Patagonia is a clothing manufacturer specializing in gear and attire for climbers, and they have a number of new men's jackets that figure to be popular in 2012. Although the company's philosophy is specific, their clothing appeals to a much wider range of people than simply climbers. Patagonia clothing is perfect for hiking, camping, and any other outdoor activity. Even men who do not enjoy the outdoors find Patagonia jackets to be worthy of wear. Their selection of men's jackets is large, with 65 listed on the company website. The newest ones possess all of the latest technology, and their prices are competitive. Read on to learn more about the best Patagonia men's jackets for spring of 2012.
Retailing for $83, this unique jacket is available in red or yellow. Perfect for spring, the jacket features a packable, pared-down design. With two layers of protection, it has the ability to keep you warm during colder days. However, it does not retain too much heat during warmer spring days. The Patagonia Men's Torrentshell Jacket is perfect for rainy weather, equipped with a waterproof outer shell that is durable and lightweight. The jacket also has a Deluge water-repellant finish. The two front pockets contain hand warmers, and the hood has a visor in case it is really pouring. Lastly, the Patagonia Men's Torrentshell Jacket comes with interior and exterior storm flaps, ensuring you will stay dry regardless of the weather. The high-quality jacket is truly the perfect choice for men this spring.
Available in four colors, this soft, full-zippered fleece is a great choice for spring. The jacket has a sweater-knit face that adds warmth, making it great for mornings and evenings. That warmth is also enhanced by the fleece interior and zippered pockets. The jacket has a stand-up collar with soft microfleece trim. The trim extends to the cuffs and hem as well. To cap off the look, the Patagonia Men's Sweater Better Jacket possesses raglan sleeves and a quality 100% polyester construction. It runs for $90.
If you live in a colder climate and need a more heavyweight jacket for spring, look no further than the Patagonia Men's R-1 Full Zip Jacket. The midlayer jacket is perfect. It has the warmth you need when the temperatures are low, as well as the versatility to convert to a lightweight jacket for wear on warmer spring days and even during the summer. This jacket provides warmth and breathability through its fleece design, and the grid on the inside allows for breathability and enhanced dry time. The grid also allows for optimal compressibility, meaning you do not have to deal with excessive bulk. A jacket that can keep you warm without taking up a lot of space is hard to find. The jacket's Polartec technology provides durability to a polyester shell that is already long lasting. The Patagonia Men's R-1 Full Zip Jacket also has two zippered pockets, offset shoulder seams, and a full-zip front. Best of all, it can be yours for just $97.