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Awards  Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
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Pros Reinforced high-wear areas, versatile, mobileAiry fabric, very comfortable, maximum mobilitySupple and mobile, DWR coating works great, fair pricecomfortable fabric, belt, zippered pocketsComfortable fit and fabric, very versatile, perfectly functioning features
Cons Uncomfortable, very expensive, not water resistantWaist fit is loose, not great in cool weatherNot many pockets, slim fit may not be awesome for larger adultsShallow pockets, expensiveNot much ventilation, fabric absorbs water in a heavy downpour
Bottom Line Trekking tights that just aren't comfortable enough to justify everything elseThe most comfortable and breathable pair of pants that we testedThis stellar pant surprised us with its high performance at an affordable priceThese pants are great for a variety of activities and conditionsThe top-scoring hiking pants are not only comfortable, but also versatile
Rating Categories Abisko Trekking Tight Ferrosi Pants Patagonia Quandary Chockstone/2 Prana Stretch Zion
Comfort And Mobility (35%)
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Venting And Breathability (20%)
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Versatility And Style (15%)
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Specs Abisko Trekking... Ferrosi Pants Patagonia Quandary Chockstone/2 Prana Stretch Zion
Weight (in oz) 10.3 oz 12.2 oz 10.0 oz 11.5 oz 13.6 oz
Material 82% polyamide, 18% elastane 86% nylon / 14% spandex 90D stretch woven ripstop 94% nylon (62% recycled) / 6% spandex 88% nylon, 12% elastane 97% Nylon / 3% Spandex
Water Resistance No additional treatment DWR finish DWR finish DWR finish DWR finish
Sizing (waist, length options) XS-XXXL W: 28" - 38" W: 28" - 40"
L: 30", 32", 34"
W: 28" - 42" L: 30" - 34" W: 28" - 42"
L: 28", 30", 32", 34", 36"
Sun Protection None not specified UPF 50 UPF 50 UPF 50
Convertible, or option available? No No, but convertible version available No No No, but convertible version available
Pockets 2 zippered hand 2 hand, 2 back, 1 thigh zip 2 hand, 2 back, 1 zippered thigh, 1 coin 2 hand, 2 back, 1 thigh 2 hand, 2 back, one left side
Waist Strap/Fasten Stretchy w/ button and zip fly Button and zip fly Button and zip fly Button and zip fly Button and zip fly with waist cinch
Other Features Reinforced knees and rear, stretch fabric for freedom of movement, comes in XXXL sizing options Drawcord cuff closures, side zip pocket Front and back knee articulation, gusseted crotch, slim straight fit Cinch cord at cuff, removable belt Ventilated inseam gusset, roll up leg snaps, adjustable waist tightening strap
Warranty Limited lifetime warranty Lifetime Lifetime Limited lifetime warranty Full refund, credit, or exchange if you are dissatisfied
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