so yeah, more like a blue color. 07 xcr's. tried this today bit of snow yet to be had this season. going to a resort next weekend. temp. was around 5* C. i left the hind leg unzipped (snowboarding)to knee breathed nicely had two layers on underneth no problem. good zips, scored the Med. long 33 cm inseam. right to the floor without boots on. naturally tight around the boots without tightening draw string. sits at ankles which bunches an inch or two. should last me a long time.