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Great in Colorado...
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: Runs small
...But not quite up to the task in real rain country. Perfect for protection from afternoon thunderstorms, but does not keep you dry in consistent rain.
I'm 5'10" 155lb I have a size medium. Fits my waist snug over a pair of pants, the length is a little short.
PreCip & Marmot Reliability - They Rule
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: True to size
Been using PreCip pants and jackets since the introduction. They're always in my pack or on my bod. Light weight and great water proofness, plus how can you not own a pair of these at the low cost.
I'm 6' 178 lbs and I ordered a large for room to spare in my very active lifestyle, big legs and small waist. I did need to get a pair of suspenders to keep them up but the crotch won't take the beating like my last pair.
I use these from hiking, cycling and with a pair of OR Croc gaiters as ski pants. The full zip is awesome and gives a opportunity for a quick retreat into warmth and dryness without boot or crampon removal.
When it comes to reliability there are none better than the PreCip material and Marmot team.
Could you please recommend size. I am 6',...
Could you please recommend size. I am 6', 176lbs, 33" inseam,35"waist.
You are right on the upper end of the size Medium/Long. I would probably recommend getting both Medium/Long and Large/Long and sending back the pair that doesn't fit.
Love the Full Zip
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: True to size
These pants are great for pretty much any hiking trip. I really like the full zip feature because it is easy for me to keep my boots on and throw em on over my shorts. Ive had mine for quite a while and i've occasionally used nikwax to keep em waterproof.
Good pant, but the sizing is off.
- Fit: Runs small
I am usually between a Medium and a Large. I got these in a large and short length. Tight as hell through the crotch, butt and waist.
They are very packable but sizing is an issue.
Great Rain pant
I worn this pant as a hiking pant during my recent climbing trip because i have run out of clean pant. It is light weight, breathable and comfortable and nobody can tell that this is a rain pant till i tell them so.
It can be fold up as a 1/2 or 3/4 pant depending on your creativity ,thank to the full zip. I even worn this pant to swim during a visit to the waterfall. As it is a rain pant, it dry in no time.
It is a great product but on a pricey side. Overall, still worth investing in one.
Great wet weather pants!
I'm 5'6" with a 30 waist. Bought the Medium waist / short length pants so that i can wear it over normal pants for golf. Works perfectly. Kept me dry and warm in 50 deg, rainy weather today. Easy to get on quick with the full side zips too. Must have if you play in the rain.
I just received my PreCip pants that match my PreCip jacket. I have not had a chance to test them yet, but the material seems a bit thicker than the jacket. Very nice fit and finish. I only rated 4 stars because I have not tested them yet.
For sizing notes: I am 6'6" and I normally wear a size 34 waist x 36 length in jeans. I ordered the XL Long because I wanted the longer length. I was concerned about the waist being too big, but I can say that the waist fits me perfectly. There is some more room to stretch out, but not much.
Great Rain pant for weekend trips
Light weight, fully zips up the side so easy on/off. packs down very well.
The PreCip Material is good/cheap/lightweight protection but isn't completely waterproof. So good for weekend trips but if you will be hiking for a week or so and cant afford to get soggy socks id get gortex pants.
Great bottom half rain protection
These pants are just right to throw in your pack when you're expecting showers. I have the older model, and with some wash in dwr, they still repel water well. They don't weigh much, fold up small, and the full zips make it nice to throw them on without taking your boots off.
Jury is still out.
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I used these once in a heavy rain. They seemed to keep me dry but I noticed the knees of my pants and the front of them from the knees to the hem were wet so I want to try again to see how they do. As others have said, these run small. I bought an XL because of the reviews and they fit quite well. I wear a 34 waist.
Marmot Precip Full Zip Pants
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Thesse are well made , waterproof pants. The sizing on them seems accurate. I am 5'10.5" and 175lbs and the large regulars fit me well. My complaint was that they need a draw string or a velcro strap at the waist. The elastic band, the only method of support at the waist, is not strong enough. The pants kept sliding down when I leaned forward. I wound up having to put suspenders on them.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
My husband is a 34 waist and the medium wouldn't fit over his hiking pants. Returning and going to try the large.
Had them on first thing in the morning on a recent hike because it was raining when we woke up. Having the full zip allowed me to put them on inside a 2 person tent sitting down without to much trouble. I am 160# 5'8" and bought the M short. Fit fine over hiking shorts and the length is perfect with gators on. I would certainly recommend these for anyone. Great price and one of the few pants with many sizing options.
For the price, you'd be hard pressed to find another full zip pant this good. I had to go one size bigger than the chart suggested, but these are a nice compact affordable pant.
Full Zip for Easy On-Off with My Boots Still On
I got these for a Uinta backpacking trip that is coming up and all the reviews said to size up because they run a little small. This was good to do anyway since I'm planning on wearing shorts or pants underneath when it's raining. The full zip makes it easy to to put on or take off with my muddy backpacking boots still on. Bring it on rain! I'm ready!
Heavier than listed
I just received these pants, so my initial impression is based upon two criteria:
(1) Weight. I bought the pants in a size large, so I realize they should weigh a touch more than the medium, but on my scale they came out to 13.5 ounces, a fair bit more than the 10 ounces listed.
(2) Size. Where others have suggested they run a bit snug, the pants fit me just fine. I usually wear a large pant and would not size up on these.
the size is a little small i like them they do not leak
Light but fragile
At 10oz you have no excuse to not carry these, drop the full zip version and they get even lighter. I choose these since they are easier to get on/off with mountaineering boots and crampons, or snowshoes without shredding the pants.
They don't seem to breath very well so I only wear when its raining pretty good or im trudging thru deep wet snow. Also being this lightweigh means they aren't very durable, the seat will only last a few glissades before wearing thru, if they don't tear 1st, a price you pay for lightweight.
I also had to size up one size to layer these over my regular pants.