- Price: £500 / €600
- Waterproofness: 3-Layer Gore-Tex
- Breathability: 3-Layer Gore-Tex
Keeping up with the latest fashion should be the last thing on your mind if you’re looking for serious backcountry gear – function is king in this department, always. Still, the clean design of the Patagonia Powslayer snowboard pants is pretty on-trend right now, as the powdery exploits of Josh Dirksen, Alex Yoder and Marie-France Roy have become more popular than ever.
“They’re also so light that you’ll barely feel them as you ride, and are easy to pack down should you be tight for space on a trip”
Despite the ‘regular’ fit, these offer a huge range of movement thanks to careful design and the use of stretch fabric. They’re also so light that you’ll barely feel them as you ride, and are easy to pack down should you be tight for space on a trip.
The three-layer premium Gore-Tex membrane achieves the ideal climate for your legs by withstanding rain and wind whilst allowing your skin’s natural moisture to escape. In 2017/18 the outer shell is now made of 100% recycled materials, boosting the Powslayer’s eco cred further still.