Best Men's & Women's Waterproof Jackets

Our top picks of waterproof shells that won't let you down.

Whatever you love doing in the outdoors, a waterproof jacket is an essential that will see you through many seasons of exploring. We've chosen our top 5 waterproofs for women and men from our new season range to help you find the perfect jacket for your adventures.

Our top 5 waterproofs for women

Mountain Equipment Rupal

The women’s Rupal from Mountain Equipment is the perfect mountain all-rounder, with a GoreTex shell offering superior wet weather protection. Its alpine fit ensures comfort and freedom of movement, while the helmet-compatible hood can be cinched in to stay in place no matter how hard the wind blows. Perfect for mountaineers heading out in all weathers, for technical climbs and adventures to remote areas.

The North Face Quest

The North Face Quest jacket is a perfect waterproof for everyday adventures, from walking the dog to day hiking. Coated in exclusive HyVent for exceptional breathability and durability, and featuring a brushed back collar and chin guard for extra comfort.

The North Face Sangro

An adaptable rain shell for everyday use. A waterproof and breathable HyVent shell offers great weather protection, while the adjustable hood stows in the collar to  become a stylish jacket for dry days. 

Mountain Equipment Manaslu

A technical jacket for serious mountaineers. Combining 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro with an alpine fit for superior weather protection, it uses Storm Construction techniques throughout to take on any conditions. Helmet-compatible hood and well thought out pockets make it perfectly suited to working alongside mountaineering accessories.

The North Face Hikesteller

Ideal for hiking in unpredictable weather, the Hikesteller features DryVent composition, durable water repellent (DWR) coating and a longer fit for extra protection. Pre-stretched waist adjustments and elastic cuffs keep the warmth in and the elements out for comfort on all-day adventures.

Our top 5 waterproofs for men

The North Face Sangro

Offering versatile protection from the rain in an adaptable shell, the Sangro jacket is perfect for everyday adventures. Stow the adjustable hood, and it becomes a stylish layer for more pleasant days.

Rab Kinetic Plus

The Kinetic Plus is the ideal waterproof for active mountain pursuits. Proflex fabric allows excellent freedom of movement, while a wicking lining keeps the skin dry and comfortable. Its slim fit is perfect for active use.

Rab Kinetic Alpine

The Kinetic Alpine innovatively combines the softness and flexibility of a softshell, with the protection and durability of a hardshell. Perfect for use on the mountain, it’s super-lightweight and features an alpine fit to maximise your range of motion.

Rab Spark

A lightweight waterproof for technical mountaineering, with pockets designed to be accessible with a harness, and mesh-lined for ventilation. Pertex Shield+ composition makes it totally waterproof, breathable and stretchy for ultimate freedom of movement.

Berghaus Cornice III

A great choice for walking, the Cornice III has continued to evolve since its introduction in 1993. This 2-layer Gore-Tex jacket offers superior waterproofing and breathability, to ensure you stay dry and comfortable on all-day adventures. A longer length offers better coverage against the elements.

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