DSLR cameras are not cheap by any means. They are not designed to be waterproof (most of them anyway). If you plan to take your camera anywhere close, you should consider getting the Outex Waterproof DSLR Housing for it. This solution is light and makes your camera waterproof. It keeps mud, snow, dirt, and sand away from your camera. It supports flash, tripods, and everything in between. Just make sure you pick the right one for your camera.