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Five Star Reviews:

65%
Worth the price
August 19, 2017
I use these pants for work. I've been wearing them several months now. They are comfortable and durable. They don't ride down and they are flattering so I get a lot of compliments on them. Columbia truly makes my favorite work pants when it comes to comfort and durability.
Five Stars
May 17, 2017
Comfortable. Cut well. Great travel pant
Wish I could wear them everyday.
February 14, 2016
Love these pants. I own them in an XL and recently lost weight. These are one of the few items of clothing that I liked enough to try to hunt down a smaller size, glad I found them.
Awesome!
January 26, 2016
My wife absolutely loves the pants and I purchased them 20% cheaper via Amazon. Awesome!
comfortable, stretchy active pants
August 5, 2015
These pants are great. And I do not baby them, either. I just wish they made them in more colors. I am practically living in them. I wash and dry on warm and have not noticed any shrinking. Wonderful pants!
54%
Columbia has great clothing products
July 29, 2017
I bought these and a pair of shorts....love both. They are true to size (a rarity...I'm tiny and seems most companies like to make larger sizes with smaller numbers...makes things annoying for someone who truly is a size 2). These pants and the shorts are a durable quick drying material and are comfy to wear. They do not give like stretchy material but are still great for an active person. Make sure you follow the sizing guide when you order. I went to Columbia's website to make sure I had the size correct.
Review for fit
February 6, 2016
This review is purely for fit, I haven't worn them hiking yet. I am 5'8" 150 lbs and I normally wear a size 6 pant. I read the reviews and ordered the 8L. They fit perfectly. An extra layer fits underneath the pants and the length comes just above the floor.
Great for Hiking
December 27, 2015
The Cascades Explorer Pant is durable, comfortable and looks good. They're thin, but they handled sticking to ice (and falling on it a couple of times) no problem. I used these as an outer layer on a hiking trip and the pockets were very helpful. They're deep enough to fit my Nexus 5x and the cargo pockets came in handy a few times. I'll be definitely using these more often!
Great buy, versatile, fit well.
December 13, 2015
I love these trousers for camping. Lightweight, wash well, dry very quickly. They are a thin fabric, but that's why they are so lightweight. In cold weather, I've added another layer underneath (leggings or long underwear), and they're great. The fabric cuts the wind, but not hot in warm fall weather. I haven't worn them in summer heat yet. Only complaint is the self-belt that runs through the waistband can get a bit twisted, but so far not an issue to twist it back around. I've worn them about fifty times, but they still look new after repeated washings.
Fits perfect!!!
September 17, 2015
I'm a 5.2 tall and 116 lbs, I orderedsize 4 short and they fit perfect, very comfy. Recomended!!

Four Star Reviews:

20%
Four Stars
July 23, 2017
Great pants... I loved my first pair so much I was happy to find them again here.
these are for the thin, lean, taller...........
August 18, 2016
they are great quality... but know, they are low, and tight.... if i were thin, and taller, I would have me several!
Four Stars
February 4, 2016
So far they feel great...
Nice pant. Really good in the winter
February 1, 2016
Nice pant. Really good in the winter! --- I was looking for something a little different. More like the Anytime Columbia pant.
Super stoked!
September 2, 2015
Expecting to wear these a lot! Super stoked!
22%
good for long hikes and backpacking
March 17, 2017
they fit as expected, i'm 5' 8.5" tall and ordered the long option which worked out with hiking boots. i've done a few 6+ hr hikes and they were easy to move in, dried super fast and stayed cleaner than other materials. they did start to fray after the first hike (it was 7hrs and a lot of climbing). it's not that noticeable. went backpacking for 10 days and only brought 2 pairs of pants, these stayed clean and were easy to wash and dried super fast
As described.
July 18, 2016
These fit as expected. They don't have much of a shape/curve to them if you have hips, however there is a belt included for cinching up the waist to keep them from sliding down. I would say the length is similar to jeans length in average cuts. The fabric is lightweight and dries quickly, but is not see through (I ordered the black). These are built for function rather than fashion, but they worked well for that purpose. I have also used them layered over leggings for warmth and had no problem with fit. Additionally, I have worn and washed them at least a half a dozen times now, and the color and construction has held up. I have also not had any issue with the plastic belt buckle as some customers other have mentioned.
Tight waist, go full size up
January 7, 2016
Bought the 12 large (Long). I am usually a 12 in pants, but due to reviews stating tight knees and my height of 5'10", I figured the long size would give more room (Generally tall/long are a bit bigger all over in my experience). Waist fit right at natural naval snugger than I would like while pant legs were quite large. I'd call the bottoms appeared to flaredye the longness bunching a bit at bottom, swooshing like track pants when I walk due to hitting each other. Ordered the 14 regular length to compare sizes, this pair fit well and I will keep.
I have had several pairs of Columbia pants before and ...
July 24, 2015
I have had several pairs of Columbia pants before and order the size I normally wear (size 8). These arrived today and I have to return them because they are very tight in the thighs.
Correction: Small = short
July 23, 2015
Correction is needed in the description on Amazon! Small is actually short, which is what I hoped so I'm pleased. By the way, I'm 5'3 and the short is perfect length for me.

