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Stormfront Jacket

Stormfront Jacket

Gore-Tex
Product Rating   Star Star Star Half Star   4 Reviews

The newly redesigned Stormfront Series is fit to comfortably accommodate maximum layers on top of your cold and wet weather layering system, in an uninsulated shell form. Constructed with a GORE-TEX® laminate, the Stormfront Series is hunting’s go-to protection for extended wet weather protection, period.

$599.00 $0.00 with Promo Code CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
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    Weight
  • 22.00 oz. ; Medium
  • 24.00 oz. ; Large

    Features
  • Fold Away Hood
  • Pit-Zips
  • 4 Strategically Located Pockets

    Technology
  • DWR Finish
  • Micro Taped Seams

    Fabric Details
  • GORE-TEX® Fabric

    Tech Drawing
  • tech

Completely redesigned for 2013, the Stormfront Jacket is built for hunters and guides in sopping coastal regions who literally live in their rain gear. Constructed from a rugged three-layer GORE-TEX® Hardshell fabric, this is the most durable and abrasion resistant rain jacket in our line. It is ideal for extended wet-weather hunts in the thick, unforgiving willows of moose and brown bear country.

The uninsulated Stormfront Jacket breathes well in mild temperatures, but it’s fit to accommodate layers from the Kelvin Series underneath, so it can be used well into the coldest, most brutal months of far northern winters. All zippers are welded and watertight. The zippered hand pockets are placed higher than usual for two reasons: One, their contents are held clear of your backpack waist belt and, two, when you put your hands in your pockets, water flows off your elbows rather than into the pockets. Two chest pockets and two forearm pockets cache your necessities and keep them dry. The four-paneled hood can be stowed in a zippered collar pocket to keep your ears clear and the noise down when the action heats up. An extended tail keeps water shingling off your body and out of your pants when in the saddle or glassing on rain-slicked shale, and keeps wind gusts from penetrating your micro-climate. Rubberized cuffs seal out the deluge for when your arms can’t just hang at your side.

Reserved for extended periods of time in the most extreme, wet weather conditions, the Stormfront is our most bombproof and livable rain jacket.

 

Athlete Perspective

Athlete Perspective

"When pounded by wind, rain, snow and sleet for days on end, the Stormfront Jacket is an absolute must-have. I've stayed dry time and time again in those exact conditions, whether on Kodiak Island in October or the high mountains of sheep country anywhere. The Stormfront is the authority piece in my arsenal for keeping me dry." 

- Sitka Athlete Tom Foss

Read Reviews (4)

 
Angus
March 10, 2014
Star Star Star Star

By rights, you only take the time to write a review when a product is extremely bad or extremely good. This is definitely the latter case. I can't speak highly enough of both the craftsmanship within this jacket (and the matching pants), and the superb customer service offered by Sitka Gear. I have firsthand experience with an enormous number of "breathable, waterproof shells" (jackets and pants), from all the major brands and for any variety of hunting, climbing and general outdoor uses. The Sitka Stormfront Jacket (and pants) is/are - by an order of magnitude - the most beautifully constructed, practical and versatile garment I've come across. The workmanship is impeccable, perfect number and location of pockets and zippers, all designed to be usable in any variety of conditions, with or without gloves. The cut is exceptional and true to the size chart. And the durability is second-to-none - yes, there are lighter pieces out there...but you'll end up buying replacements of them as they get chewed up by harsh vegetation, rocks, etc. I see a couple of reviewers have commented on the 'noise' of the fabric. This won't be as quiet as a softshell or fleece, but I was personally surprised at how quiet the fabric is, at leats compared to other Gore-Tex fabrics. I agree with other reviewers that you need to consider your layering requirements when you pick a size - but that's no different to any other waterproof shell system. Well done, guys - this is a credit to you.

 
Brett Mills
October 24, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Hi, My son and I just returned from a Kodiak Island Goat hunt. We both wore our stormfront jackets, and pants everyday, and most nights! Very windy,and wet conditions.One of our most challenging hunts ever! I would not go again without this gear.After several days of hunting, our other partner asked about our camo clothing. Remarking about how well we blended in in the high country. Several times he was talking with us and finally asked us to move a little so he could pick us out of the landscape! Cheers Brett

 
Carl Weleschuk
October 10, 2013
Star Star Star

Great at stopping wind and rain, I really like articulated elbows and knees, but has zero effectiveness in aiding against cold, it is really difficult to layer with this line, the fit does not allow for much layers to be added, especially the pants, if you order pants, definitely size up one or two sizes. High snag resistance is also nice, but due to the gore tex its a little noisy.

 
Ricky Norman
July 28, 2013
Star Star Star Star

The Stormfront series takes rain gear to the next level offering unparalleled protection from mother natures worst surprises. It doesn't matter if it's the relentless rain during late season coastal hunts or blowing snow in elk country, the Stormfront will keep you dry and comfortable. From time to time I test gear on behalf of Gore and Sitka gear and this is one piece that will always have a place in my quiver. The Stormfront jacket is loaded with features like articulated elbows which aids in maintaining unrestricted movement, pit zips to keep you cool on extended grinds and is designed to layer with Sitka Gears array of insulation garments. When extend foul weather is certain, I rely on the Stormfront series to keep me keyed in on the hunt.

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