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Paramo Velez Adventure Smock - Moss


Paramo Velez Adventure Smock - Moss


Brand: Paramo
Weight: 720 g         13 reviews
The Paramo Velez Adventure Smock offers full windproof, waterproof and breathable protection thanks to the use of Nikwax Analogy technology. Combined with useful features such as a redesigned hood, large front pocket including an extra secure pocket inside, scooped tail, and arm vents, the Velez Adventure is a great all-round smock for getting out and about in.

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 lightweight, comfortable, durable and - most importantly - weatherproof! The Velez Adventure Smock is a fantastic example of this.

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
  • The fantastic movement of moisture away from the body prevents post-exercise chill
  • 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
  • Internal zipped pocket for handwarming and secure storage
  • Generous front pocket for easy access to maps, guides, snacks or accessories
  • Fixed hood offering excellent adjustability, with a wired peak to protect vision
  • Scooped tail to protect lumbar region
  • Contoured fit with superb articulation for ease of movement
  • Excellent ventilation and temperature control via unique front twin zips, making it ideal for a huge range of activities
  • Adjustable cuffs can be easily rolled or pushed up for cooling, or secured at wrist when needed
  • Average weight: 720 g
  • Colour: Moss green
  • Ethically produced in Colombia as part of the Miquelina Foundation

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•  Small (38 inch chest)

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Product Reviews

Paramo Velez Adventure Smock - Moss is rated 5/5 based on 13 customer reviews.

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

Overall Rating:


  1 of 13

  I think the best feature on this jacket is the articulation and freedom of movement. Very nice design and construction. Great for cycling as well as walking.  

  Josh Lake
7th May, 2021

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 13

  This is a great Paramo smock, comfortable, warm and above all waterproof and can be re waterproofed. I enjoy birdwatching so the green is perfect and the fabric is not noisy.  

  Sheilagh Robson
18th December, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 13

  I’m very pleased with this and wore in wet weather shortly after receiving the delivery and I was not disappointed with performance. It took a couple of times for me to get accustomed to all the features, it’s my first outdoors smock at this level of technical specification and there are a number of combinations to manage heat and ventilation. It feels substantial and very comfortable. The only thing I would’ve preferred is if the pocket was deeper. Make sure you zip it up if you’ve got stuff in it because if you need to bend over it will all fall out for example when putting the dogs lead back on or driving stakes in the ground. Just took a few wears to get myself conditioned to instinctively zip up each time I wear. I run hot so the vent zippers work great for thermostatic control. On the whole very happy with it though and well worth the money. Service from this store has been exceptionally good every time I’ve bought from them.  

  Chris Gorman
7th November, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 13

  Well where do I start. I’ve had eVent and Goretex jackets but I have to say this is probably the best jacket I have owned. I have been wearing it primarily to walk the dog and so far I’m impressed. I have not got sweaty in it yet and it’s very comfortable to wear. Nikwax is a great waterproof product again never had a Nikwax jacket, so this is a first and I wouldn’t fault it. Well worth the price. Will I purchase another one. More than likely.  

18th June, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 13

  Great piece kit so far. Really lives up to expectation, although it is a bit early in year for full tests but I'm expecting a good outcome.  

  Julian Lawrence
17th August, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 13

  Excellent piece of kit. Any review you read about this smock is correct. I had my doubts about Paramo as I have never owned any product by them until now and it's just simply fantastic.  

  Alistair Craig
26th July, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 13

  Great winter waterproof, warm enough for you to wear it with just a base layer underneath if you get hot like I do, even on a cold day. Much more breathable than a conventional waterproof system. Have worn this out in some heavy rain and it copes well, I'm sure if you keep on top of the re-proofing it will continue to perform.  

5th February, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 13

  I've been looking at Paramo clothing for a while and have read quite a few reviews, some not so good. I took the plunge and bought a Velez Adventure Smock to replace my ageing (had-it) gortex jacket. I'm pleased that I did, it's my 'go to' jacket from roaming the hills to walking the dog. Just brilliantly comfortable, quiet, windproof and so far, waterproof. I like the smock version of the Velez rather than the jacket as it seems more rucksack friendly. I've found it really easy to get on and off as both the inside (and outer) material is silk like to the touch. It weighs 720g, which I don't find heavy at all. In fact it's really comfortable to wear, compared to my old jacket and the fact that one doesn't need more than a wickable T shirt underneath most of the time. Quite frankly, if you have problems wearing a few grams more than you feel you should, ye gods get real. It is quite warm too even with the side vents open and the sleeves rolled back (great advantage over gortex). I've been fine out on the hills in light/medium rain and a warm 15 degrees temperature (late July in Yorkshire). I've been waiting for a real driving downpour to really field test the smock. So far rain just beads and shakes off, in persistent rain the smock has worked well and been dry to the touch inside. My only gripe would be the cuffs do get wet after rubbing against my sides as I'm walking (caused by pressure, pushing moister inwards?). They do however dry quickly. I have a 42 inch chest, the large fits me well with enough room for a base layer and a good fleece, if needed. The roll-away hood is a really good fit. All in all, a great bit of kit!  

  Robert Mcconnell
16th August, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 13

  Excellent delivery, well on time for a delivery from England to the Republic of Ireland. I quite like the retro style, a bit like the first anorak I wore as a lad back in the 1960s! The comparison though is a bit unfair (unless my anorak had been made of Ventile fabric) since the Paramo Velez Adventure Light Smock is a quality product that is breathable as well as waterproof. I first wore my new smock on a really humid July day on a brisk walk up our local valley and was a bit concerned about how warm it was. However after rolling up the sleeves and unzipping the sides for air circulation my body temperature became bearable. A plus side to this warmth could be that I would consider using the smock for lightweight backpacking even though you can buy much lighter waterproofs. The reason being that because of its warmth and comfortable feel you could save weight by doing without carrying a light mid-layer and even a windproof since the smock is breathable enough to wear most of the time. Another day I wore the smock was on a warm soft (a name the Irish use for a drizzly day!) day. However this was heavy drizzle and the water just rolled off. On returning home I thought of the technical description that Paramo make of the inside of the lining acting like an animals fur which prevents any moisture reaching its skin, so when I saw my dog, who Id just walked, shake himself dry as he entered the the front door, I equally shook my smock to see nearly all the remaining water bead and shake off to almost dry!  

  Jim Mills
23rd July, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 13

  Excellent service from Woodlore. Enquired about sizing and received good accurate feedback. Very prompt delivery. Very pleased with this smock. Comfortable, warm and fairly quiet for a smock geared up for rain. Good quality. Not tested properly in the rain yet.  

  Mark Weare
20th August, 2015

Rated: 5/5

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