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Lightweight Waterproof Shells

Whether you're walking, climbing or running, summer is the time to save weight on your rain shell. We've compared nine at a range of budgets. From the world's lightest 3-layer waterproof to stripped-back alpine shells, there's something here for everyone.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

If you are a multi-discipline outdoors enthusiast and want just one shell to cover all bases - or even to carry just in case - the Interstellar is a great lightweight option, says Rebecca Ting

Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket

The Helium II jacket is well named. This ultralight shell is ideal for weight conscious activities like running, lightweight walking and backpacking, or for throwing in your crag pack just in case, says Theo Moore.

Mountain Equipment Quarrel Jacket

Designed for "high mountain treks and big ski days" the Quarrel is a light Gore-Tex shell with 'C-KNIT backer' for greater softness and packability. It's something a bit different, says Hugh Simons

Rab Sharp Edge Jacket

The Sharp Edge is a versatile and genuinely female-tailored ski mountaineering shell that will serve you well both up and downhill, all...

SALEWA Puez Tirolwool Celliant Jacket

This pull-on style jacket from Salewa uses a unique wool blend as insulation. Theo Moore describes it as a heavy mid-layer:...

Arc'teryx Beta LT Jacket

A simple and lightweight shell in Gore-Tex Pro, the Arcteryx Beta LT is an ideal all-season all-rounder for the weight conscious, says...

Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

With the waterproofness of a shell and the breathability of a softshell, the Kinetic Plus is an unusual and versatile summer jacket. An...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Rab: Winter Gear Highlights

In the teeth of winter, we find our favourite testing ground and our best inspiration. For decades Rab have been boldly developing innovate hardshell designs. Our winter range is constructed to meet the conditions of the mountains head-on, whether they play ball or turn against you.

Montane Winter Range Overview

Highlights of Montanes Winter Range, including innovative new insulation, shell, and mid-layers.

The North Face Summit L5 GTX® Pro Jacket, Pants and Bib

Athlete tested, expedition proven: The North Face's mantra when creating its Summit Series products has remained unwavered for the FW18 line – cementing it as the world's finest alpine range. From high-altitude expeditions to...

Bridgedale Waterproof StormSocks

Britain's number one outdoor performance sock brand, Bridgedale, launches its first 100% waterproof sock range called...

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

Lightweight and highly breathable waterproof protection.

Rab Sharp Edge Jacket and Pants

Perfected for ski mountaineering, the Sharp Edge is designed for technical climbs and nail-biting descents. Striking the...

Latok Jacket and Bib from Rab

Rab introduce their ultimate winter waterproof combo - an extremely robust Jacket and bib designed using their exclusive...


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