Men's Waterproof-Breathable Shells

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About Men’s Waterproof Shell Jackets

Designed with protection against windy, wet storms in mind, men’s waterproof shell jackets are easy to carry, look stylish, and are up for the challenge of extreme weather.

Waterproof Jackets Without the Bulk

Finding a jacket that provides the functional properties of weather resistance, without going overboard on insulation, can be difficult. Far too often, durable jackets are intended for cold weather use, leaving you out of luck when it comes to the warmer, wet seasons. This is where shell jackets come into play. Fully waterproof and capable of handling torrential downpours and howling winds, these jackets are an essential companion for all of your outdoor activities. Whether you’re kayaking in April or enjoying the color changes of the leaves in October, rain can strike at any time. With the right gear, however, this will never concern you.
Waterproof softshells come full of convenient features that make them an excellent addition to any outdoorsmen’s wardrobe. From a mesh liner and stretchy... outer fabric that promotes mobility, to a spacious chest pocket for practical storage, these jackets are designed with the outdoor gear head in mind.

Utilize the Power of a GORE-TEX Shell Jacket

When it comes to state-of-the-art apparel technology, no development has been more substantial than GORE-TEX. With the highest waterproof rating out of any material, other models of jackets simply cannot compare. These jackets are designed with a breathable membrane comprised of vent hotels that are 20,000 times smaller than water droplets, making your clothing impervious to water intrusion. Combined with pit zips, you’ll receive maximum airflow at all times. Capable of handling extreme storms or just casual use around town, a men’s GORE-TEX jacket is a versatile innovation that you’ll want at your disposal.

Lightweight, Completely Waterproof Clothing at Altitude Sports

Every style of shell jacket you can dream of is available right here at Altitude Sports. With every product, you can expect top-quality materials and a reasonable price that you can feel good about. We refuse to carry any jacket that doesn’t meet our highest standards, ensuring that our customers are satisfied with every purchase. If you’re not - no worries. We proudly offer 30-day returns on top of our free shipping for orders over $74.
If you’re ready to make your waterproof shell jacket purchase, browse our top brands for inspiration. The Columbia Watertight II is an affordable, ultralight shell jacket that can be worn on the streets or on the trail. Customers looking for a more premium option will relish in the Marmot Minimalist Pro Jacket, a durable softshell that’s protected by GORE-TEX. With a breathable pit zip on both sides, you’ll never have to worry about the water resistant fabric preventing airflow.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are shell jackets waterproof?

Generally, all shell jackets are waterproof but it’s worth inspecting the details of your product to make sure. Some inferior softshells are simply water resistant.

What is the purpose of a shell jacket?

A shell jacket is intended for warmer weather conditions where storms are still present. Instead of providing insulation and warmth, they focus on wind protection and waterproofing.

What is the difference between a hard shell and soft shell jacket?

Soft shell jackets are designed for light, mild-weather use. They don’t offer insulation generally. Hard shell jackets, on the other hand, are highly weather resistant and provide warmth.

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