2007 Model No Longer Available
SmartWool NTS Microweight Bottom - Women's - 2007 BCS
Wear the SmartWool Women's Microweight Bottom for cool- or warm-weather aerobic activities or as a next-to-skin base layer. SmartWool's porous natural fibers move moisture while it is still in vapor form before it has a chance to condense on your skin; you stay drier and more comfortable throughout your entire workout. By comparison, synthetics transport moisture after it condenses, which means you must visibly sweat before any moisture management begins. SmartWool fiber is also highly adaptable to a broad range of conditions; it keeps you warm in winter and cool in spring. This naturally anti-microbial pant features a covered elastic waistband, chafe-reducing flatlock seams, and a body-hugging fit.
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November 14, 2012
I agree with another reviewer from Chicago (I am in Wyoming with icy cold winds), these are not the warmest baselayer. However, if you are doing something active, like skiing, snowboarding, or maybe snowshoeing without a lot of down time in between, these are a good moisture-wicking layer. They are definitely lightweight, so just keep that in mind, but sometimes I like to wear my long johns to work under my jeans in the winter even if I'm going to be staying in the office, so these will be good for that and I won't overheat when I go outside. I'd go with something heavier if I'm going to be outside for long periods of time without sustained movement. As far as warmth, I'd compare these to silk, but I personally hate silk long underwear and definitely prefer the smartwool. I got the green ones, and I love the color. Size-wise, I got the XL and I am a 5'8" muscular lady about 180lbs, 40"+ hips, and they fit perfectly without being spandex tight and are long enough.