Rockin pants!!! I was looking for a slim-fitting snowpant…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars

Rockin pants!!! I was looking for a slim-fitting snowpant for snowshoeing and winter hiking. These are slim enough so they won't get in the way, but I have enough room to freely move and layer underneath. The bottom of the pants are nice and narrow and can be easily tucked inside winter boots. I love them!


Best pants I've found for long distance cold weather…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Fabric: Swiss Schoeller
Price Paid: $160

Best pants I've found for long distance cold weather backpacking. I used it for 10+ day backpacking trips in Alaska, for two seasons. Walked through a lot of typical Alaskan bushes and the pants still looked quite new. I also walked them through many a glacial stream and they're very water repellent - water just beads off the surface.

The other nice thing about the pants is the thigh pocket. I put Clifbars, sunglasses, knives, headlamps in it. Only thing is that while there's only one thigh pocket on the right leg, I wish there's a matching one on the left. The handwarmer pockets are not very useful though.

The zippers at the bottom of the leg openings are very nice. Unzip them to form a boot cut style leg, if you think tapered legs look dorky :) My only concern about the pants is the snap-on button. I just hope the fabric won't rip out around it.

rated 5.00 of 5 stars All Guide Pants versions

In addition to the 2 women's reviews above, there are 2 reviews for other versions of the Guide Pants. Read all reviews »

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Patagonia Women's Guide Pants


The Women's Guide Pants has been discontinued. It last appeared in Patagonia's 2010 product line.

previously retailed for:
$36.82 - $179.00

The Patagonia Women's Guide Pants is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen September 7, 2015 at

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