So if the product size has #/small, know that small is actually short. Happy shopping!

Three Star Reviews:

8%
may not purchase again due to fabric quality is ok
August 27, 2017
i like these they fit snug i wish fabric wasn't shiny
otherwise the fit is good. I wish designers would keep in mind not ...
January 24, 2016
A tad too small... otherwise the fit is good. I wish designers would keep in mind not everyone wants to (or should) show off their naval. I bought a large, XL is way too big. beware of "camel toe" ;)
Not for big booties like mine
April 16, 2015
These pants just do not fit my body shape! I have a full round booty and these did not fit well, it's the cut, ordering a different size would not help.
very nice for the sale price
January 7, 2015
very nice for the sale price ..the fabric is cold so you have to wear tights under them ..if always on sale they are a good deal full price ..no way
They do move with you pretty good. They fit very much like yoga pants
September 29, 2014
I have washed these twice and they are already starting to fray. I wouldn't buy again. They do move with you pretty good. They fit very much like yoga pants. So they are fancy yoga pants. I do like the gray color and no one can see your butt crack when you bend down,so that's a plus. Since the material is already compromised, I rate it 3 stars and they fit pretty snug. I am an XS and this XS was snug.
Shiny Pants
August 6, 2014
I was looking for pants that fit like a yoga pant but weren't as casual. These are nice but shiny. I prefer my pants without shine. I returned them but they did fit well and seemed to be well made.
15%
Very comfortable to wear but not durable
April 30, 2017
It's very comfortable for traveling pants. Thin material is good for warmer days. The belt came with it looks cheap. I pulled it off and wore without if fine. The only problem for me is the fabric quality itself. I bought it in Nov. 2016. After couple trips, it's now showing lint balls around the inseam joint area. That is a really a shame because I liked it so much.
Material Is Incredible, But Fit Isn't Great
April 27, 2017
I recently purchased these to wear on a weekend getaway where I would be doing a lot of hiking. I wanted Columbia as their products always seem to have decent quality and this was one of the cheapest pairs. I went with a size 12, I wear 11/12 in jeans and medium 8/10 in pajama and exercise pants. The size is a little small, but still wearable, but definitely go with the larger size if trying to decide between two. The fit isn't very good though. I read several reviews about these being high waisted which was my primary reason for maybe going with something else, but I decided to try it anyway. They are VERY high waisted. There's pretty much two options with this: pull it up to where it fits rear/crotch and have it sitting above your belly button or put it comfortably around your middle and have the crotch hanging very low and letting your thighs rub together. I'm definitely not a fan of either. The back pockets do have velcro which is nice, but they are very small so good luck fitting anything in it.

The good things about these pants: the material is awesome! It was stretchy and I had no issues with bending around the knees. It is very cool and I imagine it will do great in the heat. My weekend was spent in the pouring rain though. I didn't have high hopes as the material seemed so thin, but it was incredible. It rained the whole weekend, some serious downpours (it was my first weekend off in about 9 months so I was not spending it inside) and the rain did not come through my pants. While my shirt was soaked all the way through, my legs were still dry. I will definitely be looking into this material for all future outdoor pants. I also like the belt and the front and side pockets were nice and roomy.
Casual, quick-dry
December 25, 2015
These pants fit a little tightly on me, though certainly still wearable, and I probably was just too optimistic in choosing size. They don't seem to have any "give," so I'd be inclined to err on the side of big rather than small. They seem to hold some wrinkles, but maybe that's part of the charm, at least when traveling casual :)

Pros -- the material is thin and seems likely to dry quickly when traveling to a humid area, and the pants seem to be built well. I like the fit and adjustability of the belt, especially with the slim buckle.

