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Women's World Trekker™ Vest


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Style# 1658271
Uses Winter, Trail


Outfitted in a lightweight, wrinkle-resistant canvas with a rugged, worn look, this travel-ready women’s vest features a form-fitting cut and the kind of subdued, safari-chic style that can mix and match with any outfit. The World Trekker has tons of pockets to stash all your essentials, including a passport pocket and an interior security pocket.

  • Drop tail
  • Center Back Length: 26.5"
  • Imported
  • Uses: Winter, Trail
  • Style# 1658271
  • 100% nylon
Water and Stain Repellent

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Women's World Trekker™ Vest is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from must have I wore this for a trip to Ecuador and Peru and now I will never travel again without wearing it. The pockets are perfectly placed and big enough for all my needs. The zipped pocket is hold my camera and the Velcro for cell phone and passport and more! Plus, it keep me dry in a light rain and sprinkles. I Need another one.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Columbia Hiking Vest Excellent fitting vest with lots of pockets. True to size and nice to have a pull string at the waist to make for a more custom fit. Great for hiking and all around wear! Recommend very highly!
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful made vest but not for busty ladies This is a well-made vest with great style and useful pockets, both inside and out. I usually wear a small and ordered it in that size. It fit really well except when I zipped it up, it was tight in the bust. So I ordered a medium, which fit in the bust but was a little to sloppy looking. Sadly, I returned both.
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pocket Perfection This terrific garment satisfies my search for a lighter weight utility vest to wear in a casual-but-professional work setting. I could not be more pleased with the form and function of this vest. It offers several generously sized pockets for ready access to essential gear. The length affords good coverage and the overall fit is just right. The simple, crisp styling is perfect for my needs.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Travel vest I very much like this vest. It was available in a xs which many vests are not. It fit this small person well. The only suggestion I could offer is to have a large upper interior pocket that fit a cell phne better. Also, outer zipper pocket would be nice. Still, a very functional, well made vest.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just What I was looking for. Although the vest is a bit snug (L) and could not go over a heavier sweater, it is still very useful and well designed for purpose.....travel
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable Wife wore this a few times during our trip to the PACNORWEST. Very good quality and fit. She didn't want to take it off!
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not perfect, but pretty darned good! I'm a size 2 and the XS fit well - and as another mentioned, when the waist is cinched, it's a little high-waisted. But it doesn't have to be cinched! I wore this for my spring vacation to Europe and it was very helpful b/c I'd much rather not carry a purse. I kept my passport and credit cards etc... with me on the inside pockets and that worked beautifully. This vest vastly improves on the femininity front if you pair it with a nice scarf and attractive blouse. I did so and it comes dangerously close to passing as a normal (non-trekking!) outfit. If going to a hot area, I'd choose the fossil color and wear it with a light cotton or linen collared shirt/blouse to keep cool. I say collared b/c I agree with the other reviewer that sweating and the nylon wouldn't go well together. Having a breezy fabric around the back of the neck (under the collar of the vest) would be desirable.
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Travel Vest The colour and size were great but it lacked functionality. There were not enough pockets. I had the pockets that were there bulging. It didn't feel secure which is why I wanted a travel vest. The pockets should have zippers for security. A place to put a pencil and pen would also be appreciated. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from An odd cut I wanted to like this vest; it was just the style I was looking for. But, it was very small in the chest, and enormous below the waist. I thought of buy a larger size and re-sewing it, then thought better of that idea. Very disappointed.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rugged Travel Gear Love it. Lots of great, functional pockets. The color is very versatile--a grayish cloud color. Will look great with black pants and shirt for travel. Thanks, Columbia!
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this vest Classy design, can be worn very casual or a little dressier. I normally wear both small and medium in clothes. I ordered a medium after reading other reviews but it was too big, not as fitted as I was looking for. So I ordered a small and it fits perfect. Hangs a little longer across the butt which is nice. It's not puffy or bulky, more of a sleek fabric. I love the open collar rather than ones that come up high at the neck. It looks so much nicer with a cute top under it and this collar doesn't get makeup rub off.
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile and flattering I purchased the tan color about a month ago in the store.....I've worn it MANY times since then, including to work! Nice and lightweight, you can gather the waist, lots of pockets, etc. Love it! I almost always wear a Medium and that's what I took in this one.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Women's world Trekker vest Love the vest , fits comfortably , highly recommend it !
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lisa10 Worked great to provide layering on our safari trip.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing Fabric I wear vests with pockets quite frequently because I do NOT like carrying a purse, so I was really excited to see this one described as "tons of pockets to stash all your essentials." But, honestly, although I am keeping it, I feel disappointed in it overall. The PROS: * The nice neutral light color (fossil) * It does have a decent amount of pockets, although IMO the layout could be improved The CONS: * The nylon fabric. This stuff is in no way "a lightweight, wrinkle-resistant canvas with a rugged, worn look." It's a basic, regular nylon. As such (no wicking features, etc.), it does not breathe and holds heat in very efficiently. I do not see this item as wearable in the summer heat where I live. NEUTRAL (or possible additional cons): * As someone else mentioned, this thing is high-waisted. * It really needs a double zipper (one that also unzips from the bottom) * The inside of the collar really should be a different fabric than that nylon. I'm not looking forward to sweating into that nylon. On me (narrow waisted), this vest is unflattering--it makes me look larger all over. Or maybe I just got the wrong size, I'm not sure.
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This vest is wonderful! I got this vest at the last minute before I left on a month long trip last March. I wore this vest through Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Rome. I loved all the pockets. I could put a map, money, credit card, pass port and small gifts in the many pockets. It allowed me to leave my purse behind. I am 5'7" and I ordered a Large in the color Pulse and it fit just fine. It will always be worn over a shirt or whatever the weather dictates so it would be wise to not order a size smaller than what you normally wear.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! This is one great vest! Both on trend and practical. It will work with most any shirt or tee- i am going to get a lot of wear out of it, especially since the many pockets will allow me to leave the purse at home. I ordered it in "fossil," and it is a true khaki.
Date published: 2016-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I wish find bigger sizes of vests I wish there were more colour options, styles and bigger sizes (plus size). I think a lot of people are interested in bigger, nice vest for spring and summer time but so far not too many options.
Date published: 2016-04-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not quite right for me Great fabric, nicely made, interior pockets may be a bit small. I'm 5'6" 125 and the small fit well except my torso is a little long, so the waist hit too high on me. This would have filled a gap in my hiking and travel gear and I hated that I had to return it.
Date published: 2016-02-09
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 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.
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top

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.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
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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