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The North Face Paramount II Convertible Pant - Women's


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    9 Reviews


    Why limit yourself?

    Like any good convertible, The North Face Women's Paramount II Convertible Pant is all about having a good time. Except instead of winding coastal roads and sunny skies, this pant prefers trails, rocks, and woods. Its stretch nylon fabric is treated with a DWR coating to repel water, and the active fit lets you move easily through foreign cities and dappled woodlands. Best of all, you can roll up and button the cuffs for a 3/4-length fit, or zip off the legs if temperatures call for shorts. No matter how you sport the Paramount II, the internal waist drawcord will keep your pants from falling down, and the UPF 30 sun protection will shield your legs from harmful rays. 

    • Hike, climb, and travel with ease in these adventure pants
    • Stretchy fabric is durable and water-resistant
    • Regular fit helps you move comfortably
    • Zippered design converts pants to 5-inch shorts
    • UPF 30 sun protection adds defense from harsh UV rays
    • Multiple zippered pockets stash all of your adventure items
    • Item #TNF03R2

    Tech Specs

    96% nylon, 4% elastane stretch woven, DWR
    [regular] 32in
    2 hand, 2 cargo, 2 rear, 1 internal stow
    UPF Rating
    Claimed Weight
    Recommended Use
    backpacking, bouldering, casual, hiking
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    North Face Paramount II

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4 Long

    Loves these pants. Fit is true to size. Length 33 inches is perfect. I have not worn these yet for hiking. Very comfortable pants! I recommend

    Awesome Pants!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    These pants are really fantastic! I bought them for a trip and they are the best convertible pants I have had yet. I love how when you zip off the legs, they actually become shorts rather than just half-pants. And then, when you want to put the legs back on the right leg has a red zipper and the left leg has a blue zipper! No brain function required! If you decide you want half-pants there is the option to roll them up and button as well. So, they look great three ways and are very functional. I usually buy two sizes in pants when I buy online... with these I got the 2's and the 4's and then stuck with the 4's because they were slightly more roomy and I was going to be sitting around in them a lot. However, the size difference was not a great as I have noticed with other pants. The petite length was perfect!!

    Perfect convertible pants

    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4R
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    These pants are better than I expected. The quality of the fabric is great. The fit is perfect. I am 5'5", 125lbs and got size 4. They have a draw string waste which is perfect for those of us who always have the issue with the waist being too big. I love that you can wear them 3 different ways. The shorts are perfect length, not too long and not too short. The fabric has a little stretch, so they move with you. Love these. Just ordered another pair in another color. These will definitely be my favorite pants.

    Look great but new seam is annoying

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 122lbs

    I bought a pair of the original Paramount hiking pants in 2008. I absolutely loved them! They were durable and flattering and I wore them until they finally started falling apart this year. I bought the new version of the pants, hoping I'd love them just as much, but unfortunately there's a problem: the North Face added thick, rough seams down the front of the legs. While the seams look pretty cool, they rub harshly against my skin -- especially my knees -- causing irritation with every step. I plan to return the pants and continue my frustrating quest to find hiking pants that look AND feel great. (P.S. -- If you don't have sensitive skin like me, you might love the pants!)

    Great pants

    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: 4 and 6
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    I bought two pairs with the intention of returning the one that didn't fit-a size 4 long and a 6 long. I wound up keeping both of them. The 4 is a little snug but after wearing them for a couple hours they're perfect. And the 6 fits perfectly when I first try them on, but after a few hours they're a little baggy (which is fine). I don't love the internal draw string but otherwise these are great pants. No chaffing after 8-10 hours of hiking.

    Great fit - To Short

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: True to size

    I'm 5'3'' and by the size guide, a 6. I measured a 30'' inseam so I bought the short length. However when I tried the pants on, they were a few inches to short. I had to return and get a 6 Regular. I would suggest getting a size longer than you think you need.


      Based on North Face's sizing chart and the recommendation of a gear head I went with the size 6. 5'6" and 120. I'm slim/athletic with an endurance build. Most people would say I'm tiny. The 6 was WAAAAYYY too big.

      Tight in the Thighs

      • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
      • Fit: Runs small
      • Size Bought: 4 Short
      • Height: 5'4"
      • Weight: 130lbs

      I was really excited to try out these pants because it's hard for me to find great pants in a short length. I really wanted to love them but unfortunately they were too tight in the thighs. If you have bigger thighs, I wouldn't recommend these pants. It's a shame because they fit perfect everywhere else!

      Perfect length

      • Size Bought: 8 T
      • Height: 5'11"
      • Weight: 145lbs

      I am a 5 ' 11" and was looking for a pair of convertible pants that would do the trick. These pants in long were the perfect length for me. In addition, I found that the seam on the thigh (where the zipper is) was very comfortable in comparison to other brands that I tried.