Ferocious in the Ferrosi.

Outdoor Research made its Women's Ferrosi Softshell Pant with lightweight, durable, and highly breathable fabric for extra comfort during your hiking and rock climbing adventures. Its low-profile waist fits smoothly under a harness, and its tricot waistband reduces chafing as you climb. The articulated knees bend and flex easier when you're scrambling on the approach or stretching for a difficult toe hold.

  • Weather-resistant pants ideal for long approaches and alpine climbs
  • Softshell fabric is breathable, stretchy, and water-resistant
  • Smooth waistband practically eliminates chafing as you climb
  • Articulated knees and inseam gusset promote mobility
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

Perfect, but needs petite length option

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: large

These are everything I wanted in a pant for back country skiing, perfect in every way except too long! I can remedy some of that by shortening them from adding a seam across the thighs, but given the crotch gusset and darts for the knees, I could only take out 2 inches (I used to sew for Marmot Mt Works back in the day, so I have skills here). I need another 2 inches out of the length but with a zipper at the cuff, there isn't anything else I can do so I just roll them up when I don't have my ski boots on. OR needs to make a petite version and they'd sell a ton of these!

Hi Kathleen - The petites are coming! Thank you!

OR Rep

Hiking Pants

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size

These pants are super comfortable and the fabric is breathable and durable. They fit true to size and are really easy to move around in. The drawstrings at the ankles are a nice touch as well!

Do these pants have a UPF rating/protection?

Best Answer

The majority of OR's pants have a UPF rating of 50+. Though its not listed here, im sure these have a similar rating. No chance of getting sunburned though these pants in my experience.

what is the inseam length on the Ferrosi...

what is the inseam length on the Ferrosi softshell pant??

Hello, thanks for the question.

Here are the inseam measurements which I pulled from the OR website.

XS: 29.5"

S: 30"

M: 30.5 "

L: 31.5 "

XL: 32.5"

Outdoor Research Ferrosi Collection

Outdoor Research Ferrosi Soft Shell Collection

Searching for a do-it-all soft shell for year-round adventures? A favorite of Ambassador Athletes and Outdoor Research staffers, the stretchy, durable Ferrosi soft shell Jackets, Pants, Shorts and Hoodies cut the wind, shed light precipitation and allow excess heat to easily escape. Ferrosi apparel is ideal for dawn-to-dusk rock climbing objectives, day hikes and multi-day backpacking trips, and highly aerobic backcountry skiing and snowboarding tours.

do these pants have a lining for warmth...

do these pants have a lining for warmth in colder temperatures?

No, they do not. Only a thin layer of nylon softshell material. Great for aerobic sports year round as you can layer under them as needed. I love these pants - the men's version that is!

Ferrosi Collection - Outdoor Research

Margret talks about the Ferrosi collection from Outdoor Research.

Are you guys going to stock the men's...

Are you guys going to stock the men's version? I want the Ferrosi

Best Answer

Hey Brian...in my experience, inventory questions can sit idle on the item page forever. Click on the gray "Chat Now" box on the upper right of the screen. A customer service rep will have an answer for you immediately.

Hey Brian, The Ferrosi Pant has not been ordered, but the Ferrosi short has. Another option might be the Cirque Pant, a bit more bomber (double weave as opposed to a single weave soft shell construction) with scuff guards on the inner lower leg. Cool pant!