Men's Vertice Jacket

21 reviews
$259.00 Weight 5.6 oz / 160.0 g


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When the skies are overcast and the rain is pouring down, our ultralight Vertice Rain Jacket offers superior protection and breathability. Our Vertice Rain Gear material is optimized to be lightweight without compromising on durability, and it is among the lightest possible choices for waterproof hyper-breathable rain gear.

Be sure to check out the rest of our Vertice Rain Gear.

  • Full length waterproof front zipper with rain guard for extra protection.   

  • Fully- taped seams.

  • Adjustable elastic at the wrists and hood can be cinched tight or let loose with one hand.  

  • Elastic at the hem to seal out drafts.  

  • Fitted hood with visor; strap on the back of the hood allows for vertical adjustments   

  • Hood can be rolled up and clipped when not in use.  

  • Hood can accommodate climbing, skiing, snowboarding, or cycling helmet.  

  • Position of chest pocket allows for easy access while wearing a backpack.

  • Chest pocket is approximately 8 inches wide by 9.5 inches tall

  • Chest pocket can be flipped inside out, and is large enough to store the jacket, pants and mitts together.  
  • Waterproof armpit zippers are included for venting.   

  • Comfortable body length and sleeve length for good rain protection over layers

  • Combine this jacket with a Rain Kilt or a pair of matching Pants and Mitts for a super light rain suit!  

  • All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.

  • Made in the USA.

1.92 oz/sqyd Vertice Waterproof Breathable Fabric

This three-layer material has a tricot lining to wick moisture away from your skin, a waterproof vapor permeable membrane in the middle, and 7 denier ripstop nylon on the exterior. The outer surface is treated with a durable "C6" water repellent. The Vertice fabric boasts an incredible breathability rating that blows away most other rain gear, including our previous generation fabrics.


Weight: 1.92 oz/sqyd (65 g/m²)

Vapor Transfer (JIS L 1099 Method B1): 56,000+ g/m^2/24hr

Water Resistance: >20,000 mmH₂O

Made in Japan.


Measuring:

Measure your chest using a string or cloth tape measure and go by the "Fits up to" size. The "Fits up to" size includes a few inches of wiggle room for layering. The jackets are straight cut (like Men's jackets) and do not flare out at the hips. 

They are fine for women, but make sure your hips will fit the bottom hem girth, or size up.  A women's specific version is also available here.

  • Rain gear should only be washed as needed, after a few trips or if you notice that the DWR is not as effective as when new.
  • Machine wash with Grangers Wash+Repel or similar product.
  • Tumble dry or line dry.
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4.8 Based on 21 Reviews
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01/28/2020
Catch22
United States United States
Amazing Jacket

First good trial run. Winter trip with a full day of nonstop rain, freezing rain, into snow. Jacket never even stopped beading. In same conditions, event fabric and a polyurethane something jackets left others in the group wanting and/or SOAKED. This think is amazing. And ways nothing by comparison. All the features you want and nothing you don't.

MS
01/23/2020
Michael S.
United States United States
Awesome so far

So far light weigh, fits perfectly. Haven’t tried in the rain yet. No tag that says made in the USA with regret

CT
01/23/2020
Corinne T.
United States United States
Love it

I have been testing it in Oregon. It keeps me dry and holds in heat pretty well. Very light weight.

CG
01/05/2020
Craig G.
United States United States
Vertice Rain Jacket

A great jacket, super light, breathable. the latest version seems to run small so size up well worth the price, my original version lasted 6 years of considerable use.

MF
01/03/2020
marshall f.
United States United States
Not Only Super But Duper Too

So far? Outstanding. Vents unwanted heat well in high output activity - thank you pit-zips. Rain in 40-degree F weather was a non-issue. The length is very nice too. Been wearing as a wind shirt over a lightweight fleece and tee & loving it. One knock however: The partially elasticized tail hem (nonadjustable) does not seem essential; it rides up to waist line - would prefer to have it hang to full length (about mid-booty). I purchased this for an upcoming thru of the PCT so will update review when I finish. I don't expect a ton of rain or snow but feel very ready when it happens. Preparation makes you lucky.