Men's Deadpoint 32″ Pants™

Style# 55817OR

Granite, gneiss, sandstone... When it comes to your clothing, if you spend significant time on any of them, you might as well be talking about sandpaper. Offered in multiple lengths, and constructed of stretch cotton canvas with double-layer knees, thighs and hems, the Deadpoint Pants are built to withstand the brutality of the rock while you're jamming, stemming and clawing your way up a route.
Standard Fit






  • Breathable
  • Durable
  • Garment Washed
  • Belt Loops
  • Movement-Mirroring Stretch
  • Button and Zipper Fly
  • Low-Profile Waist Fits Under Harness
  • Front Slash Pockets
  • Back Patch Pockets
  • Cell Phone Pocket on Back Thigh
  • Double-Fabric Reinforced Knees
  • Multiple Lengths


Fit: Standard Fit

Fabric: 98% cotton, 2% spandex stretch canvas

Inseam: 32” / 81 cm (L)

Avg. Weight (oz./g): 20.6oz / 583g (34)

Customer Reviews

Best all around (Review by Mark)

Pretty much whatever I'm doing out there, I'm jumping into my Deadpoints to do it in. These pants are my go-tos. Excellent fit, amazing what just 2% spandex will to for flexibility. All day, everyday.

(Posted on 11/11/15)

Great Pants; Go a size smaller (Review by Michael)

Love these pants. Stretchy and comfortable yet durable. I took other's advice and went a size smaller. Glad I did. I usually wear 32 but I went with 30 and they fit perfect. Could have gone with the 30 length however, the 32 were a little too long for my liking but I cuff them anyway. Im 5 10, 160 lbs for reference.

(Posted on 10/16/15)

As advertised (Review by Jared)

Tough, stretchy & comfortable. Great pants.

(Posted on 10/7/15)

Most comfortable pants I own... (Review by Benjamin)

This was my first order with Outdoor Research but it certainly was not my last. Since then every product that I have gotten from them seems to be so well thought out and well designed...These deadpoint pants are no different. The ruggedness of these pants gives me confidence wearing them into the woods or outdoors but the stretchy-ness of the pants allow for comfortable movements inside a tent or just around the house. The best part for me is how heavy duty they seem but at the same time are not what I would call a heavy weight. They are the perfect balance of weight/strength for hiking and general wear. Keep up the good work, OR and I'll keep ordering!

(Posted on 8/22/15)

Awesome work pants (Review by Timm)

I wear these surveying in the bush in northern BC, the double legs are invaluable while wading through tons of devils club and crawling over blown down trees. They have just the right amount of stretch and are still comfortable when an afternoon shower douses he underbrush. i have 3 pairs!

(Posted on 7/28/15)

Go-to Pants (Review by Jim R)

VERY comfortable and look good. They are my go-to's for casual hanging out and long travel days. I'm 5'10" with a 34" waist and the 32x32's are just right. I'll be ordering another pair soon.

(Posted on 7/8/15)

LOVE these pants (Review by Carl)

I don't write a lot of reviews but I had to get on here and comment on these pants. I wear these all the time. I don't rock climb, but I am constantly doing construction work and I purchased these because I love everything I have ever purchased from OR. These pants are not only bulletproof but they are so dang comfortable. What is it about this company where everything they make is so...good!

(Posted on 7/4/15)

Some Kind of Voodoo (Review by Charles)

Light yet tough; comfortable but trim fit; I don't know how they did it but these trousers are everything you want at the same time. I am perpetually between sizes but these fit me perfectly...How about a couple more colors, OR?

(Posted on 6/16/15)

Must have! (Review by Ryan)

These pants are built tough and made for war. After miles of hiking, climbing, and shenanigans they are still going strong. Easy to move around in and comfortable for the long haul. Simply a must have.

(Posted on 3/19/15)

the new go to pants (Review by Kyle)

The most comfortable pants I've worn. From climbs in yosemite, days at the local crags, chopping firewood, to going and grabbing a beer at the brewery, these are the pants perfect for every occasion. The pockets are deep and doesn't allow phone, wallet, keys, etc. To fall out. The fit is true to size and the pants stretch to allow maximum performance in whatever you might be doing.

(Posted on 2/6/15)

Best pants ever! (Review by Ben)

These pants are the best. Super durable and good looking. My wife loves them and i have 3 pair now. I the tan color is always out of stock on this site or I would have one of every color. Looking forward to years of great service. My only regret about these pants is that I can't wear them to the office every day. I guess that is more of a me problem than one with the pants.

(Posted on 12/28/14)

New favs (Review by Mobetta)

Bought the shorts this summer and the pants just recently. These are now the go to pants for any day. I really like the stretchablility of the material. 5-7 / 145 and the 30" is perfect. My thighs are bigger so the stretch material makes movement easy.I like the paneled front because I have to be on my knees adjusting blocks for my motor-home in the winter. Pockets are good but not sure yet what I will put in the small leg pocket, very small detail. Great quality up this point.

