Särmä Rain poncho
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A standard waterproof poncho is probably one of the most versatile things anyone can own. This lightweight model is easy to carry with you anywhere and offers easy protection from wind and rain. A good range of colours serve a multitude of users, black and green for those who don´t want to be seen and dayglow orange for hunters and others who need that high visibility.
- Dimensions 235 x 140 cm.
- Weight 400 g (incl. pouch).
- Pack size approx. 20 x 10 cm.
- Comes with a zippered carry pouch.
- Press studs to close the sides.
- Grommets in the corners and on the long sides.
- Waterproof taped seams.
- 100% polyamide with PU coating, waterproof up to 5000 mm.
A rain poncho is a real multi-purpose piece of equipment, and an essential piece of any "what if" package, it? not bad at all to keep one in your car or boat at all times. Naturally the most common use is worn over your other clothing as a waterproof shell but these can also be used to pitch small shelters using the six grommets found around the edges. These are also large enough to fit medium sized backpacks underneath, so you might not even need a separate rain cover for your backpack.
The bright dayglow orange variant is a sort of specialty, mostly this type of poncho's are only made in black, green and other low vis colours. This was initially designed for hunters but it works equally well for anyone who needs to be seen, we´ve found it quite handy when cycling in crappy weather, changing tyres on the side of the road in the night etc.
Fits perfectly inside a Medium size Mil-Tec modular system pouch. The stuff bag would then be free for other small stuff - it's fabric is also waterproof, but not the zipper. However this shouldn't be a problem if kept inside a rucksack.
Särmä is our own brand of clothing and equipment. When you're buying Särmä you're getting purpose built stuff at a decent price, something that will fill its intended role well and not cost you an arm and a leg! These are manufactured in China.