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Top 13 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
89
$249
Editors' Choice Award
This performance oriented all-around model is stormworthy enough for rainy week long backpacking trips but light enough to throw in the bottom of your pack as a just-in-case layer on day hikes.
88
$175
Top Pick Award
Waterproof and breathable rain pants that protect well and go largely unnoticed in your backpack.
86
$165
The Minimalist is a basic pant that screams mobility and storm protection.
85
$150
The Ozonic offers some of the best breathability and mobility in our fleet.
83
$119
Top Pick Award
An excellent choice where packed space and weight are a priority.
82
$80
Hikers on a budget, with limited and short exposure to truly foul weather will dig these pants as an emergency product in the bottom of your pack.
79
$119
Simple, basic shell pants for typical casual use.
78
$60
Best Buy Award
You can certainly buy a nicer pair of rain pants but you'll find it difficult to buy a better pair for the price.
77
$100
For the price this is tough to beat; they are breathable, wallet-friendly, and feature full-length zippers.
77
$109
REI's offering is friendly on the wallet, and is versatile and storm-worthy; however, it's not as light as others in our fleet.
74
$50
Best Buy Award
The Rebel Roamer won't break the bank; while it doesn't boast a ton of extras, it's storm worthy and versatile.
74
$499
It is a small niche that these pants fill; for that niche, they are very well made and virtually over-prepared.
71
$80
Versatile and a decent weight, this model is perfect for downhill skiing or day hikes.