Best Ski and Snowboard Pants

Womens Snowboard Pants

Best Ski and Snowboard Pants for 2016-2017

You may not need pants to get inside a store, but you’ll need a pair to go ride. And you’ll need to find the Best and Ski and Snowboard Pants to ride comfortably (and also fashionably). Everyone wants to look cool on the mountain, so fashion will play a large role in deciding which Snowboard Pants you are going to buy. Here at Powderheadz.com, we’ll help you make sure that your fashionable choice is also the right choice. And please, don’t go riding in Jeans.

Don’t get caught on the mountain freezing because you found the coolest looking Snowboard Pants for you, but it happens to have no insulation. But also don’t get stuck sweating the whole day during a Spring ride because your jacket has too much, either.  Most of the time, people will pick form over function. However, we think you should always pick both. Below you’ll find what we think are the Best Men’s Ski and Snowboard Pants and the Best Women’s Ski and Snowboard Pants for 2016-2017.

Enjoy, and of course. . .safe riding!


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Our Top Rated Women’s Snowboard Jackets


Patagonia Insulated Snowbelle Pants

Patagonia Insulated Snowbelle Womens Snowboard Pants

MaterialPolyester
InsulationSynthetic
BibNo
SuspendersNo
BeltloopsYes

Patagonia Insulated Snowbelle Pants are constructed with Patagonia’s H2No® Standard Shell that helps keep moisture out and Thermogreen® Insulation that helps keep you warm. These Women’s Snowboard Pants are durable, lightweight, and designed to keep you riding on the mountain longer rather than chilling out in the ski lodge.

Powderheadz Rating

3.5 Stars

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North Face Freedom LRBC Insulated Womens Pants

North Face Freedom LRBC Womens Snowboard Pants

MaterialNylon
InsulationSynthetic
BibNo
SuspendersNo
BeltloopsYes

The North Face Freedom LRBC Insulated Women’s Snowboard Pants have a more relaxed fit and articulated knees so you are able to wear a base layer or two underneath without compromising mobility. They also come with inner-thigh vents with a mesh under-layer to help you cool off after some intense runs.

Powderheadz Rating

4 Stars

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Arc’teryx Alpha SV Womens Snowboarding Bib

Arc'teryx Alpha SV Bib

MaterialGore-Tex®, Nylon
InsulationNone
BibYes
SuspendersYes
BeltloopsNo

Originally made for alpine climbers, the Arc’teryx Alpha SV Bib have evolved into something more and works perfectly as a snowboard bib for those who are a little reckless on the mountain. They come with stellar rain and snow protection using  Gore-Tex® Pro N80p-X nylon fabric and the WaterTight™ side zip vents and chest pockets give you plenty of storage.

Powderheadz Rating

5 Stars

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Burton AK 2L Swash Gore-Tex® Snowboard Pants

Burton AK 2l Swash Gore-Tex Snowboard Pants

MaterialGore-Tex®
InsulationNone
BibNo
SuspendersNo
BeltloopsYes

Burton’s AK 2L Swash Gore-Tex® Snowboard Pants will pair nicely with Burton AK 2L Swash Gore-Tex Jacket. Both come with a 2-layer Gore-Tex® membrane that will keep you dry throughout the day. Perfect for any weather condition that gets thrown your way.

Powderheadz Rating

4.5 Stars

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Arc’teryx Stinger Men’s Snowboard Pants

Arc'teryx Stinger Snowboard Pants

MaterialGore-Tex®
InsulationNone
BibNo
SuspendersNo
BeltloopsYes

Arc’teryx Stinger Mens Snowboard Pants are built for those who want to take it deep into the backcountry and need a pair of versatile, durable, and lightweight snowboard pants. It comes with N80p-X Gore-Tex® Pro material to keep you dry and zippered pockets to store your cameras or avalanche beacons.

Powderheadz Rating

5 Stars

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Salomon Chill Out Snowboard Bib Pants

Salomon Chill Out Snowboard Bib

MaterialPolyester
InsulationSynthetic
BibYes
SuspendersYes
BeltloopsYes

Salomon Chill Out Bib Pants are one the best backcountry bibs out there that excels at pretty much everything, from waterproofing to insulation to the adjustable fit. And the removable suspenders and bib help keep snow out when you want them to.

Powderheadz Rating

4 Stars

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This is our current List for the Best Ski Jackets and Snowboard Pants of the 2016-17 Season.  However, there are tons more Ski and Snowboard Pants out there and we will be updating this list often with the most current information. Think we missed a pair of Snowboarding Pants and that there’s one that deserves a spot on the Best Snowboard Pants List? Let us know!  E-mail us at info (at) powderheadz.com.  Take a look down below on how to determine which board is right for you.

As always, happy riding!

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How-To:  Buy the Best Ski and Snowboard Pants


There are so many types of ski and snowboard pants out there with a multitude attributes, it can be a bit confusing into figuring out what kind of snowboard pants you should get. Here at Powderheadz.com, we’ll try and help you figure out what everything means.

If this is your first time buying Snowboard Pants, it’s best to get familiar with some of the terminology out there.


Fit:

When it come’s down to fit, it all depends on your own personal style. There really is no difference performance-wise between baggier clothes or tighter fitting options.  Unless of course, you’re a pro-rider. But for the rest of us, it’s whatever makes you feel comfortable. It’s always a good idea, however, to try before you buy.


Waterproofing:

Most Ski and Snowboard Pants are measured by ‘mil rating’ in the thousands of milliliters, which represents the height of a column of water that can be poured on top of your pants before any moisture makes it through the membrane.  The higher the number, the more waterproof it is.

Another thing to consider is where the seals, or taping, are over your snowboard pant’s seams. A fully sealed pair of snowboard pants will be more durable and waterproof, but much more expensive. Critically-taped ones cover areas that are considered the most important, reducing cost.


Breathability:

Breathability is measured in grams rather than milliliters and it tells you how much moisture can pass through the material per square meter over a 24-hour period. This is important so the Snowboard Pants can wick away the sweat off your body to keep you from getting uncomfortable or in very low temperatures, dangerously cold.  Like Waterproofing, the higher the number, the better the rating.


Insulation:

Insulation is almost dependent to the rider and what they are comfortable with. Sometimes thin-shell, outer-layer pants is all one needs, especially if you like to ride with a bunch of layers.

How cold it’s going to be where you usually ride and how much sweat you’re going to make usually will determine how much insulation you’ll need.  The best rule to follow is, it’s better to be too warm, than too cold.


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This is our current List for the Best Snowboard Pants of the 2016-17 Season.  However, there are tons more Snowboarding Jackets out there and we will be updating this list often with the most current information. Think we missed a pair of Snowboard Pants and that there’s one that deserves a spot on the Best Ski and Snowboard Pants List? Let us know!  E-mail us at info (at) powderheadz.com.  

As always, happy riding!

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