Getting outdoors in the fall is one of the best times the year for everything from hunting and fishing, to backpacking, hiking, and camping—the cooler days and nights beckon us to get outdoors. However, being outdoors can be challenging in the fall because of the weather. Fall weather can be pretty unpredictable, changing from sunny skies to rain more quickly than any other time of year. It is important to be prepared for these sudden changes, and rain gear should be at the top of the list for any outdoor activity that you and your family are planning. Cabela’s offers some great choices for both men and women looking for rain gear that is functional and looks and feels great. Here are just a few suggestions of what Cabela’s has to offer.

Cabela’s Women’s XPG Storm’s Edge Stretch Rain Pants

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These stylish, waterproof pants feature flexible polyester interlock construction, an elastic-back waistband, articulated knees, and a crotch gusset to allow for optimal mobility. In addition, they are lightweight and will fit easily over boots.

Cabela’s XPG Women’s Storm’s Edge Stretch Rain Jacket with 4Most REPEL and 4Most Dry-Plus

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This waterproof jacket is a must-have for fall. It is breathable, lightweight, and flexible. I think everyone knows what it feels like to be hot and sweaty under a raincoat—it’s not pleasant. This jacket will keep the rain out and help you stay cool. In addition, it has an adjustable brimmed hood and comes in several stylish colors such as Hot Coral and Zesty Purple.

Cabela’s Women’s Guidewear GORE-TEX Angler Pants with Stretch

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Three layers of 100% waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX laminate guarantee the moisture will stay out. The Gore-Tex technology included in the material of these pants make them a perfect outer-shell garment; however, during colder weather base-layers could also be worn underneath.  In addition, the pants have stretch panels in the knees and seat, as well as adjustable bottoms to allow room for boots.

Cabela’s Women’s Guidewear GORE-TEX Angler Parka with Stretch

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This parka is the companion to the pants described above. However, the pants and jacket can be purchased separately. Like the pants, the parka is constructed of highly breathable GORE-TEX fabric that offers lasting protection against the wind and rain. In addition, the hood, sweep, and cuffs are adjustable for a near-custom fit.

Cabela’s Women’s Rainy River Parka with GORE-TEX PacLite

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This quality raincoat is the perfect thickness and weight for layering. It is breathable, waterproof, and packs nicely into the included stuff sack. Another nice feature is that the hand-warmer pockets have been place higher for easy use with a backpack.

Cabela’s Women’s Rainy River Pants with GORE-TEX PacLite

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Cabela’s Women’s Rainy River Pants are comfortable, flexible, and breathable.  They will keep you dry inside and out.

Columbia Women’s Arcadia II Jacket

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The Arcadia II is a lightweight, comfortable, and well-made jacket. It has a feminine cut and comes in a variety of stylish colors.

The North Face Women’s Venture Rain Jacket

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This raincoat is lightweight and made with recycled nylon ripstop HyVent fabric, so it’s super-breathable. In addition, it features a fully adjustable hood and comes in a variety of fun colors like Magic Magenta and Surreal Green.

Cabela’s Men’s Rainy River Parka with GORE-TEX PacLite

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Made with water-repellant, breathable GORE-TEX, this jacket will keep you dry on the outside without allowing perspiration to build up on the inside. In addition, it is room and comfortable, allowing you plenty of stretch room.

Cabela’s Men’s Rainy River Pants with GORE-TEX PacLite

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These Rainy River Pants offer the same waterproof, breathable performance as the parka described above. In addition, reinforced, articulated knees increase freedom of movement, and leg storm-flaps increase protection from the elements.

Cabela’s XPG Men’s Storm’s Edge Stretch Rain Jacket with 4MOST DRY-PLUS

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Apart from being a high-quality rain jacket made of waterproof, breathable 4MOST DRY-PLUS laminate, one of the biggest draws to the Men’s Storm Edge Rain Jacket is the fact that it features pit zips for underarm ventilation. It also comes in a variety of stylish colors.

Simms Men’s Hyalite Rain Shell

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Bring on the adventure! This jacket’s waterproof, breathable design, along with its water-resistant, anti-corrosion zippers, three-point adjustable hood, and cinch-down adjustable Velcro cuffs will enable you to ride out the storm.

Under Armour Men’s Ridge Reaper Hydro Jacket

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Not only is this jacket wind- and waterproof and extremely breathable, it’s also totally cool. You’ll be dry and comfortable and look sharp too.

The North Face Men’s Venture Jacket

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The North Face Men’s Venture Jacket is waterproof, breathable, and offers year-round protection for wet weather. It includes a fully adjustable hood and comes in a variety of stylish colors including Tree Frog Green and Burnished Orange.

The North Face Men’s Venture Pants

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These waterproof pants are rugged and durable, and like the Men’s Venture jacket, they offer year-round protection for wet weather.  In addition, they feature an elastic waist, two secure-zip pockets, knee-zip gussets, and Velcro-adjustable cuff tabs.

This article was produced in cooperation with Cabela’s.

Images courtesy Cabela's

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