Retailers' Descriptions

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The 5.9 ounce, Pertex Shield + Helium Pants - inspired by ORs best-selling flash-storm insurance Helium II rain shell come with all the waterproof performance and lightweight packable protection youll need in a serious deluge. Youll forget theyre stuffed in your pack or clipped to your harness until you throw them on to ward off a sudden mid-route downpour.

- Summit Hut refers to the men's version

Outdoor Research Men's Apparel Clothing Helium Pants - Men's-Black-Regular Inseam-X-Small. 9 ounce Pertex Shield+ Outdoor Research Helium Pants come with all the waterproof performance and lightweight packable protection you need in a serious deluge. Compressible to the size of a granola bar you'll forget they're stuffed in your pack until you throw them on to ward off a sudden mid-hike downpour.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

Weighing just 5.9 ounces, the Outdoor Research Helium pants come with all the waterproof performance and lightweight packable protection you need in a serious deluge. Compressible to the size of a granola bar, you'll forget they're stuffed in your pack until it rains.This product will be shipped directly from Outdoor Research and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. Waterproof/breathable Pertex Shield technology with 2.5 layer construction. Fully seam taped. Accepts accessory suspenders. Ankle zippers. Elastic waist with drawcord.

- EMS refers to the men's version

The 5.6 oz., Pertex(R) Shield+(TM) Outdoor Research Helium women's pants come with all the waterproof performance and lightweight packable protection you'll need if caught in a serious deluge.

- REI refers to the men's version

The Outdoor Research Men's Helium Pant is an ultralight rain pant for unexpected downpours in the backcountry. The Pertex Shield+ fabric is 2.5 layer, 100% nylon, and 30D ripstop, giving you waterproof protection that breathes when the skies open up. The standard Fit pulls over your shorts or base layer with an elastic waist and ankle zippers make it easier to pull over your shoes or boots. The drawcord at the waist prevents them from sliding down to your knees. Whether ultralight backpacking is your thing or you just want to save space in your already stuffed pack, the Helium weighs in at just under six ounces (size large) and packs down to the size of a granola bar. Whoa, just don?t confuse them with your snack-stash. Features of the Outdoor Research Men's Helium Pant Waterproof Breathable Lightweight Fully Seam Taped Elastic Waist with Drawcord Ankle Zippers Accepts Accessory Suspenders

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

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