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How we choose: The best down insulated pants highlighted here were selected based on 6 reviews of 5 products. Our top picks are those that are readily-available in the United States and have received the highest overall ratings from reviewers.

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Naturehike Tofern Full-Zip White Goose Down Pants

user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1 review)

For a $93 price these 700 fill, full side zip down pants are a very good buy. Great as over-pants in winter camp.

Reasons to Buy

  • Inexpensive considering features
  • Full side zip for easy on-off over other clothing
  • 700 fill goose down
  • Many uses

Reasons to Avoid

  • Unknown build quality
  • Black is the only color choice
  • Unisex sizes run one size small.

I got these full zip down pants from Amazon for winter camp use so I could just zip them on and off over other clothes and that's exactly why I got a size Large. They seem to have decent quality with good loft but this is an unknown brand so we'll see... They are "made in China," but so are many other down pants from well known brands.  Black is the only color offered, but that's the case with several brand name down pants as well.  Features: ->Full side zippers, ->small side pockets, ->waist and zippered fly have snap closures.

Read more: Naturehike Tofern Full-Zip White Goose Down Pants review (1)

Feathered Friends 40 Below Pants

user rating: 5 of 5 (1 review)

Feathered Friends 40 Below Pants; true to their name.

Reasons to Buy

  • Light weight
  • Very warm and weather proof
  • Articulated knees allow for ease of movement.
  • High quality down
  • Good ventilation through side zips
  • Easy on and off
  • Waterproof breathable fabric
  • Differential cut

Reasons to Avoid

  • None so far

Feathered Friends 40 Below Pants are some of the best, if not the best, down insulated pants on the market. They are tough and warm. The toughness comes from a nylon shell with even heavier nylon reinforcement on the seat and knee where you need it most, while the warmth comes from high quality 750 fill power down. The knees are articulated to aid in movement, there are suspenders and full side zips with wind flaps. The shell is also Event, one of the newest shell materials. I use these pants while on patrol and winter camping up here in the Arctic where good clothing can be a matter of life or death.

Read more: Feathered Friends 40 Below Pants review (1)

MontBell U.L. Down Inner Pants

user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1 review)

So warm and light, there's no reason to leave them at home!

Reasons to Buy

  • Warm
  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable fit

Reasons to Avoid

  • The snap/closure drawstring is a little funky

I was looking to extend my backpacking season beyond just summer, and wanted to add a warm lower layer to my kit. And in the never-ending quest to lighten my backpacking load, it also had to be lightweight. Having had a MontBell UL Inner Down Jacket for several years, and loving it, I naturally looked at this layer. When I found it on sale, I went for it. Even though I have short legs, the pants fit quite nicely, with elastic cuffs at the bottom. The waist has a adjustable drawcord on the inside, but a traditional fly zipper/snap in front.

Read more: MontBell U.L. Down Inner Pants review (1)

Canada Goose Tundra Down Pant

user rating: 3.5 of 5 (2 reviews)

In preparation for a winter trip to Alaska, I purchased a pair of Canada Goose Tundra down pants from Sierra Trading Post. And I wasn't disappointed.Standing all day on the frozen surface of a lake covered in two feet of snow, at -10 degrees Fahrenheit and below, with a 10 to 20 knot wind, my legs were never once even the least bit chilly. Admittedly, I was wearing a pair of light weight polypropylene long underpants and a pair of expedition weight Patagonia Synchilla pants underneath the Tundras, but I was completely comfortable while those around me complained of the cold and sought shelter as the night approached.If you're going to wear a couple of layers beneath the Tundra, you might consider the next larger waist size, but I have a 33"...

Read more: Canada Goose Tundra Down Pant reviews (2)

The North Face Himalayan Pant

user rating: 5 of 5 (1 review)

Aloha ... i bought these pants to be able to sit around outside in cold weather ... We're gearing up for a Van RV life ... Plus ... i'm trying to spend less money on heating bills at home ... These pants are top of the line ... Pricey!!! but 20% off ... e-mail sign-up ... made them more affordable ... That being said ... WOW !!! NICE !!! The construction is what you should get at this price ... The only glitch i see in them is the bottom leg opening ...could have a draw string or velcro closure or something to tighten a little more ...

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