These are super warm and fit really, really well- no strange lumps or bumps in your ski boots with these babies! They keep my toes warmer than the similar stoic and bridgedale socks I have. I'll keep buying them. Smartwool knows what's up.
I wasn't sure about the boot cut, but it turns out they're sweet. My ski socks come up over the bottoms of these pants, and I don't have to worry about scrunching long pants up above my boots. They're also very warm and do a great job of keeping you dry. Soft, too!
Super warm, fits great, wicks moisture really well. It's comparable to a patagonia capilene 4. I love that the length and arms are so long!
Grey is kind of an oatmeal color. Looks great, and the fleece inside makes it so warm!
I don't have anything bad to say about it! Fits cute, love the brim, and it's roomy. I'm happy!
Although I really like the length of this hoodie and the fact that it's so planet friendly, it's just not quite right. The fabric is kind of stiff and not comfy and soft like you'd think a hoodie would be. Also, the hood pulls the button at the top back, so it ends up resting right at the base of your neck and looks kind of funny. I have black and it's kind of a worn-in color. I do wear this, but it's definitely not my favorite.
Fantastic light base layer! Smartwool makes amazing stuff. Fit is so cute, warmth is just right for cool days, and the shirt wicks moisture and stays fresh like nobody's business. I have a few different brands of base layers but always reach for this one first.
The one thing that would make it better: thumb holes.
This is the best base layer I have. Even though I have a couple different brands I reach for the smartwool every time- they just kill it! I wear this in 10 degree temps under my down jacket and ski shell. It keeps me warm, dry, and smelling as awesome as possible. The fit is really cute, too. I can wear it to the bar later and no one bats an eye. I wish I could wear it everyday...
It's big, warm, soft and an awesome color (bright blue). Emphasis on big. For sure easy to love.
What color is "royalty?" It doesn't show up when I select it.
I'd say in 99 out of 100 situations these things would keep you completely dry- BUT I skiied in really slushy snow today and after about 2 hours the thumbs were soaked through- possibly from continuously wiping the sleet from my goggles, but still. I wish they were more waterproof!
Every other day I've skiied with these though they've been amazing. I have really long skinny fingers that get cold fast and I've never had a glove so warm. I wear a women's large in most gloves and in these a size 8 fit perfectly.
This this is so light and thin, but ridiculously warm. Even after 5 hours of skiing, when the outside is frozen over from breathing, it is STILL warm. I couldn't find it today and wore a synthetic fleece balaclava instead, it was awful. I'm buying more of these things when they come in.
I am 5'11" so I have trouble finding shirts long enough. Some other reviewers mentioned that this came down below their butt, but on me it hits right below my hip and looks great! It's snug on top and then kind of flares outward to the hip band. I usually wear a medium and this medium fits me great. If I had a bigger chest it would fit better (I'm a B), but who needs boobies for climbing anyway?! I also love that it's pretty cute, and I can wear it to climb and then out around town later.
No, it's not. The band at the bottom fits tightly, but the rest of the top is really loose- cute loose, though.
I got this jacket to use as a ski shell and it just doesn't work for me. The fit is so strange. I am 5'11" and usually buy size large jackets in TNF. The large in this one fits okay across the shoulders but smashes my chest, and then the waist/hip area is huge and poofy so the powder skirt is way too loose to do any good. Also, not flattering at all- I feel like a marshmallow.
I made the mistake of skiing powder in this thing and ended up with snow up to my armpits within a few seconds. It's also not water proof, although the fabric is pretty water resistant. It does NOT have any insulation, as one reviewer stated- just a lightweight inner lining.
I gave it a few good tries, but it has to go back. I'm biting the bullet and going with the Arc'teryx Stingray.
For me, these shirts are just okay.
For comparison, I'm 5'11" and the Stoic merino in a L fits me pretty well, it's a bit loose I had to get a L since the sleeves are long enough to make the thumb holes very comfortable.
Pros: Performance is good. The fabric of the shirt, although thin, keeps me warm and dry and non-stenchy. I've worn this as a base skiing a few times and always been comfortable.
Cons: Fit! The sleeves and length on this shirt are really short, and I like to pull my thumbs through the holes when I ski. On this shirt the thumb holes cut into my hands. It's uncomfortable enough that I can't wear them at all. The fabric on this top is also very sheer, enough so that you have to be careful what you wear under it if you're wearing it alone after skiing, although it's still warm.
Bottom Line: If you're not an amazon this shirt will probably work great for you! taller girls, go for Stoic.
It's the end of ugly ski pants! I did a lot of spring skiing last season and wore these pants from March until June through sun and snowstorms. They're a midweight pant and aren't too bulky. With a pair of running tights underneath they were perfect on the groomers and I stayed warm and dry all day. The thigh vents are sweet for warmer days and the cargo pocket is good sized. These pants have a lower waist than it looks like in the photo and fit like a boot cut pant, but aren't so low in the back that you get snow down your pants. They fit me well in the waist but are a little tight through the hips and thighs but I still have a good range of motion. I'm 5'11" and the long is just long enough, which is a miracle!
This tank did not fit me! I usually buy Prana but thought I'd branch out. I'm 5'11" and a 36 B and usually wear a medium. The top was too short and too wide and just overall fit oddly. The chest was loose but the ribs and stomach fit well. Where it's gathered and meets the straps it was all bunchy. Although the fabric was thick and soft and felt like good quality, I'm going to stick with Prana!
I am a 36B and usually wear a medium, but had to order this top in a large. The neckline on this was really high compared to other Prana tops I have. It fit really well everywhere except right in front of my armpits, where I had these odd gaps. It looked like they just put a little too much fabric there. It might have fit better if I had a bigger chest. Other than that the top was everything I love about Prana, but I ended up returning it and getting the Ruby and Amaya tanks instead.
I love pretty much everything Prana makes and these pants are no exception. They're not just a convertible men's pant sized differently. These are actually shaped to fit a woman's body. I tried on many pairs of convertible pants and these were my favorite, hands down- they're actually cute and flattering! I've worn them hiking and backpacking and have even worn them around town with the legs zipped off. When they're zipped off the short hits the bottom of my knee. They're also really long- I am 5'11" with a 34" inseam and ordered a 12. With hiking shoes on they're just off the ground. They're a heavier material than the Bliss shorts and don't stay as dry or dry as quickly so they're not great as a summer pant, but when it's a bit cooler they're fantastic. I wore them in the Uintahs in July (65-70 degrees during the day) and they were perfect. They have plenty of stretch for off-trail hikes and bouldering. The mosquitos couldn't get through them, either! They do run big so order a size down.
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