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Price was $24.00 - $100.00. This jacket is great. I ordered it specifically for a riding trip i was going on and it was expected to rain. I ordered the large because being only a rain jacket, i wanted to be able to fit a sweatshirt underneath. I am 5'5 150lbs and it fit perfect with a sweatshirt on under it. A nice thick under armour sweatshirt at that and i still had room to breath. The fit is spot on. Now: it did rain? and i did stay dry. The only thing that got wet was anything not covered by the jacket. The thing is magical. I most definitely will be ordering one for my boyfriend- just the man version and not hot pink. I would most definitely recommended this to anyone looking fot a rain jacket for sure.

-A. Meyer

Women’s switchback ii a lightweight nylon jacket, the columbia switchback jacket features omni-shield advanced repellency. this authentic fit jacket is a must have for your next camping adventure or trip -columbia women’s switchback ii jacket

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I wore this raincoat in costa rica when i toured the rainforests. Fortunately i had good weather most the time, but one day it poured while i was on a tour and i stood out in the downpour for 2 hours with the tour and my jacket was the only one that held up of all the raincoats. Everyone eneded up buying an poncho, but not me! excellent coat and so worth the price! The Best women's switchback ii as-of ( Feb 2019 ) | Columbia Women S Activewear-Outerwear Review Bonus Columbia Women's Switchback II Jacket Water-resistant jacket with side vents, stowaway hood, and zip-front closure. Zippered vertical-welt pockets. Drawcord hem. Hook-and-loop cuff straps .

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The material on this jacket is pretty light weight, but i bought it to wear around my college campus on rainy days- and this will definitely get the job done! the grape color is absolutely beautiful, and i like the way it fits. I am 5'3 130 pounds and usually wear a woman's size small, but bought this jacket in a medium and am glad that i did! i still have room to layer underneath. I like the way the hood fits as well. Very pleased! -Q. Alberta

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women's switchback ii Apparel, A lightweight nylon jacket, the columbia switchback jacket features omni-shield advanced repellency. this authentic fit jacket is a must have for your next camping adventure or trip to the coffee shop. Columbia Women's Switchback Ii Jacket (1494881-Columbia).

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I spent 2 weeks in southeast asia in march, which is one of the rainiest parts of the year. This jacket got me through that weather, but i wouldn't use this as a casual jacket on a sunny day:. . Pros. - very resistant to rain and wind. - hood that tucks into the collar. - reasonably sized pockets. - very light and portable, easy to pack. - material is thin but warm. - great for short trips. - affordable. . Cons. - material not very breathable. - not ideal for all-day wear

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(0) Question: How were you able to fold it into the pocket?


(1) Question: Is this a softshell jacket


(2) Question: I am very confused. some customer's reviews said it runs large and others small? i am outside us and i have to be sure. thanks.


(3) Question: Does this jacket have an inside pocket also?


(4) Question: Is this a good rain jacket?


(5) Question: What is the sleeve length (i'm tall)?


(6) Question: Does this jacket have a hood? some pictures show one and others don't


(7) Question: Does it come with a tiny bag to pack it into?


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The arms are a bit long but they roll up and look just fine. It does pack up into a pouch if you fold it and push it through the pocket, but it unfolds with a ton of wrinkles. It's definitely waterproof and you will sweat if it's warm outside. It has some breathing space on the back shoulders, but i don't think it helps much. I used this for a trip to seattle and to the azores. Both destinations were drizzly and this was just what i needed. It was a little weird though for the rain to be kept out of my jacket while having sweat literally running down my arms. The hat rolls up into the collar so it's not awkward when you aren't using it. It's not frumpy and shows your waistline. Then length is good and it's very lightweight so taking it backpacking is no problem at all. I really like it and the only thing i can see improving on is getting it to breathe a little better.


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I'm 5' 4" 140 lbs, 28 waist and 36 inch bust and i ordered the small and it fit snug, but that is what i was looking for. This rain coat (for me) is just a light, spring/ summer rain jacket not intended for layering. If you need a light coat but need to layer i highly suggest ordering up one size. I really liked the "golden nugget" color but it is slightly transparent, i kind of like this, but some people absolutely do not, so just a heads up. The hood comes folded into the collar and looks nice either way. Last thing to know is this is not lined at all and is extremely thin material, and there is velcro on the wrist to adjust sleeve width.

