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Women's Anytime Outdoor™ Capri - Plus Sizes


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Style# 1492622
Uses Trail


Treated to resist stains, rain and harmful UV rays, this durable, sporty capri keeps you protected and comfortable during outdoor excursions or everyday errands.

  • Omni-Shade UPF 50 sun protection
  • Omni-Shield advanced repellency
  • 2-way comfort stretch
  • Inseam: 18”
  • Active fit, straight leg, mid rise
  • Imported
  • Uses: Trail
  • Style# 1492622

    96% nylon/4% elastane Summiteer Lite
Water and Stain Repellent
Sun Protection

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Blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.


Women's Anytime Outdoor™ Capri - Plus Sizes is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 99.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love Columbia clothes!!!! The PERFECT fit for me!!! I highly recommend this brand of clothing. Very comfortable!!!
Date published: 2018-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite article of clothing. I cannot really express in words how great the Anytime Outdoor pants and capris are. The material is breathable, stretchy, water repellent, and even helps block the sun. When I ordered my first pair of the Anytime pants, I ordered up a size thinking that they ran small....but I agree that they run true to size. They are super comfortable, live in pants. I am a plus size woman that loves to be in the great outdoors hiking and I recommend the Anytime pants and capris to every woman out there.
Date published: 2018-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I bought these in a size up thinking Columbia runs small but these run pretty much to size. I wear a 16w or 18 in most stores and ordered these in 18W. I am not particularly curvy in the behind or thighs and these fit well with a little extra room. I have a hard time finding pants that fit well. Love these, comfy and not too Baggy
Date published: 2018-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite I love everything about these pants. The fabric is light weight and very cool. They look great that I can wear them to the office.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Prefer Columbia other styles I bought this style and another style from Columbia. This style was not as comfortable for me. A little wide in the leg.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice capris Really comfortable, cute styling. Would love a little different front pocket so they lay flat, but small detail for overall great pants!
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love these pants lightweight and so handy. Runs a bit small
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great capris Love these capris. Fit is good and true to size. Very comfortable. Plan on buying another pair.
Date published: 2018-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great capris for all kinds of activities I absolutely love everything about these capris. The cut is flattering, the fabric is breathable, and the draw string is not stretchy so they stay where you put them. My only complaint is that I wish they had deeper pockets.
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So comfy! These are lightweight and perfect for warm weather. I did not have any surprises about how they fit.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight, comfortable capris These capris are very lightweight. Perfect for hot humid days. They are also comfortable, although the calf opening is a bit small, so I have to push them down after sitting, which is annoying. Overall, a great capri. I use them for everyday errands and walking.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Soooo Comfy I work for the largest online retailer in the world on there transportation team. So I'm constantly in and out all the elements 10+ hrs/ day. Rain or heat i'm comfortable. My only complaint is that i wish they came in a Plus Size 18. The Plus Size 20 was too big. I kept these pants because I was desperate due to the 93 degree heat and the 6 days of rain that the East Coast just experienced. Being so fair skinned I tend to get sunburn through most t-shirts and thin cotton pants. So I can attest to the sunscreen. Working in a trailer yard I have gotten truck grease that is almost permanent to wash out of these pants with no pre-treatment or shadows of grease left behind. I hope to buy more in the future to keep me comfortable through the summer.
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Light and comfy I love these pants. They are lightweight with enough stretch to be very comfortable while sitting and walking. I've had no trouble with any chaffing in warmer weather
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So comfortable!! I love these capris! They are very comfortable! They are lightweight and cool to wear when it’s hot out! I loved the black pair so much that I ordered them in blue and khaki! I’m a plus size girl and finding pants that are comfortable can be difficult. But these are so amazing! I may buy some of the pants too!
Date published: 2018-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great outdoor activity wear I love these capris. They are light weight, nice stretch factor and dry quickly. So comfortable i ordered a second pair.
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Capri, just what I needed This capri is so super comfortable. I bought them for hiking. They are cool, lightweight, and comfortable. I ordered a size larger than I wear, I am 5’4, 165 lbs.......I am one of those pear shapes, small waist thick thighs, so in the past I have had issues with pants being super tight on my legs so it will fit my waist. These capris are the answer, the draw string solved this issues and the pants fit great. I love them
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from comfey I love these pants. They are comfortable and lightweight.
