Torridon: A proper jacket we're proper proud of Product News

If you worked in the outdoor industry, or hung around outdoor shops during the 90's, you will remember the Torridon. A product which took the waterproof jacket market by storm. Simple functional Sprayway design partnered with matte 3 layer GORE-TEX fabric and that signature bright 90's colour palette paneling made it stand out amongst the crowd. Originally launched in 1988, by the mid 90's it had become one of the highest selling GORE-TEX jackets here in the UK. It was a jacket that truly defined that era and who we are as a brand.

Winter 2019 sees us relaunch the Torridon, built around our 'Function First' ethos and two years in the making this pinnacle piece in our hill walking collection takes inspiration from its 90's predecessor, but with a modern twist.

The original Torridon 1988

The Torridon Jacket

Our pinnacle hillwalking shell. Fully featured and built around our function first ethos.

  • 3-layer GORE-TEX 75D PFCec FREE recycled polyester plain weave fabric offers high levels of protection
  • Grown on, fully adjustable Hill Hood with a wired peak and roll away tab feature
  • 2-way centre front zip with double storm guard
  • 2 zipped hand pockets with map shelf, 1 inner zipped stretch softshell pocket, 1 inner stretch mesh elastane bound stash pocket
  • 2-way pit zips
  • Concealed drawcord waist adjustment
  • Adjustable cuffs
  • Adjustable split hem drawcords

100% recycled polyester, PTFE membrane

Men's: weight 640g, sizes S - XXL Women's: weight 550g, sizes 8 - 16

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5 Sep

It's good to see the main zip has a flap to cover it.

I spotted it in the side panel and thought 'wow, that's proper retro'...

In the days when I obsessively made lists of kit from suppliers catalogues, and had a database of it on my Psion 3A, the little icon I created to identify my outdoor kit databases was probably based on the Torridon.

Personally I'd prefer a waterproof zip ;)

6 Sep

Maybe I'm retro, or cautious, but I like a storm flap so that if the zip fails the jacket can still hold together, and not become a flapping thing in the wind.

Nice to see a jacket with hand pockets

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