Patagonia Torrentshell Pants
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Pared-down and packable, Patagonia's Torrentshell Pants offer no-frills, 2.5-layer waterproof/breathable H2No protection for seriously wet weather.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Patagonia Torrentshell Pants for Men- 2013 ModelOffering a balance of features and minimalistic design, the Patagonia Torrentshell Pants for Men- 2013 Model offer durable weather protection that packs into the left hand pocket for storage. Patagonia uses its H2No Barrier technology to keep the elements on the outside while you remain dry inside. These H2No Performance Standard rain pants are made from 2 5-layer nylon with a waterproof/breathable barrier and a deluge DWR durable water-repellent finish. Other features of the Torrentshell Pants include two zippered hand pockets and one zippered back pocket for stowing small items. Ankle zippers with storm flaps extend to the knee to make it easier to take the Torrentshell Pant on and off over hiking footwear. An elastic waistband with a draw cord pull allows for fit adjustment. The zippered lower legs have adjustable hook-and-loop cuffs, and the pants stuff into the left hand warmer pocket with carabiner clip-in loop. The Patagonia Torrentshell Pants for Men- 2013 Model is an excellent lightweight option for hikers and backpackers seeking reliable protection from wet or windy weather.
- SunnySports refers to the men's version
The Torrentshells do exactly what pared-down rainwear should: They keep you dry through steady showers or boomer thunderstorms. These H2No(R) Performance Standard rain pants are made from 2.5-layer nylon with a waterproof/breathable barrier and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. They feature a simple pull-on style with an elastic drawcord waistband, articulated knees and three zippered pockets (two handwarmers, one rear). The zippered lower legs have adjustable hook-and-loop cuffs, and the pants stuff into the left handwarmer pocket (with carabiner clip-in loop).
- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version
For your next backpacking trip, be prepared for rainy weather with the Patagonia Men's Torrentshell Pant. Made with Patagonia's highest level of waterproof protection, the Torrentshell Pant works to keep you bone-dry, has articulated knees for freedom of movement, and can be stuffed into its own front pocket so you'll always have the space to bring it.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version