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Women's Arcadia™ II Rain Jacket


http://www.columbia.com/womens-arcadia-ii-rain-jacket-RL2436.html RL2436
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Style# 1534111
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Uses: Trail
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Style# 1534111
Uses Trail


Waterproof, breathable and packable, this rainy-day-MVP women’s jacket is built to shield you from rain out on the trail and then stow away into a corner of your pack when the sun returns. An Omni-Tech® membrane combines with full seam sealing and a soft mesh lining to keep you dry and comfortable both on the exterior and interior.

  • Omni-Tech™ waterproof/breathable fully seam sealed
  • Attached, adjustable storm hood
  • Drawcord adjustable hem
  • Zippered hand pockets
  • Packable into hand pocket
  • Center Back Length: 26 in
  • Imported

  • 100% Nylon 2L Full Dull plain weave
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Women's Arcadia™ II Rain Jacket is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 313.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Avoid if you have a large chest Very pretty color and good quality. I enjoyed taking it out of the package. However, when I zipped it up, it was uncomfortably tight across my chest - and I was wearing only a t-shirt. It looked ridiculous - and I would generally be wearing something thicker underneath. The hips and waist were fine - the jacket needed a few more inches around the chest area.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rain coat Love the slim fit and lightweight for packing! The color is fun!
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall great product! This rain jacket is wonderful. It is perfect for me to walk from class to class in.
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This produce has great features I purchased this jacket for my daughter off at college and she loves it. She told me when she received it in the mail she tried it on and walked around her dorm room with it on for 20-25 minutes and then said she's going to wear it as an everyday jacket. So, I will be buying another one but this time for myself and my younger daughter.
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is indeed waterproof! I am overall very happy and pleased with my purchase. I live in Portland, so it is constantly raining during the fall and winter months. I needed a truly waterproof jacket that I could layer over my thicker sweaters, and that would also be affordable. I got this jacket on sale and it is perfect for all of my needs! It is slightly bigger that I expected it to be, but that is not at all a problem, just more space for more clothes underneath! The shipping was also incredibly fast.
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rain jacket I would recommend this rain jacket for a mild temp evening It is very light weight. Nice quality I have several Columbia items of clothing and ALL are made exceptionally well
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Lightweight Jacket! This jacket is really perfect for fall and spring weather! I'm a student on a really big campus so I walk everywhere in different weather conditions. I used to have a different jacket but it had pretty poor ventilation so I would show up to class sweating profusely. This jacket is really quite great! When it gets muggy while raining, I can still wear this jacket as it keeps me cool (yet when it's cold out it stays the perfect climate too). The drawstrings on the hood are a little on the cheaper side, but it's really not a big deal. it looks great and goes above expectations.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great rain jacket! I bought this jacket to to keep me dry while walking through campus on rainy mornings and I have not be disappointed. Very water-resistant! Not too form fitting; leaves room so that I can wear it over sweaters in cold weather months. The Dark Raspberry is beautiful but I think this jacket is worth having in neutral colors as well.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ready for Winter I love the fit and the feel of this jacket. Haven't had a chance to try it in the rain yet, but it was time to replace my old one made by a competitor that was leaking at the seams. It is roomy enough for fleece layers, yet the mesh lining will keep me cool while hiking. It is also lightweight enough to slip into my pack. I'm looking forward to being outdoors all winter in this jacket!
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great fitting jacket Just purchased this jacket for a trip to Macchu Picchu in a few months. Bought it after seeing some great reviews and a price that was awesome. The fit is great. It is slightly tailored, flattering, but not super fitted and uncomfortable. I gave it 4 stars simply because I can't yet comment on the features as I have yet to test out the waterproof capabilities, but so far I think it is a great purchase!
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Rain Jacket This product came and looks exactly like the picture, also provides functionality as described. Good value for the cost. Recommend to all. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this jacket Color is great. I really love this jacket!
