Budget Apparel Guide: $100 Rainshells

Our testers endured a year's worth of wet, cold conditions to find six lightweight jackets that will keep your body dry and your wallet plump.

[lightest]

Sierra Designs Isotope Nano Rain Jacket



[best for cold]

Columbia Hail Tech Rain Jacket



[best features]

Helly Hansen Vancouver Rain Jacket



[maximum venting]

Outdoor Research Rampart Rain Jacket



[most durable]

MontBell Thunder Pass Rain Jacket



[best all-around]

Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket