REI’s Kimtah Pants ($189) are a step up in price, and they’re made with a waterproof-breathable fabric called eVent, a material I really like. REI says they'll stay windproof up to 60 miles per hour. They have sealed seams and ankle zips and grommets where you can add instep cords, giving them a snug fit around your feet. They’d be good for just about any activity.
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