The Mountain Hardwear Stretch Ozonic Pant for men is a stretchy, functional, and adjustable option that works well for when you want a lightweight and comfortable pant for all-day use. Despite not being the most abrasion-resistant and some issues with the waterproofing being up to par, these pants could be a good choice for those who won’t put them through the wringer, but want a lightweight option for active use.
The Outdoor Research Foray Pant for men is a lightweight and waterproof pant that can fit over your boots. It is highly breathable so it is ideal for high intensity activities. The limited pockets and tight bottom cuff can be limiting, but the lightweight material and wind/waterproof material makes this a great option for explorers in need of a weather-resistant pant.
The Arc’teryx Alpha SL Gore-Tex Pant for men is an extremely lightweight and packable pair of rain pants that also manage to be some of the most waterproof on the market. These parts are very durable for their lightness, and can last years, even with regular use, although the Gore-Tex will have to be re-treated with waterproofing spray eventually. These pants do not have pockets, and some users dislike the hook-clasp system on the waist, but most everyone agrees that these pants will keep you dry for a long time, making them worth the price.
The Marmot Minimalist Pant for men is a lightweight rain pant, plain and simple. There are few bells and whistles, but what it does do, it does well – namely, keeping your legs dry. This pant is a great option for those looking to go light, fast and stay dry.