3 Base Layer Pants for Women

When looking for good base layer bottoms, whether to wear for cold weather runs or under ski pants, you’ll want to choose a style that’s warm yet non-bulky and moisture-wicking. With this in mind, FN did some research and rounded up a few of our favorite base layer pants for women. Our curated selection includes options made with fabrics like merino wool, which is lightweight, durable and able to regulate your body temperature to keep you comfortable. Each of our picks also comes in a variety of colors to choose from and spans across a range of price points to fit most budgets.

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1. Minus33 Franconia Midweight Bottom

These midweight base layer bottoms are constructed with 100% merino wool for ultimate comfort and UPF 50+ sun protection.

Pros: They come in five color options. Flatlock seams prevent irritation. Stretchy rib-knit cuffs trap in heat. These are offered in sizes XS–XXXL.

Cons: They may run a bit large.

Minus33 Merino Wool Women's Franconia Midweight Bottom

2. 32 Degrees BaseLayer Legging

These feature a blend of quick-drying polyester, soft acrylic and flexible spandex for optimal comfort.

Pros: They come in several colors. Ribbed cuffs keep them in place.

Cons: These fit on the small side.

32 DEGREES Women BaseLayer Legging

3. Meriwool Base Layer

This Meriwool base layer is also crafted with 100% merino wool to ensure all-day comfort.

Pros: These naturally naturally wick away sweat. and help keep odor-causing bacteria at bay. They're also anti-itch.

Cons: Some wearers may find these to be slightly baggy.

MERIWOOL Womens Merino Wool Base Layer

All products featured have been independently selected and curated by our editorial team. If you buy something through the links included on our site, FN may earn a commission.

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