Equinox Nylon Poncho Rain Gear

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Key Features

  • Made of durable, waterproof 1.9 ounce urethane coated rip-stop nylon.
  • 56" x 90".
  • 13 oz.
  • Mesh stuff sack included.

Product Highlights

Made from extremely water repellent 1.9 ounce urethane coated rip-stop nylon, the Equinox Nylon Poncho is cut longer than regular ponchos to ensure that knees and legs stay dry too! Reinforced, rust-resistant snaps form openings at the wrist and secure the sides of the Nylon Poncho. With a width of 56 inches and an overall length of 90 inches (45 inches from mid-shoulder to the bottom of the poncho), the Nylon poncho provides full protection and a comfortably sized hood draws snug to further protect against wind and precipitation.

Available in Green or Blue color options, the Equinox Nylon Poncho includes a reusable mesh bag with drawstring closure.

Colors available: Black, Forest, Gray, Navy, Red, Royal

Equinox part numbers: 145770 Black, 145770 Forest, 145770 Gray, 145770 Navy, 145770 Red, 145770 Royal

Product Reviews

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Equinox Nylon Poncho Rain Gear

Average customer rating:
Number of reviews: 3

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  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    8/14/2013

    Likes: Solid construction, has held up really well. Most ponchos I've had have been too flimsy and the hoods rip. This one is sturdy. It's a little large on me (5'4" but overweight), but I've been able to use it over a small backpack. Still packs down to a decent size.

    Dislikes: It's a little heavy, so not for the once-counters.

  • Jeffrey B. Oak Park IL
    7/23/2013

    Likes: Great poncho. Solid construction. Good fit and color. Holds up well in terrible conditions.

    Dislikes: Heavy (but that's the trade off for solid).

  • PAMELA C S. BERKELEY CA
    1/5/2010

    Likes: Nice ripstop fabric.
    At 13 ounces, this poncho is good to carry as rain insurance when no rain or only light rains are expected. I have used it successfully around town & on the trail to avoid getting my core body drenched. It's multi-purposed: For example, it's big enough to double in camp as a tent footprint for my medium-sized one-woman tent; or to cover gear left outside my tent at night.
    As for length: I am 5"2" & the poncho comes within a foot or so off the ground when worn with a stuffed 40 L day pack. It's shorter when worn with a full-sized backpack. I did not get the over-the-pack model because a similar design proved to be too long & required use of a belt to avoid tripping.

    Dislikes: The hood was way too big for me: I need to wear the poncho with a brimmed hat such as a baseball cap to have full visibility & coverage. Tie-downs would be a nice add-on to pitch as a "gear garage."
    For backpackers: if you strap a bunch of gear [sleeping pad, tent, etc.) to the outside of your pack, the poncho will shorten up in the back & you will get wet legs & sox unless you war it with rain paints. But we knew this was not a full coverage product anyway! It's an optimist's raincoat.