Take On the Trail in Style: Top Picks for Women's Hiking Pants

When setting out on a hiking adventure, equipping yourself with the right gear is essential for a comfortable and safe experience. And when it comes to choosing the perfect pair of pants, there are several factors to keep in mind. 

  • Material: Opt for lightweight, breathable, and quick drying fabrics like nylon, polyester, or spandex that wick away sweat and keep you comfortable on the trail.
  • Comfortable fit: Choose pants that fit well and allow for a full range of motion. Consider stretchy fabrics or gusseted crotches for added flexibility.
  • Durability: Look for pants made with reinforced stitching and durable materials that can withstand wear and tear from rough terrain and brush.
  • Weather protection: Consider pants with water resistant or water repellent coatings to keep you dry in wet weather or with UV protection to shield you from the sun's harmful rays.
  • Pockets: Make sure the pants have enough zippered pockets to store small essentials like your phone, map, or snacks.
  • Style: Choose from different styles of hiking pants, such as convertible pants that can be turned into shorts or capris.

Keep scrolling to see our top picks for popular women's hiking pants!

Arc’teryx - Gamma LT Pant

The Arc'teryx Gamma LT Pant Women's is a lightweight, durable softshell pant with stretch. Designed for climbers, hikers, and backpackers, it features moisture resistant fabric, adjustable cuffs, and secure pockets. With a women's specific fit, gusseted crotch, and articulated patterning, it provides unrestricted mobility and comfort. It also meets bluesign sustainability criteria.


Fjällräven - Abisko Lite Trekking Trousers

The award winning Fjällräven Abisko Lite Trekking Trousers feature a Curved Fit with a high waist, made from stretch fabric and G-1000 Eco for improved performance and durability. They now come with an attachment zone for suspenders and an easier to adjust leg ending design. With classic large pockets and ventilation openings, these trousers provide maximum freedom of movement for your mountain adventures.


Prois - Pradlann Field Pants

The Prois Pradlann Field Pants are rugged and water-resistant, made with a breathable and quick drying polyester/spandex blend. They feature an adjustable waistband and feminine cut for a comfortable fit and freedom of movement. With front and rear pockets for storage, these pants are perfect for hunting, hiking, and field adventures. Prois is dedicated to high performance hunting and field gear for women, with a focus on quality fabrics


Fjällräven - Vidta Pro Trousers

Fjällräven Vidta Pro Trousers are durable trekking pants for mountain and forest adventures. Made with wind and water-resistant G-1000 Original fabric and reinforced knees, they feature six practical pockets, including a map pocket and an axe pocket. With an elastic strap adjustment and pre shaped knees for a comfortable fit, these pants also come with knee pad pockets


Eddie Bauer - Guide Pro Pants

Eddie Bauer's Guide Pro Pants are the ultimate adventure pants, perfect for any outdoor activity. Made with lightweight and packable Flexion nylon/spandex, they offer mobility and a durable water repellent finish. With bluesign certified fabric and UPF 50+ sun protection, these pants are sustainable and protect you from the sun's harmful rays. Featuring a StormRepel DWR Finish, these pants shed moisture, keeping you dry in any weather. The pants also come with two secure zip cargo pockets for easy accessibility.


MARMOT - Precipitation Full-Zip Pant

Stay dry and comfortable during wet weather with MARMOT's PreCipitation Full-Zip Pant. Made with PFC free NanoPro recycled nylon fabric, these waterproof pants feature full length side zippers with bonded storm flap, elastic waist, and fully taped seams to prevent leaks. The pants also have zippered side and back pockets for quick storage of personal items.


Mountain Hardwear - Dynama High Rise Ankle Pant

Mountain Hardwear's Dynama High Rise Ankle Pant is designed to transition seamlessly from office to trail with its feminine, high rise fit and comfortable stretch factor. It features UPF 50 fabric, a PFC free DWR finish, and a flat, low profile stretch waistband.


The North Face - Paramount Convertible Pant

The North Face Paramount Convertible Pant has zip off legs, UPF 40+ sun protection, and moisture wicking FlashDry technology, these versatile pants are perfect for any adventure. The adjustable waist belt, side pockets, and zip back pocket offer functional convenience.


Columbia Saturday Trail II Convertible Pant

Columbia Saturday Trail II Convertible Pant is versatile and protective. Featuring Omni Shield and Omni Shade technologies for advanced repellency and UPF 50 sun protection. Adjustable comfort with a partial elastic waist, roll up legs for capris, and multiple secure pockets.


MARMOT Lobo’s Convertible Pant

Marmot's Women's Lobo's Convertible Pant is an eco friendly option for outdoor enthusiasts. It features water repellent fabric, UV protection, and quick drying capabilities. With sturdy zip closures and abrasion resistant nylon fabric, it's a lightweight, durable, and comfortable option for your next adventure.


Toomett - Convertible Quick Dry Lightweight Stretch Pants

Toomett's Convertible Quick Dry Lightweight Stretch Pants are perfect for outdoor activities in the summer and fall. Made with 90% nylon and 10% spandex, the quick dry material is easy to care for and features an adjustable waistband, zip off legs, and UPF 50+ sun protection. These pants are ideal for hiking, camping, and other outdoor sports.


BALEAF - Quick Dry Lightweight Elastic Waist Hiking Pants

Breeze through any hike with BALEAF Women's Hiking Pants. Lightweight, breathable, water resistant and quick drying, they offer UPF 50+ sun protection and feature four zip closure security pockets, elastic waist with a drawstring, and adjustable cuffs. Based on customer feedback, we recommend choosing one size down for a more snug fit.