Montane Legwear Guide

May 24, 2022

When it comes to clothing there is often a dizzying assortment of options so one of the simplest ways to make your choice is to think about what you will be using them for most of the time. Rather than trying to get an item that does everything in all conditions, it is much better to be realistic and get something that performs brilliantly for the activity you get out and do most. We have tried …
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Choosing Winter Trekking Pants

Nov 16, 2020

Beat the BlizzardThe aim for winter conditions is keeping yourself protected from the elements. This means that your kit needs to keep out the wind, rain and cold when you are in the hills and mountains. There are different ways to approach winter clothing and it’s important to find out what works best for you personally but this article aims to help you decide which pants may fit your needs.Softs …
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UOG Review - Mountain Equipment Comici Pants

Posted by Danny Pearson on Jul 22, 2019

I’m a huge fan of  Mountain Equipment’s Comici pants. It was an easy decision to use them for the TGO Challenge because they tick every box as the perfect outdoor pants for everything other than winter conditions. The fit is superb and the fabric has plenty of stretch so you really don’t notice that you are wearing them. They are genuinely all day comfy. They have slim fitting legs w …
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UOG Review - Montane Alpine Trek Pants

Posted by Danny Pearson on Apr 16, 2018

Montane Alpine Trek Pants Review Given the changeable conditions in the Highlands in March I wanted to take a lightweight softshell trouser that would shed light precipitation, offer wind protection, and have plenty of stretch for climbing. Montane had just launched the Alpine Trek pant which seemed to tick all these boxes. I liked that it features a slimmer fit in the lower leg so they wo …
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Cairngorm Treks Review - Haglofs Clay Pants

Posted by Cairngorm Treks on Jan 22, 2018

When Multi-day Trekking the choice of trouser we take out into the Cairngorms, and its varied weather conditions, is crucial so we were very keen to see what the Haglöfs' Clay Pant offered for our guides. As with most Haglöfs gear the first thing we noticed was the build quality, bombproof stitching and apparent robustness of the materials used.

Succinct Gear Reviews Review - Rab Torque Pants

Posted by Succinct Gear Reviews on Apr 10, 2017

The Torque Pant is known to many as somewhat of a Rab cult classic. It has been around for a number of years now and is sold as a light-weight technical climbing pant made from a softshell fabric (Matrix) which comes in both a highly flexible form used in movement zones and a reinforced fabric used on knees. The combination of materials used in the Torque Pant results in a highly flexible yet dura …
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