Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2011: Hardshells

Protect yourself from the worst of nature in these hardshell jackets.



Bargain: L.L. Bean Trail Model Rain Jacket



Breathable Bargain: Stoic Vaporshell



Ultradurable: Outdoor Research Paladin



All-season Breathability: Rab Stretch Neo



Full-featured Ultralight: Arc'teryx Beta FL



Lightest: Mammut Felsturm Half-Zip



Best Value: Mountain Hardwear Ampato



Storm Protection: Patagonia Super Pluma



Versatile Value: Adidas Terrex Swift 3in1



Mountaineers' Favorite: Mammut Eiger Extreme Nordwand