The North Face Essential Pants - Men's 6001-981
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The North Face Essential Pants - Men's

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Upgrade your training kit with these lightweight, dry-in-a flash pants. Treated with DWR, they shed light showers and if the sun breaks through on your long run, they offer UPF protection too.

  • Made from woven polyester with added stretch for ease of movement.
  • FlashDry fabric technology wicks moisture and dries quickly.
  • Durable water repellent finish sheds light rain.
  • Internal drawcord tunes the fit.
  • Hand pockets and secure zip pocket store essentials.
  • UPF protection of 50+.
  • Reflective logos.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Running, fitness and training
  • Casual wear
Fabric weight

Measured in grams per square metre (gsm). The larger the number, the heavier and thicker the garment.

Fabric content
  • 86% polyester
  • 14% elastane
  • 1 side zippered
  • 2 front slash
Finished inseam

The finished inseam measurement of the garment.

31in. (M)
UPF rating

The Ultraviolet Protection Factor rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation.

40-50+ (Blocks ~97.5% of UVA/UVB)
Made in Indonesia