Rain Gear

Rain Jacket

Marmot Precip Rain Jacket

Waterproof/breathable fabric, which requires some care to refresh the DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish on the jacket every so often. Size: Medium.

7 ounces.

Here’s where you can buy this jacket:

Men’s Precip Jacket

Rain Pants

White Sierra Trabagon Pants

Light, waterproof material that packs into one of the pant’s pockets. I used to leave these at home, but hiking in windy, wet, cold conditions is MUCH more tolerable with dry legs. Size: Medium.

6.2 ounces.

Here’s where you can buy these rain pants:

White Sierra Men’s Trabagon Pants


Liteflex Umbrella

Mainly this will be used for shade through the California deserts. Shock cord on my shoulder straps allow this gear to provide sun/rain protection hands-free.

8.1 ounces.

Here’s where you can buy this umbrella:

Liteflex Trek Umbrella