Arc'teryx Sabre Pant

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Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL
Inseams Regular, Tall
Weight 565 g / 1 lb 3.9 oz
Fit Relaxed fit
Materials 510NP GORE-TEX® Soft Shell 3L, Schoeller® Keprotec™



The best ski pants I have ever owned. Perfect for…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: received it as a sample, freebie, or prize (Mountaintechs program)


The best ski pants I have ever owned. Perfect for lift served skiing and colder backcountry tours.


  • Quality Gore-tex softshell fabric with appropriate reinforcement patches
  • Large thigh pockets, big enough for a large subway sandwich
  • Unique zipper vents that open slightly to the back of the thigh
  • Relaxed fit
  • Tobiko is easy to see
  • Arc'teryx quality


  • The built-in belt is kinda wimpy, there are belt loops for a more substancial belt
  • The color, Tobiko, is very bright

I acquired these pants through a product testing program I am in. They are my go-to pants for winter activities  when I need protection from the weather, especially when it is cold. They are very well made, albeit on the baggy side.  

The Gore-tex softshell fabric seems to be very durable, breatheable and weatherproof. The two thigh pockets will hold tons of stuff, even a water bottle. There  is one more pocket for keys, lip balm, etc. There are extremely tough fabric patches on the inner cuff which should keep ski edges a bay.  

The gaitors are easy to use, but don't come with a hook. I like the partial vents slightly behind the outside thigh area.

Disclaimer: Reviewer is a member of the Gore MountainTech program, which provides members incentives to test and provide feedback on their products.

Where to Buy

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Arc'teryx's Men's Sabre Pant page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

On Sale. Free Shipping. Arcteryx Men's Sabre Pant FEATURES of the Arcteryx Men's Sabre Pant Waterproof Lightly insulated Micro-seam allowance (1.6 mm) reduces bulk and weight Tiny Gore seam tape (13 mm) DWR finish (Durable Water Repellent) helps bead water from fabric surface Gore-Tex three-layer construction Thigh vents Articulated knees and seat Gusseted crotch Water Tight external zippers Front fly with snap closure Two hand pockets with flaps Two cargo pockets with Water Tight zippers Our Water Tight zippers are highly water resistant, but not waterproof We do not recommend keeping items in your pockets that may be damaged by moisture Hidden Recco reflector Powder cuffs with gripper elastic Heat transfer logo Belt loops Removable waist belt Durable, weatherproof Gore-Tex fabric is breathable, supple Side vents open for ventilation two zippered thigh cargo pockets for secure storage, hip stash pocket Slide'n Loc snaps attach to jacket Keprotec insteps guard against abrasion from edges, bindings Recon reflector aids in emergency location powder cuffs fit over boots Activity: Big Mountain Skiing SPECIFICATIONS of the Arcteryx Men's Sabre Pant Weight: 22.1 oz / 626 g Length: Regular, Tall Relaxed fit N80P-X Gore-Tex fabric with 3L lo-loft soft shell construction Keprotec Schoeller Keprotec Care Instructions Machine wash in warm water Double rinse Do not use fabric softener Tumble dry on low heat Do not iron This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

The Arc'teryx Sabre Pant fits mountain terrain and is great for piste adventures. The New N80p-X GORE-TEX face fabric is highly durable and will withstand exposure to route finding and daily use. The flannel backer lends light insulation while the relaxed fit leaves room for winter layers. Clean and sleek in appearance, these pants are great for any freeride, deep powder lover.

- refers to the men's version

The Arc'teryx Sabre pants are built with downhill-specific shaping and technical features that riders and skiers appreciate. The fabric excels for the stop-and-go rhythm of resort skiing and riding.

- REI refers to the men's version

You might like to wear your dad's tighty neon ski pant once in a while, but we know for a fact that the Men's Sabre Pant will be your go-to most days. The waterproof breathable Gore-Tex fabric is guaranteed to keep you dry, and the relaxed fit means you can sit down on the lift without worrying about busting seams. Side vents let air flow in and out of this pant so you stay cool during hot hikes, and the flannel backer that lines the inside of the legs means more warmth when you're on a cold lift chair.

- refers to the men's version