The next time you find yourself clad head-to-toe in waterproof gear while hiking, don't blame your discomfort on the rain--reevaluate your protection instead. If you had on Marmot
's PreCip Full Zip pants
, you'd be shielded in seconds from both the exterior elements and interior swampiness. The thin, unlined PreCip polyurethane (PU) membrane combines with a NanoPro coating to seal out water while keeping material breathable, thanks to densely-packed micropores that maintain waterproofness while allowing consistent airflow. So you stay dry both inside and out--no more sauna-suit pants! Full-length leg zips let you suit up and strip down in seconds. And best of all: Marmot PreCip's lightweight material crushes down to a next-to-nothing size to satisfy even the most ultralight of backpackers.