Cons -- the material is thin enough to not be suitable for cooler weather, a bit rougher/noisier than I had expected, and not as comfortable as I'd hoped. The color is okay-ish, though kind of a sickly-pale green.
No give or stretch for hiking or climbing
September 2, 2015
These pants were fine but I have a short torso so they seemed to go above my belly button. They fit relatively well but did not have any stretch or give so I decided that would not be good hiking pants for me.
These pants were nearly perfect, but had one fatal flaw--the knee area is ...
June 14, 2015
These pants were nearly perfect, but had one fatal flaw--the knee area is too narrow. Standing/walking is okay, but sitting is a bit uncomfortable. I'm not overweight (5'7" and 120 lbs), so this really surprised me. Other than that, I LOVE the material (very lightweight, great for summer) and pockets (side, cargo and rear). I'm going to have to return these, and hope Columbia will someday make this pant with slightly wider legs.

Two Star Reviews:

4%
Good material/bad fit
May 5, 2017
Does not fit comfortably. Very short rise so I can only wear long tops with it. Will probably return it.
too small, awkward fit
February 12, 2016
For reference I am 5'9, a little curvy and am generally a size medium in most brands. These pants sit a little too "low" on my midsection and kept riding down in the few minutes I wore to try on. Also, the bottom of the pants flare and are too short on me. These pants may work better for a more petite lady, unfortunately not for me. Disappointed and returning asap.
Also did not like the yoga pant stitching across the butt
May 21, 2015
I'm 5'6" 133 lbs and they didn't come up high enough in the front. Kind of strange to be high in the back and low rise in the front. Also did not like the yoga pant stitching across the butt. Wanted smooth pants here.
Two Stars
May 10, 2015
Way to big
Nice fabric, but....
April 27, 2015
The fabric is nice. The pants are too snug in back and crotch. The pocket is in a strange place--on the thigh. Not so good for carrying a phone or anything else.
Didnt hid my bulging thighs
April 27, 2015
I really wanted to love these pants but I just couldnt. I am 5' 6", 150lbs and medium build. I ordered the medium and they were to tight in the thigh and knee but the waist fit great. Had I ordered a large to fit in the thigh and knees the waist would have been to big. The pants were long and I would have had to get them hemmed. I returned them because they were not flattering on my by any means. they showed my panty line and just looked yucky on my larger thighs. If you are a slim figured person they will look great on you but they are not meant for chuncky people like me.
6%
Run WAY small.
August 30, 2017
Columbia sizing is an exercise in frustration. VERY disappointed. I wear a size 10/12 in most every brand and usually in Columbia but these in a 12 were so snug on my bum you could see my flesh dimpling! Terrible LOL. Returned. I recommend if you order to order one size up. I am not bothering because I'm just annoyed with the entire thing, but I do sincerely believe the next size up may have fit better.
Buyer Beware!
April 19, 2017
Buyer Beware! This "Tactel Nylon" does not wear like Nylon. I am very disappointed in this fabric! I wore this pair of pants 2 times and the area between the legs began to wear and pill (like polyester might). I have other/similar Columbia "Nylon" pants that I have worn more than 100 times and they have not pilled or worn like this fabric. "Tactel Nylon" feels like a very misleading term. It does not equal the quality of previous Columbia NYLON fabric!
These pants do not fit!
September 13, 2016
These pants do not fit! I read many of the reviews that recommended ordering up a size but I ordered my regular size 12 anyway and they were absolutely huge. Especially in the thighs and rear. I returned them and the return went very quickly and smoothly. I ordered a size 10 and although they were smaller they still were too large in the thighs and rear but fit my waist. I washed them thinking they might shrink because I had no time to return them and took them to Peru with me thinking they would be good for visiting Machu Picchu. I could not wear them they fit so poorly. I kept checking to make sure they weren't men's pants because they absolutely don't fit my female body. The seams puckered badly from washing and they wrinkle easily. I wish I had just returned them before washing them because now I'm stuck with pants I cannot wear in public. Very disappointed.
more comfortable belt. Also
January 22, 2016
The first pair I ordered was a bit baggy so I tried again with one size down, but that was too tight. The pants have a built in belt that when cinched closed has the buckle part up above the top of the pant where it would dig into my stomach if I sat down. The belt is not removable, so it can not be replaced with a softer, more comfortable belt. Also, fresh out of the box, the pants were full of static and would just cling to my legs. I don't know if that would go away after washing since I returned the item.
I really wanted to like these pants
January 19, 2016
I really wanted to like these pants. Normally I'm a size two, but when that arrived I couldn't get them over my thighs. I tired the four and those made it over the thighs but there was no way I was getting them closed. Now I've just gotten the six and got them on and buttoned but they were way to thought around the waist! Theses pants have absolutely no give, I expect that from a weather proof pant. But this is like wearing computer paper. I'll be returning the size six but this time I'm not ordering an eight.

