Marmot Logo
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather ParkaMarmot Women's 78 All-Weather ParkaMarmot Women's 78 All-Weather ParkaMarmot Women's 78 All-Weather ParkaMarmot Women's 78 All-Weather ParkaWatch Video for Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka

Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka

Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Marmot Women's 78 All-Weather Parka
Item #:

  • Product Description
  • About Marmot

This laid-back, everyday rain parka has a vibe straight out of the 70's with the innovative modern rain protection that you've come to trust in every Marmot rain jacket. Designed to seamlessly fit in with your everyday life and over your everyday wardrobe, this parka prioritizes looking good and staying dry, the perfect commuter layer when rain is coming down or the storm clouds are rolling in. Errands still need to be run and the dog still needs to be walked, even on the rainiest of days. This parka will keep your around or downtown town style in check and your clothes dry so you can save your ski shell for the mountain.


  • Marmot NanoPro is a lightweight and breathable waterproof coating technology that repels rain so you stay dry inside and out for high-performance usage in extremely wet conditions
  • Environmentally conscious PFC-free DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish repels water from the surface fabric for light wet weather protection to keep you dry
  • 100% seam-taped construction gives you complete leakproof confidence and added waterproof protection so water will never penetrate your jacket in wet conditions
  • Bellowed hand pockets with snap closure give you storage that looks classy and protects your items from the weather
  • Back cape gusset for added flexibility
  • Fixed hood gives you full coverage
  • Interior waist adjustment allows you to dial in your fit and comfort
  • Snap closure cuffs give you extra security and easy access to the goods inside


  • Center Back Length: 30.5in
  • Main Fabric: NanoPro, 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Polyester, Plain weave, 126g/sqm
  • Recco: No
  • Style Number: M14195
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • Product Weight: 1 lbs 1 oz , 488.0 g
  • Windproof: Yes

Product Care: Machine Wash Cold, Use Liquid Detergent, Do Not Use Powdered Detergent, Gentle Cycle, Tumble Dry Low, Low Iron If Needed, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Dry Clean, Do Not Use Fabric Softener, Rinse Twice, Do Not Store Wet

Our Story

In April 1971, University of California Santa Cruz students Eric Reynolds and Dave Huntley were in Alaska's Juneau Icefield on a school Glaciology project. It was there on a glacier that the idea of a Marmot Club began. The name 'Marmot' refers to a group of highly social, large ground squirrels that live in mountainous areas.

To become a Marmot, you had to climb a glaciated peak with another Marmot. One of the rules of the club was that everyone was President. Most of the other rules dealt with a collegiate fascination for bodily functions.

Throughout that summer and over the next two years, Eric and Dave also began making prototypes of down products in their dorm room. Their first products were a down vest, a sweater and a parka and, later, three down sleeping bags. The warmest bag, the PIKA (now known as the CWM) was rated at -45 degrees F.

In the winter of 1973, Eric did an ascent of the Grand Teton in Wyoming with Tom Boyce of Grand Junction, Colorado. The following spring, Eric and Dave joined Tom in Grand Junction where they rented a 100 year old stone building near downtown and opened a rental and retail shop under the name of Marmot Mountain Works. They taught cross-country skiing in the winter to get by. Thus, in the spring of 1974, Marmot the company was born.

That fall, Tom was climbing in Peru where he met famed adventure filmmaker Mike Hoover. A few weeks after his return, Tom received a call from Mike. He was calling on behalf of 20th Century Fox who were filming a movie called The Eiger Sanction with Clint Eastwood, and needed 108 very puffy jackets. "No problem", said Tom, "we were working on that when you called." Well, they weren't, but they then did. Within a week, the Marmots had designed the Golden Mantle (very puffy jacket). Marmot was now in the movies. It also had its biggest order to date.

In 1976, another meeting would change the future of Marmot when Eric met Joe Tanner of W.L. Gore & Associates. Eric was one of the first in the U.S. to see a new concept in outdoor performance fabrication called Gore-Tex. He was intrigued, and within a couple weeks had sewn prototype sleeping bags using the new Gore-Tex fabric for field testing. He and Dave proceeded to spend seven nights in a commercial frozen meat locker comparing bags with and without the Gore-Tex fabric as well as testing the bags under fire sprinklers. They liked what they saw and immediately changed everything in the line to Gore-Tex fabrications. Today, Marmot is the oldest customer of W.L. Gore in the world outdoor market.

Marmot has grown quite a bit since our humble beginnings in 1974, but one thing has never changed; our commitment to designing the highest quality performance product. In 2014 we look forward to celebrating our 40th Anniversary with you, our dedicated fellow Marmots.

Customer Reviews