The cut and feel of these women’s walking trousers are wonderful. The fabric stretches in two directions and, together with an articulated knee, allows good movement. The pants have a solid set of features including four pockets that all have zips – two hip, one thigh and one back – and a tricot-lined waist for comfort and moisture movement. The waist can also be adjusted by a belt, if body weight is gained or lost. But if you want ankle cuff adjustment you have to add your own drawcord – there are the holes provided but no cord. At the price this could be considered cheeky. This rather odd feature is then complemented by a fairly obsolete zip that serves little purpose as there is no chance of taking them off over muddy boots even with the zip undone.
Fabric: Mountain Stretch Fabric
Size: 10-16 (R & L lengths)
Weight: 460g (size 10)
Made in China
Stores in UK: England 35; Wales 16; Scotland 15; Ireland 2
Verdict: Buy it if you want an all-rounder that looks and feels great, with most of the required features for hill-walking.