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Finding hiking pants for my curvy body was a lifelong struggle, until I tried Fjällräven’s High Coast Lite trousers

Whether you’re slinging a chainsaw, loading hay bales, or wielding a torch, durable workwear that fits well allows you to do your job better

The best women’s denim for pandemic spring

The Sabre Snow Pants are our Gear Guy’s favorite do-everything pants, which he included in his ultimate ski touring kit. “The perfectly articulated legs bend and move like champs while I’m skinning, and ample zippered vents prevent sweat buildup,” he wrote. If you plan to really get after it…

It feels like you're wearing a pile of sleeping puppies, and the puppies are all dreaming about lambs

These three perfect pairs are just as comfortable on the couch as they are outside

The Stretch Zion Straight is one of our favorite pairs of do-it-all men’s pants. We think it’s worth snagging during our 12 Days of Deals.

Masks, slippers, and shackets—what else do you need?

Our tester called the Coburns “some of the best trail pants out there.” Built with a water-resistant nylon and spandex mix, the pants are durable and stretchy but “don’t make you look like a trail geek.”…

The Sentinel AR was one of our favorite pairs of ski pants in our 2020 Winter Buyer’s Guide. With Gore-Tex waterproofing and 100-denier Cordura, they’re mega durable and designed to keep you dry. Plus, “The soft brushed insulation means they can be worn comfortably over thin or thick base…

A pair of protective, breathable, comfortable bottoms is foundational to any adventure kit. We're here to help you find ones with the right features and fit.

As summer gives way to fall, these are the items that our staff has been reaching for time and again

Contributor Jakob Schiller included these pants in his holiday style guide. Schiller found the slim fit flattering and said the spandex-cotton blend “means they’re great on the bike if you commute to work.” They’re also stylish enough to wear at both the office and dinner parties.

The Stretch Front is climbing editor Julie Ellison’s do-it-all pant for climbing and travel. “These are the first pants that have ever stayed in place while climbing,” says Ellison. The pant has a slim fit and the organic cotton-elastane blend gives it plenty of stretch for high steps and…

We're always looking for that magic outfit that can be worn for days on the road before you need to clean it. Here are some tried-and-true picks.

Outside contributor Wes Siler loves these pants so much he wrote an in-depth piece about its new design changes, showing how they’re even better than before. Siler writes: “The new Kebs are lighter, more durable, and have better freedom of movement.”…

These items will keep you comfortable and protected while you tend to your flowers and veggies

Breathable, light, durable, and weather-resistant: here's everything you need to be comfortable outdoors this season

PrimaLoft and Sitka have collaborated to make the material more reliable

These items kept our steeds moving and our riders happy

Sitka makes top-quality products for time outside, regardless of your preferred activity

Patagonia’s Performance Twill is one of our favorite pairs of do-anything jeans. The lightweight cotton-polyester blend is “stretchy but also works to wick moisture away from the inside and repels moisture from the outside,” we wrote. Plus, the pants are sewn using Fair Trade Certified practices.

How to stay healthy—and maintain sanity—while you're social-distancing

We reviewed these bottoms in our our roundup of the best women’s base layers. They “pack down almost as small as a pair of pantyhose,” said our tester, “and the poly fabric is exceptionally breathable, wicks well, and is ideal for warmer days and rigorous activities like cross-country skiing…

These sweats are among our Gear Guy’s favorite athleisure pants. Workout from home in these pants or leisurely binge watch Netflix, we won’t judge. “Their perfect medium-to-light weight meant I stayed cozy without overheating,” he wrote.

From wind-resistant undies to traction devices, build a kit to brave the cold this season

Stop trying to trick us, gear companies. We know a parka when we see one.

Our Gear Guy called these ski pants his “favorite winter bottoms of all time” because they’re warm, chafe-free, and fit well. Plus, the special beacon pocket on the right thigh keeps your transceiver safe yet accessible in an emergency.

The queen of wool on what she'd wear if she were forced to never wear wool again

Going to the bathroom while skiing is notoriously difficult. These bottoms ease the burden.

One writer's meditation on the confusing world of snow-sports apparel

Comfort and performance that doesn't look sloppy

We think the ATX Work Pants are essential in any men’s fall outfit. “Thanks to a brushed-cotton build, the ATXs are much softer to the touch than your usual trousers, so there’s absolutely no break-in period,” our tester wrote. The pants boast reinforced knees and a gusseted crotch for…

Men's trousers that are up to any task you throw at them

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