A soft, lightweight full-zip hooded jacket that provides warmth and protection from light rain and wind. Highly compressible, 100% recycled fabric packs down small for travel.
For hikes that start out bluebird, but become snarly by lunch, Patagonia offer the packable protection of the Quartzsite Jacket. The full-zip hooded jacket has a lightweight, windproof 100% recycled polyester shell fabric with a high tear-strength and DWR (durable water repellent) finish to fend off blustery conditions. Lined with soft, cozy brushed tricot for lightweight warmth. Three-panel hood construction and welt zipper garage for added comfort. Handwarmer pockets and front chest zippered pocket stash treasures. Partially elasticized cuffs hold in warmth.
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Since 1985, Patagonia has pledged 1% of sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment. 1% for the Planet is an alliance of businesses that understand the necessity of protecting the natural environment. They understand that profit and loss are directly linked to its health, and are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of industry.
Patagonia's mission statement is to "build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis." Clear as day! They work hard to produce innovative, high-quality, simple and utile apparel that help explorers and outdoor enthusiasts achieve their dreams.