Retailers' Descriptions

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Harbor no illusionswhen your fleet-footed adventure run transitions into a high alpine scramble, the weather can still catch you. But dont think twice, its all rightthe Houdini Pants slip on easily to block wind so you can focus on moving forward. Weighing just three ounces, their deceptively strong 100% nylon ripstop fabric has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish that sheds light rain. The snap closures on the lower cuffs have been updated, now with a more generous opening for easier on/off over shoes, and with an inside snap to create a better ankle seal. Reflective logos above left knee and on the rear pocket get you noticed in the dark, and when the winds recede, just stuff the pants back into their own zippered rear pocket (with a reinforced carabiner clip loop).

- Summit Hut refers to the men's version

The Houdini(R) Pants slip on easily to block wind and light rain. The deceptively strong 100% nylon ripstop fabric is now fully recycled, has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and the pants weigh less than four ounces. Their lower cuffs have a generous opening for easy on/off over shoes, but then snap down for a secure ankle seal. A reflective logo on each leg gets you noticed in the dark, and when the winds recede, just stuff the pants into their own snapped pocket (with a reinforced carabiner clip-in loop). The revised waistband is wider and folds over for improved fit across genders (unisex fit), with extended sizes offered.

- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version

You know those runs where the sky is grey, the wind is whipping, and occasional drizzles threaten to turn into something more' The Patagonia Houdini Pant was made for those runs, and with its ultralight weight and easy packability it can come along on any run where you might want a little reassurance. Weighing a magically-low 3. 8ounces, this wind- and water-resistant pant presents an easy solution to those times when it feels like you're choosing between being too hot or too cold. Its light yet strong recycled nylon ripstop blocks the wind, while a DWR coating ensures that light rain will bead off of your jacket as you zip along the trail. Easy to pull out in a flash when you need it, this pant stuffs into its own rear pocket, fits into even the smallest running pack, and even has a carabiner loop for easy storage on a pack or harness. An extended snap opening at the leg bottoms makes it easy to pull over your running shoes in a hurry, and a reflective rear logo boosts your visibility in low-light conditions.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

The Patagonia Houdini Pant is an ultralight pant for wind resistance. When it's time to run you can't always stop and wait for the weather. In steps the magician, weighing around just 3 ounces, while still capable of blocking wind and deterring light moisture. Snaps at the cuff make for easy on/off, so once the sun peeks through the clouds you can shed the pant, tuck 'em into the zippered rear pocket and clip 'em to your pack for later. Versatile, unisex, and always handy. Features of the Patagonia Houdini Pant Featherweight 100% nylon ripstop with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish Zippered rear pocket converts to stuffsack with a reinforced carabiner clip-in loop Snap closure on lower cuff allows for easy on/off over shoes Reflective logo above right knee and on the rear pocket Unisex Fit and extended sizing

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

The HoudiniA(R) Pants slip on easily to block wind and light rain. The deceptively strong 100 nylon ripstop fabric has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and the pants weigh only 3 ounces. Their lower cuffs have a generous opening for easy on/off over shoes but then snap down for a secure ankle seal. A reflective logo on each leg gets you noticed in the dark and when the winds recede just stuff the pants into their own zippered pocket (with a reinforced carabiner clip-in loop).FeaturesFeatherweight 100 nylon ripstop with a DWR (durable water repellent) finishZippered pocket converts to stuffsack with a reinforced carabiner clip-in loopSnap closure on lower cuff allows for easy on/off over shoesReflective logo in front at the right knee and in back at the left kneeUnisex fit and extended sizing96 g (3.4 oz)Materials1.2-oz 15-denier 100 nylon ripstop with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish

- Massey's Outfitters refers to the men's version

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