Patagonia Mountain Utility Pants

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Thanks to 10 years of dedicated testing from a hard-working team of patrollers and mountain guides, we've built the Mountain Utility Pants, the burliest mountain work pants available. Made to resist the wear and tear of mountain professionals, they have a tough H2No(R) Performance Standard shell made from robust 100% nylon oxford weave fabric for a stubborn resistance to abrasion and complete waterproof, windproof and breathable performance. A DWR (durable water repellent) finish keeps the outer fabric from becoming saturated and increases durability. Reinforced with a crotch gusset for even more abrasion resistance, the Mountain Utility Pants feature articulated knees for unlimited motion and a brushed-tricot lining that wicks moisture and glides smoothly over layers so you can move freely. Leg details include thigh vents to quickly release heat, fully-featured gaiters to seal out snow, tough scuff guards that protect the inside of the leg and the bottom hem and watertight, coated zippers with slim zip installation to reduce bulk and weight. The waist features adjustable elastic tabs to personalize the fit (especially after a burger and beer at lunch), a 2-snap closure and a zip fly. Other details include an embedded RECCO(R) avalanche rescue reflector and four zippered pockets-two handwarmers, one thigh pockets and one rear pocket.

- Patagonia.com

Whether you're patrolling the slopes because it's your job, or because you're certain there are still some powder stashes left from last week's storm, you'll love the ultra-durable Patagonia Mountain Utility Pant. Designed over ten years through dedicated testing by mountain guides and ski patrollers, these sturdy shell pants are perfect for anyone who spends day after day in the mountains, whether you're hard at work or blowing it off. A waterproof H2No membrane combines with a rugged nylon fabric to give you trusted weatherproof protection that won't break down after lots of tough usage. These pants are also reinforced with a crotch gusset for added mobility and breakdown-resistance, and feature outer thigh vents to help you quickly cool down after grueling trips up or down the mountain. Ankle gaiters keep the snow out on deep days at the office, and an adjustable waist tab helps ensure that your skis are the only things that are sliding. You've plenty of pockets for storage of essential items, including a utility knife pocket for times when your work calls you to action.

- Backcountry.com