It’s true: BACKPACKER hasn’t given an Editor’s Choice Award to a waterproof shell since 2016. But hear us out.
The Zeta LT sets a new bar for shells.
This softshell packs a double punch with waterproofing and breathability.,See what our testers thought of this jacket from the North Face.
Backpacker Map Editor Kris Wagner shows off one of the cooler jackets at this year's show. The Merrell Gatherer has zipper access that allows you to stuff the jacket with your own insulation.