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The North Face Freedom Pant - Men's - 2006 BCS
The North Face Men's Freedom Pant is the most pant you'll find for such a friendly price. This pant is perfect for any skier or snowboarder intent on ripping the resort all season long. These puppies are simply sweet—ski and board-specific features include gripper elastic gaiters and bomber oxford cloth wrapping the entire lower cuff to fend off errant trees, rails, and board or ski edges. They've got a relaxed, free cut and a Velcro cargo pocket. Velcro adjustments at the waist for a perfect fit every time. Fully breathable and waterproof with TNF's popular 2-layer HyVent fabric, the Freedom Pant is as at home in dry climates like Wyoming and Colorado as it is in the soggy Northwest. Articulated knees and a roomy fit give you all the freedom you need to huck, spin, and flip your way to celluloid glory...or at least impress your friends.
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Decent pants but you can do better
January 17, 2012
I got these on clearance a few years ago and while the construction is solid and they do the job they are too long. The bottoms just hang on me while the waist fits great. I am 5'11" 160lb. The pockets are easy to access and there is enough room to store my wallet, phone, an energy bar, chapstick with room to spare. The adjustable waist is helpful depending on how layered I am on that particular day. All in all these pants are decent for the money but there are much better pants out there if you are willing to spend just a bit more.
March 2, 2007
great pants for the big man- XL Long has plenty of length for the ridiculously tall
TNF Freedom Pant
January 10, 2007
Great for skiing or rolling around in the snow. The adjustable waist is great for skinny people like me, and it keeps you from needing anything else to hold those pants up while your flying down a run. Also, they look better than most ski pants if you care at all about that. I think they're well worth the money.
March 29, 2007
a comfortable fit with great ventilation. they also have a number of secure and easy access pockets. my only complaint is the bottom. there is not a clip on the powder guard, which would be nice for snowboarders and snowshoers. they are also a little short for the size.
Nice & Lightweight
March 16, 2007
These pants are lightweight and repel water well. The pocket is in a weird place. But overall great for the price.
March 12, 2007
The pants were perfect. Skiing in 20 degrees and 2 feet of snow. Couldn't have been more comfortable.
March 1, 2007
got these pants to diversify my ski wardrobe, too many black pants on the hill.
good: color and fit. a bit low tech, but the price is right.
legs below knee are too baggy for my taste.
ventilation side zips functional but could open a bit more.
these are great 2nd pants if you already have some high quality blacks.
Tony in Salt Lake
February 15, 2007
I've worn these pants a half dozen times now and they are holding up great. They keep me dry all day long on the slopes and look very good.
February 6, 2007
I'd stay in these things all day if I had the option. Really comfortable. Thanks boys and girls!
Not worth it
February 6, 2007
The pants are very baggy at the bottom and the built in gators are useless. If you don't mind tripping while your boots fill with snow you'll love these.
right on the money
January 17, 2007
For the price i can't imagine a better pair of pants for winter activities. I wore them riding last week in negative windchill temperatures with a lightweight base layer and was toasty, but never hot, and dry all day.
Solid Pant and Great Price
January 23, 2007
The construction on these is solid. They are pretty light, and they are at the bottom end of the price range. For a tough winter pant, these'll do the trick, and will hold up through all kinds of abuse including dryer fires.
pow pow pant
January 4, 2007
These pants work. I put them into service this week at mt. bachelor where we got dumped on. Excellent pant. Cant beat price. BUY THEM, but not my color!
January 4, 2007
These pants are very warm. I wore them skiing all day in cold weather and my legs were never cold. The fit is great - not too baggy, and not too tight. My only quibble is with the cargo pocket. It's placed a little awkwardly on the front/side of the right thigh, instead of on the side. Still a great pant, though!
Good but not Great
December 26, 2006
I tried on many ski pants that were either too big or too small. These fit right. On the down side other ski pants had many more pockets & features than the freedom. First, I wore them with only gym shorts for a test walk around the neighborhood when the temp was only 9 degrees. My legs were cool but not cold. Next I went skiing when the temp was 20's, but this time I had on leg warmers. I was very cozy & warm. The vents work great when things got too warm. The front zippered pockets are too small and uncomfortable for most items. I didn't trust the front hook and loop closure pocket, but a pack of chewing gum survived my ski trip w/o harm. The main zipper would be better if it extended a bit longer hence making restroom breaks simpler. Regardless of my feature complaints, they fit right for my body and are warmer than just the shell version of the pants.
