The North Face Potosi Pants

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Weight 29.28 oz / 830 g
Fabric 70D 125 g / sq m (3.69 oz / sq yd) 100% Nylon Dobby HyVent® Alpha



Outstanding shell pants, completely waterproof (seem…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $209.99


  • All around weather resistancy (wind and rain)


  • No insulation

Outstanding shell pants, completely waterproof (seem sealed) and wind resistant, fantastic removable backpack styles suspenders and nice full length zippers on both sides of the pants for venting. They have plenty of room for any under garments, as these babies are not insulated. All and all a good buy.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit The North Face's Men's Potosi Pants page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

With three-layer fabric, removable suspenders, and a drop seat, The North Face Men's Potosi Pant is the ultimate companion for thriving amidst heinous winter weather. An alpine-style fit keeps these pants a little closer to your body than traditional ski pants, making it easier to move with precision while touring, climbing, or mountaineering. Serious high-alpine exploration requires a pant with waterproof-and-breathable fabric and a versatile design, just like the Potosi Pant.

- refers to the men's version

Designed for climbing and skiing in the most inhospitable mountain locations, The North Face's Potosi Pant provides full-on weather protection with waterproof, breathable HyVent 2-layer fabric that's seam-sealed for added coverage. These pants always stay in place with the removable suspender system and a crotch gusseted and articulated knees allow you to use a wider range of motion.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Designed to hold its own in extreme conditions, this new waterproof, breathable mountaineering shell pant features HyVent Alpha 3L fabric that sheds rain, snow, and slush to keep you dry. Alpine fit is harness-compatible and features removable suspenders, drop seat , and full-length PU (polyurethane) weather-resistant zips for comfortable protection during strenuous, highly aerobic ascents.

- The North Face refers to the men's version

Ain't no mountain high enough for The North Face Potosi Pants. The pants are made for extreme conditions. Waterproof / breathable pant made with HyVent Alpha 3L fabric. PRODUCT FEATURES: Designed to hold its own in extreme conditions Made with HyVent Alpha 3L fabric Alpine fit Removable suspenders, drop seat and full length PU side zips Brushed seat and knee lining Zip fly with snap closure Adjustable waist tabs Gusseted crotch Thigh pocket with a PU zip/ Full-length side zips with PU zips Crescent drop seat Two hand pockets with PU zips Articulated knees Elastic gaiter with snap closure Keprotec ankle kickpatch PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS: Inseam/Center: REG Fabric: 70D 125 g/m2 (3.69 oz/yd2) 100% nylon dobby HyVent Alpha Weight: 830 g (29.28 oz)

- Appalachian Outdoors refers to the men's version

The North Face Potosi Pants

$249.00 (men's)

The North Face Potosi Pants is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen November 25, 2013 at

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