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The new Outdoor Research Zealot rain jacket is aimed squarely at the growing ultralight market, packing no frills storm protection into a simple full-zip package and weighing in at just over 7 ounces (7.2 ounces, 204 g Backpacking Light measured weight). This review describes the Outdoor Research Zealot rain jacket’s feature set, feature usability, and jacket performance in the field.


  • Overview
  • Specifications: weight, model year, shell fabric, shell treatment, features, msrp
  • What's Good
  • What's Not So Good
  • Performance
  • What's Cool
  • Recommendations for improvement

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