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Men's Momentum Waterproof Jacket

$250.00
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Totally waterproof, extremely breathable and completely windproof, the perfect choice for trekking and walking.

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Designed for trekking, walking and active outdoor use, our Momentum Jacket is a lightweight, super-packable hard shell jacket that takes advantage of our 2.5-layer Barricade™ technology.

It’s totally waterproof, extremely breathable and completely windproof – offering a reassuringly high level of protection, without the weight penalty. In fact, its low weight combined with very compact pack-size, mean it’s the sort of waterproof that you can always stick in your rucksack - ‘just-in-case’.

The fabric itself is surprisingly soft and has a light, natural stretch to offer unencumbered freedom of movement without an unduly baggy fit – nice to have all the time, but really useful if you like to add a bit of hands-on scrambling to a typical day in the mountains.

Our Momentum Jacket features a full-protection mountain hood with a bonded peak and adjustments at the front and rear. When not in use, it rolls away neatly and is held in place with a convenient snap tab.

The two outer pockets are large enough to store an OS map and are situated above the line of a rucksack hip-belt. An internal pocket provides a secure storage option for outdoor essentials.

Fully adjustable cuffs and a shaped, adjustable hem, fine-tune the fit, keep out the elements and complete the specification of this impressive lightweight waterproof.


Washing Instructions
Caring for your Rohan Barricade™ waterproof will improve its performance and longevity. Simply machine wash your item at 30C with a gentle non-biological, liquid detergent. We recommend a second rinse to remove all traces of detergent from the fabric. Don’t use fabric conditioners, dryer sheets, stain removers or bleaching agents as these can impair the fabric performance. Garments may be drip dried. To rejuvenate the finish tumble dry your waterproof on the coolest setting, ensuring it is fully dry to complete the process.

Your Barricade™ waterproof has a Durable Water Repellency finish on the surface of the fabric. Over time, with wear and exposure to the environment, this can degrade, stopping water beading up on the surface of the jacket. Cleaning your waterproof will help maintain the finish. If necessary a re-proofing product, such as Rohan Proofer Wash In, may be used to restore the DWR. This can be used in your wash cycle and is activated by a cool tumble dry.

Fabric: 100% polyamide with waterproof Barricade™ membrane technology and 100% polyester lining.

Imported

 
Lightweight - Weight: 275g
Lightweight - Weight: 275g

We were the original lightweight revolutionaries. Back in the 1970’s we realised that cutting weight without losing performance meant that you can take less and do more. Everything we make is engineered to achieve this.

Packable - Pack Size: 850ml
Packable - Pack Size: 850ml

Low pack size is a benefit whether you’re packing for a day’s walking or for the trip of a lifetime. We continually scrutinise fabric specification and garment construction to minimise the packed size of our clothing. The actual pack size is tested and listed.

Fast Drying - Drying Time: 9 hours
Fast Drying - Drying Time: 9 hours

All Rohan clothing is designed to be very fast drying – as much a benefit for unexpected downpours as anything else. It’s easy to wash and often needs no ironing. Almost all garments will dry overnight, meaning you can take less with you. We test every item and list its drying time.

2.5-LAYER BARRICADE™

Barricade™ is a waterproof, windproof and breathable technology that has been tested and measured to achieve a minimum initial Hydrostatic Head measure of 20,000mm and an initial Moisture Vapour Transmission Rate measure of 20,000 g/m2/24 hrs. With our 2.5-layer construction method, a water-repellent outer fabric and the PU hydrophilic membrane are bonded together. A partial print is applied to the inside of the fabric to protect the membrane from abrasion.

DURABLE WATER REPELLENCY™

Our DWR ™ finish is an advanced treatment which dramatically increases the water repellency of our fabrics. On its own, it offers a useful level of shower resistance; used in conjunction with our Barricade™ technology, it reduces the tendency of the face fabric to wet out and maximizes breathability.

Packpocket™

Clever design is more often than not about what to take off rather than what to put on. It’s about giving one feature multiple functions. That’s why many of our garments feature a Packpocket™. This handy addition converts pockets into space-saving storage by compressing the garment into itself. You could use it as a travel pillow when it’s all packed down too.

3 Secure Pockets

Losing the odd bit or bob when you’re close to home is rarely an issue, but losing car hire keys, passport, phone or wallet becomes more important than ever in a far off land. That’s why lots of thought goes into safer pockets – deeper, zipped and hidden.

