The North Face Super Venture Jacket
Love it!!! I went hiking in this jacket during a thundershower,…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $94 including taxes
- Sleeves a bit too short (for me)
I went hiking in this jacket during a thundershower, and can attest that it was definitely waterproof and breathable! I am 5' 7.5," 130 lbs, 27" waist, and 32C. I am usually a S to XS in tops. XS was perfect for me in this jacket, and I wore a tank top and Lululemon Scuba Hoodie under it as well, with room to spare.
The sleeves were slightly short, but that's not too much of an issue (I think I have long arms) as I could just tuck in the bottom of the hoodie sleeves and tighten the Velcro on the bottom of the jacket sleeve to keep it in. The jacket is also mosquito-proof where it covers! Where I am, in northern BC, that’s a real bonus.
I wouldn't say it's very warm, but it was designed to be an overlayer. The hood coverage is great. The colour is really pretty — I got the Fuschia with orange underneath. I love this jacket!
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Designed with upgraded features to keep you dry, The North Face Super Venture Jacket is a classic waterproof rain jacket that stuffs into its own hand pocket for accessible protection during a downpour.
- EMS refers to the men's version
The North Face's Super Venture Jacket is an update of the classic Venture, an icon in the world of year-round rainwear. Fully seam sealed with a Velcro stormflap closure over the zipper and an attached fully adjustable hood, the Super Venture will keep you dry. A Napoleon pocket with polyurethane zip will keep your valuable electronic devices and other personal effects dry in a driving rain.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. The North Face Men's Super Venture Jacket DECENT FEATURES of The North Face Men's Super Venture Jacket Waterproof, breathable, seam sealed Attached, fully adjustable hood with hidden drawcord system Center front zip with Velcro stormflap closure Brushed chin guard lining Napoleon pocket with polyurethane (PU) zip Pit-zip vents Two secure hand pockets Stowable in hand pocket Adjustable Velcro cuff tabs Hem cinch-cord Imported The SPECS of The North Face Men's Super Venture Jacket Average Weight: 14 oz / 400 g Center Back Length: 28in. 40D 92 g/m2 (3.25 oz/yd2) 100% nylon HyVent 2.5L with colored backer This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
The new Super Venture jacket from The North Face raises the bar on basic rain shells. New features like an additional pocket and fun color details upgrade the Super Venture from basic up to bold. Hyvent(R) 2.5-layer waterproof nylon blocks rain and wind while remaining breathable; integrated hood easily adjusts using hidden drawcords. 2 zippered hand pockets and 1 zippered chest pocket secure small essentials. Underarm zippers promote venting and better temperature control. The North Face Super Venture Jacket packs down into its own pocket for easy storage.
- REI refers to the men's version
Our classic waterproof, hooded rain jacket is designed with upgraded features to keep you dry in spring 2013 and beyond. This fully seam-sealed jacket is constructed of breathable nylon HyVent technology with a soft, dry-touch barrier to eliminate the need for a lining. Stuff this highly compressible outer layer into its own hand pocket and carry it in your pack for accessible protection during a downpour. The Velcro storm flap covers the full-zip front to shut out wind and rain. A Napoleon chest pocket securely closes with a waterproof zipper to keep small personal items dry. Pit-zip vents allow you to instantly dump excess heat and cool down during stages of high-energy activity. A soft, brushed collar provides next-to-skin comfort when the jacket is fully zipped. The adjustable hood has a hidden drawcord system to create a close fit around your head that remains low profile. Tighten the hem cinch-cord to seal out the draft in chilly weather.
- The North Face refers to the men's version