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We put all these pants to the test to see which reigned supreme. The high-performance Ferrosis shown here are ready for almost any adventure you are.
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Not all pants are created equal. Our era is one of jeans engineered to climb in, designer sweats and ultralight hiking pants. This is a good thing. Lucky you, we've worn them all, and more. Our all-star team of testers has taken the road less traveled when it comes to rain pants, hiking pants (men and women), yoga pants, and the best pants for skiing. We buy everything from the stores, just like you do, then test them over months. Our reviews are 100% unbiased. That's our guarantee.

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Best Hiking Pants of 2022

Best Hiking Pants of 2022

This comparative hiking pants review looks at pants that are light and airy, as well as heavy and durable, for hiking long distances or short, traveling, climbing, working, and...
Best Hiking Pants for Women of 2022

Best Hiking Pants for Women of 2022

To help you find your next pair of women's hiking pants, we've tested nearly 45 models over 10 years to bring you the top options. We tested them head-to-head from pants that roll-up...
Best Rain Pants for Women of 2022

Best Rain Pants for Women of 2022

We analyzed over 30 models before purchasing the best 10 to put through extensive testing, so you don't have to. There's a saying in the Pacific Northwet: There's no such thing as bad...
Best Yoga Pants of 2022

Best Yoga Pants of 2022

From down dog to happy baby, our team of yogis put 13 of the best yoga pants through the wringer to determine which pairs live up to the hype.
Best Rain Pants of 2022

Best Rain Pants of 2022

Choosing a pair of rain pants is an unwanted bear of a task. We've done the dirty work, which involves sorting through the massive market and deciding on the best 13 to purchase for testing.
Best Long Underwear of 2022

Best Long Underwear of 2022

With temperatures dropping, it's time to prepare to play outside in the cold. We've compared 11 of the best long underwear options on the market, side-by-side, to bring you a...
Best Long Underwear for Women of 2022

Best Long Underwear for Women of 2022

Are you looking for your next long underwear bottom? After sifting through 80 different options out there, we chose 10 of the best. We wore each while battling the high seas North of...
Best Ski Pants of 2022

Best Ski Pants of 2022

We have done the work for you, swapping pants until we could generate the most authoritative comparisons possible. The result is a comprehensive assessment of the ski pants market. If...
Best Ski Pants for Women of 2022

Best Ski Pants for Women of 2022

With a plethora of women's ski and snowboard pants on the market, it can be overwhelming to decide which pair is right for you. But don't worry—we narrowed it down to the top 13 pairs...
Best Budget Sweatpants for Women of 2022

Best Budget Sweatpants for Women of 2022

After extensive research, our experts purchased the 9 most promising pairs of women's sweatpants available on the market, performed an in-depth analysis, and present the pros and cons of...
Best Budget Pants for Women

Best Budget Pants for Women

Our experts researched the best women's pants and purchased the top 10 products to test using our hands-on approach. From rugged work-wear to go-anywhere pants, we have a style that has...
Best Budget Pants of 2022

Best Budget Pants of 2022

Is the thought of replacing your favorite but old and worn-out pants daunting? We researched 25 of the best-selling pants available before taking a deeper look at 10 of the best-looking...
Best Jeans of 2022

Best Jeans of 2022

Have you been scouring the internet to find the perfect pair of men's jeans? Our expert gear testers put the nine most popular options up to a rigorous head to head test.
Best Jeans for Women

Best Jeans for Women

Are you looking for the best women's jeans? Our testers did the homework for you and put nine of the most popular jeans on the market through rigorous testing.
Best Budget Sweatpants of 2022

Best Budget Sweatpants of 2022

Looking to stay cozy in a new pair of sweatpants? After researching 25 highly regarded pairs, we extensively tested the 10 best to help ease your search.




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How to Choose Ski Pants for Men

How to Choose Ski Pants for Men

Whether you ski or snowboard, you'll have to cover your legs with something. We break down the choices you'll make to ease the shopping process in this article.
How to Choose Hiking Pants

How to Choose Hiking Pants

Choosing the correct hiking pant can be a difficult task, with many different factors going into your decision. In this article we analyze some of the important questions that you should...
How to Choose Hiking Pants for Women

How to Choose Hiking Pants for Women

With hundreds of hiking pants available today and dozens of dream trips to various climates on your tick list, it can feel nearly impossible to find the perfect pair of hiking pants for...
How to Choose Rain Pants

How to Choose Rain Pants

There is a lot of difficult to decipher with terminology when it comes to waterproof/breathable fabrics and it can be hard to figure out what construction method might be best...
How to Choose Ski Pants for Women

How to Choose Ski Pants for Women

Ski pants are sometime left as an afterthought when assembling one's gear, but it's one that should not be overlooked. Important for staying dry and comfortable on the mountain, it is an...

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