Women's legging/tights recommendation


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MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30

I found a pair of women's leggings/tights that are very snag resistant. Spent all day at the gunks in them, hearing them catch on the rock, but inspected them today and they are completely free of snags/pills. They come in high-rise, different leg lengths, too.

The brand is a bit surprising, but whatever. Miniscule logo.

I'm sharing because they're great and on sale now if you buy with a sports bra (both for $55).

https://www.victoriassecret.com/victorias-secret-sport/sport-offer/knockout-by-victoria-sport-high-rise-tight-victoria-sport?ProductID=305762&CatalogueType=OLS&colorCode=093

I'd love to hear anyone else's recommendation too.

ebmudder · · Bronx, NY · Joined Jul 2011 · Points: 50

This post is useless without pictures.

MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30
Beau Griffith · · Fresno, CA · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 20

Hi Mel, thanks for the recommendation. I showed this to my wife (also a climber, not an MP member) and she bought them. Wore them out this weekend for some climbing and camping and LOVED them. She even got them caught on a barb while going over barbed wire and they did not rip.

Haleigh Smith · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Aug 2016 · Points: 0

The link you posted doesn't work. Do you know the name of the style you bought or have any other information that would be helpful to find these pants? That would be greatly appreciated!

SMarsh · · NY, NY · Joined Sep 2013 · Points: 3

Here are my recommendations. Shop them on sale, as they are pricier:

Athleta (what I normally wear)
Title 9 Sports (also good)

Enjoy!

MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30

Ack - sorry the link died (and led to a bra clad person). Here's a new link and the product name is Victorias secret knockout sport high rise tight

https://www.victoriassecret.com/vs-sport/all-sport/knockout-by-victoria-sport-high-rise-tight-victoria-sport?ProductID=314353&CatalogueType=OLS

I'm so glad my recommendation worked out for someone! Barbed wire - wow

I like title nine and athleta, too, always keeping an eye out for sales. Last seasons long black tights with grey stripe down side $36 in the spring...now again available for 80ish.

Inseam length choice on these is pretty sweet though.

ErikaNW · · Golden, CO · Joined Sep 2010 · Points: 145

Thanks for the share! I didn't know they were doing sportswear now. Although I have to admit their strappy sports bra doesn't seem super functional - but my husband pointed out that I could clip gear to it - perfect!

https://www.victoriassecret.com/vs-sport/all-sport-bras/lightweight-by-victoria-sport-strappy-sport-bra-victoria-sport?ProductID=309497&CatalogueType=OLS

MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30

Lol, that would be a sight to see. Maybe you can get VS sponsorship! What tights lack in pockets, you can make up for with that strappy business up top. :)

I do like tights for comfort and mobility. My sons and their teammates wear under armour leggings under their shorts for practices and games in the cold, and sometimes I copy the look, wearing a pair of soft shorts over my leggings when I want additional coverage w/o knee constraint.

MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30

Heads up that there's a promo up again: Buy a sports bra (some are as low as $15) and get a pair of leggings for $30.

I don't work for VS, just was impressed by the quality of the knockout tights, and the high waist option which is great under a harness.

https://www.victoriassecret.com/vs-sport

Brian Abram · · Celo, NC · Joined Oct 2007 · Points: 483

Fjallraven Trekking Tight has pockets, reinforced knee and butt for abrasion resistance on rock.

Come in full length and calf length for women. Men's version has a looser pant-like crotch

http://www.fjallraven.com/abisko-trekking-tights

http://www.fjallraven.com/abisko-trekking-tights-w

http://www.fjallraven.com/abisko-trekking-tights-3-4-w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9CtF2HJQho&sns=em

MelRock · · New Jersey · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 30

Those look like amazing pants. Thanks for sharing!

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