Durable, highly breathable and water-resistant, the Outdoor Research Cirque Pant functions well for winter backpacking, snowshoeing, ski touring and winter alpine conditions.
Made from a durable, double-weave, stretch soft shell fabric with a smooth polyester backing, the Cirque Pant holds up to the wear and tear of the trail. The brushed nylon face fabric repels snow, mud and damp weather. Reinforced ankle scuff guards with zippered cuff closures and gusset drawcords protect the instep of the Cirque Pant from wear. There are grommets for an instep lace as well as a boot lace clip to keep deep snow and slush out of your boot.
A gusseted crotch and articulated knees increase mobility for hiking or climbing and there are attachment points for suspenders (sold separately). Zippered hand pockets hold small items and a pocket on the right thigh and back offer more storage for car keys or a GPS unit.
The Outdoor Research Cirque Pant offers a trim fit and can be layered over light to mid-weight base layers.
- Durable, highly breathable and wind resistant, double weave, stretch woven fabric with a brushed nylon face and polyester backing
- Button and zippered fly with adjustable elastic tabs and belt loops
- Zippered hand pockets, right pocket on thigh and a back pocket
- Accepts accessory suspenders
- Gusseted crotch
- Articulated knees
- Reinforced ankle guards
- Zippered cuff closures with gusset and drawcord
- Grommets for instep lace and boot lace clip
Best Use Backpacking, Hiking, Snow Sports Warranty Lifetime Waistband Adjustable Elastic Tabs; Belt Loops Type Water Resistant/Breathable Soft Shell Shell Material Stretch Woven Soft Shell Other Zippered Cuff Closures with Gusset and Drawcord Number of Pockets 4 Item Weight 1 lb 5 oz Insulation Material n/a Fly Closure Zippered Fly With Button Closure Fit Trim Fit
Real Customer Reviews
- Great for Backpacking & Mountaineering in cooler temps
Likes: OR has some great clothing for the outdoors. The Cirque was recommended by some Mountaineering Guides and it did the job extremely well on some of my Alpine climbs. Great fit and comfortable during the climb. It kep me pretty warm as well during our summit bid without any base layers. Overall great pant.
Dislikes: The in-build gaiter section at the bottom of the pant at the ankle could be a little bit higher than and built with a more rugged material, so that it does not tear if you are not wearing a gaiter.
Likes: Great multi-season pant. Very durable material. Can be worn in cooler/cold weather in wet/snow conditions. They breath fairly well on a cold day and with a base layer can be worn in 30 degree temperatures. Overall a great pant. Very pleased with the performance I get out of these pants.
Dislikes: Nothing to date.
Likes: Super lightweight pant that provides protection in powder snow. Flexible though fit to form. Has some wind-cutting ability and more thermal protection than a typical pant. Havent tried them in wetter conditions or really cold as that is not what they are designed for
Dislikes: Havent found undesirable yet as have only worn once.
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