Women's Vertex Waterproof Jacket

£137.50 was £280.00
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Top wet weather performance in a stylish, understated package. Read more…

Colour: Seaport Blue
  • Seaport Blue
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The Full Story+

Offering the perfect blend of mountain performance and smart urban looks, our totally waterproof Vertex Jacket is suitable for adventures in the wildest, remotest places on earth and yet won't look out of place in a sophisticated urban environment.

It is made using a 3-layer construction, with our proven waterproof Barricade™ technology for complete wet weather protection. The durable face fabric is 100% polyamide for impressive abrasion resistance, whilst also being lightweight, tactile, breathable, and with a modern matte appearance. In essence, the fabric looks great, feels fantastic and performs brilliantly – even in the most challenging conditions.

If you look carefully on the inside, you’ll see a minimal number of seams and slimmer-than-average seam sealing tape. This makes the whole garment lighter, more durable and ultimately more protective from the elements.

In terms of design, the stand out feature is its versatility – there are no flashy panels, lurid logos or go-faster stripes. Instead we've gone for a smart, well-tailored jacket that looks great and blends in – pretty much anywhere. Understated but with a serious edge.

The ergonomic cut is perfect for active sports and features rear sleeve articulation offering unrestricted movement – perfect for skiing and trekking.

A single-pull adjustable hood is stiffened and wired and provides excellent fit and unimpeded vision. It rolls away into the collar for a smarter appearance around town. The cuffs and hem are also adjustable to really batten down the hatches if necessary.

The two chest-mounted external pockets feature water-resistant AquaGuard™ zips and we've included an extra compartment in the right hand pocket, and a tri-ring in the left, to keep smaller items and accessories from rattling around the bottom.


Our Barricade™ waterproof technology achieves an initial Hydrostatic Head (waterproofness rating) of 20,000 and a Moisture Vapour Transmission rating for breathability of 20,000 g/m2/24h - a very balanced position.

A further Durable Water Repellency™ finish boosts water repellency of the fabric surface and maintains 80% of its effectiveness after twenty washes.

3-layer Barricade™

An investment in a long-term high performing jacket for intense activity offering the lightest weight and the smallest pack size.

The water repellent face fabric and the waterproof-breathable membrane are bonded together with a lightweight wicking scrim - the three layers are sandwiched together.

Read more about our Barricade Technology

Washing Instructions
Caring for your Rohan Barricade™ waterproof will improve its performance and longevity. Simply machine wash your item at 30C with a gentle non-biological, liquid detergent. We recommend a second rinse to remove all traces of detergent from the fabric. Don’t use fabric conditioners, dryer sheets, stain removers or bleaching agents as these can impair the fabric performance. Garments may be drip dried. To rejuvenate the finish tumble dry your waterproof on the coolest setting, ensuring it is fully dry to complete the process.

Your Barricade™ waterproof has a Durable Water Repellency finish on the surface of the fabric. Over time, with wear and exposure to the environment, this can degrade, stopping water beading up on the surface of the jacket. Cleaning your waterproof will help maintain the finish. If necessary a re-proofing product, such as Grangers Clothing Wash + Repel, may be used to restore the DWR. This can be used in your wash cycle and is activated by a cool tumble dry.

Fabric: 100% polyamide with waterproof Barricade™ membrane technology.
Weight: 515g
Pack Size: 1,300ml
Drying Time: 7 hours

Features at a Glance+
  • Waterproof and breathable jacket for active outdoor use.
  • Fabric: 100% polyamide with waterproof Barricade™ membrane technology.
  • Durable Water Repellent™ treatment keeps the rain off in light showers.
  • Tough and durable, lightweight fabric with scrim lining to reduce bulk.
  • Internal, zipped security pocket helps protect your valuables.
  • Two external, extra capacity, YKK AQUAguard zipped security pockets help protect your valuables.
  • Tri ring on inner left hand pocket for accessories.
  • Single-pull hood for excellent fit and unimpeded vision, stiffened and wired peak, packs away into the collar.
  • Rear sleeve articulation allows for increased freedom of movement and further reach.
  • Adjustable hem and sleeve cuffs.
  • Highly breathable.
  • Durable.
  • Packable.
  • High wicking.
  • Quick drying.
  • Easy to wash.
  • Crease resistant.
Elemental Protection
Wind - Highly Wind ResistantWind - Highly Wind Resistant

Cutting down windchill can make more difference to your comfort and safety than the amount of insulation you are wearing. Garments that carry this icon are Highly Wind Resistant.

Rain - Totally WaterproofRain - Totally Waterproof

Wet clothing transmits body heat nearly twenty-five times faster than dry. All clothing with this symbol is guaranteed to be totally waterproof. And highly breathable membrane technology means that you won’t get wet from inside either.

Functional Features
Secure Pockets x3Secure Pockets x3

Pocket science at Rohan is all about precision and detail of design, but most of all, it’s about keeping your most important stuff safe at times when losing keys, passports and wallet is more than just an inconvenience. We use several different methods – whichever is the most appropriate. Some pockets are completely hidden with micro zips, some are touch and close with roll-over tops and some are high quality zips.

Our Technologies

Conventional waterproof fabrics cannot adapt to the changing weather outside and the changing micro-climate inside. Barricade™ is different, it is dynamic and responds to your body temperature and the humidity of the surrounding environment. The sweatier and steamier things get inside, the better the membrane works and the more vapour escapes.

Durable Water RepellencyDurable Water Repellency

Our durable water resistant finish, which forces water droplets to ‘bead up’ and run off the outside of the jacket, is designed to remain at 80% efficiency – even after 20 washes.

Fundamental Principles
Lightweight - Weight: 515gLightweight - Weight: 515g

We were the original lightweight revolutionaries. Back in the 1970’s we realised that cutting weight without losing performance meant that you can take less and do more. Everything we make is engineered to achieve this.

Packable - Pack Size: 1300mlPackable - Pack Size: 1300ml

Low pack size is a benefit whether you’re packing for a day’s walking or for the trip of a lifetime. We continually scrutinise fabric specification and garment construction to minimise the packed size of our clothing. The actual pack size is tested and listed.

Fast Drying - Drying Time: 7 hoursFast Drying - Drying Time: 7 hours

All Rohan clothing is designed to be very fast drying – as much a benefit for unexpected downpours as anything else. It’s easy to wash and often needs no ironing. Almost all garments will dry overnight, meaning you can take less with you. We test every item and list its drying time.

Size Guide+

Womens Vertex Jacket

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What People are Saying

This product has a Rating of 5 / 5
Age: 61-65
Purpose: Nordic Walking, Hiking and Dog walking
Length you've had item: I week



I bought this jacket and it is long enough in the sleeves for me, it’s so comfortable, a lovely colour and looks very nice.

I haven’t had it long but I think it will be excellent for when I am Nordic Walking, hiking and taking my dogs for a walk.

Very pleased with it.

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