Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2012: Hardshells

Stay protected from the elements with these nine hardshell picks.



Breathable Fortress: Wild Things Alpinist Hardshell Jacket



Best Fit: Millet Davai GTX Hardshell Jacket



Bargain: Hi-Tec Hard Rain WP Hardshell Jacket



Year-round Value: Patagonia Troposphere Hardshell Jacket



Most Comfortable: adidas Terrex Skyclimb Hardshell Jacket



Versatile System: Columbia Ultrachange Hardshell Jacket



Women's Choice: Marmot Speed Light Women's Hardshell Jacket



Lightweight Bargain: The North Face Split Hardshell Jacket



Best All-Around: Outdoor Research Mentor Hardshell Jacket

Editors' Choice Snow 2012: Westcomb Shift LT Hoody & Fuse LT Hoody