GoLite Wind River Softshell Pant

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I love these pants, and I will wear them to work,…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $100

Summary

I love these pants, and I will wear them to work, to the ski hill, on trail or to a wedding. They're not waterproof, but they're warm-but-not-too-warm at room temperatures and don't get overheated during activity in cold weather. They have removable suspenders decent sized pockets too.

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Warm!
  • Cute :)

Cons

  • Ankle gaiter Velcro comes undone sometimes
  • Can't cinch the pant legs
  • Removing suspenders takes some practice...

I'm a petite, 5'3" girl who normally wears size 6, American. I've owned these pants for a year, and I think I wear them at least every other day anytime the weather is below 35F. The small GoLite Women's Softshell Pants fit me well.

I've had good experiences wearing these pants during may different winter sports of moderate intensity. They're great for winter walking or biking, good for classic skiing (but too warm for skate skiing). There aren't any adjustments for size, other than the suspenders.

The pants aren't waterproof, but they don't hold moisture at all either. I would only put a thin base layer under it though. Not super durable fabric, so don't go cutting down any trees in these. 

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit GoLite's Men's Wind River Softshell Pant page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Removable suspenders Articulated knees Belt loops Soft, brushed-back wind-resistant fabric Ankle gaiters and 16" ankle zips

- GoLite.com refers to the men's version

When designing the Wind River Softshell Pant, GoLite envisaged steep climbs, plenty of ice, and buckets of snow - so they created a highly breathable softshell pant with a DWR finish for moisture resistance and articulated knees to enable the wearer a wider range of motion. Removable suspenders and a zippered pocket.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Everything you need in a backcountry pant, the Men's Wind River Softshell Pants from GoLite offer breathability, range of motion and reinforced high contact areas.

- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version

Free Shipping. GoLite Men's Wind River Softshell Pant DECENT FEATURES of the GoLite Men's Wind River Softshell Pant Added reinforcement in high abrasion areas Removable suspenders Articulated knees Belt loops Soft, brushed-back wind-resistant fabric Ankle gaiters and 15in. ankle zips The SPECS Weight: 1 lb 11 oz / 775 g 334 g/m2 - 92% Recycled Polyester 8% Spandex 310 g/m2 - 93% Nylon 7% Spandex DWR Fit: Relaxed

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version