- Abrasion resistant stretch nylon dries quickly and manages moisture so you aren't still cold and wet after a spontaneous stream crossing
- Slim fit, contoured waistband, and articulated knees offer a naturally athletic fit and flattering form
- Inseam gusset panel allows for a full range of motion
- Brushed Tricot interior waistband enhances comfort and resists chafing
- Blue Sign-approved fabric demonstrates Marmot's commitment to going green
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runs slim in the legs
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
- Fit: Runs small
I'm 5'0 113 pounds, athletic build. I carry my weight in my lower body. I usually wear a size 2, I ordered these in a 4 and they were pretty snug on my thighs, but made my butt look great. They were also a good 5 inches too long for me. They seemed like good quality material, for average hiking, not so much for scraping against rock over time. I am going to exchange them for a bigger size. I would recommend them for long slender people.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: Runs small
Bought 2 pairs of these pants for hiking in Yellowstone and Grand Tetons. Pants are very comfortable -- especially like the soft waistband and stretch. Plenty of pockets, good fit and nice length, overall a great pant for the casual hiker. Ordered one sizeup from my usual size.
Wouldn't call them "slim" but I love em!
- Gender: Female
- Fit: True to size
I haven't outdoor tested them yet, but they definitely have all the things I've been searching far and wide for in a hiking pant. #1: STRETCH. They're super stretchy but they still feel durable. #2: Lower rise. It seems like a lot of hiking pants make you look like a 70's park ranger in a very bad way; these have a lower (but not like, creepy low) rise so they look cool and are comfy. #3: Plenty of pockets. Two side, one thigh and two back. The back pockets have snaps, which I usually hate because they mean really difficult-to-explain-to-your-boyfriend bruises on your ass from sliding down rocks... but we'll see. They are definitely not slim fit; I'm no beanpole... 5'9" and 160lbs and they're pretty baggy on my thighs (I ordered a 12). Don't mind that much though, because then you don't get weird bumps when you have stuff in your pockets. All in all, I love them! 1 star off for butt snaps and not being slim like in the description.
@Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Getting ready to hike at Lake Louise in Banff National Park, September 2013.
Love the pants; not slim fit for me
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: Runs large
These are beautifully well-made pants. I love the color and the material. The specs say "slim fit" but I'm not so sure about that. I usually wear a 12 and these are a little big. Not big enough that I'd return them for a 10, however. The extra room is fine since they're now in my rotation of hiking pants.
I am 5.4 ft and 124 lab. What size should...
I am 5.4 ft and 124 lab. What size should I choose for this product. Normally, I have OR with size 4. Thx
Hello Lynn, thanks for the question. I am nearly exactly your size (an inch shorter) and I would take a size 4 in these pants. I do suggest double checking the sizing chart and comparing your waist and hip measurements. That can be found by clicking the little ruler icon beneath the price that says "Size?" Hope that helps!
Small Sizes /Great Choice for Petite Wom
I am 5ft 1 and approx 96-98lbs; I've been looking for hiking pants that are durable, functional, and not like pajamas (i.e. do not have wide legs, or drawstring waist to compensate for poor fit). I had a stash of girls hiking pants from the days when REI offered girls size 10, 12, 14, 16 pants (instead of the 10-12, 14-16 fits) but they have totally fallen apart. So the hiking pant quest has been on in earnest. The Marmot Sonia is the best I've found so far - leaner fit (so it meets the not-pajama criteria), lots of great functional details and durable materials. I can fit into the 2, but the hip fit was snug, so I got the size 4 - note that these pants are clearly not usual US sizes - yay! - I am usually swimming in a 2-4 from any other company. The rise on these pants is also great for petite women. The inseam is 32 inches, so I did have the hem altered. The one issue I foresee is that they will stretch out too much over time - they have 6% elastane - I will be really bummed if I end up with a saggy ass pant, and probably wish that I got the size 2 instead.
I love these pants. They do run small. I'm 5'8, 120 lbs. Usually wear a 4. Bought the 6 and they are perfect. They are small thru the thighs, but I have skinny legs, so they are perfect
Marmot pants great
I am of a curvy build,5'3", in between size 10-12 ordered the 12 and did not find that the slim fit was too tight.The material is great.I was in the Amazon and these pants of which I have two dried so quickly.Very stylish .The length is long
I'm 5'3'' and normally wear between a 6-8...
I'm 5'3'' and normally wear between a 6-8 short depending on the brand- I'm an 8 in Northface and a 6 for Patagonia....Do these pants tend to run a bit small? I've got a bit of a round bum and largish hips (upper thighs), so I was also wondering if this slim fit will be too tight or more flattering on my rounder body type. Thanks....Anna
I don't really have a great answer for you, but the sizing chart below the price may give enough information to help you decide, if you haven't already. Best of luck!
I ordered the 8 and it fit perfect. They have a nice slim fit and it was a good choice to choose a size slightly larger. I love the stretch and how great they feel...
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
I really like this pants and bought a few pairs. The fabric has some substance to it... seems durable. Nice styling and pockets. I agree with the reviewer that the styling is a bit on the slim side, but I ordered my normal size and they fit fine. I have muscular legs and sometimes feel that pants are too snug in the thigh, but these are fine. I do, however, have a tree trunk for a body... not much curve at the hips, so I always order a larger size that one would think for might height and weight. I am a 45 years old, 5'4" and 120lbs (reasonably fit) and I usually order an 8 instead of a 6. I ordered an 8 in these pants and it is perfect. They seem to fit well for a less curvy figure.
Great Style Runs Small
Depending on styling, I can take a size 2, 0, XS, or XXS in pants and skirts. Usually bottoms run large on me, especially in the waist, so I was surprised when both the size 2 and the size 4 were not too bad in the waist but really snug in the thighs. I had to get a size 6 (I think I was between the 4 and 6), and as usual, I had to take in the waist. (No matter what size I get, I always take in the waist.) These pants are a great style, kind of hip, and it was worth it to make the exchange. The back contour stitching is nice, the articulated knees are clever, and the leg pocket is cute and useful.