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A. Mathis, Nottingham says

Perfect. I have been eyeballing nf be tire, but at a fraction of the price, i went with this. Super happy. The fit is slim, but roomy to wear a hoodie underneath. . I got a small, and i'm a hair under 5 feet, weight goes between 109-112 and i lie to myself that i wear a 34b (hangs head in shame, i'm probably more an 32a cup, but let me give myself this one thing). I wear anywhere from an xs (banana republic) to a small/medium (forever 21). . Sorry, enough about me. This jacket is amazing. . Keep the water out, keeps the heat in and it keeps a feminine shape. . The velcro wrist things, keeps the jacket from shifting, the bungee pull at the bottom helps keep the jacket snug to your body, and the hood is great and keeping water off your face. . A must buy. Seriously. Perfect thanks for ca rainy days (when we do get them)

H. Rochelle, Portsmouth

I love this jacket, though it's not 100% waterproof like some jackets i've seen. If you're in the rain for a while, you won't be totally dry when you unzip your jacket (though you won't be drenched). I had my phone in my pocket, zipped, while i was on a walk and my phone was very damp after it rained for a bit. Overall though, it works great as a windbreaker and for light rain. Never had any problems with the zippers, i like that the pockets zip and the hood is adjustable (and fits perfectly over my head! ). The jacket fits perfectly, seems sturdy, looks good and i see myself wearing it often in the future. Pretty decent price- a good buy.

T. Joanne, Washington says

Couldn't find many petite reviews so here's mine:. The xs fits great! i'm 5'1 100lbs. I like boxy fits (especially for jackets since i layer a lot) so i was worried thinking i should get a s but the xs is still very roomy! the jacket length is perfect- doesn't past the hip too much. The sleeve length is long but that's fine. It's not a hard fix to scrunch it up or fold it.

P. Ophelia, District of Columbia

I am female, about 5' 8 1/2", and around 175lb. I normally fit a medium - large on a jacket size, so i decided to get the large. It fit to an okay length, just at the hip, however, the top portion and on my shoulders felt slightly restricted. I am also a 34b. The sleeves were a bit longer than my arms, but still, the top felt restricted. Returned for an x-large and the top area still feels a bit restricted, but overall better. I probably could not have had any sort of under sweater or jacket under it with the large just a regular shirt, but with the x-l, a thin sweater or extra layer will probably fit under. I would suggest going up 1 size of your normal.

N. Tracey, Gloucestershire says

I am a petite (5'1, 105 ibs), i usually buy junior and kids clothes, but with jackets it can be difficult because of the sleeves length - tend to be too short. So, i decided to give a try with this jacket (women small). And i am glad i did. It fits perfectly! the color is beautiful. The only thing is it is a bit lighter than i thought. This is a very light shell, it keeps the rain off me, but i do put very warm clothes under, because it feels like you are wearing nothing. So, it is more like a summer-early fall shell. But anyways, i am very happy and give five stars.

E. Lewis, Hounslow

Everyone said it ran small so i got the medium. I think i could of done the small and just had it been more fitted. I'm 5'2" 125lbs. The hibiscus color is a right bright coral color, i was hoping it would be more red but it's not for a moment! . In the picture i'm holding the corner of a rich red colored dress if that helps at all! . You can see how much extra room there is for me too from the side view! . It says it packs into it's self but there are no instruction on how to do this? someone said it would fit in a purse when packed into it's self. Unless you're marry freaking poppins it might be awkward in your purse. It does seem to resist water but i haven't taken it into nature yet lol.

B. Carolyn, Illinois says

I wanted a compact rain shell for traveling; it is better to pack layers instead of carrying a big coat. This rain jacket is impenetrable to water when i run a sleeve under water, and it is completely dry afterwards. I have not used it in the rain yet. . I bought the jacket "big" so it could be a shell and i could layer underneath it (with a packable down coat, fleece, and/or hoodie). On its own, the jacket looks comfortable and cut nicely, but not big. I am 5'6" 105 lbs and bought size medium for growing room (i like jackets loose anyway), but it already looks great as it is. . This jacket has features i did not expect, including elastic around the bottom hem (length comes to mid pelvis) and the around the hood for cinching. There is a mesh flap in the back for breathability. These are great features. I noticed the hood is not oversized at all. Cinched up, i think i could probably keep my face dry. . The tag on my jacket said it was $60, but i got it for less than $28; love the online store price! it also says it packs into itself, but i cannot figure out how to do this. I rolled it up and am using hair bands. . I dropped the rating because the color represented is not the color i received, even though i like it. "bright rose, " instead of being a dark magenta as is shown, is just darker than hot pink. I'm not picky about my pinks though, so i'll wear it. This color would be cheerful on a wet day, but it will stand out in a crowd. . I look forward to using this jacket a lot in the future!

Z. Audrey, Mississippi

This is a great little rain shell! the hood folds into the collar and the collar looks very nice on its own. The jacket also compresses down into a pocket. I need to be able to pack a light, water-resistant coat for both hiking, running and traveling abroad, and this jacket works really well for both needs. I'm 5'3", 120 lbs, athletic/petite, and the small works well. I based my sizing decision on the bust size listed in the size chart. For me, this jacket fits over a sweatshirt just fine, but if you're going to be doing heavy layering, you may want to order a size up.

