Asked by: Giannina Phalgun
asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th March, 2020

How do I choose snowboard pants?

The higher the insulation in grams, the warmer the snowboard pants will be. Insulation types can range as low as 30 grams and go as high as 800 grams, which is most commonly found with Down material. For those looking for optimal warmth, insulated pants are ideal.

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Also asked, what should I look for in snowboard pants?

Look for pants that have double layers of fabric in the seat and knees, the places where you're going to have the most contact with snow and other soggy surfaces. Vents: To release some heat on hot days, or when you're hiking, many ski pants come with inner or outer thigh vents, or both.

Also Know, are all snowboard pants waterproof? Waterproofing. The majority of ski and snowboard pants will have a waterproof rating between 5,000 and 20,000mm (5-20K)—the higher the number, the more water-resistant the fabric. The other thing that affects waterproofing is seam taping (fully taped seams or critical seams taped).

Also question is, is there a difference between ski and snowboard pants?

Snowboard pants tend to be baggier and lower waisted than ski pants, while ski pants tend to have a slimmer line and a higher waist. The baggier snowboard pants allow snowboarders a wider range of movement than traditional ski pants do.

Should snowboard pants be baggy?

Most snowboard pants, once you try them on are much longer than when you try on a regular pant (e.g. your jeans). The pants are made to have extra length to cover up your boots. - The waist should fit comfortably while you move but have not have any gaps.

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