Widely referred to as New Zealand’s No 1 tramping jacket. Tested thoroughly through hard wearing and drenching conditions with length that makes it ideal for tramping in the wet or everyday wet and wind weather protection. The oversized hood with sturdy hood wire allow for excellent protection from the elements and the generous fit allows you to layer easily. Good gusseting means the jacket does not ride up when wearing a pack. Please note that the Hydrophobia is sized to fit over clothing and is essentially a full size bigger than our sizing chart indicates. If you are a size Large going by the chart, for example, a Medium will most likely be the right size for you.
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- Hard wearing tramping jacket
- Fully seam sealed
- Watertight double-flap zip with domes
- Double ended front zip
- Under arm gusset designed for maximum movement
- Gusset design ensures garment does not 'ride-up'
- Waist draw-cord
- Adjustable hood with wire stiffened visor
- Hood tunnels keep cord ends away from face
- External map pocket
- Top and side entry hand pockets
Entrant® D-EV 200gsm Oxford Nylon
Proudly made in New Zealand
- Warm hand wash for best garment life.
- Use pure soap or mild detergent.
- We have tested and recommend Lux flakes, Sunlight soap, or Persil Sensitive.
- Lux and Sunlight soap need to be fully dissolved in hot water before converting it to warm.
- Do not use bleach.
- Rinse well to remove all residues.
- Do not wring.
- Drip dry in the shade to minimise UV exposure.
- Do not tumble dry.
- A cool iron may be used to rejuvenate the exterior DWR* coating. Do not dry clean.
Keeping waterproof breathable garments clean will increase their lifespan. During normal wear, dirt, salts, and oils from contact with the skin will accumulate on the inside surface. This will show as a dark stain on the mesh, especially around the neck and hood. If leftover an extended period of time, this may contaminate the laminate or coating and cause irreversible damage to the jacket. To prevent this happening the garment should be washed at least once a year and more often if worn regularly. Hanging up garments in dry well-ventilated areas will prevent mildew building up on the fabric’s underside. Avoid all contact with solvents and chemicals, accidental contact should be washed off as soon as possible.
Earth Sea Sky was formed in December 1990 when David teamed up with clothing designer, Sydney Mulligan. Between them they had more than 25 years experience in New Zealand’s outdoor clothing industry. This experience in design, production and sales was used to fill a growing need in the market for outdoor clothing that combined comfort, style and performance. David and Sydney introduced designs and colours that linked function and performance with great fit, attention to detail and fashion. Their first range of 20 garments included tramping jackets, oilskins, waterproof ski wear, 60/40 anorak windshells and Polartec thermal fleeces.
Since then, most of New Zealand’s outdoor clothing brands have taken their production offshore. Earth Sea Sky is committed to remaining New Zealand made. The Ellis family believes this is vital in maintaining the brand’s consistent quality and uniqueness.
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