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  • No-Sit Zips have side zippers that run the full length of the lower legs, so you can peel them off without having to sit down and slide the legs over muddy footwear
  • Color-coded thigh zippers help you easily tell the right leg from the left leg when converting back to pants
  • Lightweight nylon fabric dries fast and has a durable water repellent finish; fabric also allows pants to pack down small
  • UPF 50+ rating provides excellent protection against harmful UV rays
  • Multiple pockets provide storage for essentials; many pockets have secure zip closures and all pockets have mesh or eyelets to allow drainage
  • Center gusset and elastic in back waist ease movement; soft waistband liner and flat seams increase comfort
  • Reinforced cuff backs stand up to abrasion from boots
  • Women's REI Sahara Convertible Pants in plus sizes have a relaxed fit that generously allows for comfort and movement


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Best Use Hiking
Fabric Nylon
Sun-Protective Fabric Yes
UPF Rating 50
Quick Drying Yes
Convertible Yes
Side Cargo Pockets Yes
Pant Rise Mid
Inseam (in.) 31 inches
Shorts Inseam (in.) 8.5 inches
Gender Women's

Size chart

Sizing notes

Some women's pants are available in petite and tall sizes. Typically petite sizes fit women 4'11" to 5'3". Regular sizes fit women 5'4" to 5'8". Tall sizes fit women 5'9" to 5'11". PETITE: Generally, as compared to regular sizes, petite sizes are 2.5 inches shorter in inseam and ¾ inch shorter in total rise. TALL: tall sizes are 3 inches longer in inseam and 1 inch longer in total rise.