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W's Calcite Shell Jacket - Gore-Tex - Recycled Polyester

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Patagonia women's light and durable shell jacket from recycled polyester

Calcite shell-jacket is a light yet durable 4 season shell jacket made from 100% recycled polyester. 

The most popular shell-jacket from Patagonia range because of the great package of features at a good price.

Comfortable to wear thanks to the 2.5-layer waterproof/breathable GORE-TEX Paclite® Plus fabric which feels nice when in contact with bare skin. Lot of possibilities to adjust hood, hem and cuffs for each sport. 

Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

Read more: What are the differences between Patagonia shell jackets?


  • Light and packable 2.5-layer waterproof/breathable GORE-TEX Paclite® Plus fabric with a 100% recycled polyester face and a special textured backer for next-to-skin comfort
  • Alpine helmet-compatible hood with laminated visor and single-pull adjustment
  • Coated, watertight center-front zipper and welted, DWR (durable water repellent)-treated venting pit zips
  • Exterior left-chest pocket with coated, watertight zipper and welted handwarmer pockets have DWR (durable water repellent)-treated zips
  • Minimal self-fabric hook-and-loop cuff closures
  • Dual-adjust drawcord hem seals out weather
  • Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
  • 371 g (13.1 oz)

GORE-TEX® Paclite® Technology garments are made from a GORE-TEX® membrane, bonded to an outer shell material, then covered by a protective layer made of an oleophobic (oil hating) substance and carbon. The benefit: an extremely lightweight, packable garment. Special GORE-SEAM® tape technology ensures that all seams are 100% waterproof.

The GORE-TEX® membrane has 9 billion pores per square inch, with each pore 20,000 times smaller than a water droplet. These tiny holes are too small for water and wind to pass through from the outside. But these same pores are large enough for moisture vapor to pass through, so your body's perspiration is able to escape and you won’t feel clammy or uncomfortable inside your jacket.

Size & Fit

Model is 5'9" and wearing a size Small. The jacket is regular fit.


2.5-layer, 3.4-oz 75-denier 100% recycled polyester plain-weave GORE-TEX Paclite® Plus shell with a textured backer and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.

What is Sustainable?

  • 100% recycled polyester
  • Fair Trade Certified™ sewn. Patagonia pays a premium for every Fair Trade Certified item that carries their label. That extra money goes directly to the workers at the factory, and they decide how to spend it. The program also promotes worker health and safety and social and environmental compliance and encourages dialog between workers and management.

About Patagonia

We’re in business to save our home planet

Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973. Patagonia is an outdoor clothing manufacturer for silent sports: climbing, surfing, skiing, snowboarding and trail running.

Patagonia’s mission statement is to build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. Patagonia pledges at least one percent of the sales to environmental groups around the world. For over 40 years the folks at Patagonia have focused on making easygoing, high-performance gear that leaves the smallest footprint possible.

Patagonia is currently using 69% recycled or renewable materials and it’s aiming to raise the portion up to 100% in the future. In an attempt to improve the lives of those who make Patagonia products, Patagonia offers 192 styles that are Fair Trade Certified for sewing. In 1994, Patagonia made the decision to take a stand against chemically intensive cotton and switch to organically grown cotton throughout the line. Part of the production is also Bluesign® certified. See product-specific responsibility on the product pages.

Patagonia offers a repair service for all the products. Let us know if your Patagonia garment needs to be repaired and we’ll take care of it.

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Customer Reviews

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Salla K.
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Takki pitää hyvin vettä ja tuulta. Hihat ovat riittävän pitkät. Huppu on riittävän suuri, ja mahtuu päähän lämpimän pipon kanssa. Tilaamani koko S oli juuri sopiva.

Merja Avonius
Siisti ja laadukas kuoritakki

Takki pitää hyvin vettä ja tuulta. Hihat ovat riittävän pitkät. Huppu on riittävän suuri, ja mahtuu päähän lämpimän pipon kanssa. Tilaamani koko S oli juuri sopiva.

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