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Paramo Halcon Jacket - Moss
Paramo

Paramo Halcon Jacket - Moss

OFFER   £264.00
Brand: Paramo
Weight: 1038 g         12 reviews
The Paramo Halcon Jacket is a windproof, waterproof and breathable coat for outdoor enthusiasts, especially those who want lots of practical carrying space. In designing the Halcon Jacket, Paramo had the assistance of a number of professional wildlife cameramen and photographers, including Joe Cornish and John Aitchison - people who have taken their fair share of the brunt of British weather. As such, it is a brilliant outer layer for budding photographers, filmers and bird watchers, and can be seen on professional lensmen across the country.

Paramo Directional Clothing Systems was set up by the founder and owner of Nikwax, Nick Brown. Focusing on wearability, recovery and long life, they have created a range of clothing that is comfortable, durable, highly functional and - most importantly - weatherproof! The Halcon Jacket is a fantastic example of this.

The use of unique Nikwax Analogy fabric, combined with the Halcon's ventilation options, ensures you can maintain your comfort without taking layers on and off during your adventures. Additionally, as the performance of Analogy fabric isn't hindered by the outside temperature or humidity level, the Halcon Jacket can be used in freezing cold environments such as the Arctic. It also features a fleece-lined collar, wire-framed hood and handwarming pockets for additional comfort.

As zip-front jackets go, the Halcon is the Swiss Army knife. There are pockets for everything, including zippable hand-warmer pockets. The neck-warming collar and hood are superb and, as with all Paramo garments, the fit and finish of the fabric is impeccable. Being wind and waterproof while still highly breathable make it perfect for active use in our weather, while the generous cut gives ample space for an insulating layer while waiting for the light to change on a winter day. A fantastic all-rounder. - Joe Cornish, Landscape Photographer
Benefits of Nikwax Analogy fabric:
  • Keeps wind and rain out and drys rapidly after use
  • Removes perspiration and condensation more effectively than any other waterproof fabric to keep you dry from the inside
  • Works consistently whatever the outside temperature or humidity level
  • Soft, supple and quiet
  • Excellent ventilation allows you to keep garments on for longer
  • Waterproofing is easily renewed with Nikwax aftercare
  • Repairable with needle and thread
  • Not compromised by puncture
Details:
  • Two secure chest pockets large enough for guides and maps
  • Large internal breast pocket
  • Two large bellows pockets with fold-over tops
  • Two zipped, fleece-lined handwarming pockets
  • Two low-level capacious inner pockets
  • Excellent field of vision from adjustable hood with wired peak
  • Fleece-lined collar
  • Upper arm vents for more temperature control on the move
  • Two-way zip with internal storm flap allowing ventilation
  • Average weight: 967 g
  • Colour: Moss green
  • Easy Fit
  • Ethically produced in Colombia as part of the Miquelina Foundation
  • For every Halcon Jacket sold, a sapling will be donated to help Trees for Life replant the Caledonian Forest, restoring a wild environment with native flora and fauna in the Scottish Highlands

Shipping

1-2 Day Delivery possible

  Delivery in 1-2 days (within 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 on weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

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

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

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

Returns

A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 14 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
Etchingham
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Paramo Halcon Jacket - Moss is rated 5/5 based on 12 customer reviews.

Overall Rating:

  1 of 12

  My wife purchased this jacket for me as an early christmas present a few day's ago. I have had my eye on one for over a year but like to take my time to consider all other options before I purchase an item. In the past I have always been a Gore-Tex man, living between Berghaus and Mountain Equipment Jackets as my options for comfort and fit in the past. How wrong was I. From the moment you put this jacket on it feels like pure luxury. The stitching detail is perfect all over. Yes I checked that on arrival too. The amount of pockets are a god send for me to fill with camera accessories, without having to carry my backpack. The only item on my back from now on will be my tripod. What I have been blown away with, is how warm it keeps you and that is with only a t-shirt on at +3 degrees in the middle of the night. ( Poor dog was dragged out for a walk just so I could try it ). Overall a cracking jacket and the speed of delivery was fantastic.  

  Mick Hammond

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 12

  This is the first Paramo item I've bought, mainly as I've been disappointed with the performance of gore-tex jackets, and have to say, I'm a convert already. It's a relatively heavy jacket but does what its meant to, that is, keeps you warm, dry, able to carry lots of stuff, and what's more is quiet. Would thoroughly recommend.  

