MEC Hydrofoil Pants - Women's 5034-282

MEC Hydrofoil Pants - Women's

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A classic all-mountain fit makes the Hydrofoil Pants adaptable for a range of activities. Wear them for skiing, hiking or tackling routes in unpredictable alpine settings. 2.5 layer construction makes them eminently light and packable. Best of all, we’ve kept them amazingly affordable so you can budget for longer climbing trips, and extra days on the hill.

  • Made of recycled nylon with a Pertex waterproof breathable microporous PU coating.
  • Exterior is treated with DWR to shed water and snow.
  • Seams are fully taped.
  • Fully separating 2-way side zips allow venting and make them easy to pull on.
  • Zipper flaps add wet-weather protection.
  • Velcro reinforcements on side zippers.
  • Elastic waistband fits over layers.
  • Articulated knees for good mobility.
  • Shockcords and snaps at hem to close them over your boots.
  • Ankle grommets allow adding your own stirrup cords.


Bluesign® Approved Material
Recycled content

Tech specs

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Ideal for Camping and hiking
Technology Pertex
Construction 2.5-layer
Face fabric 40-denier recycled nylon
Fabric waterproof rating

The standard test for waterproof fabrics uses a standing column filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A rating of 3,500mm or higher can be considered waterproof. The higher the rating, the more durable the waterproof fabric will be over time.


Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
Fabric active breathability

The rate at which a waterproof breathable fabric expels moisture when the inner surface is moist from perspiration. Values under 8,000g/m2/24h provide low performance, 20,000g/m2/24h provide moderate performance and values over 30,000g/m2/24h provide high performance.

Venting Full-length leg zips with storm flap

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Finished inseam

The finished inseam measurement of the garment.

32in. (M)
Durable water repellency

Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.

Product sustainability
  • Bluesign® Approved Material
  • Recycled content
Made in China