Ladies who can’t wait to hit the slopes will appreciate the necessity of a proper and ultimately warm wardrobe. But while skiing and snowboarding are favorite pastimes, snowmobiling calls for some tailored clothing, too. These open-air vehicles leave riders exposed to snow, wind, ice, and wind. Because they are useful as a means of functional transport as well as fun in the snow, anyone who plans to take a ride should be appropriately dressed to ensure both comfort and safety. At times, spur of the moment trips require emergency purchases, which means you may not have a great deal of available cash. In order to help you make the most of your winter getaway, here are our favorite affordable women’s snowmobile pants for the 2018 winter season.
1. Artix Women’s Snow Pants
When a play date in a winter wonderland is in order, the best plan starts with wardrobe choices. Pants that will both insulate and protect against moisture intrusion are essential. No matter how many layers go on beneath these snow pants, the adjustable waist, and fitted ankles ensure maximum comfort. With 85 grams of Therma Tech insulation, brushed taffeta lining, and a tough, water-resistant coating, these machine-washable pants will be in regular rotation for the outdoorsy woman.
2. Columbia Bugaboo Omni-Heat Pants
Whether the order of the day includes skiing, hiking, or venturing farther afield on snowmobiles, these pants are an essential aspect of any woman’s outdoor gear. An adjustable waist, lower leg snap gussets, and internal leg gaiters ensure ultimate comfort when worn over layers. While they’re designed to retain heat and block external moisture with critically sealed seams, these 100 percent artificial fiber snow pants also help to maintain a dry, warm interior by wicking away sweat.
3. Castle X Bliss
Hot pink makes these specially designed women’s snowmobile pants hard to miss, which is a critical safety measure as well as a bold fashion statement in the monochrome of a winter landscape. The durable nylon shell is lined with patented 3M Thinsulate to provide the ultimate warmth during winter adventures. Because snowmobiles often stand in for more conventional vehicles, exposure to snow, slush, and ice make additional waterproofing essential. Ventex 1.0 provides a windproof, breathable, waterproof shield against whatever the elements have in store.
4. OEM Polaris Compression Pants
Before donning the waterproof outer layers, it’s vital to start with a base layer. These compression pants maximize warmth while wicking away perspiration for ultimate comfort during outdoor activities. Crafted from 88 percent polyester and 12 percent spandex, they fit like a glove and minimize motion-restricting bulk. While they only come in black, this highly functional wardrobe essential is for everyone and is offered in sizes small to 3X-large.
5. Women’s Snowmobile Pants from Neff Erika
While warmth and interior moisture management are certainly high priorities during any extended time in the snow, so is mobility. These snowmobile pants incorporate the best of all worlds, with critically taped outer seams to prevent moisture intrusion, a flexible outer soft shell outer layer that maximizes range of motion, and zippered hand-warmer-style pockets lined with brushed tricot. An adjustable waist and ankles exterior gaiters at each ankle complete the perfect package.
6. Backyard Pants by Roxy
For those who just need a functional top layer for fun in the snow, these pants are ideal. Forty grams of Warmflight insulation provide ample protection when paired with other layers. Crafted from 100 percent polyester twill, these pants also offer plenty of resistance against both moisture and wind. Soft taffeta lining completes the comfort of this outerwear essential. A belted waist provides plenty of latitude for the perfect fit.
7. Gorgeous Waterproof Snow Cargo Pants
With sizes for both men and women, these soft shell, fleece-lined snow cargo pants are perfect for those planning a snowmobile excursion in intense winter weather. Equipped with ultra-bright safety strips, these pants can be worn night or day, and are ideal for hiking, trekking, climbing, snow-mobile riding, and activities exposed to temperatures at or below 10 degrees Fahrenheit. They also have a sophisticated shark gill ventilation system that wicks away internal moisture without sacrificing essential warmth.
8. SkiGear Women’s Snow Pants
For all around utility and comfort on the snowmobile, these pants are ideal. Handwarmer style pockets and boot zipper-snug ankle fittings make them an easy to wear and easy to remove outer layer for any snowy excursion. Boot gaiters and grippers help to lock out cold and moisture, sealing in the body’s natural warmth. This is supplemented with 85 grams of lightweight Therma Tech insulation. Their durable construction and quality materials make them proof against ordinary wear and tear damage.
9. Oakley Bio Zone Insulated Pants
There’s certainly nothing plain about these snowmobile pants, billed as ‘peacock,’ but closer to an electric aqua in their brilliance. As part of Oakley’s performance gear line, these pants are equipped for the serious outdoor aficionado with 3M Thinsulate Insulation and FN Dry 15K waterproof technology. Crafted from 100 percent polyester, they have an adjustable belted waist for a custom fit and will make a functional fashion statement in the pure, pale world of snow and ice.
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10. Deluxe Women’s Cargo Pants by Rawik
Stay warm and dry in these top of the line cargos. An adjustable waist and belted closure make these simple to wear over other essential layers for outdoor fun. Critically taped seams in the waterproof, breathable shell layer keep the snow, slush, and wind from stealing heat and cutting short hours of snowmobile fun. Zippered side pockets and adjustable ankle closures complete the picture.