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Top Women's Ski Pants


Ski pants are necessary to keep you warm and comfortable on the slopes, but you don't need to sacrifice fashion for function. Women's ski pants come in a variety of flattering styles that are in vogue, but will always shield your legs from the elements. Here is a list of women's ski pants that are both fashionable and functional.

Bonfire Echo Pants

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Bonfire's bright Echo pants offer a high-end tailored fit at an accessible price. The pants are made with an oxford weave fabric that is both waterproof and breathable, lined with soft loft-lite fleece. Bonfire is a brand that clearly has all the necessities taken care of: an adjustable waist, thigh vents, lift ticket loop, boot gaiter hooks, and even a security pocket for valuables, making your ski day just that much more stress-free.
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Columbia Back Up Ski Pants

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Spend a few days skiing in the Columbia Back Up pant, and you might just find you have a new staple in your skiing wardrobe. Although these "basic" pants will go with any jacket without making too big of a dent in your wallet, performance wise, they're anything but basic, and certainly not a back up. Columbia's mechanical stretch twill moves with you, while Omni-Heat thermal insulation generates heat, and seam-sealed waterproofing locks it in. Columbia's signature Back Up™brings to the ski clothing market a feature many skiers have wished for: a waistband that rides up slightly higher in the back to prevent cold and snow from sneaking in.
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Marker Morning Star Ski Pants

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These funky, modern ski pants by Marker add a touch of fun to your ski day, while making sure you can have your fun on your favorite trails, too. The pants are super weatherproof, with 20K waterproofing and 60g Thinsulate insulation, but also breathable with thigh vents. Articulated knees and a velcro-adjustable waist, signature to Marker ski pants, ensure maximum comfort for all-day enjoyment.
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Obermeyer Lennox Ski Pants

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The Obermeyer Lennox pants, available in either snazzy prints or basic black, is an all-around dependable ski pant that'll keep you comfortable in any temperature. Warm enough to keep your legs warm on even the chilliest chair, but breathable enough to let you keep your cool on a spring day, you'll want to take the Obermeyer Lennox pants with you on your next ski vacation - and believe it or not, you might not even mind wearing them around in the lodge after the lifts close, as the flattering, feminine fit feels just like your favorite jeans.
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Outdoor Research Women's Igneo Pants

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The Igneo women's pants carries all the features of the men's issue and with a relaxed fit, articulated knees and belted waist. Warm and easily ventilated with fully taped seams, the Igneo has two zippered hand pockets - one with beacon pocket with key-clip attachment. Available in a cool plum color - OR function finds a bit of fashion in the sidecountry without any pretension and ready to shred.
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Patagonia Women's Powder Bowl Pants

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Patagonia Powder Bowl Pants have a 2-layer polyester shell that's bonded to a GORE-TEX® membrane using GORE-TEX® Performance Shell technology and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish for the highest level of waterproof/breathable performance available.
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Skea Fleece-Backed Class Ski Pants

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You can't go wrong with the classic black ski pant - they'll match any jacket and will keep you warm through the entire ski season. That's why the Skea Fleece-Backed Class Ski Pants are a great buy. Very versatile, these ski pants will keep you warm. Made out of tough fabric, these ski pants are durable, so they'll last you a long time.
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Spyder Winner Ski Pants

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These ski pants are true to their name: they're a winner. Available in an array of colors (pink, red, lime green, white, black) to coordinate with your jacket, these pants are insulated with Spyder's dependable ThermaWeb insulation, and fully waterproof. The Winner pants have a slimmer fit than most snow pants, and although the stretch polyester shell accommodates a full range of motion throughout your turns, you'll find the non-bulky fit a lot flattering than the average pant.
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The North Face Freedom Insulated Ski Pants

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The North Face Women's Freedom Insulated Ski Pants are insulated, but vents will make sure you don't overheat. Articulated knees insure optimal flexibility, and the prime construction of the ski pant will make sure that there's no bulky bunching around your knees. Available in a variety of different colors, from basic black to an ivory my daughter is rather fond of these North Face ski pants. They will fit you well and keep you warm on the slopes.
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The North Face Shawty Ski Pants

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These fun, feminine ski pants might look cute, but don't let them fool you: these pants are serious enough for that double-black you've been eyeing or the backcountry glades you can't way to dive into this season. With tactful 60g Heatseeker™insulation in the seat and knees, Chimney Venting™inner thigh vents and StretchVent™boot gaiters, The North Face figured out just how to keep you comfortable, so all you have to do is go ski.
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