Extremely breathable, fast wicking and quick drying Highly wind and weather resistant High durability/abrasion resistance for its weight Comfortable, lightweight and very packableRab Vapour Rise Guide Pantsare winter weight softshell trousers for windproof, breathable, high wicking and quick drying performance. A micro-pile inner effectively wicks moisture away from the skin, and a Pertex Equilibrium outer ‘pulls’ this moisture to the outside of the fabric where it quickly dries. The outer is wind resistant, and it’s DWR finish sheds rain and snow. With high water repellency and breathability, 2 hand warmer pockets, half leg side zips, zipped leg vents, a part-elasticated waistband with belt loops and brace attachment points the Rab Vapour-rise Guide pants are ideal for UK winter mountain conditions, fantastic for use at altitude or on polar trips, where high levels of breathability are essential.Pertex Equilibrium (DWR treated outer)Light-weight Matrix knees and seat]Standard VR inner2 YKK ½ leg side zips, 2 YKK venting leg zips2 YKK handwarmer pockets, 1 YKK thigh pocketPart-elasticated waistband with snap closure and belt loopsZip flyArticulated kneesBrace attachment pointsHem drawcord adjustersCrampon patch at hemEyelets for threading under-boot cordReflective trimPertex Equilibrium (DWR-treated outer):highly breathable lightweight double weave softshell fabric with high water repellency in key areas, for durability and comfort: balances high wind resistance with fast wicking and drying. During high aerobic activity, moisture is transported away from the skin to the outside of the fabric where it evaporates, hence creating body temperature ‘Equilibrium’.