Decide how important ease of on and off is. I want mine particularly easy on and off for use with crampons and skis so I use a pair with full side zips. In general, the longer the side zips the easier they are to get on and off, with full length allowing you in and out without moving your feet.
But, more zips is more cost, more weight and actually slightly less waterproof, so deciding where your priorities lie in that respect is helpful.
I don't enjoy the hot sweaty sensation either.
I find my Rab Bergens very comfortable though. very breathable Event fabric, 3/4 length venting zips, which make it very easy to get them on and off.
Mine did fail after nearly 2 years (leaky bum!) , but Rab replaced FOC.
I'm sure most top-end 3 layer fabric troos with long zips are probably good these days - just find some that fit.
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