The Best GORE-TEX Rain Jackets for Women
If you want to stay dry, you want GORE-TEX. The waterproof/breathable membrane is guaranteed to keep the rain out and breathes well so you won’t overheat. But lots of the choices for women are too boxy or too techie looking. We found the top two options, whether you’re looking for an everyday jacket or one that’s up to your biggest adventures.
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Best Everyday Jacket
Marmot Women’s Essential Lightweight Waterproof Rain Jacket
Function Over Fashion. A long hem delivers maximum protection, but the lightweight PACLITE fabric keeps bulk low, making this model a great choice whether you’re out for a short walk or taking a long trip.
What We Liked:
On top of the water-repelling power of GORE-TEX and the taped seams for even further weatherproofing, this rain jacket also features PACLITE technology, so, once you’ve dried out your rain jacket following your adventures, you can pack it into a tiny bundle to fit in even the smallest of spaces. The hood is adjustable and PitZips help you regulate your internal temperature. There are even zippered hand pockets. Get it here.
Best for Adventure
Burton Women’s Gore-Tex Day-Lite Rain Jacket
Fashion Without Sacrificing Function. The slim fit and adjustable hood and cuffs make this GORE-TEX PACLITE jacket great for staying active in wet weather.
What We Liked:
Let’s face it — hardy rain jackets rarely look cute. That’s not the case with this option, though. This rain jacket keeps you dry with GORE-TEX PACLITE technology and taped seams, but comes in a variety of patterns and colors. It’s also slim fit and the hood and cuffs are adjustable, so you can further customize your jacket to fit your look. Buy it today.