia Torrentshell Pullover just as good, because i like the way it looks more but it doesn't have the pit zips. Do you think think the pit zips will be important?

        I know this is a very late response- but I HAVE to have pit zips. I won't buy a rain shell without them! They make a huge difference to me between whether or not you end up soaked in your own sweat instead of rain :) gotta have that ventilation!

        Any idea if this jacket would be appropriate for skiing? I only go really once or twice a year so I don't think I need a full-featured ski jacket, I'd rather buy one like this that can be used year-round.

        I'd say no, it isn't really designed for the punishment a jacket can get from skiing. But if you aren't going into the trees, hitting up the park, or expecting to not take a few falls then this should be ok. And ok is about what you'll get, skiing shells are designed with at least a minimal liner to protect from how cold the outer shell can get, rain jackets like this aren't built that way so you WILL need a pretty good mid layer if you want to ski with this jacket.

        I normally wear a large shirt. Will a large...

        I normally wear a large shirt. Will a large Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket leave sufficient room to layer underneath? The sleeves which are listed as 35-36"will be about 3-4" too long. Will it be reasonably easy to have the sleeves shortened? The reviews seem to conflict -- will the jacket protect in a heavy summer rain (both from heat and downpour)?

        Best Answer

        Hey Mike,



        If it helps, typically I wear a medium t-shirt but large in long sleeves and jackets. This rain jacket is designed to be loose fitting and to hand a little long in the sleeves so that you can pull it on without stripping layers and so that it will cover everything underneath. If you normally wear size large than I would honestly suggest you stick with that size for this fantastic jacket. I don't know if I would recommend using this jacket to beat the heat but to escape a summer rain this jacket will be perfect.