You know, growing up, My Dad had these friends. An ultra conservative, catholic family with 8 kids---6 of them were girls. My brothers and I had to travel across the states with these people....long story. Anyway, The girls, including me, were not allowed to wear pants. We were planning to go hiking and asked the father if we could---for a special occassion wear these ridiculous pant/short/ankle-length skirt things. He said he would pray about it. He came back with the answer...NO!!We had to hike in stupid skirts. I absolutely hated that trip, but what an eye-opening experience that was.