One Star Reviews:

3%
Bad quality, doesn't fit good and uncomfortable
June 2, 2017
I bought one of these in the Columbia store and is totally different. It seems these are not original. Bad quality, doesn't fit good and uncomfortable.
One Star
April 18, 2017
will be returning them
Size varies from identical pants from different source
December 4, 2016
I bought this exact item from Cabella's and matched it using the Amazon app to this item at Amazon. Although I love the pants from Cabella's I have to return these pants as they are NOT an exact match although they were matched by Amazon by UPC code. and all labels and sizes are identical. The ones from Amazon are significantly smaller than the ones from Cabella's even though all labels and sizes are identical. This is very disappointing. They should have been identical. I would love these pants if the size had been right.
Fabric crinkles!
July 23, 2015
Update 12/2015: I have 2 pairs of these pants. I love the fit and style. However, the fabric has crinkled in the legs of both pairs (see photo). Pants are washed in cold water on delicate cycle and air dried. Very disappointed in this poor quality.

Original Review: I love these pants! The material is lightweight sturdy - and very quick drying. The fit is snug - but not form fitting - very, very comfortable. These pants are perfect for travel - nice to wear on the plane and great for sightseeing, hiking, etc in comfort. Great value for the price.
returning these asap
May 8, 2013
bad fit and AWFUL material.....can't imagine wearing these to work out in.....the material is sticky and shiney and doesn't breathe at all.....
3%
Very thin material
November 21, 2016
These pants were so thin they were see through! I get wet alot on the job and that would not be good! Returned immediately.
The sizing is very far off on these pants. ...
September 27, 2016
The sizing is very far off on these pants. They were extremely tight, even after I ordered a size larger than I normally wear. Also, the fabric is ridiculously thin. They show every panty line and every flaw you may have. I'm not sure why Columbia misses the mark so poorly on women's clothing.
Disappointed
May 30, 2016
Pants are a very small size 8, and have already started showing signs of wear and pilling in the inner thighs after only 3-4 wears. I am usually a size 6 and their size 8 is tight on my hips. I am very disappointed and will not be buying other Columbia pants.
material too flimsy
January 14, 2016
Material too thin. Not comfortable at all. Fit as expected though a bit short. Returned them.
Short is actually not short.
July 28, 2015
Alright, I thought these pants would be great because they are so cheap. They fit truly to the size, no stretching at all. I ordered short and I got what seemed like a long. Not sure how the other ladies got it to work but I'm 5'4 and when I put these pants on They covered my feet as well. There's nothing to roll up or button too. They need to fix their sizing bc a short should not be a long. Unless these are made for tall giants. Which I am not. Loved the fabric though.
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$65.00updated: Oct 21, 2017
$50.00updated: Oct 21, 2017
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Article Number
0886535890657
0887921564442
Binding
Binding
Apparel
Sports Apparel
Brand
Brand
Columbia
Columbia
ClothingSize
ClothingSize
Large
S / 8
Color
Color
Black
Black
Currency
Currency
USD
USD
Department
Department
womens
Womens
Formatted Price
Formatted Price
$65.00
$50.00
Height
Height
39.4 in
39.4 in
Length
Length
511.8 in
578.7 in
Manufacturer
Manufacturer
Columbia Women's Activewear
Columbia (Sporting Goods)
Model
Model
1482621
Cascades Explorer Pant
MPN
MPN
1482621-010
Cascades Explorer Pant
Number of Items
Number of Items
1
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Number of Parts
Number of Parts
1482621-010
Cascades Explorer Pant
Product Group
Product Group
Apparel
Sports
Product Type
Product Type
PANTS
OUTDOOR_RECREATION_PRODUCT
Publisher
Publisher
Columbia Women's Activewear
Columbia (Sporting Goods)
Quantity
Quantity
1
1
Reviews
Reviews
Score
Score
8.6
8.4
Size
Size
Large
8/Small
Studio
Studio
Columbia Women's Activewear
Columbia (Sporting Goods)
Weight
Weight
3.5 oz
3.5 oz
Width
Width
393.7 in
460.6 in
Feature
Feature

Omni-shield advanced repellency

Omni-shade UPF50 sun protection

Zip-closed security pocket 89 percent max lite polyester/11 percent elastane stretch double weave

Mid rise

Boot cut

Omni-shade UPF 50 sun protection

Zip-closed security pocket

Omni-Shield Advanced Repellency^Omni-Shade UPF 50 Sun Protection^Integrated Removable Belt^Articulated Knees

Omni-Shield Advanced Repellency

Omni-Shade UPF 50 Sun Protection

Integrated Removable Belt

Articulated Knees

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