Patagonia Rain Shadow Jacket
It was a great rain coat while it lasted, but I was…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $150
It was a great rain coat while it lasted, but I was disappointed with how the waterproofing held up over a few years.
- Great colors
- Smooth zippers
- The hood tightens nicely during high winds
- Lost waterproofing after a year
I've had the Rain Shadow for a few years and loved it for the first year. After about a year it completely lost its waterproof quality and the inner layer started shedding. It started to feel sort of like a moist baggy, holding in moisture instead of keeping it out.
I wish the waterproofing had lasted longer because it was great while it lasted. You can cinch it down on the hood and waist really well during high winds.