Red Ledge Allegory Jacket
Fabric: Dupont Tactel nylon DWR repellent
Price Paid: 88 $
Try the new Red Ledge 2009 Allegory rain parka ,you won't be disappointed, indeed having in the past used their reputed rainrange parka like the unlined Summit Parka, this one has some new design improvements as grey inside polyester mesh and taffeta lined protections plus taped seams a new outside soft to the touch Dupont Tactel nylon fabric coated and breathable with DWR repellent finish to let the rain slide.
It has reinforcement ripstop nylon areas in elbows and bottom. A long front zip closed with 4 velcros and a snap button down,a very good attached hood with visor. Underarm pit zips and 2 sides oblique front pockets. Elastic+ velcros cuffs. Adjustable from the pockets drawcords waist and bottom elastics.A large tab to fold the hood with velcro and a big inside pocket to fold it inside. It exist in red, light blue, forest green, and white.
I used it mostly in town with light rain and in windies seaside places. After several trials I conclude this parka is very good as spring and summer windstopper but not for long heavy downpour. A good backpacking parka mostly for versatile light uses.
Also a Large size in the past (Summit Parka) makes equivalent today to an X Large with this one.
Item #40150 bought at Sugar River for 88$.
Price Paid: $88
I roll it up and keep in stuffed in my car or in my golf bag. Light weight breathable and waterproof. My older Red Ledge I had for over 6 years.
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Wear it every day or stash it in your pack for that unexpected shower on the trail. The waterproof, breathable Red Ledge Allegory jacket is light enough to pack into its own internal pocket. Windproof nylon fabric has a waterproof, breathable coating and is treated with a Durable Water Repellent finish to repel moisture and stains; all seams sealed. Pit zippers provide ventilation to help keep your body temperature regulated. Waterproof front zip pockets. Attached hood; storm flap on front zipper; adjustable drawcords at waist and hem; elasticized cuffs. Red Ledge Allegory jacket is thigh length. Closeout.