The Reed Pants are one of GoLite’s original products and have been around a long time. Weighing only 4.4 ounces in size large, they weigh half as much as most other nylon rain pants. They’re simple, light, and fit well. There’s just one teensy-weensy little problem…
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Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
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