Best Womens Pants of 2017

  • Looking for the perfect pant? The warmest but most flattering shape? Check out this list of pants that will keep you cozy, dry and looking good all day on the hill.

  • DC Viva Pants

    The DC Viva is a snowboarding pant that looks like a pair of trendy jeans thanks to its slim fit, denim-like blue twill and leather belt. The difference is, the Viva comes with a 10,000 mm waterproof rating; a 10,000 breathability rating; engineered brushed-mesh lining. This means you get the warmth and comfort of high-tech snowboarding garment in a slick, street-inspired package. Features include 5 pockets to house all your items, boot lace hooks that stop you from tripping on your laces and lift pass options for easy access to the lifts.

  • Holden W’s Vice Pants

    The Vice is both waterproof and breathable, with ratings of 20,000 for each - and the high-tech outer layer was made with no solvents. Instead, the 3L Stretch Poplin  face fabric is treated with a Durable Water Repellent and lined with a 20k/20k membrane for maximum weather protection. The fit here is relaxed, but not baggy - and with the leather belt-loop detailing, YKK Zippers and brushed tricot liner, this pant is as much high-fashion as it is high-tech. If you like riding hard, going deep and staying dry while you’re out riding, the Vice is your kind of garment.

  • Volcom Knox Ins. Gore-Tex Pant

    These slim-fitting pants are made using two layers of Gore-Tex: the gold standard in waterproof, breathable fabrics for the past 5 decades. Underneath these layers is 60gm of Low-Loft Insulation, keeping you warm and dry without any unwanted heaviness. Bringing the whole thing together is a V-Science breathable lining system… And a Zip Tech jacket-to-pant interface that you can use to join your jacket and the Knox Pant, keeping out the snow and the cold - even when you’re neck-deep in pow or wading through melting slush.  

  • L1 Scarlett Pant

    The L1 Scarlett is a true slim pant with multiple elements that allow for ease of movement. From crotch and zip hem gussets to a tapered leg shape to a stretchy shell material, everything about the Scarlett is made for mobility - and with a stretch-shell and inner leg venting, you can ride all day without worrying about getting sweaty or sticky.

    In the looks department, the L1 Scarlett is no slouch. There are 5 colorways, from Black to Pearl and Oxblood - and all of them come with jacket-to-pant snaps and boot hooks, meaning you can rock the Scarlett with any combination of gear.

  • Oakley Limelight BZS Snowboard Pants

    The Oakley Limelight is packed with tech that keeps you dry, warm and comfortable no matter how cold it is - or how hard you’re riding. The breathability features include the BioZone moisture management zones regulate heat and moisture; an inner thigh vent that directs cool air into the pant; FN Dry technology to keep snow and sweat away from you. This breathable inner shell (10,000g) is packed into an outer shell that’s 10,000mm waterproof - and comfortable, too. The snap ankle gussets and stretchy outer shell give you plenty of mobility; the Velcro Double-Snap Waist Closure and Waistband Silicone Grip make adjusting on the fly easy. The result? A high-tech, high-fashion pant for lady riders.

  • Burton [ak] 2L Summit Pant

    The 2L Summit is a GORE-SEAM® taped stretchGORE-TEX® fabric pant - and here’s what that means. The seams work to keep moisture out and the warmth in. The fabric itself provides breathability, keeps water out and makes sure your skin is dry, even when things get hot and busy. As a result, you can wear this pant anywhere - even in neck-deep wet powder - without getting wet and cold. In addition to the hi-tech features built into this pant, it’s got a fitted shape; a contoured waist; 4 colorways that make it easy to match with your existing gear. Throw in the Lifetime Warranty, and there are plenty of reasons to consider buying this pant this season.

