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.


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