REI Mistral Pants
I would first start by saying I would give this product…
Fabric: scholler dynamic fabric
Price Paid: $69.98
I would first start by saying I would give this product 4.5 stars if that were available. I have taken these pants on numerous overnight adventures in rain, sleet and snow. Warmth = better than adequate, Durability = better than adequate. Waterproofness/resistance = excellent. Fit = is the only downfall of these pants; I think they run a tad large! I would recommend these pants for general mountaineering/skiing and hikes of all lengths. These pants were worn in that backcountry of the Chugach Mountains, Alaska.
I bought these pants for mountain biking and they…
Fabric: stretch Scholler
Price Paid: $50
I bought these pants for mountain biking and they are the best! I wear them for everything now. Hiking, biking, walking... they are so comfortable you will forget you have them on!
I haven't been camping nor have I been in the rain with them yet, but I have been splashed with mud and water on the trails and it just ran off.
They could pass for dress pants too!
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The REI Mistrals are sleek, all-purpose soft-shell pants. They're perfect pants to keep you hiking comfortably through autumn's weather changes. Water-resistant nylon/polyester/spandex blend withstands rugged use and remains windproof to 25 mph; because the fabric dries quickly, you won't feel chilled or clammy. 4-way-stretch fabric, articulated knees and center gusset ensure comfortable movement. Jeans-style waistband, zipper fly and bonded belt loops. Waistband side seams are eliminated, and inseams are offset to avoid irritation. 11 in. leg zippers ease donning and removing bulky footwear. 2 zip hand pockets and 2 rear zip pockets. REI Mistral pants' active fit provides a full range of motion.
- REI refers to the men's version