D. Kimberly, Northumberland says

I went with the other reviews on this jacket and sized up because i didn't want the jacket to be fitted. I normally wear a size small but i ordered a size medium. I probably could have gone with a size small and been comfortable and been able to layer a shirt or even long sleeve under the small. The only reason i kept the medium is because there is enough room to fit a sweater underneath it during the colder months but it also doesn't look too bulky on its own. It doesn't have a liner so if you live in humid, rainy weather like i do, it may stick to you when it gets warm. I have used this jacket multiple times in the rain now and it works perfectly and keeps me dry. My only other complaint is that the hood does not always stay on my head if it's really windy out. It does have strings to tighten the hood but it does come loose. Besides the few complaints i had about this jacket, overall i really do like this jacket. It keeps me dry, it's light enough to wear during the rainy warm months and it packs down to fit into my purse or backpack, which i love!

U. Barbara, Devon

I got the lilac color and my sister got the teal color, and they were pretty close to the color in the display image. It looks like these colors are not available anymore, according to the current listings. I got my rain jacket over a year ago and it is still in great shape. This is a thin rain jacket - the fabric is a little transparent and it definitely is not a jacket you would wear for warmth - i will often pair it with a fleece underneath. This works well for keeping out rain and wind. The pockets and stowaway hood all work well. Pockets are not lined. Sleeves are long - see pictures - but i like them that way! you can tuck your hands in to stay dry. I bought it for trips to india and bolivia in their rainy seasons and it held up admirably! if you are in soaking conditions for a long time (hours) then water can get through this jacket. Most rain jackets are not 100% waterproof because they also need breathability - this one is listed as water resistant, which is accurate. Good purchase and i would highly recommend this jacket!

T. Ruby, Hackney says

Let's start with the minimal cons:. Material is lightweight water resistant nylon that is slightly noisy and wrinkles easily. No storm flap over the zipper. . Now the pros:. Packs into its own pocket (though it wrinkles less if carefully folded and tucked into back vent). Hood folds up into collar, and i'm very fond of the height and look of the collar when the hood is hidden. Zipper does have inside flap that appears to prevent water from permeating. Sleeves are long enough to cover most of my hands (i like extra long sleeves) but do have velcro adjusters so they can be pushed up. Fit is perfect at chest and hips, while not being too big in waist (i am an hourglass curved size 16 (waist considerably smaller than chest and hips) and ordered a size large jacket). I could probably fit a light fleece or sweater under it without it feeling tight at the chest or shoulders. . Unfortunately during my entire trip in seattle it has been sunny, so i haven't been able to test the water/air permeability. While it is a very basic rain jacket, it doesn't look cheap, and i feel that online store's price of $30 was worth it.

V. Teresa, Michigan

I purchased this and three other jackets in preparation for a trip i was going on where i knew there'd be some light to moderate rain. Since the weather was otherwise expected to be warm, i didn't want to pack a heavy rain jacket, so i was in search of a light, packable, water resistant shell. Preferably under $50. Of the four jackets i'd purchased, i wound up keeping this one. And after having used it on my trip, i'm glad to say that i'm very happy with my choice. . Please note that this is a shell and doesn't have an inner lining for warmth. If you're just looking for something to just keep the rain off, this is a great option! it packs down easily into its own pocket, and kept me dry while standing in moderate rain for 3hrs. It didn't seep through the fabric at all. The hood provided adequate coverage for my head and easily tucks away into the collar when it isn't needed, and has an elastic bungee cord for adjustment. The zipper pockets were great for stashing my cell phone and camera and kept those dry as well. . I purchased this jacket in the groovy pink color, which is a very bright, bold pink. Great for when you'd like a pop of color when the weather outside is gloomy and gray. I'm typically a size small to medium (i'm 5'4" and 125 lb), and purchased this in a medium so i could layer under during cold weather for year-round wear. It's pretty roomy if you only have on a single layer, but will fit well over additional layers and i personally prefer the more relaxed fit. The cut of the jacket keeps it from looking *too* bulky. . For those interested, i'd also purchased (and returned) the following jackets:. . 1) sierra designs microlight 2 - would've been my 2nd choice after the columbia switchback, due to its fit, packability (comes with its own pouch) and roomy hood. However, after testing a drop of water on the fabric, the water gradually seeped through after sitting for a few minutes. Probably only good for light rain and i wanted something more water resistant. . 2) columbia auroras wake ii - the fabric of this one is similar to the sierra designs microlight 2, so not as water resistant as i would've liked. It's also more of a rain jacket with an inner lining for some additional warmth, and if it had the ability to pack into itself, i couldn't figure it out! sizing seemed to run smaller than the switchback (probably due to the lining), but still fit me okay. . 3) charles river pack-n-go windbreaker - this is actually a men's jacket, but i figured i'd give it a try. I kinda figured it wouldn't be my best bet, but i thought it might surprise me (nope). The overall size of the xs that i'd ordered was okay, but it was a looser, bulkier overall fit that i didn't like. . I was able to get this jacket for about 50% of the original price, and since it worked out well for my particular need, i couldn't be happier with my purchase. I'm considering keeping it in my car in anticipation of unexpected weather, and am even considering buying another one to keep in my purse!



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