While "a little rain never hurt anyone," outdoor junkies know the value of being able to stay dry in wet or damp conditions. Waterproof gear can prevent hours of discomfort (and reduces your chance of catching a cold that might turn into pneumonia, which could certainly result in death). That's right. Mountain Hardwear Plasmic 2.0 Pants might save your life. The company uses their top-secret Dry.Q™ EVAP dry-wicking technology to create a breathable yet completely waterproof pant that is somehow still flexible enough to engage in any type of activity. Ventilated, stretchy, waterproof material. What kind of sorcery is that?