Marmot Spiral Pant
Price Paid: 250 can
The only pair of pants I wear all winter.
I bought mine three years ago, and since have used them on every ice climbing trip and skiing I've done. When the temperature dropped all I needed was to put an extra layer underneath and voila! It performed perfectly even in -20 humid weather and since the venting zip are pretty long, (all of my thigh) excess heat is never a problem.
I live on the East Coast near the White Mountains and the going can become rough, especially on Mount Washington. The windproofness is about all the way up to 85% if not better. As for being waterproof there it's allright but streaming water for a long exposure (4h) eventually got through.
The only drawback is the there's is no removable bib. To fix that I made one myself with an old soft shell jacket found in a thrift store. Took a while but it's done.
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Free Shipping. Marmot Men's Spiral Pant (Fall 2007) Shell: Terrapin N-1000 Softshell Features: Wind resistant, water repellent, and breathable Secure waistband system Physiologically engineered Removable adjustable suspenders Zip leg cuffs with internal flex boot gaiter Stretch fabric Side zip vent Zip handwarmer pockets Articulated knees
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
Made with stretchy Titan softshell material, the Marmot Mens Spiral Pant lets you bend and move freely in your quest for backcountry glory.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version