Gear Review: Toddler Tailout Rain jacket from The North Face
This year has been dry. Really dry. But, when we DO get rain, it is pretty crucial to keep from getting wet because the temperatures drop so quickly.
Earlier this summer, The North Face sent us one of their Toddler Tailout Rain Jackets. Since rain seldom keeps us inside, it was used every time it rained this summer. Not only did it perform great for rain, but the jacket was also a perfect wind block.
- Blocking Rain
- Blocking Wind
- Squirt gun fights
What he loves about the jacket:
- Keeps him dry
- Breathes well so no sweaty/sticky skin
- Super light
- The bright orange/red color
What he wasn’t so crazy about:
- Just having to wear a jacket at all (this kid would prefer shorts and a t-shirt all year long!)
- The sleeves don’t have an adjustable cuff (which always helps when they have some “room to grow”.) We just rolled the cuffs for the first part of the summer (no need to now!) and it worked fine (even though it did expose them mesh interior.)
Available for both boys AND girls in a bunch of different colors!
The Bottom Line
Swallowing a $50 price tag for a kids' rain jacket is tough. You are definitely buying the breathability and lightness of this one. Go ahead - size up and let the wear it for a few years! It comes highly recommended by us!
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