  Neil Gibson

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 12

  A great service from Woodlore. Prompt dispatch, trouble-free delivery. I received this jacket today and I have to say that the quality and attention to detail is first class. Ill update my review when Ive used it in anger a few times, but first impressions are excellent. Recommended.  

  Peter Theelke

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 12

  Superb service from Woodlore - item dispatched quickly and received as expected. The coat is of excellent quality, exteremly well made with all the functional specs you might want. I have only worn it in light rain so far but it appears waterproof and is comfortable to wear.  

  Ron Powell

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 12

  I needed to purchase a garment that would resist all severe weather conditions, without breaking the bank, and have at least 15 years of wear. When the Paramo arrived (next day from ordering!) the quality and battleship build jumped out at me. I reckon to have as much knowledge as Ray Mears on clothing and because of this I know the Halcon will be my trusted friend for a couple of decades! Regards to Woodlore; they know that in supplying top notch gear like this it means that one will not require similar for years to come. When buying what may appear expensive clothing, try to envisage how much longer garments will last compared to cheaper, not-so-well-made gear and work out an average annual cost. What I paid for the Paramo Halcon over let's say 15 years works out at about £18 per year, about 35p per week! Brilliant value.  

  Brian Mclean

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 12

  Well I've had the jacket for 3 weeks now and worn it most days up here in the North East of Scotland. It replaces my Paramo jacket that I bought in 2003, so a trusted brand. Today the new Halcon got a good workout; 4 hours up in the hills of Glenlivet in the Cairngorms National Park. The ambient temperature was -2, and with the windchill down to around -4. Light to moderate snow falling all the time. The jacket performed very well; the neck zips up high to cover your chin and prevents wind/rain getting in. I put the hood up but put it away again as I was too warm! Excellent fit with the long dropped back, plenty of pockets for head torches, GPS, packed food etc. and the hand warmer pockets are low down which are more comfortable and convenient. Best of all the price I paid was £66.00 less than most retailers either online or in store. Great product at the right price.  

  Neil Andrew Cameron

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 12

  I've only had this jacket for three weeks. However, it has been very wet up here where I am, including floods due to the high amount of rainfall. So, a good test of the jacket. It has been completely waterproof, which I am so happy about! I had some concerns about Paramo from various reviews online, but my jacket has proved itself repeatedly. I live on a smallholding, and walk regularly and I've not had any leakage issues in the daily use it has had so far. Heavier than a lightweight technical jacket, and more bulky, but for all other uses it is very good. The hand warmer pockets will get wet if I use them whilst it's raining, but only because the rain runs down my arms into the pocket. Not much can be done about that for any jacket. Vents work well, as it can be a warm jacket when walking uphill. I am particularly pleased with the hood, and I normally dislike jacket hoods: it stays on in all winds from any direction, isn't noisy, and doesn't restrict my vision too much. A brilliant jacket, and I'd recommend it to anyone.  

  Luke

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 12

  My coat arrived quickly and in good condition. I decided to try a Paramo coat because I am finding that Goretex does not stand the test of time and loses its ability to keep me dry after a only a few months. This coat fits well, it is warm and so far it is waterproof - I just hope it stays that way.  

  Graham Roberts

Rated: 4/5

  9 of 12

  Fantastic jacket. I am a big fan of Paramo, so to be able to purchase it with a good offer is brilliant. I must say I am very impressed with Woodlore too; good company.  

  Bryan Lewin

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 12

  I bought this on the advice of a friend who is a Paramo addict. Having had multiple GoreTex jackets in the past the first thing I noticed was how quiet this jacket is. I usually overheat when walking but that has not been a problem with all the ventilation available and I don't need to keep taking the jacket off. I haven't needed a mid-layer either, which is an added bonus. It is by far the most comfortable jacket I have ever worn and stood up to Scottish weather without any problems. The hood is exceptionally well designed and the number and size of pockets make it ideal for the amount of kit I feel I must carry. The only reservation I have is that (I'm told) if you sit in the wet it will force through (unlike Gore Tex), but I haven't experienced that as yet. I will certainly be buying more Paramo clothing.  

  David Robson

Rated: 5/5




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