Patagonia Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Wader

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Patagonia Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Wader

Patagonia Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Wader


The Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Wader is the toughest, most comfortable, and most feature rich wader that Patagonia offers.  Want a wader that is comfort and convenient?  Look no further.  The Patagonia Rio Gallegos Zip-front Wader will have you living the life of luxury on the water.  Waterproof T-Zip running up the chest of the wader provides quick and easy ventilation, and better yet, quick relief to ensure breaks from fishing are minimal.   EZ-Lock suspender system provides another way to keep cool, allowing quick transformation from chest-high to waist-high waders.  Interior clear-welded TPU pocket provides a convient waterproof place to store valuables like your phone, camera, and keys.  An exterior, water-repellent zip pocket and laser cut utility keeper, ensure all of the on river gear and gadgets are handy, allowing you to change flies or add more tippet at a moments notice. 

All of these great features are just the icing on the cake of an extremely functional and durable wader.  The Rio Gallegos Zip-Front Wader is built with strategically placed weights of Patagonia's toughest and most breathable, 4-layer H2No® Performance Standard, waterproof fabric.  Single Seam Construction places the seam in the bag of the leg, keeping it away from high wear areas while enhancing mobility, allowing you to move like a ninja when stalking that trophy fish.  Removable interior knee pads help you stay comfortable when kneeling in that perfect casting position.  Merino wool grid lined neoprene booties wick perspiration while adding guilt-inducing levels of foot comfort.  The merino wool grid liner gives the anatomicaly correct, left and right, 3mm neoprene booties the same warmth as 5mm neoprene.  A sculpted upper reduces drag in high and heavy currents helping you access waters you used to only dream of.  When it comes down to it, the Patagonia Rio Gallegos Zip-Front waders are the real deal.



  • H2No® Performance Standard, Patagonia's proprietary  waterproof material with NanoSphere® DWR Finish
  • EZ Lock suspenders allow easy conversion from chest to waist height
  • T-Zip Waterproof zipper for quick relief and ventilation
  • Single seam construction puts the seam in the back and away from high wear areas
  • Interior welded TPU-waterproof pocket keeps valuables dry and secure
  • Chest handwarmer pockets with water-resistant zippers allow quick access to tippet spools, nippers and floatant
  • Anatomically curved knees
  • Custom fit for left and right booties with abrasion-resistant soles; 
  • 3mm neoprene booties are lined with a merino wool grid, which provides the same warmth and better breathability than 5mm neoprene
  • Laser-cut utility keeper allows easy access to tools, nippers, etc.
  • Removable neoprene knee pads
  • Field repair kit included
  • 46.4 oz


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