Waterproof Trousers?

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  1. WillH

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    We were up in Shetland recently and on the only wet day in a week we went for a walk on Unst. The rain got heavier and the wind got up so we headed back, took off our waterproofs and discovered we both looked as if we had p**d ourselves!

    Can anyone recommend waterproof trousers that really do keep you dry?

    Rgds
    Bill
     
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    The more waterproof anything is the more condensation it causes so you'll still be damp underneath
     
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    Hi Will
    Try Goretex waterproofs expensive but they work, I have been using Goretex clothing for both leisure and work for some years now and have found it excellent.

    John.
     
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    Regatta Isotex breathable Gear works well and costs less than most Gore tex stuff. By the way is the Baltasound hotel still there ?
     
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    Thanks for the tips on Gortex and Isotex, I shall check them out.

    Didn't notice the hotel at Baltasound, only stopped to take in the bus stop. Had a great meal at the Busta hotel on mainland, can recommend it. Also the Wind Dog cafe on Yell while waiting for the ferry, smashing bacon rolls!

    Many thanks

    Bill
     

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