Weight 20.6 oz / 584 g
Shell Fabric 2 Layer, 2.7 oz 40-Denier GORE-TEX® Performance Shell 100% Nylon / DWR Finish
Reinforcements 4.3 oz 70-Denier GORE-TEX® Performance Shell 100% Nylon / DWR Finish

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Patagonia's Piolet Jacket page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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Any time that storm clouds build and precip falls, whether wet snow or pouring rain, our Piolet Jacket remains unfazed. It protects, moves and breathes with a supple 2-layer polyester waterproof/breathable and windproof GORE-TEX(R) fabric that has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. The hanging liner is made of a brushed and wicking mesh, with smooth-layering taffeta in the sleeves; and the drop-collar design on the helmet-compatible, 2-way-adjustable hood provides exceptional coverage and visibility. Finer details include minimal-welt exterior and interior storm flaps on the center-front zipper; extremely low-bulk, watertight, coated pit zips; and three external pockets (the jacket also has an internal zippered security pocket). With low-profile, contoured cuff closures and full-reach gusseted underarm panels for mobility.

- Patagonia.com

The Patagonia Women's Piolet Jacket is a waterproof jacket for rain protection in the mountains and on the trails. The Piolet is a 2-layer polyester Gore-TEX; fabric jacket, for a waterproof and windproof barrier against the elements when you're out exploring. The durable water repellent finish allows water to bead up and roll right off the surface, instead of soaking in. The inside has been lined with a polyester mesh which wicks moisture from the skin for all-around comfort. The helmet-compatible hood adjusts at two different points to protect your eyes from a driving rain and when the rain lets up, it drops back to stay out of the way. A cinch hem and Velcro tab cuffs seal out drafts and if you start to heat up, open the pit zips wide for a shot of air right where you need it most. The hand pockets and chest pocket all have watertight zippers which means they Are coated for water-resistance only, so if you're carrying your phone in a rainstorm, make sure to get a waterproof case to go along with it. Features of the Patagonia Women's Piolet Jacket New 2-layer polyester Gore-Tex fabric shell and an updated wicking mesh liner create a more supple package with greater comfort Helmet-compatible, 2-way adjustable hood with drop-collar design provides exceptional coverage and visibility Center-front zipper Features minimal welt exterior and interior storm flaps that create a zipper-garage chin guard; microfleece on interior collar for added comfort on chin Gusseted underarm panels reduce lift when reaching overhead and have minimal pit zips for venting Chest pocket, handwarmer pockets and pit zips feature coated, watertight Slim Zips that reduce bulk and weight; internal zipper pocket Shaped cuffs with self fabric hook-and-loop Tapered Tab adjustment Dual-adjust drawcord hem seals out weather

- Moosejaw

Patagonia created The Piolet Jacket for the commitment-phobe who wants to play the field. That is, who wants to do it all when it comes to outdoor pursuits, from high-alpine trekking, to skiing, to climbing ... you name it, she'll go after it, no matter what the conditions. This jacket features Gore-Tex Performance Shell, which is a Gore-Tex waterproof breathable membrane bonded to an extremely durable nylon face fabric for bomber protection in the nastiest winter storms imaginable.

- Backcountry.com

A day in the natural playground of Colorado's San Juan Mountains: snowshoe up, snowboard down, hit the ice park and then the hot springs. For all but the day-end soak, Women's Piolet Jacket from Patagonia protects, moves and breathes with a classic 2-layer GORE-TEX Performance Shell waterproof/breathable fabric that uses a DWR (durable water repellent) finish on the most durable nylon face fabric available. The hanging lining gives terrific comfort, the helmet-compatible, 2-way adjustable hood has a laminated visor for optimal visibility, and the Touch Point System embedded cord locks in the hood and hem allow quick adjustment without opening the jacket. Finer details include super low-bulk, watertight, coated zippers on the pit zips and three external pockets (the jacket also has an internal zippered security pocket), low-profile cuff closures and full-reach gusseted underarm panels for mobility.

- Altrec Outlet