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Downpour Pant

Downpour Pant

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The Downpour Pants are 100% waterproof and designed with a brushed face to keep you silent during a rain storm when waiting in your stand for that elusive whitetail.

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  • 20.00 oz.

  • Lightly Brushed Face
  • Full Length Leg Zips
  • 2-Way Stretch
  • Articulated Patterning

  • DWR Finish
  • Micro Taped Seams

    Fabric Details
  • GORE-TEX® Fabric

    Tech Drawing
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If you spend enough time in the stand, you’re guaranteed to get rained on. The Downpour is the quietest pant ever made that’s Guaranteed to Keep You Dry®. It is designed specifically for sitting motionless as storms roll through.

The waterproof yet breathable GORE-TEX® Laminate is wrapped in a lightly brushed polyester knit fabric to minimize friction noise. The thin, packable build means it can live in your pack until the sky darkens. Intelligent patterning gives you a full range of motion, crucial when the buck you’ve been waiting for presents himself. The welded, watertight full side zippers make for quick and easy on-and-off. The built-in nylon belt and elastic cuffs keep the pant comfortably in place.

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BC Hunter
December 24, 2014
Star Star Half Star

These pants fit very short, I'm 6', 32" seems like sitka designed them to fit like low waisted skinny jeans the city hipsters are wearing...tried them on in XL, settled for XXL but still fit short...I got by using them with gatiers easily, jacked the waist up high to protect my back and ran the legs under the gaiters....but still looking for a better pant

Sitka Customer Service
December 24, 2014

Hey 'BC Hunter' - Thanks for reaching out. Every Brand measures in-seam a little different. I know this doesn't help with the pair you have now but keep in mind we do make a Tall version if our pants are too short in a Regular. XL to XXL will not increase the overall Length just the waist. Also, keep in mind that the Downpour Pants live in our Whitetail Category and are specifically designed for static hunting in a Stand. They are not intended to take the abuse of Spot and Stalk Hunting. If you have any problems with them please call our Customer Service Team - 877-748-5247.

October 23, 2014
Star Star Star Star

I used these pants on an Idaho deer hunt in mid October in the Smokey Mountain region. It was in the mid 30's and moderately rainy with occasional hard downpours. These pants kept me warm and dry the whole time. I shot my deer from 20 feet away... it never saw me - I could tell that it knew I was there but couldn't see/find me at all. So I believe that this camo pattern really works! I really liked the full length leg zippers as it made getting these pants off and on very easy. I wore this over the core and base layers with the mountain pants and it did not constrict or bind - however i had to purchase these a size larger than i typically wear which is medium so I got the large and the fit was perfect - I did not have to do this with the jacket though. I was very pleased with it. Also the deer blood washed right out of it with no staining when I got home. Great all around product.

Maine Guide
August 2, 2014
Star Star Star Star

Best rain gear I have ever used. Same set has now lasted through an Alaska Brooks Range sheep hunt (miserable weather) and 2 seasons of guiding moose hunts in northern Maine. Our moose hunts are wet, chilly hunts - and with these used over a merino layer, I was toasty all day and able to move quietly. The brushed outer material is quiet. If I can wear them out, I will replace with same product. Very light too if you are packing them.

February 15, 2014
Star Star Star Star

As I stated in my review of the jacket, this is is a piece of equipment I wish I had years ago. I work in Special Operations in the United States military and have found these pants coupled with the jacket to be essential pieces of equipment for both hunting and work within my military profession here and overseas. Bravo Sitka on a fine product that surpasses almost all others!

October 30, 2013
Star Star Star Half Star

Great pants, well designed. I like the way they fit, I'm 6'1 and I've choosed to go with the long model, well made choice. Combinated with a good first layer kit and the incinerator jacket it is the perfect kit for me. I'm hunting in november in the eastern Quebec.

August 20, 2013
Star Star Star Star

These are great rain pants. They fit like a regular pair of pants, and they have full length side zips, a pocket and a belt. They are very lite and pack down small. I have used these from early to late season deer hunting as well as spring turkey hunting here in WV. For reference...I am 5'8", 190 lbs, with a 34 waist, and I wear a size large in downpour pants. I can also wear these over a size large stratus bibs. I highly recommend.

July 24, 2013
Star Star Star Star

My Sitka Downpour pants arrived mid-day on the first day of archery season. Coincidentally, a cold front with rain and light snow also showed up on the same day. As a hunter and Gore-Tex product tester I could not have been happier about both of these events. We all know deer move more with the approach of a cold front. Turns out I was not to be disappointed by either the Downpour pants or the afternoon hunt. The pants are clearly very well made and detailed. The seams are tight and well done; the fit is good (I ordered a size larger than normal to fit over my regular hunting pants). The design is perfect for a pair of rain pants, or even as pants to wear in non-inclement weather. These were just what the doctor ordered for stand hunting in variable conditions. The wind and light rain turned to a few flakes of snow, then some sleet, but it literally all beaded-up and ran right off of these primo Gore-tex rainpants. I will definitely be shopping for a Sitka jacket to compliment these outstanding rain pants. My hunt ended up being successful, in no small part due to being able to outlast a nasty cold front in my Sitka Downpour pants.

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