List Price US $199
The North Face Thermoball Pant Review
Type Insulated Pant
Treatment Type DWR
Insert Type Hyvent
Insulation Type Other
Taped Seams Fully Taped
Waterproof Zippers No
Bib No
Jacket to Pant Interface No
Venting Inner
Meshed Vents Yes
Layer Count 2 Layer
Company Waterproof Rating 15K
Company Breathability Rating Below 10K
Manufactured in
Waterproofing Average
Breathability Average
Warmth Great




The North Face Thermoball 2015 Review by A Better Ski

The North Face Thermoball Pant is a solid everyday ski pant for those who want a little more warmth. The North Face Thermoball Pant fits pretty true to size, and has a standard fit. It does come in a short, regular, and long which is really nice. I have a pretty skinny waist, but my legs aren’t that short, so often times I have a hard time finding a waist that fits and legs that are long enough. Kudos to The North Face for the options! The North Face Thermoball Pant insulation is actually really warm, and I never need to layer much underneath. It has several pockets for storage, and vents for dropping heat when you need to. The North Face Thermoball Pant is a fantastic pant for those who are casual skiers and looking for a bit of warmth.

Pant Size – S – Regular

Matt’s Specs:
Normal Specs– 5’10”, 160 lbs,
Upper Body– 34.5” Chest, Torso Length 23” (collar bone to pant button), Shoulder Width Approx 22”, Arm Length 18.5” (pit to wrist)
Lower Body– 30” Waist, 38” Hips, 30” Inseam,  22” Thigh
Turn On’s: Active fit jackets that fit well around my chest and torso, but don’t restrict movement. Size S Pants that have a bit more room in my thighs, that way I can actually use my pockets. And of course getting first chair with 12” of fresh powder on the mountain.
Turn Off’s: Size S Jackets that are too tight, and Size M jackets that are too loose in the waist. I really don’t like a loose waist that can allow cold air in, and I don’t like having to cinch down the waist. I also don’t like jackets that ride up when I’m skiing. Pants that fit too tight in the thigh, and I can’t use my pockets. Crowds in the mountains, and not being able to find a place to park in at the trailhead or ski resort.

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