The world's most in-depth and scientific reviews of outdoor gear

How We Tested Rain Pants

Monday September 23, 2019

We tested these pants for six months in the Pacific Northwest, primarily in late summer, fall, and early winter. Luckily, it was a typical wet fall, and our testing team was given ample time to examine each piece during real world use - mostly while hiking, backpacking, and climbing in Washington's temperate rain forests in Olympic, North Cascade, and Mt. Rainier National Parks.