Outdoor Research Mentor Pants
Price Paid: $480.00 AUD
Outdoor Research Men's Mentor Pants - only at home on peaks above 8,000 metres I reckon.
Hands down the best pair I have ever taken on any expedition I have done!
Fabric: Gor-Tex Pro Shell
Price Paid: $350
Outdoor Research Mentor Pants are sized big. I am just over 6' tall with a size 33 waist and a large is way too big. They look like clown pants on me. Other than that the pants look alright.
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Outdoor Research has updated their Mentor Pants. They now feature a combination of new, more breathable GORE-TEX Pro fabric throughout the body, and stretch GORE-TEX 70D Pro in the seat, knees and thighs. Technical features include removable suspenders, full side zips, a raised back panel, drop seat and tapered legs to fit climbing boots. The result is a design that offers both incredible wet weather protection and unmatched motion-mirroring performance. Twenty-eight percent more breathable than their previous incarnation.
The updated Mentor Pants feature a combination of new, more breathable GORE-TEX Pro fabric throughout the body, and stretch 70D GORE-TEX Pro in the seat, knees and thighs. Twenty-eight percent more breathable than their previous incarnation, the fully featured Outdoor Research Mentor Pants have been completely redesigned for technical ice and alpine climbing.
Highly technical for ice and alpine climbing, the Outdoor Research Mentor men's pants combine super-breathable Gore-Tex(R) Pro fabric with stretch panels where they're needed most. Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer fabric throughout the body is waterproof and windproof. Stretch Gore-Tex 70D Pro in the seat, knees and thighs enhances movement; rugged for durabiltiy. Removable suspenders and a raised back help keep out snow and ice; low-profile waist fits under a harness. Articulated knees offer a comfortable fit and freedom of movement. Water-resistant zippers; fully taped seams. Drop seat; two-way zipper fly; adjustable tabs at waist; and gusseted crotch enhance comfort. Full-length, two-way side zippers enable ventilation and easy on/off; tapered legs fit climbing boots; cuff closures; reinforced scuff guard. Outdoor Research Mentor pants have a roomy zippered thigh pocket that secures essentials.
Outdoor Research created the Men's Mentor Pant for one reason: give you hardcore protection so you can climb higher and longer in the mountains. They accomplish this with the guaranteed waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex Pro and Gore-Tex Pro Stretch construction for durable protection and mobility. Then add fully taped seams and water-resistant zippers to seal out gnarly weather. Two-way fly and side zippers are ultra-accommodating when wearing a harness or pack, and a crotch gusset and articulated knees add mobility. Handy suspenders keep this hardcore pant from hanging low. This top-of-the-line alpine shell pant gives climber what they want.