Trousers sewn in extra sturdy Goretex with knee guards. The knee guards consist of a piece of foam rubber that sits in a pocket in the trousers. The trousers are higher at the back, like the rest of the user’s modified trousers, see associated tip.
The user is a geologist and loves outdoor activities. She spends a lot of time working on her hands and knees.
An outdoor equipment store put her in contact with a seamstress with whom she designed sturdy, waterproof trousers. The seams are taped for waterproofing.
In addition to wearing the trousers for work, she wears them in the rain and when skiing.
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This tip is from 2009