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Pros 100% recycled polyester, light fabric weight, impressive loft and warmthSoft next-to-skin, super warm for its weight, durable and all-naturalUltra-lightweight, fast wicking and quick drying, breathabilityExtremely warm, super cozy, terrific temp regulation, breathableWarm, super comfy, durable, great fit, versatile, don’t stretch out
Cons Questionable durability, saggy bottomA touch heavy for fabric weight, slow to dry after washingThin material is not warm, articulated seams could create constrictionsStretches out between washing/drying cycles, saggy crotch, slow to dry, expensivePricey, below-average breathability
Bottom Line A light-feeling layer that offers midweight warmth, without sacrificing breathability or comfortThese bottoms offer top-quality performance in every category, and they’re super cozy to bootKiller breathability in a lightweight package make this a fantastic option for aerobic activityA super warm and versatile pair of bottoms perfect for ventures into the deep coldA bottom that stole our hearts, it's a comfortable fleece-lined synthetic bottom that fits like a glove
Rating Categories Capilene Midweight Bottoms Ortovox Rock'N'Wool Pant Enigma Bottoms SmartWool Merino 250 Bottoms Arc'teryx Rho LT Bottoms
Warmth (30%)
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Breathability (30%)
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Comfort And Fit (30%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs Capilene Midweight... Ortovox... Enigma Bottoms SmartWool Merino... Arc'teryx Rho LT...
Material 100% Recycled polyester with HeiQ Fresh 100% Merino wool driRelease (88% recycled polyester, 12% wool) 100% Merino wool Torrent (84% polyester, 16% elastane)
Fabric Weight 147 g/m² 185 g/m² 155 g/m² 250 g/m² 175 g/m²
Weight (size M) 5.88 oz 6.58 oz 4.97 oz 7.55 oz (size S) 5.57 oz (size S)
Insulation Weight Midweight / Lightweight Midweight / Lightweight Lightweight Midweight Lightweight
3/4 Boot-Cut Available? No Yes No Yes No
Fly? Yes No Yes Yes No
Dryer safe? Yes No No Yes Yes
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