The Patagonia Insulated Powder Bowl Pant for women is a weatherproof, durable, and breathable option that is well-suited for those who need a highly-protective and warm pant in various weather conditions. Despite being expensive and fitting slightly baggy, this pant is a great choice for those who want a weather-protective pant that remains mobile, breathable, and stylish.
The Mountain Hardwear Stretch Ozonic Jacket for women is a lightweight, durable, and comfortable layering option that is well-suited for those who want a breathable, but protective, jacket. This is a good jacket for those who are active outdoors, especially during light precipitation.
The Icebreaker BodyFit 200 Oasis 1/2-Zip Top for women is a versatile, comfortable, and mobile option that is well-suited for those who want a top that can be used as a stand-alone active layer and as a base-layer in cold conditions. Despite being a bit bright and fitting too snug for some people, the ability of this top to be worn during intense activities makes it a great option during outdoor excursions, or easily pack into your bag.
The Helly Hansen Legendary Pant for women is a good looking, comfortable, and functional option that is a good choice for those looking to combine comfort and durability. Despite some issues with the sizing in the waist/hip area and not being as insulated as other options, the pant provides enough warmth for a wide variety of weather conditions. This is a weather-protective pant that is adjustable and can suit a range of temperatures.
The Flylow Sphinx Bib Pant for women is a comfortable and weather-protective option that is well-suited for those who constantly ski and ride in wet weather. The functionality, breathability, and waterproofing in this bib pant make it a nice choice.
The Flylow Sassyfrass Pant for women is a functional, stylish, and adjustable pant that is well-suited for snowboarders who want a mobile and durable option. The issue with this pant is the lack of both user and expert reviews, which prevents us from confidently recommending this product. We would hold off for a few months to see what other sites have to say on the performance, even though the user reviews that were submitted have been mostly positive.
The DAKINE Beretta 3L Bib Pant for women is a relaxed-fit, breathable, and comfortable option to wear for long days on the mountain. There are some mixed reviews, however, with some complaints of the Gore-Tex delaminating, the elastic pulling away, and the leg cuffs being very wide. Additionally, some complain that the pockets and straps aren’t the best quality when compared to other options. Take these complaints into account before purchasing these pants.
The Columbia Bugaboo II Interchange Hooded Jacket for women is a weather-protective, stylish, and versatile jacket that is well-suited for everyday use at the ski resort. Despite not being the best option for prolonged exposure to wet weather, it can withstand basic rain and snow for a day on the mountain. The main issue with this jacket is the inner fleece liner sticking out beneath the other layers, causing some irritation and bunching while wearing. We would recommend this option for those who want a warm and protective jacket.
The Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket for women is a heavy-duty, protective, and breathable option that is well-suited for those who are going to be in tough conditions, and especially alpine athletes who need mobility and ample weather protection. Despite a more technical pocket placement and being pretty expensive, the price point is worth it for the freedom of movement, burly fabric, articulated patterns, and ventilation offered.
The Patagonia Powslayer Bib Pant for women is a breathable, protective, and lightweight option that is designed for backcountry use. The ample storage space, versatility, and functionality provide a high-quality option. Despite not being able to fully remove the straps and being expensive, for those who need a bib pant that can resist wear-and-tear and provide ample protection, this is a great bet.