Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders - Short
Our lightest and most packable waders feature our seamless bootie technology; made with lightweight yet durable waterproof/breathable fabric, they fold into a compact stuffsack for go-anywhere convenience and capability.
- The highest-performing, lightest, most packable waders on the market, featuring our seamless bootie technology; the ultimate backcountry or travel wader
- Single-seam construction for durability and gusseted crotch for freedom of movement and comfort
- Minimalist, adjustable suspenders and wading belt
- Heavy-duty scuff guards at ankle
- Interior TPU-welded waterproof pocket
- Roll up into their own compact 8" x 13" stuffsack and weigh in at just 26 ounces
- 740 g (26.1 oz)
H2No™ Performance Standard shell.
Upper: 3-layer, 3.5-oz 100% recycled nylon.
Lower: 4-layer, 4.5-oz 100% polyester (70% recycled).
Both with a waterproof/breathable barrier and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
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Patagonia developed the 4-layer fabric construction for our waders to increase breathability and abrasion resistance, move moisture away from the body, and decrease the weight.
Our exterior fabrics are densely woven 100% polyester microfibers for durability and puncture resistance. On one side we apply our H2No® waterproof coating for waterproof/breathable performance. On the other side we apply a Hydrophilic laminate that pulls moisture away from the body so it can be passed out through the exterior shell.
To protect the hydrophilic laminate we use a soft polyester tricot lining that increases abrasion resistance yet maintains a soft, supple drape.
Finally, we apply a DWR (durable water repellent) treatment as the first line of defense in keeping these waders waterproof.
3-layer H2No™ Performance Standard fabrics are completely waterproof, windproof and breathable by virtue of an advanced combination of elements: a water-repellent shell fabric and a waterproof/breathable membrane bonded with an ultralight knit backer. The entire fabric package is highly packable and designed for prolonged use in extreme weather.
3-layer H2No™ Performance Standard shell fabrics are coated with DWR (durable water repellent) fabric finish that repels light rain and snow. In conjunction with a waterproof/breathable barrier, the DWR finish keeps the outer fabric from becoming saturated so that the breathable barrier can do its job.
All products bearing the H2No™ mark have been vigorously tested for durability in our 24 Killer Wash.
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