Built for high-output comfort and motion, Patagonia's lightweight, backcountry-ready SnowDrifter Jacket combines the uphill performance of a stretch fabric with serious storm protection to keep you dry and comfortable wherever you go in your powder pursuit. The H2No™ Performance Standard shell fabric is made of a limber 3-layer, 70% recycled stretch polyester ripstop that allows the full range of motion and blocks wind, moisture and hard use. A DWR (durable water repellent) finish keeps the fabric from saturation and increases abrasion resistance. A moisture-managing liner of soft polyester knit increases comfort and provides a smooth glide when layering.
The helmet-compatible, two-way-adjustable hood has a soft, laminated visor to preserve visibility along with the Cohaesive™ cord-lock system that embeds cord locks in the hood and hem to eliminate loose ends and provide easy adjustability. Pit zips allow a cooling airflow for steamy days, a fully adjustable, low-profile powder skirt (includes a webbing loop that attaches to any Patagonia® Snow pants) and adjustable, low-profile cuffs seal out cold air and snow on blower days. Pockets include two handwarmers, one chest with a secure media pocket and cable routing, one pass pocket on the left forearm, one internal drop-in for goggles and gloves. Includes an embedded RECCO® avalanche rescue reflector.
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