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Norrona Recon Gore-Tex Pro Jacket


Norrona Recon Gore-Tex Pro Jacket

OFFER   £399.00

Brand: Norrona
Weight: 720 g         19 reviews
The Norrona Recon Jacket, now in its fourth generation, is Norrona's most durable and weather-protective shell jacket yet. Developed with the help of the Norwegian, Swedish and Danish Special Forces, the legendary Recon Jacket is truly one of the finest waterproof, windproof and breathable outer shells on the market.

Made from the 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro material, the Recon Jacket is ideal for use both in the UK and overseas, offering fantastic protection from wind, rain and snow. It comes highly recommended by Ray Mears and the Woodlore team after extensive use around the world, particularly in the Arctic wilderness where it has become our go-to jacket. The Gore-Tex membrane uses a woven liner to reduce weight and bulk, enhance moisture transport and minimise abrasion, all while maintaining durable waterproof properties, making it a superb storm-protection fabric.

Designed for use in the areas of trekking, hunting, expeditions, glacier walking, general outdoor pursuits and military use, the Recon Jacket is a truly versatile and heavy-duty outdoor jacket. Despite the excellent barrier it provides against the elements, the Recon Jacket is surprisingly lightweight, at just 720 g in size Large.

  • Waterproof
  • Windproof
  • Highly breathable
  • Material: Recycled Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer shell
  • YKK Aquaseal waterproof zippers
  • Storm hood
  • Underarm zipper ventilation
  • Elastic waist width adjustment
  • Adjustable bottom hem
  • Adjustable cuffs with Velcro
  • Articulated elbows
  • Lower front pockets
  • Chest pockets waterproof from outside
  • Chest radio pocket
  • Hand-warming pockets
  • Sleeve pocket
  • Extended back
  • Roomy fit
  • One-hand adjustments on cords
  • Removable flap for rank insignia sleeve
  • X-open ventilation zip
  • Norrona 5 year warranty against defects
  • Style: 3202-18
  • Weight (size L): 720 g
  • Colour: Forest Green

Out of Stock in 5 sizes:

• Small (37 to 38 inch chest)
• Medium (39 to 41 inch chest)
• Large (42 to 43 inch chest)
• X Large (44 to 45.5 inch chest)
• XX Large (46.5 inch chest)

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  Next day delivery within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

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Product Reviews

Norrona Recon Gore-Tex Pro Jacket is rated 5/5 based on 19 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 19

  The quality of this jacket was exactly what I was hoping it would be. Excellent product and fabric, great design and sturdy zippers. The size small was a perfect fit with room for a sweater. I am 5 ft 4 inches and 125 lbs, unfortunately it had to be returned because of the length. Woodlore customer service was impressive and wonderful to work with.  

16th November, 2023

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 19

  I purchased this jacket for my husband and so far he seems very pleased with it. He is 6 ft 1, with a 34 inch waist and the large size is a good fit for him, allowing a thick fleece be worn underneath quite comfortably. The sleeves are a good length, and the body is quite long so that the hemline falls on the upper thigh. The fabric feels light but tough, and the garment looks well made with some useful details, like the clips inside the sleeve pockets. I guess only time will tell whether it is worth the money, but so far at least, it looks like a great purchase.  

27th December, 2022

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 19

  If you are looking for a Gore Tex Pro Shell long jacket there are not many options. Firstly the service was excellent - jacket arrived quickly and well packed. I am 193 cm tall and 108 kg and size XXL is ideal for me. The jacket has a few niggles, the hood doesn’t fold up so if you’re a hat wearer it can’t be kept neat. It’s very noisy, I’m hoping this will reduce but it is distracting when walking alone. The under arm vents won’t zip back up without removing the jacket. These together lose it a star, it’s not a coat I’ll love but it will get the job done.  

  Philip Maffey
12th December, 2022

Rated: 4/5

  4 of 19

  The best Gore Tex Pro jacket you'll find. Really tough and superbly well made. Pockets are in all the right places with fantastic design details. Don't be put off by the price. This jacket does everything it claims and will probably out last you. All backed up by fabulous customer service and next day delivery from Woodlore. Thank you.  

30th November, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 19

  Excellent build quality and functional design. I'm 6ft 1 inch tall, 43 inch chest, 26 inch arm and 38/40 inch waist when measured as per Norrona size chart instruction (normal trouser waist size 34 inches). I needed the XL size to fit chest, shoulders and arm length so a little wide in the waist but this was not a problem as the well-designed mid and bottom integrated elastic cords allowed easy adjustment. The online automatic Norrona sizing application was very useful and accurate in selecting the appropriate size. Good room and range of movement in the arms and shoulders. The jacket is a good length for rain protection when the bottom elasticated cord is left loose but this can be adjusted to hold the jacket above the hip joint for better ease of movement when hiking. Hood is very generous but can be adjusted down easily to accommodate any choice of additional headwear (helmet/beanie etc.). There is a very nice feature at the top of the main zip where an area of soft friction free fabric is placed to prevent chaffing of your chin when fully zipped. Ventilation zips allow access to mid layer pockets and are very effective in heat regulation. Please note that this is an outer shell only so additional thermal layering is required to insulate. I'm very impressed with the product. In summary very well designed versatile jacket with superior materials of construction and build quality. In terms of order experience, it was very efficient with 24hr delivery and very helpful mannerly staff.  

  John Fitzgerald,
20th June, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 19

  A good all round jacket handy for the summer due to ventilation etc. It can be winterised with the addition of a fur trim for the hood and additional layers.  

  P Webb.
24th May, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 19

  The coat is very well made and and the quality is noticeable on every joint and seam. I’m 6’3 size 34 waist and weigh 14st, I bought the XL. It fits great, the arm length is nice and long and it’s a nice long coat. I like plenty of room for my outer shell jackets so in winter I can get a down jacket underneath if needed. I have an Arc’teryx shell jacket as well and the quality of the Norrona on the seams, zips and over all construction is just as good. All in all this is a great coat and the delivery from wood lore was super fast. 10 out of 10 for me on this coat.  

  Craig Garbutt
20th November, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 19

  Superb jacket, fits perfectly. Good strong zip, decent pockets. I am sure this will protect me in both strong winds and driving rain. Very pleased with the price also.  

  Edward Willcox
20th May, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 19

  Very nicely put together, nice and light.  

  Keith Curtis
7th December, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 19

  Fantastic, I really like this jacket. Very comfortable, it's very waterproof and wicks perspiration away easily and quickly. It has six pockets and four openings for ventilation. It doesn't rustle much, making it reasonably quiet. I'd recommend this to anyone.  

3rd May, 2016

Rated: 5/5

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