Ratings Overview - Rain Jacket

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Arc'Teryx Beta SL

 Arc'teryx Beta SL
The Arc'teryx Beta SL is our OutdoorGearLab Editors' Choice. It scored the highest, or near the highest, in all of our comparison categories and offered exceptional versatility. It had the best in...  read more >
$299

Editors' Choice Award
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90
Water Resistance - 10 of 10
10
Breathability & Venting - 8 of 10
8
Comfort and Mobility - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Packed Size - 8 of 10
8
Outdoor Research Foray

 Outdoor Research Foray
The Outdoor Research Foray Jacket is likely the most versatile jacket in our review - thanks to its Gore-Tex Paclite fabric, a bomber construction, and a unique and useful venting design. This...  read more >
$215

Top Pick Award
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89
Water Resistance - 10 of 10
10
Breathability & Venting - 10 of 10
10
Comfort and Mobility - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Packed Size - 6 of 10
6
Marmot Minimalist

 Marmot Minimalist
The Marmot Minimalist rain jacket features Gore-Tex Paclite fabric. A heavy hitter in the industry, Gore-Tex has long been a recognizable brand that consumers trust. The jacket itself is designed...  read more >
$200

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Water Resistance - 10 of 10
10
Breathability & Venting - 9 of 10
9
Comfort and Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 7 of 10
7
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
REI Rhyolite

 REI Rhyolite
The REI Rhyolite is a high-end jacket at a very reasonable price. It features an excellent athletic fit with high mobility and range of motion that easily proves to be one of the most versatile...  read more >
$190

Top Pick Award
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86
Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Breathability & Venting - 9 of 10
9
Comfort and Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Outdoor Research Helium II

 Outdoor Research Helium II
The Outdoor Research Helium II is essentially a cross between a super light rain jacket and a wind shirt; it offers the extended water resistance of a rain jacket with the weight and packability of...  read more >
$159

Top Pick Award
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84
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Breathability & Venting - 7 of 10
7
Comfort and Mobility - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 4 of 10
4
Packed Size - 10 of 10
10

 The North Face Dryzzle
The North Face Dryzzle is a reasonably versatile jacket featuring Gore-tex Paclite for weather resistance. Our testing team loved this fabric for its relatively low weight, excellent breathability...  read more >
$199

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Water Resistance - 9 of 10
9
Breathability & Venting - 9 of 10
9
Comfort and Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Patagonia Torrentshell

 Patagonia Torrentshell
The Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket is a budget friendly, pedigreed rain layer. It performs on par with products donning a much higher price tag. It is very similar in design and construction to our...  read more >
$129

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Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Breathability & Venting - 7 of 10
7
Comfort and Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Marmot PreCip

 Marmot PreCip
The Marmot Precip Jacket wins our Best Buy Award again this year. This time-tested jacket, recently updated with NanoPro 2.5 layer coated fabric, delivers the most bang for your buck. Top notch hood...  read more >
$100

Best Buy Award
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75
Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Breathability & Venting - 7 of 10
7
Comfort and Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
The Venture 2

 The North Face Venture 2
The Venture 2 performs reasonably well, especially when you take into account its sub-100 dollar price tag. While we found it was comparable to the Best Buy Award winning Marmot PreCip and the...  read more >
$99

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Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Breathability & Venting - 6 of 10
6
Comfort and Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Packed Size - 6 of 10
6
Columbia Watertight II

 Columbia Watertight II
There's a place on a many consumers' coat racks for a simple, affordable, entry-level rain jacket...and the Columbia Watertight II is our favorite of the simple, 2-layer models we tested. It fits...  read more >
$90

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Water Resistance - 8 of 10
8
Breathability & Venting - 4 of 10
4
Comfort and Mobility - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
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