December 22, 2006
Excellent ski and snowboard pants, also good for X- country, fits nicely over Tucker butt protectors. Look cool and with the side zips are cool in strenuous exercise. For the money, hard to beat with anything else out there.
Freedom Pant Review
December 11, 2006
Wow, I love my new Freedom Pants!! I'm 5'5" and these pants are the perfect fit..., they are so well insulated I don't wear any form of long underwear and that says a lot for the cold windy weather in Minnesota!! I had always had bad luck on ski pants as far as lengths until I found your website. Thank you very much!! I will continue on being a returning customer!!
November 27, 2006
I compared these pants to many of the much more $$ brands- they perform great. I like the hook-and-loop waist tighteners and thigh vents. I'd recommend the non-insulated version as these will still keep you plenty warm.
November 20, 2006
This ski pant is great! Allows for a lot of mobility and has just enough "bells and whistles". I really like the fact that it has belt loops (my last pants did not). They will keep you dry, and you won't overheat in them. The HyVent is a spectacular material!
March 3, 2006
The Freedom pant was not only very comfortable but very warm. I purchased the pant that is not lined and I am very surprised that it was all I needed. They are also great at keeping you dry. I would very much so recommend these pants.
February 13, 2006
The ski pants were not as warm as I had hoped for. I would have been cold without the extra layers I had on.
Men's Freedom Pants
January 19, 2006
As it turns out, I'm unsatisfied with the pants. It's a sizing issue. The pants are probably great if they fit you well. I'm a 31 waist slim build and the small (28-30) was too restricting and uncomfortable. I also tried the pant in medium (32-34) from another reseller and they were way too roomy. It was like wearing clown pants. They are equipped with waist adjustments for snugging up, but even after doing so they were to roomy in the thighs and seat.
Well worth it.
January 18, 2006
The ski pants I purchased by North Face worked out perfect. They kept me sufficiently warm but able to maneuver my turns without any restrictions. I highly recommend them if your thinking of hitting the slopes.
Great jacket for a variety of conditions!
January 16, 2006
This jacket is without question the warmest on the market for the price. It packs into its own pocket, which makes it ideal for the hiker/climber. It can be worn alone or as a base layer if needed in the absolute coldest of conditions.
January 5, 2006
I spent four hours of the day in the rain and wind on the west coast of Canada. My fleece pants underneath the freedom pants were completely dry and comfortable at the end of the day.
January 4, 2006
I love these pants, they are just baggy enough and while not being the warmest pants, they keep the water out very well.
I recommend these pants to anyone who wants a nicely waterproof pant, which is baggy enough without looking like a poser snowboarder/skier.
TNF Freedom pants
December 15, 2005
Im very pleased with these pants. They have a stylish fit and great venting for warmer days, but theyre still warm on coldest of days. I was fine in them on a -5F day with strong windswindchill had to be at least -40F! If you are thinking about buying these pants, stop thinking and just buy them, you will be happy you did!
best pants ever
March 12, 2007
the perfect blend of tech and style. plenty of room, but not baggy like all that other poser trash. pair with midweight thermals and a pair of shorts down to about 10 degrees, add layers accordingly when colder than that. the hook and loop waist adjustment keeps my pants on and the snow out, no need for a belt. through freezing rain and sitting in slush, nothing on the inside ever gets wet. and oh yea, they're only $130. i picked up an extra pair just in case some corporate schmuck decides all future lines will have pinstripes or polka dots or whatever those whiny emo kids are wearing these days..
Review of North Face Freedom Ins pants
January 12, 2007
I received these pants as a Christmas gift and they have been through some pretty harsh use since then, and I can say they perform as expected. Really helpful notable features include the thigh vents, which work miracles in lines for a slow lift, or on a warm day in the mountains, as well as the insulation( I accidentally ordered the shell version at first, but returned it) which I highly recommend if you only wear a light baselayer, or if the area you're in is very cold. After numerous falls, these pants performed very well, and i would recommend them to anyone as snowboard or ski pants.