Verified Buyer Reviewed by Mike from Arlington, MA on Thursday, April 19, 2012
The single most important feature for me is the fact that these pants really do repel some of the most common insects. However, I was extremely sad to see that the double-button waist closure had been changed to a single-button. I was also disappointed to see that 1 of the 2 back pockets had been removed, but very pleased to see that the Velcro on the back pocket had been replaced by a zipper. I was also very glad to see that a new front cargo pocket (with zipper), and a cell phone pocket (with Velcro) had been added. Another issue: the back pocket zipper is a bit difficult to operate. Overall, though, these pants still seem to be well put together, and I would consider buying them again in the future if the 2nd back pocket and double-button closure were restored to the design.
  • Best Uses: Backpacking, Camping, Casual Wear, Hiking, Landscaping, Travel, Work
  • Cons: Only one back pocket, Zippered pocket
  • Describe Yourself: Professional/Guide
  • Pros: Breathable, Comfortable, High-Quality Material and Stitching, Lightweight, No Velcro on back pocket, Packable, Repels common insects, Zippered cargo pocket
  • Was this a gift?: No
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