Patagonia Piolet Jacket - Women's

5028-314
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Description

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Mountain weather can throw anything at you, and to reach the base of the route, you may have to bike the last 12k of the logging road. For mountain all-rounders the Piolet Jacket brings it. It offers versatile protection, good movement, and breathable 2-layer nylon with a waterproof-breathable membrane. The helmet-compatible, 2-way adjustable hood has a stiffened visor for optimal visibility, and the embedded cord locks in the hood and hem allow quick adjustment without opening the jacket to the elements.

  • Made of 2-layer nylon waterproof-breathable GORE-TEX® fabric that repels moisture.
  • Helmet-compatible hood with a laminated visor provides good visibility in poor conditions.
  • Touch Point System™ with embedded cord locks in hood and hem for quick-and-easy adjustment.
  • Gusseted underarm panels let you reach without raising the body of the jacket.
  • Underarm zips feature supple, slim, watertight-coated zips.
  • Chest pockets are compatible with a harness and pack. Single internal zippered pocket.
  • Zippers are very water-resistant, but not waterproof, so we don't recommend storing items inside the pockets that could be damaged if they get wet.
  • Pleated gasket cuffs provide a tight, low-profile wrist seal.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Backcountry skiing
Technology GORE-TEX
Construction 2-layer
Face fabric 40-denier nylon
Lining/backer Nylon
Waterproofness

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Weather-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
Pockets
  • 2 front zippered
  • 1 external chest
  • 1 internal zippered
Windproofness

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Windproof
Length Below hip
Durable water repellency

Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.

Yes
Hood Helmet-compatible
Additional feature(s) Gusseted cuffs
Made in China