Ferocious in the Ferrosi.
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- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: Runs large
These pants are fantastic for hiking, climbing, just about anything. I just spent two weeks on a climbing trip, and wore them everyday. My search for this type of pant is over:) The only issue I have is the size. I read reviews before I bought them regarding size and I bought a size 4, I'm 5'4 inches, 124 lbs, generally a size 6. They are definitely on the too large size and I wish I would have bought a size 2. They are still fantastic, just a bit too loose everywhere, especially the waist, but the draw string helps with that. I would recommend them.
what is the inseam length on the Ferrosi...
what is the inseam length on the Ferrosi softshell pant??
Hello, thanks for the question.
Here are the inseam measurements which I pulled from the OR website.
M: 30.5 "
L: 31.5 "
ODR does it again!
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: True to size
I have had a few Outdoor Research products and am never disappointed. These pants were no exception. They are lightweight but feel durable. They don't ride and bunch if you are rockscrambling during your hike. I wear a size 8 and these fit perfectly. They look fantastic on! The drawstring waist is a nice addition for comfort as well.
Love the low-profile waist
I've used the ferrosi pants for climbing and hiking. I love the low profile of the belt loops and snaps at the waist. Perfect for fitting and not being irritating under a harness or backpack strap. And no elastic marks! The tricot lining also helps the waistband feel comfortable. Drawstring belt is nice for added adjustability. Quick to dry and comfortable to wear. Fit is trouser-style which I like, but has drawcord at the ankles to adjust too. An added bonus is minimal wrinkling-great for packing (and black can "dress up" for versatility). Material stretches a bit as you wear it, so I got a size smaller.
Finally, after looking and looking for the sort of pants that could be worn for nearly everything from shopping to climbing mountains to 12-hour flights, I found the perfect one. Comfortable, easy to care for, great looking and great fitting ~ what more could I ask for?! I ordered a second pair because I liked them so much. They're much more attractive than they look online and at a decent price. I expect these will be my go-to trousers for a long time!
The perfect pant for everything
I used to have a favorite pair of outdoor pants through Mountain Hardware, but they stopped making them. Because they were perfect for everything I like to do outside, I kept up hope and kept searching for a pair that stacked up. The Ferrosi pants meet and top my old pair!
The fit is perfect, meaning looks good and is comfortable and everything stays where it ought to. These pants are very stretchy, lightweight, wind resistant and quick to dry. Love the drawstring feature at the bottom of the pantlegs because I can switch them from a long pant to a capri while climbing or hiking without stopping. There's a thin fleece lining around the waistband, which is very comfortable underneath a harness or backpack waiste belt. The waiste sits at the perfect spot for climbing and hiking too. Plus 3, yes 3, zip pockets! I hope OR continues to make these pants for eternity because I never have to think about what pants I'm going to wear when I have the Ferrosi's around. They are my go-to pant.
Love these pants!
The Outdoor Research Ferossi pants are perhaps the most comfortable pants I've ever owned! Great looking and ease of care in addition to their comfort make them an all-round winner. After receiving my first pair in black and seeing the quality construction on top of all the other features, I ordered a second pair in "mushroom" (great color!). I expect these will be my go-to pants from now on!
Outdoor Research Ferrosi Collection
Outdoor Research Ferrosi Soft Shell Collection
Searching for a do-it-all soft shell for year-round adventures? A favorite of Ambassador Athletes and Outdoor Research staffers, the stretchy, durable Ferrosi soft shell Jackets, Pants, Shorts and Hoodies cut the wind, shed light precipitation and allow excess heat to easily escape. Ferrosi apparel is ideal for dawn-to-dusk rock climbing objectives, day hikes and multi-day backpacking trips, and highly aerobic backcountry skiing and snowboarding tours.
do these pants have a lining for warmth...
do these pants have a lining for warmth in colder temperatures?
No, they do not. Only a thin layer of nylon softshell material. Great for aerobic sports year round as you can layer under them as needed. I love these pants - the men's version that is!
Great canoe tripping pants
I love these pants. I got a pair a year ago and worn them extensively on multiple canoe trips in northern Ontario and northern Scotland. Lightweight and good fitting. The material held up from major wear and tear. I highly recommend it.
Love my Ferrosi pants! I'm not normally a softshell lover, but the fabric they use on these pants are great!
Ferrosi Collection - Outdoor Research
Margret talks about the Ferrosi collection from Outdoor Research.
Really like everything about these pants, size is right on, style and fit is great. Like the versatility they offer as well!
Function and Comfort
If I could give it 6 stars, I would. The beauty of this pant is the stretch. Because they are a super lightweight softshell material (way too light for skiing--more for warmer weather activities), they are rugged enough to take my constant abuse, but breathable and stretchy enough to remain comfortable well into the summer. Win. There is also a great cincher at the bottom of the leg so it converts EASILY to a capris. Win. Two more words. Wrinkle resistant. Win.
Uses: Hiking, biking, climbing, travel, backpacking. I even used them running when I forgot running shorts when on a work trip and they worked GREAT.
Are you guys going to stock the men's...
Are you guys going to stock the men's version? I want the Ferrosi
Hey Brian...in my experience, inventory questions can sit idle on the item page forever. Click on the gray "Chat Now" box on the upper right of the screen. A customer service rep will have an answer for you immediately.
Hey Brian, The Ferrosi Pant has not been ordered, but the Ferrosi short has. Another option might be the Cirque Pant, a bit more bomber (double weave as opposed to a single weave soft shell construction) with scuff guards on the inner lower leg. Cool pant!