Columbia Erudite Parka

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CLOSEOUTS . With Columbia Sportswear's versatile Erudite parka, you get two great jackets and three different options for wear. The shell is perfect for a day on the slopes with waterproof breathable Omni-Tech(R) protection, an attached powder skirt and pit zips. The sleek, warm liner features Omni-Shield(R) advanced repellency to shed moisture and resist stains. Available Colors: BLACK, CHARCOAL/SHARK, CILANTRO/GREENSCAPE, AZUL/BLACK, CEDAR/MUDCLOTH, AZUL/ABYSS, INTENSE RED/RED ELEMENT, LEAPFROG/DARK MOSS, BLADE/BLACK. Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL.

- Sierra Trading Post

The versatile Columbia Men's Erudite Parka is a wise choice for any winter adventure. The outer shell jacket features Omni-Tech fabric that is waterproof and breathable to keep you dry and comfortable no matter how deep the powder gets. An adjustable, removable hood offers extra protection in storms and a powder skirt snaps back out of the way for off-slope activities. The softshell liner jacket is endowed with Omni-Shield advanced repellency, making it a lightweight, weather-resistant jacket when worn on its own. Hand pockets on both pieces and interior goggle and security pockets offer storage options for cell phone, iPod, snacks and ski pass. You love to be outside in all 4 seasons; the Columbia Erudite Parka for men is a 3-in-1 interchange system that will adjust to keep you comfy in any condition.

- Altrec Outlet

3-in-1 versatility makes the Columbia Erudite(TM) waterproof jacket an excellent choice for a mixed bag of winter weather. Fully seam-taped Omni-Tech(R) nylon shell provides waterproof, breathable performance and high abrasion resistance. Quick-drying, partially recycled polyester lining with polyester mesh eases layering and adds breathability and moisture management. Adjustable storm hood keeps your noggin warm and dry in a snowstorm; hood removes when you don't want it. Powder skirt seals out cold air and snow, retaining valuable heat; powder skirt snaps out of your way when not in use. Underarm venting allows cool airflow as you become more active. Features rip-and-stick adjustable cuffs and quick draw hem cord to seal out the elements. Plenty of storage with internal goggles pocket, internal zippered security pocket and external zippered chest pocket. Removable soft-shell liner jacket works great worn solo or layered with the shell. Liner jacket features Omni-Shield(R) advanced repellency to help fend off light showers; plus, it resists stains. Columbia Erudite jacket is fitted with the quick-and-easy 3-point Interchange System, which secures liner jacket to shell parka.


Like its name suggests, the Erudite Parka is wise; more specifically, it’s wise in the ways of winter weather. Full seam sealing and our advanced Omni-Tech waterproof-breathability keep you dry and comfy no matter how deep the powder gets, but that’s not all. A zip-in softshell liner features Omni-Shield advanced repellency, making it a splendid lightweight jacket when worn alone. The shell has an adjustable powder skirt that’s there when you need it and snaps back to the lining when you don’t. A zip-closed chest security pocket proves a great stash spot for cell phone and sunscreen, while the interior goggle pocket will shelter your pair while the lenses de-fog. The storm hood can be cinched down in back and around your face, as well as zipping off entirely if you so desire. FEATURES: Fabric: Shell: 100% nylon. Lining: 57% recycled polyester/43% polyester mesh, 100% nylon. Liner: 92% polyester/8% elastane double-weave twill, Omni-Tech waterproof-breathable and fully seam sealed, Omni-Shield advanced repellency liner, Zip-in Interchange system with softshell liner, Removable, adjustable storm hood, Underarm venting, Adjustable snap-back powder skirt, Zip-closed chest security pocket and interior goggle pocket, Center back length: 31”, Imported,

- Columbia

Sure, you could layer a random softshell under a random hardshell. But you'd be missing out on the match-made-in-heaven three-in-one experience that is the Columbia Men's Erudite Parka. A waterproof breathable shell and a sleek, stretchy zip-in softshell create the ultimate winter-wear setup. Zip them together for stormy morning runs, wear the outer shell over a baselayer on warmer days, or wear the softshell alone for a cross-country jaunt.


Columbia Erudite Parka


The Erudite Parka has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$59.96 - $299.95

The Columbia Erudite Parka is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 10, 2014 at Sierra Trading Post.

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