Patagonia Simple Guide Pants - Women's


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Who needs a back-up when you are traveling in the updated Patagonia Simple Guide Pants for Women. Whether you're en route to Europe or Tierra del Fuego , these Guides pant deal with burly approaches, coarse granite encounters, and four-legged local transportation without a whimper. The double-weave polyester / spandex, blend is Deluge®DWR (durable water repellent) finished, and gives you plenty of stretches when you need to make your move. This Patagonia pant is durable while remaining lightweight, moves sweat, breathes, and resists weather. New styling that includes straight lower legs, a partially elasticized waistband with a zippered fly, is enhanced with standard articulated knees, a gusseted crotch, and DWR treated reverse-coil zippers. Sporting two front, one thigh and one rear hip pocket, the Simple Guide Pant is recyclable through the Common Threads Recycling Program.


  • Fabric: 6.2-oz 91% all-recycled polyester/9% spandex double weave with Deluge®DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Recyclable through the Common Threads Recycling Program
  • Lightweight stretch-woven fabric (100% recycled) wicks moisture, breathes and dries quickly while resisting weather and abrasion
  • Updated fit and styling
  • Separating, partially elasticized waistband with zippered fly with DWR (durable water repellent) finish
  • Pockets: handwarmers, cargo, and back - all with DWR-treated reverse-coil zippers
  • Articulated knees for full mobility
  • Weight: 340 g (12 oz)

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Review Summary

5 out of 5

6 Reviews

  • Build quality: 4
  • Great design: 4
  • Performance: 4
  • Ease of use: 2

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Fit: 3.3 / 5
Warmth: 3 / 5
Water Protection: 3 / 5

6 Ratings & Reviews

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 3 / 5
Warmth: 3 / 5
from nj/nyc

Perfect Fit !!
March 13, 2011

The FIT is really what separates the simple guide pants from the others. I have tried a lot of other pants which are comparable in quality and comfort but nothing comes close with the way this pant fits. Versatile and reasonably priced. Got the medium ( 5'6, 138 lbs)

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 3 / 5
Warmth: 3 / 5
WaterProtection: 3 / 5

Everything I need from pants.
February 02, 2012

My job requires me to backpack two weeks out of the month, so I was looking for a high-quality, durable pair of hiking pants that I could use for layering in winter, or solo in spring/summer. These pants are perfect - lightweight, durable, and practical. Love the cargo pocket, love the soft lining on the inside of the waist/pockets, love the breathability and water repellancy. Normally, I wouldn't spend so much on a pair of pants, but considering the high quality and excellent warranty, these pants are worth the investment.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Great value, super comfortable, flattering
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
from Colorado
35-44 yrs

Go To Pants
March 22, 2013

Have had these simple guide pants for 2 years now. They have become my go to pants for snowshoeing, hiking, walking the dog and nice enough to wear to a casual dinner after. The fit is true to size (5'7" 125 lbs) and the fabric is flexible for range of movement. They have held up extremely well to dirt, moisture and washings. They are light and packable yet also warm enough to wear on their own 35+ degrees (any colder and I wear light thermals under). Wish they came in more colors so I could have multiple pairs. I would recommend these to anyone looking for durable, attractive, multi-use pants. Also, thrilled with Altrec and have found myself looking to them more and more often for outdoor gear needs.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Lasts forever, Performance, Ease of use
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
FitClothes: 4 / 5
from Great Vancouver, BC
45-54 yrs

Great for my stuff bag
November 04, 2010

It's great when you can only pack all your stuff into a stuff bag for my photo hiking trips.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
from South East US
45-54 yrs

Patagonia simple guide pants
November 05, 2012

I love them, very comfy, true to size. I put them on right out of the box and loved them. The material is fairly thin, they are light weight. I wanted something that is not as heavy duty as my heavier mountaineering pants and perform well in the spring and fall season when you don't need lots of warmth. Of course I rely on Patagonia's reputation of long lasting material. All their other products worked well for me.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value

Perfect Lightweight Softshell Pants
April 22, 2010

I was looking for a good pair of multi-purpose softshell pants to use for xc skiing, snowshoeing, winter hiking, etc and these seemed to fit the bill. I was a little nervous ordering online without trying them on (though I have had great experiences with past returns through Altrec). Luckily I was very pleasantly surprised with the fit and feel of these pants once I received them! The size M fits perfect and is flattering to my 5’8 140lb shape. The length is just right, however if they were any shorter I think I’d be disappointed—however with boots the length works well. Though they are lightweight, they keep me warm in the coldest of weather with a baselayer underneath. All in all, awesome pair of multi-purpose softshell pants. Kudos Patagonia!

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Patagonia Women's Simple Guide Pants Photo

Forge Grey, Nickel and Tailored Grey.

Available sizes, while supplies last, include size 0, size 2, size 4, size 6, size 8, size 10 and size 12: 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12.

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