Gear Review: Westcomb Recon Cargo Pants

October 20, 2012  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , , , , , ,   |   Leave a comment

NOTE: See my updated review of these pants here.

Trekking Pants
Westcomb Recon Cargo Pants
$200, 13 oz. (men’s small)
Sizes: men’s XS-XXL, women’s XS-XL
westcomb.com

One of the best pieces of advice I got this year was when a friend recommended these soft-shell pants to me for a weeklong, hut-to-hut trek in Norway’s Jotunheimen National Park in July. I wore them through several days of cold rain, snow, and strong winds in temperatures that fluctuated from just below freezing to the 30s and 40s, as well as on sunny but windy days in temps up to the low 50s.

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