Originally Posted by gunner76
Is the new sock wind proof/resistant, water proof/ resistant ?
it's a breathable fabric which is required for something enclosed like a sock
the fabric is wind and water resistent (not proof), this keeps it breathable.
you'd still want a tarp if expecting rain, but it will shed light rain. i've used it without a tarp in a pretty heavy snowstorm (2 feet), but that snow was pretty dry.