Date published: 2018-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best outdoor wear! I have had several pairs of these capris and love them! I will forever have them in my wardrobe! They are great or outdoors! If you get rained on, they dry so quickly you won't be wet long!!! Definitely a must have!!!
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fit great! These were so comfortable. Easy to move in, lightweight! Will be getting lots of wear out of these! And buying another pair in another color!
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wish it had a zipper pocket Great pants, thin to keep you cool and dry. I just wish it had a zipper pocket to keep a phone and a credit card secure. Fit is good. I’m 5’4” and 240. I carry all my weight in my butt and belly and these fit great.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So Comfortable! I love these pants! I have them in long and in Capris. They are very lightweight, and even though they are black, in hot weather they stay cool. I carry the bulk of my weight in hips & butt so I went up a size so legs are not super tight but they are a bit too big in my waist so I have to use the drawstring to tighten which I don't care for so much. They wash well and seem to dry fairly quickly but I haven't done so on a trip to really see how long it would take them to actually dry. My only 2 complaints is after several months the material is starting to pill in a few areas and the do wrinkle even though I roll them for packing. I wear them boating, wore them to Costa Rica, plan to take them to Europe and wear them around town. Can be dressed up with a nice top.
Date published: 2018-04-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Florida weekend pants I have several of these in capri and longer shorts length. They're perfect for outdoor activities in the hot FL sun, and even flattering for size 22 (although only in black because the thin material shows too many flaws in lighter colors). I have to replace them every few years because they start to pill up a bit, but that's after 50+ wears and runs through the washer/dryer, so very much worth the price. They do tend to stretch out a bit by the end of a long day too so don't size up.
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Them These capris (and Anytime Long Pants) are true to size. They are light weight, comfortable, breathable, water and sun resistant, making them the the best travel pants. I have washed my many time and they look like new. Buying more because I want more colors. Thanks Gert!
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Capri This is a great lightweight Capri pant. It was comfortable for all day wear.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Anytime capris What a great pair of pants! I purchased these for a trip to central America and they were wonderfully comfortable for hikes through hot, damp forests. A few times, I was caught in a downpour and they dried very quickly. They run a bit big but otherwise they were perfect for my trip.
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Love these pants. Stretch is great. They really move with you. If they get wet they dry quickly. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Anytime Capri These are truly anytime capris. You can dress them up or down by changing your tops/ blouse and accessories. I have seven pairs. I live in these Capris from Spring till winter. I can dress them up and goto a high end restaurant or wear a T shirt and go hiking.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional Capris I ordered 2 pairs last year for a trip to India and was impressed at how cool and comfortable I was. Easy to pack and clean, I highly recommend these capris. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cross country functionality I purchased these for a trip to Arizona in November. They are breatheable, stain resistant, and so very comfortable. They pack up so thinly, can be rinsed in a sink, hung up to dry and be ready to go again in a short period of time. My only regret is that i need to wait until next Spring to wear them again in Minnesota!
Date published: 2017-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Capri’s l’ve ever owned I bought these for a trip to Vietnam. They ended up being the only pants I wanted to wear. They were light weight, comfortable and stood up to the 95% humidity. I bought them a size up and glad I did as they fit perfect. When I came home, I purchased a second pair.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Capri trousers that fit - yay! Delightful and attractive, they also are tough. But, like all good relationships, they give a little. I use them for commuter cycling with a gel saddle pad and they rock. Perfect for non-size 0 folks who are active. I’m buying another pair as I write.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfort Nice Capri. Comfortable and stylish.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for travel These capris are perfect for travel, super lightweight and comfortable. I would like a little more taper in the leg but great length. The black does pick up a little lint but does brush off easily. It’s more of a matte finish to the fabric rather than shiny.
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Capris I like them they where loose around waistbwash wonderful great to travel light and comfortable
