Value and protection for quality-seeking powderhounds.
- PrimaLoft insulation keeps your knees and butt toasty on long lift rides
- Articulated knees help with free-heel knee bends and mogul runs
- Boot gaiters allow a full seal so powder puffs don’t shoot up into your nether regions
- Thigh vents dump excess heat as you blow through the pow
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Great Ski or Board Pant
Since these are on sale right now, I'd scoop them up. Really nice, warm, comfy pant to ski or snowboard in. The boot cut is great and gives plenty of room for a ski or board boot. These also don't look like a specific ski or board boot so if you do both, you'll still look the part.
Just got these...are they really insulated?...
Just got these...are they really insulated? It feels like they're just a shell? Maybe the insulation is just thin?
60-gram insulation is pretty thin, but you should still be able to feel it between your fingers. If it really feels like a shell only, perhaps double check that they send the correct pants?
Used these for two days straight in the NE. Performed well. I agree, they seem thin like a shell, but they are nice and warm without making you sweat! Buy these pants...well worth it!
The insulation is only on the knees and butt (as the description says). Of course, like you I only read the table on the right which doesn't mention that. You can indeed feel the insulation on the knees and butt.
The Pants feel light-weight but I haven't needed to wear much under them except on really cold days. The pants do run a little small, but it shouldn't be 2 sizes. I guess that depends from person to person.
Helly Hansen HellyTech Performance fabric
See the features and benefits of Helly Hansen's proprietary fabrication HellyTech Performance - used in this great all around pant.
Helly Hansen Legend Pant
First Impression: I needed a new pair of Ski and Snowboard pants, Helly Hansen is known for making quality gear. When I got the package with the new pants I was excited. The Legend Pant has a clean look, is well built and made to handle the conditions everyday. Sure there may be companies than make pants that look crazy with funky prints, I am more interested in having a reliable quality product. Helly Hansen has a proven track record when it come to that, exactly what I want from my outdoor gear.
It is no wonder why Aspen and Vail have Helly Hansen make their winter clothing for all their on-mountain employees.
Fit: The pants feel weightless when I am wearing them, due to the great fit, I dont need a belt and I dont have to worry about having to pull them up ever couple runs. Sure, it looks cool when you pants are hanging around you knees, because they are too baggy. Oh wait that actually doesnt look cool at all, and is the last thing I would want in a ski/snowboard pant. These pants are technically a ski pant but built well enough to be a snowboard pant, some people dont know the difference, let me explain. Ski Pants traditionally, are cut slimmer and dont handle the abuse that a snowboard pant is designed to take. Also Ski Pants are not usually as stylish or up to date as snowboard pants, they have been making strides and keeping up with innovations, but typically mountaineering and snowboarding have been setting the trends in winter clothing for years.
Waterproof/Breathability: The Legend Pant is rated at 14,000 mm of Waterproofing and 18,000 g/m of Breathability. Making the Legend Pant great for climates similar to Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The pants are filed with 60g PrimaLoft giving the user that little bit of insulation they need on colder days. The Legend Pant is designed for resort skiing and the occasional backcountry outing, but are not recommended for mountaineering or winter camping.
Style: The Classic fit is both stylish and functional; I have received multiple comments about the look of the pants, from both younger and older fellow skiers.
Construction: The PrimaLoft Insulation keeps me warm on the colder days, the Thigh Vents allow me to stay cool on the warm days and the Taped Seams keep me dry on the wet days. The HellyTech Performance Material makes the pants durable and rugged to rips, snags and tears.
Overall Impression: I would have been impressed with the quality and performance of the Legend Pant. I would recommend these pants to anyone looking for a great pant for winter activities; they are great for both skiing and snowboarding. If you are looking for quality with some style, these are the pants for you.
Retail: $175.00 USD
Colors: Red, Green, Yellow, Navy, Aqua, White, Black (Green Used for Testing)
Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL (Large Used for Testing)