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Patagonia Quandary Pant - Women's


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    5 Reviews


    Does Everything.

    The Patagonia Women's Quandary Pants will take everything from sport climbing to peak bagging in stride. The light and stretchy fabric makes the Quandary comfortable enough for mountain wear, while the DWR treatment repels light moisture, so you'll stay relatively comfortable should Mother Nature bestow you with an unexpected storm. The gusseted crotch and articulated knees increase overall mobility, so you'll be able to pull through the crux and scramble up boulder-strewn ridges with ease.

    • A lightweight pant that scrambles and hikes in stride
    • Fabric features DWR treatment and 40 UPF sun protection
    • Hidden drawcord at waist provides a customizable fit
    • Zippered and drop-in pockets for necessities
    • Gusseted crotch and articulated knees boost mobility
    • Item #PAT01RE

    Tech Specs

    96% nylon, 4% spandex, DWR treatment
    [short] 30in, [regular] 32in
    2 hand, 2 back, 1 cargo
    Gusseted Crotch
    UPF Rating
    Claimed Weight
    Recommended Use
    hiking, climbing
    Manufacturer Warranty

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    Love 'em!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    I have owned a few pairs of the quandary and when I saw them in Pink, I just had to buy another pair. I have been wearing this line of pants for years, and I still use the original pair I bought a long long time ago. These pants fit just like the other quandary I have purchased and have the same wonderful features: great fit, no diaper butt, durable and super comfortable!

    Great Hiking and Climbing Pants

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    I bought the Quandry pants because I needed some more hiking pants. The Quandrys are soft, slightly stretchy, and breathable. They are very lightweight and thin, but pretty durable, as well. They thankfully come in a variety of inseams and waist sizes. I am 5'4" and got the short inseam and they fit perfect. The sizing on these is true to size. They are a really flattering cut and look great on your legs. I've worn these on a few occasions out hiking in the 50's and they worked out perfect.

    Bottom line: I recommend these if you are looking for good looking, high performance hiking or climbing pants.

    sizing is a little off but great pants!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: 4 and 6
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    I wear a size 4 / 27 consistently in all my other pants/ shorts (size 4 in patagonia shorts) and the 4 in these pants fit but was a little bit tight around the thighs and butt and a little shorter than I would have liked. I tried the size 6 as well but it was a little baggy and big in the waste. Good news is the waistband has a little drawstring so I ended up going with the larger size with the idea in mind that I would be likely wearing these pants with a base layer pant underneath and it layers great! I dig all the pockets and the stretch in the fabric is sooooo nice. Basically feels like wearing yoga pants with the durability of a heavy jean pant. Props Patagonia! My only qualm is that the pants could be a *little* longer. That being said, I am 5'11'' so all you more normal height ladies out there should be fine. DWR fabric is great for repelling sprinkles to a mild downpour and still keep my legs nice and toasty dry. For sure recommend these to hikers, climbers, and players in the outside. Just be weary of sizing! Overall, a great product.


    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: 2
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I love these pants. Purchased in green and then went back and got them in grey. I purchased a size two and find them to be a little too big for me...Will need to get a belt. Overall, love! Very flattering, light, and water wicking.

    Mostly Yay

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 6
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 135lbs

    These are a lightweight pant for outdoors that also look fantastic on for casual wear. I like the fit - generous through the hips and thighs, with enough stretch for easy movement. The length is a little long (I have a 30-inch inseam), but not so long they hit the ground. I like that these have a snap and loop so you can secure them if you roll them up in warmer weather. I wore these for a weekend of canyoneering in Utah, and I found they breathed well and weren't too warm in 80-degree weather. The one con is that the fabric is not rip-stop. While making my way up a narrow spot in a slot canyon, the rear pocket got some holes when my bottom skimmed a rock. While the holes are small and only affect the outer layer of the pocket, they have grown a little after washing once, so I'll probably have to replace these sooner than I would like.