We designed the Vanguard pants to be sidecountry pants that can do it all, and the folks at WIRED agreed, loving the warmth, and noting the venting that kept the sweat factor down on uphill hikes:

They’re warm enough to tromp through a whiteout, but inner and outer thigh venting blow out all the hot air and moisture on long uphill grinds. …  I tested these guys in a wide range of conditions — from bluebird days at Squaw Valley to whiteout “I shouldn’t have made the drive” conditions on Mount Shasta — and the pants were ideal in every situation.

Read the full review here.

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