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REI Switchback Parka - Men's

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The REI Switchback parka offers serious weather protection for just about any backcountry endeavor—especially during the fall and winter months.

  • Soft and quiet, 2-layer REI Elements® recycled polyester dobby shell is waterproof and breathable; seams are completely sealed for 100% protection
  • Lining fabrics wick moisture, add warmth and perfect the fit
  • Switchback parka is windproof to 60 mph
  • Zip-off hood features a brim to shield eyes and side and rear drawcord adjustments to preserve vision; collar is lined with brushed tricot
  • Internal and external stormflaps protect front zipper and keep wind from moving through
  • Pit-zip sliders can be centered for full cooling without the vent flapping in the wind
  • Adjustable hem drawcord and cuffs tabs
  • Includes 2 zip hand pockets and a zip flash pocket under exterior stormflap; 1 inner zip pocket with a headphone cord port and a stretch mesh water bottle pocket
  • Also includes a Hypalon® lift ticket hook
  • REI Muir Woods fleece jacket and Generator down jacket and vest, all sold separately, attach via snaps into the Switchback parka


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REI Switchback Parka - Men's Specs
Best use
Polyester / polyester blend
Recycled polyester
Polyester brushed tricot/nylon taffeta
2-layer REI Elements waterproof breathable laminate
32 inches
28 ounces
Fabric type
Shell fabric
Shell lining fabric
Type of waterproofing
Back length (in.)
Average weight

REI Switchback Parka - Men's

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