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light Weight and It Keeps Them Dry My daughters love their new raincoats. Light weight, keeps them dry, breathes and fashionable. They tell me they get compliments everywhere they go.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can outlast England rainy days I live in England where it rains a good portion of the time. This jacket fit well, is light weight, and very durable. I am 5'9 and 155 pounds. I ordered a large and it fit well. I was able to wear a fleece zip up under it and still feel comfortable. Worked out so well, I bought my husband the male version of this jacket.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Raincoat This raincoat was a bit more lightweight than expected, but it is great quality. I have worn it in the rain several times since purchasing, and it has done the trick every time. I do like the dual zipper and Velcro, and think this would be useful on walks or windy days. The hood is fairly big too, which makes it easy to pull down over my face when I'm walking in the rain. I really like this jacket, and would considering ordering another when necessary.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Rain Jacket Comfortable , well built and breathable
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Packable rain jacket; almost perfect So glad Columbia offers a packable rain jacket with hood and zipper pockets. Have other Columbia rain jackets but without hoods. What would make this jacket 100% perfect for travel (I travel extensively) is if there were inside pocket(s) to hold airline boarding passes. The older models didn't have hoods but did have inside pockets along with exterior zipper pockets. I bought size XL to allow room to wear a jacket or sweater underneath.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this jacket Got thos jacket in night shadow. Was not sure if i should return it and get the pink (gardenia?) one. Well, rain came, so i wore it. LOVED wearing it! Even inside! I didn't sweat or anything! So now i'm waiting for the pink one to come so i will have 2!!! Pretty!
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I only wish I had gotten it sooner! I'm 5'3" and 180 lbs..this jacket is amazing. I usually have trouble with jackets fitting in my arms but this one has enough wiggle room. I hate jackets that are so thin you feel like you just have a sheet of plastic over you, but this one is thick enough but also lightweight. You'll love it!
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from PNW Really liked the coat and loved the dark raspberry color, however I hated the Velcro strips all along the outside of the front zipper. The pics don't show this. Total pain on snagging unless it's zipped up. Sadly returned.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Jacket but not the same as prior version I purchased the Arcadia II jacket to replace what I thought was the same one I had previously purchased. The jacket fits nicely & was a nice cut & color. However, the "new" jacket was missing several features that I had in the original that I really liked, namely a zipper in the underarms to allow for venting & a vertical zipper pocket on the upper chest. Not certain whether they retooled the Arcadia or whether I had a different jacket entirely, although my old jacket was only purchased in spring 2016. For my purposes (bicycling in the rain), these changes were deal breakers for me.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality rain jacket I bought this for a sightseeing/ hiking trip in Ireland. This jacket handled some heavy rains and kept me dry despite the fact that I wasn't using an umbrella or any other water protection. It was also very breathable-- I wore it hiking in 65-70 degree weather even when it wasn't raining, and never felt stifled. My only complaint is that the white color stains easily. It is already dingy looking after 10 days of hiking/ general wear. I washed it following the product instructions but sadly it still looks dirty.
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! So happy they have size S again! I own 2 of these jackets and are my absolute favorite! I sweat a lot and these jackets help! Some jackets make you feel sticky and wet when you sweat but not these! I live in Oregon. Rains all year long so perfect for that! Love the adjustable wrist strap and hood. Love how you can choose to wear it zipped up or just partly strapped together. My last purchase was the dark raspberry and so in LOVE! I will be purchasing the black and white next!
Date published: 2017-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I originally bought this in a size medium, but it turned out to be a little too big and I got a size small instead. It's cute, comfy, and does the job. Bottom line: I would definitely recommend this jacket.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight Jacket I love my new rain jacket! It is super lightweight and can be rolled into a small ball which makes it great for backpacking trips! It is 100% waterproof and really comfortable. I am 5'5 130 lbs and went with my normal size for coats and it fits great! I would recommend this product to anyone!
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great rain jacket Very nice form fit and works well
Date published: 2017-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacement Raincoat This product was bought to replace Arcadia lost on a recent kayak expedition. When the Arcadia replacement raincoat arrived in the mail, it was apparent that some improvements had been made, especially the additional mesh lining, N/A on the original which was lost. The mesh lining added unwanted weight, so was glad to have my original lost raincoat found and returned to me. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Great product, lightweight material. I'm usually a small and I'm 5'4, so I ordered a small jacket hoping it would fit true to size. I think it fits really well. It could be a little long but I'm not sure if its just that I'm short or its made to be a little longer to give you more cover. One thing that I was a little disappointed with was the color. I picked a blue color, and when it came in the mail it looked a little darker than it had online (its still pretty though).
