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Men's Blackpowder II Pants

#268078

Hesitation-eliminating confidence for steep chutes and sharp turns
FIT: Relaxed fit
COLOR storm
SIZE: M
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Slimmed down and streamlined, the Blackpowder II Pants are an athlete-insisted update to a best-selling, favorite piece of bomber backcountry wear. Packed with the same weather-resistant durability that holds up to the demands of mountain professionals, the Blackpowder II uses four key design elements that hit on every detail you demand from a ski pant: (1) Pertex® Shield exterior wards off precipitation, (2) Polyester tricot upper leg lining keeps thighs soft and warm (3) Taffeta lower leg lining adds durability and comfort to calves, and (4) A 420D nylon scuffguard protects ankles from abrasions against rock, ice, and touring gear. Add to that a ski-specific feature set that will eliminate any hesitation you have on the drop-in; the Blackpowder II Pants are your ticket to tackling a season full of steep chutes with complete confidence.
Fabric :
Pertex® Shield+ 2L 100% nylon 200D full dull oxford shell
100% polyester tricot upper leg lining
100% polyester 75D taffeta lower leg lining
100% nylon 420D oxford scuff guard
Inseam :
33˝ / 84 cm
Weight :
27.4oz / 775g Avg weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Waterproof
Windproof
Breathable
Fully Seam-Taped
Laminated Construction
Design Features :
Avalanche Beacon Pocket with Clip
YKK® AquaGuard® Zippers
Zippered Outer Thigh Vents
Zip Hand Pockets
Zip Thigh Pocket
Zip Back Pocket
Reinforced Scuff Guards
Brushed Tricot-Lined Waistband
Dual-Snap Zipper Fly
Stretch-Mesh Internal Gaiter with Power Stra
Functional Details :
Articulated Knees
Belt Loops
Accepts Suspenders

RATING AND REVIEWS

The pants are awesome!

5

Fantastic ski pants!

Danville, CA

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A great all round snow pant

4

I bought a medium two years ago. Ordered one again but found that the new version was more of a trimfit. Changed them for a large. My waist is 33". It seems I am now in between. Still this is a great all round snow pant.

Mt Hood, OR

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Durable, Weatherproof, packable

4

These pants are exactly what you expect them to be. They are wind/water proof and do great at keeping the elements away. I brought these on a snowshoeing backpacking trip and upon trying them on, they were a little too snug and a little too warm for active movement. I wore my normal hiking pants with base layer while moving, and switched to these in camp. They were very warm down to about 15 Degrees, without base layers. These would be PERFECT for skiing/snowboarding, and I will get a lot of use out of them in severe weather. If I lose about 10lbs they wll be very suitable for hiking/snowshoeing in extreme cold.

Tacoma, WA

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Let's Shred

5

I like these pants. I am 5'11" and roughly 200lbs with a 33" waist. I went with the large pants after reading many reviews. They are a good fit with room to layer underneath.

Syracuse, NY

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Love the pants, hate the fit

3

These pants are great! The only bad thing I can say is the fit sucks! I generally wear a medium but the crotch area in these will rip if you are climbing/skinning strap terrain. And the waist is ridiculously tight. They really just missed the sizing on these all together. My medium trailbreaker paints fit perfectly, so perhaps I'm wishing they used a similar cut. I ended up going with a large instead but have to wear suspenders with them or they will literally fall to my ankles. The crotch issue is corrected with sizing up though. I just wish the waist tensioner would actually allow you to tighten them. The fix for me is to adjust the length of the tensioner and use the large size for comfort and long term durability. My actual measurements for reference are a 33" waist and 33" inseam.

Central Point, Oregon

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What happened to the fit?

2

I have an older version of the Blackpowder pants and loved them. I wore them hard and they stood up to the test. This new pair looks like it has the same durability but I the cut is WAY off and they are almost unwearable. If I wear the pants where I normally wear pants I will split the crotch if I spread my legs too much. If I wear the pants jacked up high on my waist this goes away but I can't use the fly. It feels like the sizing is way off and the whole crotch area is messed up. I suspect I will blow out the crotch in a few months which is a shame.

Colorado

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Great ski pants!!

4

I ski 5-7 days a week in the East so conditions change frequently. These pants are great! They keep me warm and dry even on the worst days. There is no going inside or calling it quits so I need gear that goes the distance. These pants do just that. My only issue is with the zippers on the outside of the thigh; they get caught on everything and it is only a matter of time before there will be damage to the pants. My other OR pants have the zipper on the inside of the thigh which is a much better placement.

New Hampshire

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Hesitation eliminating is the perfect description

5

I have used these pants for everything from long walks through the woods with the dog to skiing up here in Alaska and they are fantastic. They keep up well and don't restrict movement all while keeping my base layers bone dry. 5'11 180 and got the medium. A bit snug around the waist but not problematic at all.

Alaska

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Awesome pants! (Sizing a little off)

4

The pants are awesome ane very well built. The sizing guide was off a bit. I am 5'9" 165 and I ordered the medium. I couldn't get them over my butt and waist. The large fits and feels a lot better.

Alaska

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Pantaloons!

5

For my first set of true ski pants I really like these. Stayed warm with level2 leggings on underneath. Tricot feels soft underneath. Great mobility too. Made my own suspenders. I had the medium size at fists and had to send back for a large. I do wear a 32/34 pant but that makes no sense to be trying to ski in the same size waist so maybe buy one size up.

Deep River

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Discussions

Do they still have the knee pad pocket?

stardude

Stardude, our blackpowder II pants do not have an option for an integrated knee pad

Q&A_Admi

Size & fit guide

MEN'S APPAREL PANTS XS-XXL


Measurement shown in:
  XS S M L XL XXL
WAIST 27”69 30”76 32.5”83 36”91 39”99 43”109
HIPS 33.5”85 36.5”93 39”99 42”107 46”117 48.5”123
INSEAM / REG 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
*All sizing is based on your body measurement.
We adjust the garment for intended fit and intended use.