Frogg Toggs Ultra Lite Rain Poncho Review

The Frogg Toggs Ultra Lite Poncho is durable and comfortable keeping you dry when you encounter rain while hiking.  Lightweight so you hardly notice you have it in your backpack until you need it.

 

What is good about this rain poncho

Breathable fabric  – this poncho is made of a high quality fabric that features an ultra-lightweight, waterproof, breathable, non-woven polypropylene construction with no PVC or phthalates. Unlike some cheaper brands this is a fabric that is breathable.

Waterproof  – as a rain poncho with a hood it is waterproof as expected but the patented bi-laminate technology has “welded” waterproof seams and unmatched sweat-free breathability..

Packable – has compression packability so when not in use you can simply fold it into the storage pouch and place in your backpack.

Top quality – Frogg Toggs is the undisputed leader in lightweight, breathable, affordable rainwear and one of the most recognized names in the rainwear industry.

The Frogg Toggs Ultra-Lite Poncho Features

  • Ultra-lightweight
  • Waterproof
  • Breathable
  • Made of non-woven material.
  • Packs down to an included pouch
  • One Size fits most
  • Weighs in at a light 9oz
  • Neutral Khaki color

What customers say about this Frogg Toggs Poncho

There were lots of positive reviews about this rain poncho. First although the Amazon listing stating it is for men in the title the manufacturers website does not and there are both male and female purchasers.  On reviewer said, “my daughter took it to camp and doesn’t mind wearing it. It’s a big improvement over the less expensive versions which are not at all comfortable to wear during the summer months.”

Numerous reviewers commented about how lightweight this poncho is and how they can easily toss it into their backpacks.

A surprising number of reviewers remarked that they not only use it as a rain poncho but a tarp shelter when camping in the backwoods.  One hiker stated, “iIt can double as a small shelter, too, actually.” Another reviewer commented, “bought for hike of Jmt. Although bulky, it doubled as a tent tarp.”

Regarding the fabric reviewers thought it was not some flimsy looking material like most ponchos you buy. They also mentioned how durable it is.

Reviewers appreciated that it hardly weighs anything, important when you are on a long distance hike and need to keep the weight down. Easy to pack and repack.

Yes it is breathable with one reviewer commenting, this is a quality product which is light weight and comfortable to wear in hot humid weather.’ Another said, “it’s made of a high quality material which doesn’t stick to the skin in hot weather.”

Some reviewers also mentioned they like that you can wash it in the laundry.

Passed the test of being worn in a heavy rain and keeping me and my camera dry. The snaps on the sleeves actually work and help with the fit.

Reviewers remarked that it is very waterproof, one said, “kept me totally dry and not hot hiking on the AT during an hour long downpour. Also kept me and the horse dry on a ride in the Smokies.”  Reviewers felt this poncho works very well with the size and fabric providing so much protection.

Many reviewers also like the neutral color as well,  which is not transparent.

Click here to check out other outdoor hiking clothing. Lightweight, the Frogg Toggs Ultra Lite Poncho which is a durable and breathable providing outstanding rain protection along the hiking trails for a very affordable price.




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2 comments for “Frogg Toggs Ultra Lite Rain Poncho Review

  1. JLo1975
    April 25, 2018 at 8:59 am

    Good Rain Gear, Not for Rugged Conditions However My husband is a conductor for the Rail Road and has to get off the train in wet conditions many times. He needed a rain suit that can be carried with him in his backpack and not take up much room. I found this one by Frogg Toggs and he loves it. The price was right so I purchased it. It is very light weight and takes up minimal room in his back pack. He loves the Khaki color instead of the normal banana yellow. We ordered it in XL and it fit him perfectly over his work clothes. The last suit he had we ordered a 2XL thinking he would need the extra room since he’s a XL/2XL in clothes. He’s 6’0 tall and weighs about 230 lbs. and the XL fit him nicely not too tight or too loose. The quality is a little better than expected for an inexpensive suit, and the Frogg Toggs is a reputable brand. It comes in a nice bag that you can fold the suit back into when not in use.Here are the pros and cons of this set as we found them even with several cons this set still gets a slid…

  2. Amazon Customer
    April 25, 2018 at 9:07 am

    Light!!! I bought this for backpackingWith the tags, zipper pulls and hood locks removed, the weights are:XL pants 4.75 ozXL jacket 6.13 oz

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