Patagonia Torrentshell

The Torrentshell is a surprisingly well-featured waterproof for its very modest weight and price. The 2.5-layer Nylon H2No ripstop fabric is soft yet tough, and it kept rain out well, although it didn’t deal with perspiration as well as some. It’s let down by its hood, which is a bit on the small side, and also by a floppy peak. However, in its favour it has lengthy underarm zips so vents well when needed. It has decent pockets and good adjustment at the hem and cuffs.

VITAL STATS
Sizes: XS-XX
Hood: Fixed
Weight: 385g
Women’s version: Unisex
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