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Patagonia Houdini Jacket - Men\'s


    Patagonia Houdini Jacket - Men's

    The packable Patagonia Houdini jacket for men sheds fickle weather, yet it's breathable enough to keep you comfortable as you trek through the next squall. See details

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    Item # 834586

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    The packable Patagonia Houdini jacket for men sheds fickle weather, yet it's breathable enough to keep you comfortable as you trek through the next squall.

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    The packable Patagonia Houdini jacket for men sheds fickle weather, yet it's breathable enough to keep you comfortable as you trek through the next squall.

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    The packable Patagonia Houdini jacket for men sheds fickle weather, yet it's breathable enough to keep you comfortable as you trek through the next squall.

    • Ripstop nylon fabric is tough, while the Durable Water Repellent finish fends off light precipitation
    • Low-volume hood cinches around face and head, and adjusts with a single pull; elastic cuffs and drawcord hem
    • Houdini jacket stuffs into its zippered chest pocket, which has a strong carabiner clip-in loop
    • Reflective logos at chest and back neck help keep you visible at night
    • Patagonia Houdini jacket may be worn over base layers and light mid layers

    Please note: Patagonia products can only be shipped to the U.S. and Japan.


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    Patagonia Houdini Jacket - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Nylon / nylon blend
    27.5 inches
    Fabric type
    Shell fabric
    Sun-protective fabric
    Back length
    Back length (in.)

    Patagonia Houdini Jacket - Men's

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    Patagonia Houdini Jacket - Men's is rated 4.6364 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quite impressed I bought this jacket off the outlet because I was looking for a lightweight jacket I could use for backpacking, hiking, and my school commute when my thick rainshell was unnecessary and cumbersome. I was skeptical how the jacket would perform due to its thickness, but I was looking for something compact and that's exactly what I got! The packed size is perfect for stuffing in a water bottle pocket, large saddlebag, or another jacket pocket. On my daily bike commute, this jacket is perfect. I ride about 3 miles in the PNW where rain and wind are almost constant 10 months out of the year, but not too extreme. As expected, the jacket holds up just fine against mist and light rain, but I was impressed that it even kept me dry in a sudden downpour one evening. The material gets a bit clammy over exposed skin, but over layers there isn't much issue with condensation. I have yet to bring it on any strenuous activities, but I would expect it to work just fine. The chest pocket zipper could get in the way of a backpack strap, but it fits loosely enough that you can get around it. My only qualm is that the material is so thin that I'm afraid to rip it every time I touch it. So far its held up to everyday use, but I imagine a twig snag in the backcountry would make the Houdini do a vanishing act from my gear quiver.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sickest jacket ever. The go to! Bought this jacket in black on an impulse to use mostly around town for bike commuting (everyday!), walking around campus, going out for a few drinks on a fall Friday night, whatever... Very stylish piece (that's why it was such an impulse...). I'm 5'11 185--athletic and reasonably muscled--went with the XL and it's got a perfect, casual fit. Not baggy--more loose, but still form fitting. Large would have worked too, but was kind of short in front, like up to my belt buckle short. Which would be OK if I were using it strictly for trail running or whatever, but that's negative style points when you're out in social situations. I have a separate Patagonia rain jacket that I use when I know the weather will be bad, but this one I think will be my go to for warmer weather day hikes when you need just a bit of insurance. Stuffs up smaller than my fist and weighs about as much as a bag of cotton candy. Throw it in the pack. Why not. Absolute no-brainer. In short: a versatile piece that works equally as well riding your bike downtown on a crisp fall night to meet up with friends as it does climbing a 14'er on a gusty summer afternoon. Simple, light, stylish, if not a bit expensive, but extremely well crafted... you really do get what you pay for in this case though. This jacket will be your go to for pretty much all occasions. Guaranteed.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best!!! I use the product to the gym; walking early morning and running. Great: great colors; nice fit and just overall simple but it works.
    Date published: 2014-04-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Much tougher than it looks I am 5' 10" and 165 lbs. The jacket size I got was a medium and it feels perfect. Originally I bought it for running as I do a lot of it on the greenways in Knoxville. Days that are between 40 and 65 degrees usually see me wearing this splendid piece. The yellow color stands out and that's what I want it to do as I also enjoy long night runs. It can handle mild precipitation, but I don't see it handling anything heavier. The fact that it is lightweight and a thin material is what I love most about it. Other synthetic shirts or long-sleeves just get too warm for me on a long run. This jacket keeps the minimal warmth I need and the wind off of my skin to allow for the perfect temperature for a comfortable run. I've looked at other similar jackets that have come out by Mountain Hardware, Outdoor Research, and New Balance, but the fabrics just did not appeal to my senses. They were either thinner or did not appeal to my sense of outdoor style. One other fact that I will point out is that I tend to frequently use this on hikes with a pack of about 20 to 30 pounds and it seems to have no indication of wear in the fabric. Really tough stuff. One modification: a chest pocket for my mp3 player. Otherwise a definite great buy.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from All Purpose The beauty of this jacket is that it can be with you at all times. It folds into it's own pocket to a size that keeps it from being a burden to carry around. I use one of those hiking clips and just clip it to my belt loop when not in use. Regarding the size, I"m 5'9, 154 lbs and bought a medium which fits great. Normally, Patagonia products run a little large on me. To compare, I have the Hooded Down Sweater in a small and that fits perfectly. By perfectly, I mean more of a slim fit. I've been hiking with this jacket and it works great keeping out light wet weather and wind. The ventilation could be a little better but for what it does, it's a fantastic product.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Comfortable Fit and Supportive Very solid product. Patagonia: keep it.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you want this, don't hesitate The Houdini is amazing. I was going back and forth between the Arc'Teryx Squamish hoodie and went for the Houdini obviously. Its super SUPER light weight and packs down to nothing. It kept me warm in 40deg with just a long sleeve under. Completely blocks out wind. The hood fits snug and the waist draw cord works perfectly. I use this for approaches and climbs. By far the best climbing jacket I have.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket, worth every dollar! I bought this coat yesterday (Oct 5th) thinking that it'd be perfect for the fall weather here in Middle Tennessee. Lo and behold, after weeks of sunny, 90 degree days, I woke up this morning to find that it was 60 and drizzling...perfect weather to try my new coat out in. I set out on a 7-mile run and this jacket kept me dry and warm. It fits perfectly and the hood is well-designed, with an elastic band that fits around the base of the skull and keeps it in place without excessive movement. I'm looking forward to wearing this jacket on more runs and hikes as the weather gets colder and wetter.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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