Trunk In The Trunk

Junk in the Trunk: Patagonia Untracked Anorak and Pants

The new jacket and pants from Patagonia do ladies proud with style and function

Junk In The Trunk is our gear review column, brought to you by evo.

Patagonia Untracked Anorak
MSRP: $549

Face it: neon green is too 2009 and your trusty Gore-Tex has seen one too many stormy days. Whether you’re looking for new gear or just feel like checking out what the folks at Patagonia are up to, take a look at the new Untracked Anorak and read up on the matching Untracked Pants. With all those days you’re going to get in this season, you’ll need protection from the elements that you can rely on.

The Patagonia Untracked Pants will make you look good in the backcountry or the bar. PHOTO: File photo

The Patagonia Untracked Pants will make you look good in the backcountry or the bar. PHOTO: File photo

Patagonia Untracked Pants
MSRP: $449

There’s something about the Patagonia Untracked Pants that just feels good. The material is soft and flexible. The pants have a high waist and fit in all the right places, while the knees and legs still have plenty of room. You can move in these pants. For women, pants that flatter your curves and still crush it on a steep boot pack are worth every dime. Two long vents that run down the top of your thigh on each leg and have a mesh liner allow you to dump heat quickly (although the mesh gets stuck a lot when you want to zip your vents back up). At a $449 tag price, the Untracked Pants are in the upper echelon of Patagonia’s winter outerwear line, but that price buys you quality that will last forever—as is the Patagonia way. The material is durable, and the inner cuffs around your ankles are reinforced. The pants are also mega waterproof, built with 3-layer Gore-Tex fabric, so you’ll stay dry and ski bell-to-bell even in the harshest of elements. —Julie Brown

For more outerwear reviews and choices, check out the 2014 Apparel Guide.

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  • abrahamsandwich

    This video is set to private

  • the dude

    coming from in the industry this vid is pretty whatever

  • huh

    more of her, please. She breaks it down, unlike the illusions big company’s pull to sell a 5000 mm ski jacket that may looks cool but soaks water worse than an cotton sweater. Thanks

  • Rick

    Nice job Abbie. What’s next?

  • unclepauly

    Abbie needs to review ALL the gear… and go on a date with me

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