My ass doesnt get wet because I use Goretex pants, but more importantly I can stretch around my beergut and tie my boots and strap in without sitting down everytime - learn it!
fyi you don't have to buy $8000 arcteryx to get GTX, there are other brands that make perfectly fine gtx gear at half the price of the premium brands like patagonia, etc. Not that theres anything wrong with the nice stuff...
Volcom, Burton AK, etc..
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