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The North Face Men's Apex Mountain Softshell Pant is there to see you through backcountry and mountaineering pursuits with a pair of skis under your feet. TNF Apex Aerobic fabric is the stretchiest and most breathable fabric that The North Face makes, it offers the freedom of movement your legs need to seek out fresh tracks. A DWR coating helps keep your legs dry while you plow through that powder, too. An active fit keeps the Apex Mountain close to your legs without restricting movement. It features elastic gaiters to keep snow out of your boots. A low-profile waistband is soft on your hips, and a belt makes sure you don't lose your drawers on the hike. KEVLAR kickpatches protect the hems from ski edges and crampons for multiple seasons.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
This stretchy soft shell pant from The North Face is warm, water-resistant and tough enough to hang with the big dogs on alpine peaks. Articulated knee is sleek and purposeful. Smart, minimal pre-cinched gaiters block snow and cold without complexity and weight. Zip thigh pockets. Keprotec kickpatch is lightweight, and indestructible. These pants make for a great mountaineering and exploring comrade. TNF Apex technology is built to stretch for comfort and mobility and is treated with our Durable Water Resistant (DWR) finish. Colors: TNF Black. Country of origin: China. Fabric: TNF Apex Universal soft shell. Avg Weight: 1 lb, 10 oz (750 g). Inseam: Regular
- Tahoe Mountain Sports refers to the men's version
Head out of bounds and into the backcountry on two planks with the reliable protection of these lightweight, yet durable, soft-shell pants. Wind resistant TNF Apex Aerobic material with stretch remains highly breathable when skiing across technical terrain over long distances. The exterior is treated with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish to immediately shed light snowfall. A built-in belt keeps the waistband from riding down while maneuvering on foot or skis. Elastic gaiters prevent deep snow from soaking socks and baselayers.
- The North Face refers to the men's version
The Mountains require you to strike a balance between breathability and protection, fortunately, The North Face's Apex Mountain Pant finds the sweet-spot between the two. The durable yet stretchy Apex Universal fabric paired with articulated knees and a Keprotec kickpatch provide you with freedom of movement and rugged toughness that will make these pants a long time mountain companion.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
The Apex Mountain Pant from The North Face is here to provide your legs the protection they've always deserved. Made from TNF Apex material, these stretchy but waterproof & breathable pants are the way to go.
- Rocky Mountain Trail refers to the men's version