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'Skinny' Skiing trousers needed

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GermanGirlinLondon Tue 25-Nov-14 18:42:44

Hello,

I will start going skiing regularly and I can just remember how much I hated baggy skiing trousers. As I am not really getting cold, they don't have to be super thick and should just lie on the leg if that makes sense. Can anybody recommend a good brand for it? Thanks.

OwlMother Tue 25-Nov-14 19:40:18

I have a pair like you describe from Sweaty Betty a couple of seasons back. I much prefer the feel to that of my baggy North Face pair. But- they are not waterproof (particularly staggering considering the cost). On a snowy day last year I ended up really wet. So I wouldn't recommend a pair from there if you need to keep dry unless reviews indicate they're improved. But if you're unlikely to get wet, they fit well and are really cosy.

Reallyfeelingmyage Wed 26-Nov-14 16:25:35

Think I found some Helly Hansen ones recently on Cotswold Outdoor???

anotherdayanothersquabble Wed 26-Nov-14 21:10:35

Try decathlon or look at Cross Country skiing trousers, they tend to be skinny.

cathyandclaire Wed 26-Nov-14 21:20:42

I have a pair of stretchy ski pants, they're a little bit like back bootleg trousers. They're warm and pretty waterproof and don't make me look as thunderous of thigh as salopettes! They're a bit like these although they're years old now. I feel they're classic not dated although there are a few glossy Ivana Trump types on the slopes in the same trousers

Abzs Wed 26-Nov-14 21:27:02

I wear mountaineering softshell trousers with thermals under. Mine are Rab.

LIZS Sat 29-Nov-14 17:45:57

Topshop ? www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/clothing-427/sno-2458043/sno-ski-salopettes-3561509?bi=1&ps=20

rosierelala Sat 29-Nov-14 17:50:34

Swix do cross country gear, but you might struggle to fit them over with alpine ski boots? I wear ron hill trackie pants over cut off tights with paclite trousers as my waterproof layer. Works for me but im a xcountry skiier mostly.

cathyandclaire Sat 29-Nov-14 23:30:24

Ooh, like that Topshop stuff!

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