NOLS Wind Pants
Don't let the 1980's parachute pant look fool you! These nylon pants are a backcountry essential, a NOLS classic, and the number one item on student equipment lists. Remember to pick a size that will fit over your base layers.
Hunter green water-resistant rip-stop nylon
Roomy cargo pocket with NOLS logo on tag
Knees, seat, and cargo pocket are re-enforced with 1000 denier Cordura patches. Color of the patch depends on the size.
Waist has an adjustable draw-cord to accommodate your base layers.
Side zips on both legs allow you to unzip up to the knees
Elastic on the ankles protects you from the muck and mud below.
(Note that the waist measurement is the maximum; choose a size that can be cinched down to your actual measurements.)
Small (green patches)
Length: 38 in. Inseam: 27 in. Waist: 32 in.
Medium (blue patches)
Length: 40 in. Inseam: 30 in. Waist: 40 in.
Large (green patches)
Length: 43 in. Inseam: 32 in. Waist: 44 in.
X-Large (brown patches)
Length: 44 in. Inseam: 33 in. Waist: 46 in.
2X-Large (blue patches)
Length: 45 in. Inseam: 34 in. Waist: 48 in.
Tip: To keep your wind pants in good condition, take care to fully compress the toggle when adjusting the waistband to prevent fraying.