By Megan Paulson Staff Writer

It’s no surprise the Mammut Base Jump Touring Pants ($259)
come from a company rooted in the Swiss
Alps. Mammut gets five stars with the women’s
version – the sublime blend of stretch, warmth
and waterproofing doesn’t sacrifice toughness
or agility.

The brushed interior keeps me warm
on cold big sky days, while the 3xdry is crucial
for staying dry on long ascents in BC’s Valhalla
Range. Other perks: good venting, suspenders,
integrated gaiters, reinforced cuffs.

Men’s cuts
also available.