When inclement weather threatens your hike, backpacking trip, or travels, reach for The North Face Women's Venture 12 Zip Pants. These lightweight, waterproof, breathable pants feature HyVent 2. 5 layer fabric and fully taped seams so you stay dry in unsavory weather conditions. The relaxed fit, elastic waist, and bottom ankle zips with hook and loop adjustable cuff tabs make it easy to put on over your shorts or pants when the rains come. Two zippered hand pockets also house your lip balm or cell phone.