  • Volcom Species Stretch Pants

    The Volcom Species combines a sleek, slim-fit design with V-Science Stretch Twill fabric for easy movement with zero excess bagginess. The four colorways - Mulberry, Black, Teal and Purple - give you multiple options, especially if you want to use the Zip Tech pant-to-jacket interface to match the Species with a jacket you already own. With a waterproof rating of 15,000 mm and a breathability rating of 15,000 g/m², this garment is enough to keep you warm, dry and comfortable for hours in sub-zero temperatures. Add Volcom’s V-Science Breathable Lining System to the mix, and the result is a versatile pant that’s comfortable and weather-resistant in all but the harshest conditions.

  • 686 Womens Authentic Smarty 3-IN-1 Cargo Pant

    The Authentic Smarty pant comes in two pieces. First is the outer shell of the Cargo Pant, which can be worn year-round. Second is the detachable fleece liner, which is Infidry 15 waterproof - and just warm enough for spring-time riding sessions. You can wear these two layers together or separately, getting 3 different options for the price of one. Cool, huh? The pant comes with an Air-Flo vent that gets heat and excess moisture out. It’s also got a convenient Glove Hugger mitten holder for when you need to use your hands - and integrates seamlessly with your jacket thanks to a pant-to-jacket connection.  

  • Holden W’s Skinny Standard

    With four colorways, from Bizon (brown) to Chili Pepper (red), this pant was made to dazzle and delight. It’s got a slim-fit design; a stretchy heavyweight twill outer layer; brushed tricot around the knees, bottom and pockets for extra padding. Put it all together and you get a skinny pant that stretches well, keeps its shape and protects you from impact and the weather. The Skinny Standard is made with eco-friendly, PFOA-free DWR and solvent-free laminate materials. These materials preserve the environment and provide 10,000-rating waterproofing, meaning can enjoy the outdoors while preserving them for yourself and future generations.

  • Volcom Iron Pants

    The Iron Pant is exactly what the name suggests: a thick, hardy garment that offers fortress-like protection against the elements. The first layer is Stretch Oxford: a breathable, flexible fabric that allows for plenty of motion. The second is Champion Stretch Twill: a thick material that keeps moisture out, and allows for a denim-like look to the Volcom Iron. Keeping the 2 materials together is the high-ventilation V-Science lining system, and a Zip-Tech® zipper that attaches to your jacket to keep snow and moisture out of your clothes. The boot gauge offers further protection and insulation, and the hip area is reinforced with triple-stitching to make sure this pant lasts almost as long as real iron would.

  • Oakley Stickline BZI Snowboard Pants

    The Oakley Stickline is all about warmth and breathability. The BioZone lining system works to keep the warmth where it’s needed most while keeping sweat moisture off you. The 10k FN Dry feature provides breathability, providing the ventilation you need for riding. As far as functionality goes, the Polyester Cottony Basic Twill works with the Snap Ankle Gussets and Boot Gaiters to make the slim, street-inspired BZI function like a stretch pant. This means this 10,000 mm waterproof rating, 10,000g breathability rating garment provides all the comfort, warmth and space you need - when you need it.

  • Burton Aero Gore-Tex Pant

    The Burton Aero is guaranteed to keep you dry - and we mean that literally. It’s made from GORE-TEX® fabric, which promises a dry, comfortable ride or your money back. Throw in 40g THERMOLITE®  insulation, and you get a 1-2 punch that’s light, weather-resistant and stretchy enough to give you full freedom of movement. This model is a favorite of Burton pro Kelly Clark - and with 4 funky color ways and 1-year warranty, it’s an easy choice for any girl rider to try.

  • 686 Womens Authentic Patron Insulated Pant

    The Patron is a street-inspired, mechanical stretch pant that looks like a pair of jeans but functions like a high-performing, Olympic-level garment. The 40g Polyfill Full Insulation keeps you warm; the Air-Flo Mesh diverts excess heat out of the pant; the PJ Connect system integrates with your jacket to make sure there’s no space for snow to get in, even if you’re waist-deep in it. Looks-wise, you can choose Denim, FD Twill or Diamond Dobby depending on your preferred colorway. With the Ghetto Slit™ snap enclosures, Boot Gaiters and Fully Taped Seams on the Patron Pant, you’ll find that all of these materials are an easy match with your boots and jacket(s).

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