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Kuhl Deceptr
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
Price $89.00 at REI$55.97 at Backcountry
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$79.00 at REI
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$83.96 at Backcountry
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$53.40 at Backcountry
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Pros Comfortable waist, casual lookAiry 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 Abrasive fabric, no pocket closuresWaist 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 A pant for a pair of skinny legs looking for casual styleThe 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 Kuhl Deceptr Ferrosi Pants Patagonia Quandary Chockstone/2 Prana Stretch Zion
Comfort And Mobility (35%)
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9
8
8
8
Venting And Breathability (20%)
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Versatility And Style (15%)
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Weather Resistance (15%)
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Specs Kuhl Deceptr Ferrosi Pants Patagonia Quandary Chockstone/2 Prana Stretch Zion
Weight (in oz) 10.4 oz 12.2 oz 10.0 oz 11.5 oz 13.6 oz
Material 75% nylon/10% polyester/15% spandex 86% nylon / 14% spandex 90D stretch woven ripstop 94% nylon (62% recycled) / 6% spandex 88% nylon, 12% elastane 97% Nylon / 3% Spandex
Water Resistance DWR finish DWR finish DWR finish DWR finish DWR finish
Sizing (waist, length options) W: 28" - 42" L: 30" - 36" 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 UPF 50 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 front, 2 rear 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 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 Suede lined waistband for comfort 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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