hikervalwrote a review of The North Face Aphrodite Pant - Women's on September 6, 2016
Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
I've recently switched to hiking in long pants (sun screen allergies) and these pants have made the switch painless. I hate zip offs, it's hard to find hiking pants to fit me (5'7, 120 #), and often the fabrics are too stiff. These are exactly right for me. I fit perfectly into a medium (they're a tad long with sneakers, but right on with hiking boots) because of the drawstring waist, but they fit great through the seat and legs, too. The fabric is really soft, and breathable enough. The fit is loose, so I can climb, scramble, hike, stretch, whatever and they're always comfortable. Most important to me is that on really hot days of backpacking, I am not melting. Durability... not bad. I had a pair last through 6 months of backpacking, but did sustain a small rip on the bottom of the pant leg.