We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover Insulated Jacket – Women’s and summarize the results below:
PeakScore: 90 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.5 stars
Expert Rating: 4.5 stars
Number of Ratings Reviewed: 98
Pros & Cons
Reasons to buy:
- Pretty lightweight material.
- Easy to vent by lowering neck zipper without having to undo the whole jacket.
- More windproof than the Arc’teryx Atom LT.
- Packs into own pocket for convenient storage ability.
- Drawstring toggle at the bottom for adjustability.
- Easy to maintain and wash due to synthetic material.
- Available in a variety of colors.
- High warmth-to-weight ratio.
- Features elastic cuffs and an elastic hem.
- Sheds light rain due to DWR coating.
- Moderately wind-resistant.
- Dries quickly.
- PrimaLoft insulation increases warmth.
- A small zippered chest-pocket provides convenient storage.
- Layering piece that can be worn under a durable shell.
Reasons NOT to buy:
- Runs very narrow in the shoulders.
- Not especially compact even though it packs down into a pocket.
- Carabiner clip loop has questionable durability.
- Sleeves run very long.
- Isn’t especially breathable, so would not be suited for outdoor aerobic activities.
- Doesn’t provide great stretch or mobility, so not ideal for activities which require a high range of movement, like rock climbing.
- No adjustable cuffs or hem.
- Can let in wind and lower your body temperature.
- Cuffs have a tendency to pull down when reaching overhead.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover Insulated Jacket for women is a lightweight and comfortable jacket that is best suited for walking around town or for layering under a shell in cold temperatures. The limited breathability and mobility make this not ideally suited for intense outdoor activities. However, the impressive synthetic warmth-to-weight ratio and moderate wind-resistance make this a useful product.