/ Winter softshell trouser recommedations?
Any recommendations are appreciated.
Budget of £120 ish!
I got some at Xmas and have used them for numerous days ice climbing and skiing since. I will do a proper review of them on my blog soonish but simply put: bloody excellent for the money.
They're comfy, warm and do what softshell is supposed to do - I can't remember putting Mr Gore's finest over them at all, but do tend to just wear some form of legging with gore-tex trousers if its looking mild / wet at high levels.
Decathlon ones are spot on also check out sports pursuits they have some Trimm ones on offer this week
Cant fault rab exodus softshell pants, good vents and pockets etc. Used for skiing and winter walking and climbing and found them to be brilliant.
Sizes are abit wacky so try before you buy!!
Things have moved on but Mammut are definitely still worth a look.
i have a pair of Haglofs Col soft shells, very comfy, great fit and awsome ROM.
also have North Face Randonee bib havent had them out yet but feel really good to wear but are a bit pricey!
Can be found for less online and then you can price match in the shops.
The Simond/Quechua mountaineering trousers from Decathlon fit over alpine ski boots, yes. With, as said above, side zip, velcro adjust strap and internal gaiter.
My initial comments on the Simond/Quechua mountaineering trousers can be found in this thread. Basically, I'd agree with Toby's succinct review...
Hmmm... Having just followed the decathlon link above, it's reporting that they're out-of-stock...
Let's hope it doesn't mean they're being stupid enough to discontinue them...
You could try the French website...
Thanks all who have contributed.
Lots to look at.!
I recently got a pair of Montane Terra Thermostretch, and I like them.
Nicely warm, good movement, very water and wind resistant. Big zips down the sides for lots of cooling if you overheat. Go Outdoors have them on sale.
Yer Montane are good, Im on my second pair of Terra XTs which ive worn for all sorts of things - comfy, virtually wterproof (well, ive never got wet), warm and hard wearing
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