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  • Quick-drying nylon/elastane fabric offers 2-way comfort stretch
  • Omni-Shade™ technology delivers outstanding UPF 50+ sun protection
  • Omni-Shield™ finish resists rain, stream splashings and stains, and dries quickly, so pants stay lighter in weight
  • Interior drawcord at waist fine-tunes the fit; drawcords at hems let you cinch out dust and wind
  • Columbia Just Right Straight Leg Pants in Women's Plus Sizes feature a zip-closed security pocket


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Best Use Hiking
Fabric 96% nylon/4% elastane
Sun-Protective Fabric Yes
UPF Rating 50
Quick Drying Yes
Pant Rise Mid
Inseam (in.) 32 inches
Gender Women's
Weight 9.6 ounces

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from These pants are so comfortable. I never ever write reviews, but after wearing these pants, I had to. It is nearly impossible to find plus size clothing for outdoor activities, and I was skeptical when ordering these . No need to be. They fit great, are lightweight, and stretchy. We are hiking in Grand Teton and Yellowstone and knowing that I won't have to wear jeans that get soggy and baggier as the day goes on is great. I'm tall and they are just the right hem length. I ordered more!
Date published: 2015-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fits SO well! I usually wear an 18 but have two pairs of these pants in size 16, and they fit really well! I wish they also came in taupe or brown or navy. The only thing that keeps my review at 4 stars is the ridge running down the center of each leg. It feels odd on my knee as I walk. However, the comfort and fit of the pants are so great!
Date published: 2015-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stop and Buy These Fabulous Pants! I have a horrible time trying to find pants that fit well and look good. I am what they call a "curvy pear shaped", and trying to find outdoor pants that fit is a nightmare. Bought these for my trip to Iceland and they were perfect! Lightweight, water/wind resistant, lots of stretch, and I was able to wear long johns underneath and not look bulky. Would buy them in every color if they had more options!
Date published: 2016-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally! Nice pants for plus size. Finally a plus size hiking pant. I got a size 18. These pants are very light weight with a lot of stretch. They have a normal snap at the waist with a zipper. But they also include a draw string to make custom fit. The bottom hem has an elastic draw string to cinch in the hem to keep out bugs. I had to have them tailored because they are about 5-6" too long as I'm 5'3". I gave it 4 stars as there is only on pocket and they don't come in petite.
Date published: 2016-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable Pants... I bought these pants in October for a trip to Mammoth hiking and I still wear them. They're comfortable and breathe well. I don't feel constricted in them at all. I'm plus sized and about 5'9" and didn't have to hem the pants. The only thing I wish they would change is the drawstring. I prefer a belt and some elastic in the waistband for stretch.
Date published: 2015-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Lightweight Pants Taken these on the trail several times and love the fit. They're comfortable, stretchy, and don't fall down my hips when climbing steeper trails. Only caveat is to emphasize the lightweight nature. Great if they get wet, not so great if you're scrambling over brush or logs. No protection. Wish they had a version in a heavier duty material that could take some punishment.
Date published: 2015-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Hiking Pants It is terribly difficult to find quality plus-size outdoor clothing, so when I found these pants, I was skeptical to say the least. However, I was thrilled that they are not only super comfortable, but also practical while out on the trails. My hat's off to Columbia!
Date published: 2015-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great hiking pants! These pants worked very well for me. I'm 5'4, and I usually wear size 16W dress pants. I got these in size 18W, and they are a perfect fit. They have a snap and a drawstring, which i really like because usually pants will have a big gap in the back, but with the drawstring I can adjust the waist to fit. There is only one pocket and it is on the left leg. It fits my iPhone 6 pretty well. I usually carry a waist pack for water and keys and things, but I do wish they had more pockets. The material is light weight and very comfortable. I would like these in different colors!
Date published: 2016-10-02
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How are the thigh widths?  I'm a size 16W, but I have a smaller waist and larger hips and thighs.  Typically, Columbia pants run small in the thigh.  

Asked by: KLU
Based on feedback, the Just Right Straight Leg Pants will fit true to size to slightly larger. The pants do have 2-way stretch for added comfort.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2016-10-07
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