With a lightly brushed face to keep you stealth in the whitetail woods and a GORE-TEX® laminate, the Downpour Series is a perfect companion for quietly powering through a rain shower or heavy drizzle in your treestand.
- Brushed Polyester Knit Face
- Lightly Brushed Face
- Minimized Build for Packability
- GORE-TEX® Laminate
- Durable Water Repellent Finish
25.6 oz. ; Large
The Downpour Jacket is built to keep you bone dry in the stand while autumn’s storms roll wet and slow over your corner of the whitetail woods. The 100% waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® laminate is silenced beneath a lightly brushed hydrophobic face fabric. Minimally built for packability, the Downpour can live in your pack until the moment dark clouds boil over.
The articulated patterning keeps you comfortable in the seated position, with extra length in the seat to shingle water off your back. Fitted forearms reduce string contact, while well-shaped elbows and shoulders maximize range of motion through the draw cycle. The drawstring hood seals out moisture from above and moves with you to prevent the obstruction of vision, while a single zippered chest pocket keeps your necessities close.
February 22, 2017
Im 5'11 at 200 lbs and the Large fits and looks very nice. I had a T shirt on underneath in 50 degree weather and felt fine. I would say anything less than 45 degrees you would need a sweathshirt under it. Other then that it fits good unlike all that other stuff out there that makes you look alot bigger and heavier then you really are. The pattern is good from hiding from dangerous game in the wilderness. The better you look, the more confident you will be, this jacket will do that for you.
January 10, 2017
Definitely needed for those drizzly days in the stand where staying dry is a must! This jacket has kept me in the stand in situations where I would have otherwise been forced to leave. Pair it with the downpour pants and you'll stay dry in any situation mother nature throws at you.
January 5, 2017
I'd not even hearof Sitka until a few weeks ago. I got a base layer and this jacket along with the corresponding pants. I'm a convert. This gear is great and I'll be buying more. I sat on a late season hunt in a downpour just laughing at how life would have been miserable in my old gear. I was warm and dry as a bone.
December 5, 2016
I live in a small, remote village on the Alaska Peninsula. Great rain gear is a must. Returns and exchanges are a hassle. I've been field testing this gear in a variety of weather conditions and activities for the past three months. Misses: 1) The sleeve cuffs wick moisture up the sleeve and onto whatever layer you’re wearing underneath - even on a short walk in moderate rain or wet snow. Annoying, to say the least, in the 30 to 50 degree temperatures typical out here. 2) From a company that boasts “athletic fit,” the pants should fit both the waist and the leg length of a fit person. I ordered the medium, which fits my waist. The pants are a good 2 inches short. I'm not Bill Walton - just a slightly above average 6 feet even. 3) The jacket pockets are roomy and bone dry. But the entrance is small, making storing and accessing even a small pair of binoculars, a field book, a point and shoot camera or a box of flies more difficult than it needs to be. 4) I don’t understand the design theory behind the looped cord on the Back of the hood. Yes, I get that this is to customize a snug fit. But… a loop on the back of the head? This is an invitation to get snagged every time I go through an alder thicket. It also gets hung up on the camera tripod (particularly the Wimberley head) I often sling over my shoulder when afield. Hits: 1) Except for the issue with the sleeves, this gear is dry. 2) And quiet. 3) Pockets are roomy and dry. 4) Overall fit is very comfortable and allows for excellent range of motion - great for fishing, wildlife photography, hunting and boating. Allows for appropriate layering in cold weather conditions 5) The Optifade camo is very effective against a wide range of backgrounds 6) Gear is lightweight and packs down fairly small. 7) Versatile. With layering, very comfortable in 20 degree F weather - even when wind pushes the chill factor down into single digits. Alternatively, with a light shirt, gear is comfortable in 45 - 65 degree temperatures. All factors considered, I can’t recommend this gear. The sleeve cuff wicking issue is not acceptable but should be an easy fix. The hood rear loop needs to be replaced with a less snag-prone system - and one that isn't in the back of the head. Make the jacket pocket entrances just a little larger so that even with glove liners a hand easily fits in and gear can be pulled out. Give us slim 6-footers considered to be "tall" an option for pants that actually fit.
November 29, 2016
Love this jacket, bought it for the GORE-TEX Waterproof but I'm hooked on everything else about this jacket! This jacket stops all wind, great as an outer layer. I've been wearing other camo from brands that are excellent sport companies, UA, and I'm now hooked with the Sitka name! This may be my first Sitka gear, but it is deff not my last! The only reason I'm giving this jacket a 3.5 instead of a 4 is the fact that its a little snug, I normally wear Large jackets but will deff need an XL to allow me to add more layers under this jacket.
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