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So freaking comfortable! I love these capri's! They are lightweight and easy to roll up and pack for my upcoming trip to Africa! Really comfortable and easy to move around in, does not bind or feel restricted in any way. They have deep pockets so my phone doesn't fall out, a bonus. I am 6' tall and they are a great length for me. I only wish they came in more colors.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone should own a pair! These fit so well and look so nice I wear them everywhere! I work in a very busy cafeteria where I'm always on the move (walking, bending, twisting). I was looking for a pant that would move with me (without bunching up), dry quickly if they got wet, but look nicer than sweat pants. These exceeded my expectation!!! I am 5'4", 180 lbs and the size 16W fits me perfect.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Handy lightweight shorts These are comfortable shorts for trekking. I hate shopping for pants of any type as I am large around my hips and upper legs but have an hourglass shape, so I was holding my breath when the parcel arrived as often pants will either fit around my waist and be too tight at the hips, or fit around the hips but be too large around the waist. I found these shorts to be slightly too large around the waist, but fit well in the hips. I found them a little long as I prefer shorts to hit at my knee, but one extra hem will easily fix that. I bought the Anytime outdoor full length pants at the same time and strangely enough I found the shorts version slightly larger/more relaxed in the fit. Overall I was pleased with the purchase and feel that the pants were good value for money. Thank you Columbia for doing outdoor activity clothing for the large woman!
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight Any activity pant These pants are aptly named. I bought them for water activities, but use them for hiking and just general wearing around due to their being so light and comfortable. This pair seems ever so slightly smaller cut than the first pair I just bought, but still great.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these pants! I was so happy with these pants that I was happy to find them in other colors and lengths. They are very comfortable, move nicely and breath well. I first discovered them when I went to Kenya in 2015. They were fabulous for that trip that I bought several pairs this year to replace my previous purchases. I highly recommend them.
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfy Capri Very nice and cool, stylish. Will use in hot countries for sure. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent everyday capri I love these capris. Very comfortable and keep you cool.
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So comfy! I love these and hope to order another color soon. I got the black and they were super comfortable. I liked that I could easily pull the legs up higher to get more sun on my legs when I was lounging on our boat.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, Love, Love These Pants Can't say enough about these pants. Light material, fit true to size, stylish. I ended up buying 3 pairs.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Staple for summer These have become a go to for me. I can dress them up for work, but they're comfortable enough to wear casually. I now own every color!
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Capris I love these Capris and have several pairs. They are light weight, airy, and dry quickly. My only complaint is the pilling between the inner thighs.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Pants I love the look and feel of these pants! They are perfect for both work and play. They retain their shape and the fabric is great for traveling. I appreciate being able to buy quality clothes in plus sizes that make me feel special and like a valued customer. As soon as I tried them on I ordered a second pair. I ordered one size up for extra comfort.
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THESE!!!! These capris are absolutely amazing! Being a plus size it's hard to know what you buy online. I'm in between a 16 and an 18 and I bought these in a 16. They have a stretchable waistband so they're not too tight. The fabric is so lightweight and comfortable. I bought these for golfing but will definitely be using them for every day activities as well!!!
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Anytime capris- plus Love the fit and the feel. When you are a plus size the fit from online buying is always a guess. These were perfect! Hasn't been warm enough in Wisconsin yet to wear them, but they feel like they will breathe and be perfect for the summer.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Live in These I am grateful for Columbia making women's sizes that fit so well. I practically live in these and wear them all the time - whether it's to the grocery store, or for a hike in my favorite state park. As always with Columbia products, these were well made with me as an outdoor person in mind.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these capris - even fo reveryday wear I'm a bigger girl (size 18W), but that doesn't mean I'm not active. I want something that is easy to move in, doesn't stretch and get baggy and doesn't ride up and give me a wedgie. These capris are perfect. And they look dressy enough to wear on an everyday basis too. The fabric is lightweight and does dry quickly. I can put them in the dryer and they don't come out wrinkly. They look good with hiking boots and a t-shirt. Or with a dressy t-shirt, jewelry and my vans sneakers. Columbia doesn't always get sizing or cut right (I can't wear any of their hiking pants), and I'm in between a 1X and 2X, so I appreciate these capris so much!
Date published: 2017-05-10
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Women's Fit Guide

Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Women's Performance Top Fit Guide
Women's Performance Bottom Fit Guide
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide

Women's Body Measurement (Inches)

Women’s Plus Sizing

  Size Bust Waist Hips Short Inseam Regular Inseam Long Inseam
1X 16W–18W 43–45 36–38 45–47 29.5 32 34.5
2X 20W–22W 47–49 40–42 49–51
3X 24W–26W 51–53 44–46 53–55

How to Measure

Women's Size Chart
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

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Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

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2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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