Rain pants are very important when you are in an area where it rains a lot. Rain pants will protect you from the wetting mess, keep your legs dry and also keep you warm thus protecting you from catching cold or other diseases. There’s nothing more annoying that walking with wet pants, they make you a mess and inhibit your ability to move freely and also gives your body an unwanted shiver that can lead to cold or flu. Rain pants can be part of a rain suit, or can be bought alone and you can match them with a rain jacket for full protection. Rain pants are light in weight, very comfortable and look great too. Rain pants must be made of materials that are water proof, water resistant or water repellant, and they are durable, breathable and easily washable. Rain pants can be made of plastic, nylon or waterproof fabrics like Gore-Tex. Rain pants can have different characteristics that have different costs, so you can choose from a wide range what suits your needs. Some can be made of several layers for insulations and extra warmth. Rain pants also have zippered pockets to keep you stuff safely, and some of them can have side zips to put your pants on and off easily through rain shoes.