¯There was a time when you were on the skin track and all you could hear was the swoosh, swoosh of hardshell fabric rubbing against itself. It may have been normal in the good old days, but no longer. Today, you can choose to enhance the pleasure of your ski touring by giving your legs a chance to breath and move comfortably. The Mercury 2 women's softshell pants are made with a stretch woven nylon shell that is lightweight and very breathable. It is treated with a water resistant coating and comes with built in snow gaiters and a ventilation zipper enabling you to self regulate air flow when you are at the head of the pack and breaking trail through the deep pack. The waist is adjustable in case you want to tuck in a bunch of layers on a cold day. Dynafit, as a European company, knows all about how to look good while having fun so rest assured these pants will have some fresh colors to boot.