Want some breathability? You'll have to lay down a few more bucks. While it won't have the more permeable name-brand fabrics, a $100 jacket can repel rain and minimize sweat. This 16-ounce shell does all that while offering features like waterproof zips and seams. [$90; columbia.com]
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