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great light jacket Love this Great for rainy, hot days in FL The adjustable wrists are fabulous. I Use this instead of an umbrella. Easier and I stay drier! Ordering another. Have blue. Great color.
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Used this coat for work today, stayed dry through a down pouring rain event. Would buy it again!
Date published: 2017-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight & Protective Packs well, protects from rain, lightweight, and has a mesh lining to keep you dry. Looks great!
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love this Jacket I really like this Jacket it's light weight and fits me so well. I got this Jacket for a backpacking trip I am going on.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Rain Coat! Bought this jacket for a trip to Ireland I have coming up. Used it this weekend in the rain and loved it. It fits perfectly with some extra room so I can wear a fleece underneath if I need to. It also has zippered pockets which I love!
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from quality and workmanship I bought this same jacket a few years ago in a different color. When this jacket arrived I was unpleasantly surprised with the decline in quality of the garment. The velcro closers were made of much narrower velcro, there was less stitching on the front of the jacket and it just felt "cheaper". I have not yet worn it in the rain so I do not know how that will work out.
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Rain Jacket This jacket was everything as advertised. Excellent fit and functionality. I liked it so much I bought one for my husband.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what i expected The jacket is beautiful. Fits just as i expected. Roomy enough for layering in cooler conditions. I love that the seams are sealed. The color is great and just as seen on the website.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great, light travel rain jacket I'm going to Ireland in the winter and cannot wait to pack this and travel with it! It's a little bit small to size but I kind of like that. You can put a few small layers underneath to stay warm. Overall, I am impressed with the quality for the price. Glad I bought this rain jacket!
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Jacket, great price I bought this jacket for backpacking and a trip to Costa Rica. It's lightweight with great placing of the closures so as not to allow water in. I love the hood with tiny visor! Should be great for Arizona monsoons. I ordered one size up so that I could layer if needed and it is still a great fit!
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Women's Arcadia II Rain Jacket LOVE THIS JACKET This is my third Columbia waterproof jacket (and yes, I still own the other two). This is a great shell to wear on it's own in warm weather or with a light sweater in cooler weather. I have worn it during the Florida heat and heavy thundershowers and it keeps you dry.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket I LOVE this rain jacket. This jacket is super light weight, good quality material, and not your every day loud rain jacket. The fit is true to size and I wear it over everything including when I go to work.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good My wife like this one but prefer the evapouration . Fits nice and keep you dry .
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice jacket Good material and comfortable, looks pretty cool.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket! It is a lightweight, wonderful jacket.
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right beautiful color This jacket is lightweight,, cool and warm depending on the weather. It's comfortable and a great color. Love it!
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Arcadia II Jacket What I loved about this jacket is that it is truly waterproof. What I didn't love about it is that it is NOT breathable as stated on their tags. I just completed a 100 mi ride for Alzheimers in NH this past weekend. It DID keep me dry but man did it lock in the heat. I bought this a size bigger as I thought on cold rainy days that I would need to wear a sweatshirt under it - now I'm thinking I wouldn't need to as it kept the heat in. It would have helped to have more vents/zippered or holes or something to make it breathable. This jacket isn't necessarily recommended for cycling but I believe this is what they showed the model wearing while mountain biking. Anyway, if you are looking for waterproof - this is it! If you need it to breath while doing an activity - not so much
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Arcadia Rain Jacket This jacket is awesome for the price you pay! Durable, waterproof, and lightweight enough that you can wear alone on a warmer but rainy day, or you can still fit lots of layers underneath if you need to stay warm as well.
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I love this "rain coat". It's not so heavy or hot that you can't wear it during summer rain. It is excellent at keeping you dry. I love the color. I love the velcro sleeve cuffs to help keep wind and rain from blowing up your sleeves and soaking your clothes underneath. A great purchase!
Date published: 2017-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Ordered this rain jacket for my wife and she absolutely loves it. Fits true to size very light weight and breathable. Would highly recommend this product to anyone
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it Bought this jacket for my hikes at the Glacier National Park and it kept me dry and warm. It fit just perfect. It rained quite a bit during tbe entire 3 hour hike and i stayed dry.
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good fit The fit is great to not look bulky when wearing it with light clothing, but large enough to feel comfortable when wearing more layers. Wish it had one more zipper pocket (like inside breast pocket).
Date published: 2017-06-21
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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