Merrell Mariposa

Jun 1, 2012
Outside Magazine
Merrell Mariposa jacket

Merrell Mariposa jacket    Photo: Courtesy of Merrell

There are lighter, more technical waterproof jackets out there. The catch? They cost two or three times as much. Merrell’s Mariposa has a decent hood and breathes nearly as well as fancier options (pit zips and mesh-backed hand pockets help let the air flow). The flattering, nonboxy fit seals the deal.