Rab Vidda

The high collar worked brilliantly in bad weather, but would have been better if it was fleece-lined. Will keep you totally dry and the eVENT fabric was very breathable. The large handwarmer pockets were really useful and easy to reach with a rucksack on.

Colours: Earth green, luna blue, tabasco red
Sizes: 8-16
Fabric: eVENT
Key features: Two sealed outer pockets, double storm flap, adjustable wire peak hood, hem/waist drawcord
Weight: 425g
Men’s version: Bergen
Contact: 01773 601870, www.rab.uk.com
Verdict: A top-quality lightweight jacket that will keep you really dry. Ideal for energetic walking, but check you’re happy with a non-lined collar.