Outdoor Research Alpenice Pants - Men's

5053-796
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Outdoor Research Alpenice Pants - Men's

5053-796
  • Available prices Clearance price $280.00 $280.00
  • Original price $400.00
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Description

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Great for stop-and-go activity. Designed for passionate alpinists, climbers and skiers, these pants use sperbly breathable Polartec Alpha Direct insulation that vents heat when you're moving. The face fabric is waterproof-breathable AscentShell to offer hard-shell protection when conditions change or unexpected weather roll in. Gusseted cuffs fit over mountaineering boots or ski boots, and tough scuff guards handle ski edges and crampon scrapes.

  • Face fabric is waterproof-breathable AscentShell 20-denier ripstop nylon that also blocks wind.
  • Fully insulated with breathable knit Polartec Alpha Direct fleece insulation.
  • Integrated belt and zippered fly.
  • 2 zippered thigh pockets hold essentials.
  • Zippered outer thigh vents vent heat on the approach.
  • Articulated knees for range of motion.
  • Reinforced scuff guards protect against scrapes from ski edges and crampons.
  • Cuffs have an inner stretch gusset, ankle zippers, an inner drawcord that doubles as an instep lace and grommets in case you'd rather add your own cord.

Tech specs

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Weight 538g (Large)
Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Snow and ice climbing
  • Backcountry skiing
Type
  • Waterproof-breathable
  • Insulated synthetic
Technology
  • AscentShell
  • Polartec Alpha Direct
Construction
  • 2-layer
  • Bonded
Face fabric 20-denier ripstop nylon
Insulation 95g/sq. m polyester
Waterproofness

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with critically taped seams
Venting Thigh vents
Pockets 2 thigh
Windproofness

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Windproof
Finished inseam

The finished inseam measurement of the garment.

32 in.in. (M)
Durable water repellency

Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.

Yes
Additional feature(s)
  • Ankle zips
  • Kick patches
Made in Bangladesh