Cloudburst Jacket

Big Game : Subalpine
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(3 Reviews)

When a storm is brewing above you in the backcountry, the last thing you want to be doing is second guessing your rain gear. The Cloudburst Jacket is your shelter from that storm: A form-fitting, streamlined design reduces overall weight while adjustable hem, hood and cuffs eliminate distractions. A zippered chest pocket and two zippered hand pockets tackle internal gear storage, and pit zips allow for dumping heat while on the move. With a 100% waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX laminate construction, this jacket is built to withstand the severities of mountain hunting without weighing you down.

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Product is Standard Fit, designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.

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  • GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Subalpine is designed for stalking and ambushing ungulates from ground level in tree-covered and vegetated terrain.

  • Weight: 17.6 oz. // Size: L

  • Fabric: Waterproof 3-Layer GORE-TEX® with Polyester woven face with DWR Finish and nylon woven interior.

  • Integrated drop-away adjustable hood.

  • Micro-taped seams

Water Protection
Wind Protection

Why We Made This

Rain gear for the big game hunter must be breathable, durable and lightweight. A lack of any of these qualities can compromise a hunt or–worse–lead to an emergency. For 2019, we streamlined the construction to reduce overall garment weight and limit failure points. The superiority of a 3-layer GORE-TEX® construction delivers the durability, breathability and industry-leading waterproofing that make Cloudburst a go-to for mountain hunters worldwide.

Features & Benefits

Pit Zips

Dump heat on the move quickly and efficiently.

Internal YKK® Zippered Chest Pocket

Stow away your phone while in the field while maintaining ease of access.

Exterior YKK® Zippered Hand Pockets

Keep your hands warm and out of the elements in inclement weather.

Adjustable Cuffs

Forget about having to fiddle with your sleeves during the moment of truth.

GORE-TEX® Technology

Garments engineered with GORE-TEX® fabrics are durably waterproof and windproof and very breathable — guaranteed. They provide reliable weather protection and maximized comfort in all weather conditions. Excellent management of perspiration leads to...

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Steve Moore | 09. 11. 19
On day 2 Of a 3 day deer hunt my two buddies wanted to pack it in. It had been raining since we showed up. I had been wearing a set of cloudburst gear. They were not. I hardly noticed the on again off again rain even with temps in the 40s. They were not happy and wanted to cut the trip short. Cloudburst is a great balance of hard wearing gear that is light enough to take a long just in case.
Colonel (Retired) Mike Abell | 09. 10. 19
Wore this jacket for two Alaska hunts - DIY remote moose in 2018 and DIY remote caribou in 2019. Both hunts we were dropped by float plane and hunted very hard. The moose hunt was scheduled for 10 days and went 17 days because of terrible weather the float plane could not get in to get us. I was hungry and tired, but not wet or cold because of this piece. I'm just now back in Anchorage from the caribou hunt and it was scheduled for 7 days and went 11, same reason - high winds and rain stranded us. Once again, I basically lived in this coat and feel strongly it is one of the best decisions on gear I've ever made. Thanks Sitka
JK | 07. 04. 19
What a huge improvement! I owned the older version of the cloudburst jacket, this jacket fits much better, is more streamlined, quieter, and stretches much more than the previous model. Hand pockets are placed perfectly, which allows access when pack hip belt is secured. The pit zips are much deeper. You can actually access pockets to layers underneath by opening the pit zips fully. The new hood design is much nicer, it’s simple yet serves its purpose perfectly. The tail of the jacket seems a bit longer which is great cause I found the older version would slowly creep up your back while maneuvering throughout a rainy hike. As I previously stated the stretch of this new jacket is great, it has to be the most I’ve seen out of any rain gear I’ve worn. Also the overall quality of all the seams is second to none. I’ve been using Sitka going on 7 years and it’s great to see as the company greats larger and larger each year the attention to detail and quality is always top notch!
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