(Posted on 10/15/14)

Hold up well. (Review by Mike)

I have two pair. When I first received them, it didn't seem like they were too tough, but they're tougher than expected. I've now had them for six months and they're both in great shape. The only issue I've had is that it seems on one pair that the elastic stretch has broke on specific areas and you can see where the elastic has bunched up after breaking. Only one pair has done this, and otherwise has held up great even after multiple bouldering and hiking trips, as well as daily wear. The other pair has not done this at all and actually gets used more. It truely seems to just be a fluke, and while I'm sure OR would replace them, their used for hiking and it hasn't bothered me at all.

(Posted on 9/2/14)

Great idea but... (Review by Gearguy)

I really liked these pants the first few months I wore them. After almost a year now of both climbing and casual wear, there's a funny thing happening to the fabric. The cotton has shrunk in repeated washings/dryings, whereas the spandex has not, so this gives the pants a wavy, uneven texture that looks weird. I would encourage the next iteration of these pants to be thoroughly preshrunk or something. I've had this same think happen with other manufacturers cotton/spandex blend pants as well.

The other major issue is that I wish they came in different lengths. For tall dudes, they're a bit short, which is fine for climbing and wearing with chacos, etc., but if you actually want to wear them to work, it's an issue. Overall comfy and versatile pants!

(Posted on 8/16/14)

Great pants (Review by Vinny, Northern MN)

Best purchase I’ve made in years! They are made of extremely comfortable stretch cotton that doesn’t look like spandex. I have worn them traveling everywhere. Comfortable enough for long road trips, yet plenty sturdy to jump out of the car and hike the backcountry. I have gone from slitting wood to a nice restaurant without having to change pants. Great for all occasions. Possibly the finest all around pants a rural living guy, that has to go to town once in a while, could own. My wife digs how they look on me too, I just wish they had my size in stock more often. I would suggest sizing down rather than up, if you are in between sizes (if you are a 33" waist get the 32", not 34")

(Posted on 7/25/14)

best of the best (Review by skiven)

these quickly became my favorite pants. From trail work to bushwhacking to the trail these have it covered. The nice stretch allows you to move freely through the forest over and under logs and squirling through the Rhododendron. Once on the trail they are tough enough to withstand the beating of trail work yet do no have me wishing I had a lighter weight pant because of the heat. The only thing I may have done differently is ordering them in a dark color so it wasn't so obvious I was re-wearing them. I give them as much use in a month and a half as many folks do over a year, and they are still worth of wearing out to dinner with my parents

(Posted on 5/5/14)

Most Comfortable pants Ive ever worn (Review by Jack )

I love these pants, and they are easily the most comfortable pants I've ever worn. I haven't been able to climb in them yet but just for backpacking and hiking they are incredibly nice. The gusseted crotch makes it easy to take a knee or take that extra long step or hop across streams, rivers, rocks, etc. If your debating on whether to get one color over another just get them both. I bought one pair and I'm wishing I would have bought one in every color. Can't speak highly enough of this design. Great work O.R. keep it coming.

(Posted on 4/17/14)

Bomber yet dapper (Review by Levie)

I ordered these pants just expecting to get another pair to bash up against rock but when they arrived in the mail my wife fell in love with them. Therefore, she makes me wear them out in public too and I have got nothing but compliments. I wear a 32 and I found the fit to be true to size. I like the stretch of the pants because at first look I thought there is no way these pants stretch as advertised but I was amazed.

(Posted on 2/24/14)

Awesome but check size (Review by Dan)

These are awesome, but I've found all OR pants fit me at size 30, when with everything else I'm a 32" YMMV.

(Posted on 2/14/14)

Best pants (Review by Wheelock)

Wearing a pair right now, and am ordering more. Haven't owned mine more than a few months, but they are my favorite. Everything fits perfect on me. The pockets are great, the feel of the fabric is excellent, and they move with my body just right. Good bouldering pants. Never been a fan of this kind of pant in a harness, but everyone has their own opinions.

I can't find anything wrong with these. Hope they last for years and years.

(Posted on 2/7/14)

Buying more (Review by Wheelock)

I haven't had the chance to experience long term durability yet, but am about to order a few more pair. Every now and then a pair of pants is just exactly what you want, and that's what these are for me. True to size, great length for my 6'1" self, and fantastic feel. Excellent dexterity when roped up in these, and they look great. All I could want.

(Posted on 1/19/14)

Awesome (Review by Freddy Grossniklaus IFMGA guide)

I just purchased the Dead-point pants. Awesome pants, casual fit, the legs are long enough and the pockets are deep. THe feel of the garment is super, looks like a carhart but has such a nice soft feel. I pet it holds up at least as good as a carhart. The pants to go cragging and to the Saloon as I just did yesterday. Fool on western look! Well done.

(Posted on 11/3/13)

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