Gear Review

4 5

Great fit for proportionate sizes

These pants are for women whose body shape from waist to ankles is proportionate, and less so for today's average size woman.

I personally love the fit, a far cry from the previous boxy shaped pants, (many by Columbia), that were shaped more like a man's body with a "one size fits all" approach. It's about time!!

Great breathability, comfort and style, and dries quickly. My only complaints are the elastic strips in the belt loops on the back seem to always come apart from the fabric when washed. It would also be very nice to have ankle zippers for easy removal of pants without having to remove hiking boots!

Overall, I definitely recommend for active outdoor women.

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Just ordered some more of these pants--my 4th pair, and they are NOT like the one's I had bought a couple years ago.....

I like the way the pockets on the rear are hidden okay, though I didn't mind the flap rear pockets I had before...but I dislike the slanted front pockets and the much longer short. These seem tighter in the thighs, (and I am thin),and bulge out at the upper thighs just below the hips because of the pocket...These will be sent back for sure!

Just like cars that tend to get uglier every year (and some people are clueless in buying them), why is it they try to fix something that "ain't broken" to begin with???