Features at a Glance+
  • Lightweight, hooded waterproof.
  • Fabric: 100% polyamide with waterproof Barricade™ membrane technology and 100% polyester lining.
  • Weight: 275g.
  • Pack Size: 850ml.
  • Dry Time: 9 hours.
  • Durable Water Repellent™ finish keeps the rain off in light showers.
  • Windproof.
  • Super-lightweight stretch fabric for extra range of movement and comfort.
  • Fully taped seams and water resistant trims.
  • Dropped rear hem for extra protection from the elements.
  • YKK Aquaguard™ zip front opening and hand pockets.
  • Outer pockets designed to fit an OS map.
  • Internal pocket to keep valuables secure and conveniently converts to a Packpocket™.
  • Fixed hood with bonded peak and adjustment at both front and rear. Neatly rolls away with a nap tab for windy days.
  • Fully adjustable cuffs with hook and loop closure
  • Adjustable hem for fit and comfort.
  • Durable.
Technologies+

2.5-LAYER BARRICADE™

Barricade™ is a waterproof, windproof and breathable technology that has been tested and measured to achieve a minimum initial Hydrostatic Head measure of 20,000mm and an initial Moisture Vapour Transmission Rate measure of 20,000 g/m2/24 hrs. With our 2.5-layer construction method, a water-repellent outer fabric and the PU hydrophilic membrane are bonded together. A partial print is applied to the inside of the fabric to protect the membrane from abrasion.

DURABLE WATER REPELLENCY™

Our DWR ™ finish is an advanced treatment which dramatically increases the water repellency of our fabrics. On its own, it offers a useful level of shower resistance; used in conjunction with our Barricade™ technology, it reduces the tendency of the face fabric to wet out and maximizes breathability.

Packpocket™

Clever design is more often than not about what to take off rather than what to put on. It’s about giving one feature multiple functions. That’s why many of our garments feature a Packpocket™. This handy addition converts pockets into space-saving storage by compressing the garment into itself. You could use it as a travel pillow when it’s all packed down too.

3 Secure Pockets

Losing the odd bit or bob when you’re close to home is rarely an issue, but losing car hire keys, passport, phone or wallet becomes more important than ever in a far off land. That’s why lots of thought goes into safer pockets – deeper, zipped and hidden.

Size Guide+
Smart, crease-resistant, quick-drying travel shirt.
Jacket length front 28.5"/72cm
Jacket length back 30"/76cm
Measurement based on Men's Medium

Mens Momentum Jacket

SMLXLXXL
Chest
Inches36-3839-4142-4445-4748-50
CM91-9699-104107-112115-120122-127
Mens Size Guide
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What People are Saying

★★★★★
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This product has a Rating of 4.3 / 5

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Nick Ford
Age: 66-70
Purpose: Walking
Length you've had item: 6 months

Momentum Jacket

★★★★★

I've had this jacket for roughly six months and during that time have been out in some terrible weather. I was in Ireland this July and one day for about 4 hours it rained non stop,

and for half that time the rain was torrential. The jacket has always been completely waterproof & windproof (so I find it hard to understand why another review claims the jacket leaked). This is a superb garment for the money being both waterproof and windproof.

CrantockDave
Age: 51-55
Purpose: Walking, Hiking
Length you've had item: 1 Week

Totally Waterproof to a Point

★★★★☆

I recently purchased this jacket from Rohan in Truro. I have to say I was surprised at the new Rohan range, very up to date, I moved away from Rohan about 10 years ago as the clothing became very dated.

The jacket is extremely comfortable, and as I’m usually quite a warm person I wanted a jacket I can wear over a base layer that will keep me dry.

I gave it its first real test today, a 10k walk in awful weather, windy, almost steady rain appx 17c.

I wore it with an under armour base layer sweatshirt. I walk at a fairly brisk pace over varied terrain.

The first half of the walk I was still very dry, by the time I got to my destination I was still fairly dry, but not completely, so the claim of “totally waterproof” is not quite there.

At £180 price point, it should be what it says. Having said that I was amazed by how waterproof it was being so flimsy to the feel.

I remain to see how the durability of the jacket performs in the coming winter.

Stuart V
Age: 61-65
Purpose: Rainwear
Length you've had item: 1 month

Lightweight simplicity

★★★★☆

At around 100g lighter than the one I'm replacing, the new Momentum Jacket is great for summer use. Its simple construction saves weight, but it has all the essential features of a lightweight waterproof. Folding the hood away using the attached loop is a bit fiddly, but that's the only negative.

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