Patagonia Men's Torrentshell Rain Pants Black - Size - Large. These pants are the perfect companion to Patagonia's Torrentshell Rain Jacket or Pullover.Sure a rain jacket will keep you mostly dry, but do you really want to hike, paddle or walk to work in soggy, heavy pants That's what we figured. A little rain should never get in the way of enjoying a day of exploring. Patagonia's Torrentshell Rain Pants make use of a 2.5-layer H2No Performance Standard shell fabric for a waterproof, windproof, breathable and highly packable shelter from the storm. Just be sure you've got them stowed where you can get to them quickly. And if using environmentally responsible products is important to you, you'll be glad to know your pants are not only made with 100% recycled nylon ripstop, the fabric is also certified as bluesign approved (more on that below). Imported.Wonderfully WaterproofThe Torrentshell Rain Pants feature a lightweight, water-repellent, 2.5-layer H2No Performance Standard fabric shell of 2.9oz., 50-denier, 100% recycled nylon ripstop. This shell fabric is combined with a waterproof, yet breathable membrane, a protective top coat barrier and a durable water repellent (DWR) finish. This design allows the pants to be constructed without the need for an internal lining fabric. The DWR finish not only repels light rain and snow and decreases drying time, it also keeps the outer fabric from becoming saturated so the breathable barrier can do its job—keeping you dry on the inside and out.bluesign Approved Fabricbluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers and safe for the end customers. Fabric that is certified as bluesign approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in its manufacture that conserves resources and minimizes impacts on people and the environment.Perfect PackingBecause its 2.5-layer H2No Performance Standard shell fabric is so lightweight and compressible, the Torrentshell Rain Pants make a good choice for kayaking, backpacking or anytime you're out in unpredictable weather. These protective pants stuff compactly into a pocket that features a carabiner clip-in loop that lets you keep it clipped to the outside of your backpack or gear bag for quick
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